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Celebrate 4th of July with Nightly Fireworks at Busch Gardens

June 28, 2018

Updated on July 2 with limited-time Membership offer.

Join us for 4th of July fireworks at Busch Gardens in Virginia

Busch Gardens Williamsburg will commemorate Independence Day with spectacular fireworks shows July 3 – 5. After a day of fun at the park, guests can watch the night sky light up with colorful pyrotechnic displays at 9:30 pm on each of those dates.

The fireworks will feature bursts of red, white and blue and will be synchronized with a soundtrack of contemporary patriotic music. The displays will be so massive that they can be seen throughout the park.

Guests won’t want to leave early, as the shows will be capped with a big finish each night.

See fireworks over the Rhine River by reserving your spot on the Rhine River Cruise

There are many areas in the park for optimal fireworks viewing. For some of the best views, however, guests are encouraged to reserve a picnic or river cruise. Watching the bursts of light reflect off the Rhine River is a wonderful way to enjoy the shows.

The Independence Day fireworks shows are just the start to a thrilling summer at Busch Gardens. The park kicks off its official Summer Nights celebration July 6 with the debut of its spectacular show, Spark presented by Coca-Cola, and an appearance by neon dance troupe “Light Balance.”

Spark is a one-of-a kind high-energy spectacle featuring a cast of 10 party-starters, a bubble dance floor for guests and a custom soundtrack packed with popular dance music by award-winning artists. Found only at Busch Gardens, Spark will perform nightly July 6 – August 12 in the Royal Palace Theatre.

Light Balance dance troupe visiting Busch Gardens Williamsburg

“Light Balance,” popularized by its appearance on NBC-TV’s “America’s Got Talent,” is on tap to perform five shows nightly July 6 – 8 in the park’s Abbey Stone Theatre. The dance team’s glowing costumes are designed with special wire coating and luminescent material. Each suit is made by hand is a complex multichannel light system. A team of talented, young dancers, designers and programmers tell their story through brilliant choreography.

Keep the 4th of July celebration going and become a Member by July 15 to bring a friend FREE to Summer Nights to catch the nightly weekend fireworks. Plus, make unlimited visits to Busch Gardens, Water Country USA, Howl-O-Scream and Christmas Town throughout the year for a little as $12 a month.

Busch Gardens’ three customized plans, Basic, Unlimited and Premier, feature more admission perks and refined benefits, like discounted and free parking, free guest tickets and invitations to Member-only events, including Sneak Peak Days throughout each year.

But park admission is just the beginning. The parks are also offering Member Rewards throughout the year. July’s Member Rewards calendar is chock full of goodies, including $10 in Busch Gardens Bucks and 30-minute early entry on Saturdays, July 7, 14, 21 and 28.