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Special Events & Things to Do

Events for Every Season

You'll always find something fun going on at Busch Gardens. From flavorful food festivals to dazzling Christmas lights, there is always a reason to visit with exciting events for every season. The best part? Many are included free with park admission. All are included with Membership.
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    Special Event Lineup

    Download & print the Park Schedule and Specials Event Lineup and plan your next visit to Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

    2022 Park Schedule

Summer Celebration

Jun 17 - Aug 14

Immerse yourself in electrifying entertainment from day to night during this all-new summer event.

Busch Gardens Bier Fest
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Aug 12 - Sept 5

Sip and savor seasonal brew offerings and new beer-inspired recipes at Bier Fest.

Howl-O-Scream Busch Gardens
Select Nights

Sept 9 - Oct 31

Take on terrifying haunts and thrills as the sun goes down at this frightfully fun event.

The Count's Spooktacular
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Sept 24 - Oct 30

Celebrate Halloween with your favorite Sesame Street® Friends with Trick-or-Treating and more!

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Select Nights

Nov 11 – Jan 1, 2023

Celebrate the holidays with millions of twinkling lights, festive shows, and holiday-inspired culinary delights.

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).

See Membership Benefits

  • 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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