Busch Gardens Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras VIP Tour

Experience the best of Busch Gardens Mardi Gras

During the Mardi Gras VIP Tour, you will be guided through the event to each of our Mardi Gras locations in order to sample and enjoy some Mardi Gras Inspired food.
While traveling through the event, you will get to ride one of our coasters as well as a chance to feed our Kangaroos and Lorikeets.
  • Enjoy up to 5 samples while touring the Mardi Gras section of the park
  • One time front-of-the-line access to one of our major coasters
  • Enjoy a complimentary cup of food to feed our Lorikeets and Kangaroos; subject to availability
  • This a VIP guided group tour, up to 8 guests per tour
  • This is walking tour and can last up to 2 hours

Mardi Gras VIP Tour FAQ

Can people wear Mardi Gras costumes at Busch Gardens?

For the safety of all our guests and employees, costumes are not permitted at Busch Gardens.

Does Busch Gardens have Mardi Gras decorations?

Absolutely, we love celebrating Mardi Gras in Tampa, and we invite you to join us! In addition to festive Mardi Gras decorations, enjoy delicious Cajun feasting , cocktails, brass bands, parades, dancing, and catch some beads!

Is the Busch Gardens Mardi Gras tour kid-friendly?

Yes, the Busch Gardens Mardi Gras is family fun for all ages. Kids enjoy the excitement, costumes, music, dancing, and Mardi Gras parade, complete with catching beads. Adventuresome eaters will love the Cajun feasts.

What types of Mardi Gras food are at Busch Gardens?

Tempt your taste buds with authentic Cajun fare, including delicious crawfish étouffée, andouille sausage po' boys, beignets, and cocktails. Indulge in all your favorite Mardi Gras treats and Cajun eats with our Mardi Gras Samplers.

How many fun tours does Busch Gardens have?

Busch Gardens hosts 18 fun tours that reveal insider secrets and behind-the-scenes looks at the park, roller coasters, and our peerless animal experiences. Visit with tigers, rhinos, cheetahs, gorillas, hippos, orangutans, and more!