Opening Night Critters takes the stage in Pantopia® Theater
A theatrical tale where mischievous animals take over the show.
See what happens when two ambitious stage hands find themselves sharing the spotlight with more than 100 furry and feathered co-stars. Featuring rescued animals, Opening Night Critters is an over-the-top tale of what can happen when humans and animals come together in kindness, compassion and cooperation.
When the show is over, stick around for a chance to meet the actors, trainers, and some of the cast of critters who make this a can’t-miss performance.
Visit Busch Gardens again and again for 12 months with no blockout dates. Enjoy free preferred parking, 2 free guest tickets, 15% off dining & shopping, one free Serengeti Safari®, free Annual PhotoKey, and 10% off Quick Queue®, select tours and in-park experiences.
If you've selected EZpay, you will be billed this amount monthly for a minimum of 12 months.
Gold Annual Pass Members enjoy the following benefits:
• Unlimited admission for 12 months with no blockout dates.
• FREE preferred parking (when available)
• 2 FREE guests ticket to Busch Gardens
• 50% off for up to 6 guest tickets
• 15% off dining & shopping
• 10% off Quick Queue®, select tours & in-park experiences
• 1 FREE Annual PhotoKey
• 1 FREE Serengeti Safari
• Savings on Howl-O-Scream® tickets
• Savings on Discovery Cove® admission
• Access to Pass Member exclusive events
Pass valid only at park of Membership. Does not include admission to select special events (including Howl-O-Scream® at Busch Gardens).Service fees and taxes not included. Pass is non-transferable, non-refundable, and may be revoked for misuse. All Pass benefits subject to availability, change and/or cancellation without prior notice. Must present Pass to redeem benefits. Limit (one) 1 free animal encounter per Pass Member per 12 month period. Includes Serengeti Safari at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Based on availability, online reservations not available. Select special events not included. Other restrictions apply. Preferred parking is based on availability. Annual Pass term starts on date of purchase. Limit two (2) free guest tickets per Pass Member per 12 month period. Parking not included. Free guest tickets not valid for visitation during the following 2018 blockout dates: Oct. 1-31, Nov. 19-25, Dec. 1-31 and 2019 blockout dates: March 1-April 30, June 1-July 31, Oct. 1-31, Nov. 25-Dec. 31. Savings on guest tickets based on full-paid adult single-day admission and valid per park(s) of membership.
EZpay available to Florida Residents only. Proof of a Florida residential address (non-PO box) is required at time of ticket pick up (Valid Florida driver's license or valid Florida state-issued ID card with a Florida address). Credit card holder must be over the age of 18 and present to redeem EZpay vouchers. Once your initial 12-month EZpay commitment is satisfied, your Pass will continue and your credit card will be charged on a monthly basis, subject to your right to cancel at any time. See full EZpay terms and conditions.
No blockouts. No down payment.
Seating for guests using wheelchairs is available at the front of the theater. Please see a Park Ambassador for assistance.