Holiday Shows and Lights


Busch Gardens beams with twinkling lights and yuletide shows during Christmas Town! Enjoy two all-new shows including the Holiday in the Sky Fireworks Show and Storytime with Mrs. Claus. Plus, be captivated by world-class ice skaters, melodious tunes, and even your favorite Sesame Street® characters.

Please Note: Show seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Doors may close prior to showtime when the theater has reached full capacity.

  • Fireworks at Christmas Town

    NEW! Holiday in the Sky Fireworks Show

    Presented by Bad Boy Mowers
    Enjoy classic holiday tunes and watch festive bursts of Christmas colors as they cover the sky in a dazzling fireworks and laser light display. Fireworks are offered on the Festival Field every Saturday and select nights of the event.

  • Storytime with Mrs. Claus

    NEW! Storytime with Mrs. Claus

    Located in the Coke Canopy near the Christmas Town Village, Mrs. Claus will share traditional holiday tales and a joyful song.

  • Christmas on Ice

    Christmas on Ice

    Busch Gardens’ longest running holiday show returns to the Moroccan Palace Theater. This inspiring skating production transforms the stage with incredible feats of skating athleticism for a truly unmissable show set to holiday classic songs.

  • Three Kings Journey

    Three Kings Journey

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

  • Elmo's Christmas Wish show

    Elmo's Christmas Wish

    Join Cookie Monster, Rosita, Grover, and Zoe as they help Elmo find his Christmas wish! Families are sure to be singing and dancing along while watching this fun holiday show. Visit Sesame Street Safari of Fun to celebrate the Christmas spirit at the Sunny Day Theater!