Virginia's Largest Spring Food & Wine Festival

Flavors are in full bloom this spring at Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival, Thursdays through Sundays from April 28 - June 12, plus Memorial Day.

Enjoy endless possibilities with over 100 dishes, wines, cocktails and craft beers from around the globe, including new menus inspired by Australia and Greece. With more than 30 ALL-NEW samples and sips, every visit offers a new adventure for culinary explorers. Embrace your taste for thrills on the all-new Pantheon, the world’s fastest multi-launch coaster, now open! Virginia’s largest spring food and wine festival is complete with specialty wine and liquor tastings, live music, entertainment, and world-class shows. Savor all that’s new at the World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park. 

Sip & Savor with a Membership

Indulge in unlimited visits and unbeatable benefits with a Busch Gardens Membership. Plus, enjoy exclusive benefits like free guest tickets, free parking, monthly rewards and more. Starting at only $13.25 per month.

Sampler Cards & Upgrades

Make your way through the Food & Wine Festival like a VIP with special event upgrades. Save up to 20% and enjoy your choice of delectable cuisine with a Food & Wine Sampler or try specialty spirits during a unique tasting experience.

Event Menu

Embark on a culinary adventure from cork to fork with more than 75 wines, brews & cocktails and over 25 international flavors - including 8 ALL-NEW dishes and beverages. From Virginia to the Mediterranean, the festival will take guests on a savory, sweet and scrumptious culinary trip around the world.

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Lamb Chop

Live Local Music & Entertainment

From acoustic solo performances to an orchestrated 10-piece brass band, special musical guests will be taking the stage each weekend during the Food & Wine Festival.

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Audacity Brass Band

Specialty Wine & Liquor Tastings

Enjoy sampling various specialty spirits during expert-led tasting experiences throughout the park, including Scotch Whisky at Tweedside Gifts, Bourbon at Acadia Traders and Wine at La Belle, German Gifts and Bella Casa.

Busch Gardens Employee serving a small glass of liquor for a specialty tasting.

Thrills & Attractions

Soar through the sky on one of our iconic roller coasters or spin & fly on fan-favorite thrills rides. Plus. embrace your taste for thrills on the all-new Pantheon, the world’s fastest multi-launch coaster, now open!

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Guests riding Pantheon

Food & Wine Festival Event Guide

Download the Event Guide for more details on the food, drinks and locations available at the Food & Wine Festival.

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  • Tacos and Margarita
  • Loukoumades
  • Frozen drinks outside the Brazil kiosk
  • Frozen Basil and Mint Caipirinha with Churrasco Steak
Variety of food & beverages from the Food & Wine Festival Tacos and Margarita Loukoumades Frozen drinks outside the Brazil kiosk Frozen Basil and Mint Caipirinha with Churrasco Steak

  • Food and beverages are available for an additional fee. Menus, locations, dates and times are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. Must be 21 years of age to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Proof of age with valid ID required. Event is included with park admission.

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