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Special Events & Things to Do

Opening Day at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Now - September 2

Daily Operation

Join us for great events like our Food & Wine Festival and Summer Nights.

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Opening Day at Water Country USA
Water Country USA

Now - September 2

Daily Operation

Enjoy a summer of thrills and chills at Virginia's largest water park!

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Stephen Walsh at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Stephen Walsh Weekend

July 26 – 28

12 pm – 8pm

Join Stephen Walsh at Emerald Isle for meet-and-greets, tea, confectioneries, and more!

Dancers performing during Summer Nights
Summer Nights

Now - August 11

Cool Days, Sizzling Nights

All-new variety acts, fireworks & more.

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Summer Nights Live at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
The Passing Zone

July 15 – July 21

Summer Nights Live

An awe-inspiring comedic juggling duo

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Summer Nights Live at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
William Close & The Earth Harp Collective

July 22 – July 28

Summer Nights Live

A musical performance like no other.

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Summer Nights Live at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Fighting Gravity

July 29 – August 4

Summer Nights Live

A performance of light and illusion

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Summer Nights Live at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Freckled Sky

August 5 – August 11

Summer Nights Live

A multimedia spectacular

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Enjoy a variety of craft beer at Bier Fest
Bier Fest

August 16 - September 2

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

Enjoy local craft beers, brewery talks, German food and more.

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Make your way through haunted houses at Howl-O-Scream
Howl-O-Scream

September 14 - October 27

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Survive a night of haunted houses, scare zones and spooky shows.

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Bring your kids for safe trick-or-treating at Busch Gardens
The Count's Spooktacular

October 5 - 27

Saturdays & Sundays

Join us for a daytime Sesame Street ® party, including safe trick-or-treating.

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See millions of Christmas lights at Christmas Town
Christmas Town

November 16 - January 5

Select Dates

Experience over 10+ million Christmas lights, plus see Santa and enjoy more family-friendly fun.

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Artist Guy Harvey makes appearances at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Guy Harvey Weekend

December 14 & 15

Saturday & Sunday

Join Guy Harvey in person for meet-and-greets, autographs & more!

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  • Events Returning in 2020

Sesame Street Kids' Weekends at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Sesame Street Kids' Weekends

Everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends are hosting a party just for kids.

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Taste international dishes and beverages at Food & Wine Festival
Food & Wine Festival

Taste a variety of authentic international dishes and beverages.

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Want access to this and more?

With a Membership Plan, you can visit our theme park and water park PLUS attend all of our special events (including exclusive Member-only events).

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  • Dates, times and offerings subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. Please review specific event, show or program details for more information.

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