Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Christmas Town 2017 Shows and Lights

Holiday Shows and Lights


Discover the magic of Christmas On Ice, brought to you by the award-winning creators of Turn It Up! Then journey to the Carol of the Bells light show to be dazzled by the choreographed lights and music, or see the all-new The Most Wonderful Time show at Dragon Fire Grill. Our heartwarming entertainment is just the ticket to fill you with glee this season.

  • The Most Wonderful Time show at Dragon Fire Grill

    NEW! The Most Wonderful Time

    You’re invited to a classy Christmas soirée at Dragon Fire Grill, complete with jazzy piano solos, a live band and heart-melting vocal performances.

  • Ice Skaters at Christmas On Ice

    Christmas on Ice

    The creators of the award-winning Turn It Up! capture the holiday spirit as world-class skaters celebrate the many wonders of Christmas in the family favorite show, Christmas on Ice.

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Christmas Town 2017 Shows and Lights

    Christmas from the Heart

    A show that can’t be missed! Enjoy Christmas from the Heart, the contemporary Christian gospel celebration located inside the Stanleyville Theater.

  • Carol of the Bells Light Show

    Carol of the Bells

    Busch Gardens’ Serengeti Overlook Restaurant sets the stage for Carol of the Bells, featuring tens of thousands of Christmas lights choreographed to seasonal music.

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Christmas Town 2017 Christmas Shows and Lights

    Three Kings Journey

    Located in the Bird Gardens, the Three Kings Journey Show unites magical voices in perfect harmony, unfolding the famed journey to the humble town of Bethlehem.

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Christmas Town 2017 Shows and Lights

    Christmas Town Band

    The Christmas Town Band brings a classic Christmas to life with a jazz-inspired twist. Set on the Zagora Patio, this band embodies the true merriment of the season.

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Christmas Lights

  • Cheetah Hunt Plaza Lights

    Cheetah Walkway and Plaza

    Larger-than-life nutcrackers, exotic decorations and intricate animal patterns create the kind of Christmas found only in nature! Cheetah Hunt® walkway welcomes guests to Florida's only triple-launch coaster and the iconic Serengeti Overlook Restaurant and Pub, featuring special holiday fare and the Carol of the Bells light show. 

  • Stanleyville Lights


    Immerse yourself in the lavender glow of Christmas lights and the splendor of Christmas from the Heart. Then journey to the all-new Tigris, Florida’s Tallest Launch Coaster for a nighttime ride and take in the millions of lights around the park. 

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Christmas Town 2017 Christmas Shows and Lights


    Meet the Sugar Plum and Ice Princesses!


    Family and friends will cozy up to brave the chill in the air along the Morocco pathway. The frozen sights sparkle and shimmer in the night as the Ice Princess welcomes guests, and brilliant white garland wraps the front of the Moroccan Palace; home to the Christmas on Ice show.

  • Light Tunnel at Luminosity Lane

    Luminosity Lane

    Journey through our awe-inspiring light tunnel connecting the Congo and Stanleyville areas; this breathtaking pathway is the perfect place for this year's holiday photo. 

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Christmas Town 2017 Christmas Shows and Lights

    Flamingo Way

    When it’s warm in December and there’s more sand than snow, celebrate a Floridian Christmas with a touch of the tropics in the Flamingo Way. Guests will be tickled pink as they encounter decorated palm trees and a flock of festive flamingos created from thousands of twinkling pink lights.

  • Poinsettia Princess at the Bird Gardens

    Bird Gardens

    Meet the Poinsettia Princess!


    This poinsettia parkway blooms with hundreds of traditional holiday flowers. Journey down the red and white-flowered pathway and meet the enchanting Poinsettia Princess for the ultimate family photo opportunity.

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Three Kings Celebration at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay


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