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Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Plan a visit

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Calendar and Schedule.
Park hours & schedule
View park hours, upcoming events and show schedules for your next visit.
Cash-to-card kiosk at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Busch Gardens has transitioned to cashless operations.

New Busch Gardens App

Download our FREE App to easily navigate the park, view ride wait times, purchase add-on experiences, and more!

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Rides & attractions

Whether you’re a coaster enthusiast or want rides that are fun for the whole family, Busch Gardens is home to some of Virginia's best roller coasters & thrill rides.

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People having a great time riding Apollo's Chariot at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Award-winning shows

Enjoy world-class entertainment with exciting live shows for all ages, including award-winning productions and interactive, kid-friendly shows.

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Dancers during Carnaval Imaginique, a cirque themed spectacular in the Globe Theatre, at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Mardi Gras.

Seasonal events

From seasonal fireworks spectaculars and beer-inspired festivals to Halloween scares, holiday celebrations, and more, there’s always a new reason to visit.

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A group having a good time at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Mardi Gras.

Animal experiences

From Clydesdale horses and border collies to rescued eagles and gray wolves, meet some of the animals that call Busch Gardens home.

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A family enjoying one of many Animal Experiences you will find at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Hotel Packages

With close proximity to Colonial Williamsburg, our Busch Gardens Williamsburg theme park is the perfect place to spend a family vacation. Immerse yourself in rich American history, then follow it up with a day riding thrilling world-class rollercoasters, enjoying our local award-winning shows & concerts, and experiencing awe-inspiring animal habitats. We offer several kinds of vacation packages including options that provide entry to partner attractions in the area.

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A Family having a great time at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Mardi Gras through one of many vacation packages.

Bürgermeister's Hideaway

Behind a sweet façade lies a secret hideaway bar that houses true spirits of its country.

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Cocktails available at the Bürgermeister’s Hideaway specialty dining experience at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

We're Hiring!

Looking for a fun job with amazing perks? We’re seeking friendly and energetic individuals to join us for an EPIC year of new attractions, events and more!

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg FAQs

Can I upgrade to a Membership from a Busch Gardens Williamsburg single-day ticket?

Yes, you can upgrade your ticket to a Membership and enjoy the many benefits of being a Member, including free guest tickets. To upgrade, please visit Guest Services at the park.

What are Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s park hours?

Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s park hours vary. For park hours and presentation times, please click here.

As a Busch Gardens Williamsburg Member, will I get free guest tickets?

Yes, free guest tickets are one of the many perks of having a Membership at Busch Gardens. Upgrade your ticket to a Membership and take your guests with you! 

Does Busch Gardens Williamsburg offer free Wi-Fi for guests?

Yes, we offer free Wi-Fi to our guests by selecting BuschGardensGuest to connect once inside the park. Signal reception may vary by location and device type. 

What credit cards are accepted at Busch Gardens Williamsburg?

MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover and JCB are accepted at all ticket booths, restaurants, and gift shops with proper identification. 

Is smoking allowed at Busch Gardens Williamsburg?

Yes, smoking is allowed at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in designated smoking areas (including electronic cigarettes). You can find smoking areas on the park map or the Busch Gardens mobile app.

Can I bring food to the Busch Gardens Williamsburg park?

No outside food or drinks are allowed into the park except bottled water. We offer many dining options inside the park. Try one of our many restaurants or upgrade to the All-Day Dining Deal for an exciting dining experience. 

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