Why limit St. Patrick’s Day to one day when you can celebrate all month long? Irish spirit, luck and festivity fill Killarney village at Busch Gardens® St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, an ALL-NEW limited-capacity special event on select dates from March 5-28, 2021.

MEMBER DAY is March 13 and is exclusively for active Basic, Unlimited, Premier & Platinum Members. Reservations required.


Stroll through ALL TEN of the park’s decorated villages, with eighteen of your favorite rides and coasters, authentic live entertainment, family-friendly activities, classic pub fare and a St. Patrick’s Day staple-- green beer. Celebrate twenty years of Irish dance at Busch Gardens in Das Festhaus, with a tribute performance honoring Irish Thunder, Emerald Beat and Celtic Fyre®. Younger guests can enjoy a themed scavenger hunt, snapping a photo with Clancy the Leprechaun, and saying hello to their favorite Sesame Street® friends in Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™.


Join us for Busch Gardens St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, a limited-capacity special event experience. Reservations required.


To help ensure a safe and fun experience at the park, all guests are required to make a reservation prior to visiting. The reservation process is now open with a single-day ticket starting at only $39.99 per person. Purchase Tickets »


Admission is included for active Membership, Annual Pass, Fun Card, Preschool Pass, Military Pass, Waves of Honor Tickets, or previously purchased 2020 Spring or Summer Single-Day Tickets, simply make a reservation for the date desired. Create a Reservation »

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  • St. Patrick's Day Celebration Entertainment
    St. Patrick's Day Celebration Entertainment

    • Ireland Village Celebration – Ireland comes to life for St. Patrick’s Day in a true Irish celebration complete with music, merriment and some of Killarney’s most iconic characters. Snap a photo with festive stilt walkers and townsfolk, sip on an Irish stout and rejoice in wishing good fortune for all!
    • Celtic celebration: a busch gardens tribute to irish dance – Celebrating 20 years of Irish dance at Busch Gardens, this tribute on Das Festhaus stage honors favorite performances through the years such as Irish Thunder, Emerald Beat and Celtic Fyre. Sing along to classic tunes celebrating Irish tradition and immerse yourself in the thunderous sound of step dance.
    • emerald ensemble – Sláinte! Prepare to be serenaded by this interactive group of strolling vocalists singing contemporary songs with a unique Irish twist. You won’t be able to resist clapping along to these charming performers! 
    • st. paddy's dj – Your favorite Irish jig band is back in Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! Sing along to traditional folk tunes such as Danny Boy and The Wild Rover as you sip on your favorite pub fare.
    • local irish dance schools – Support Virginia’s Irish Dance Schools as they show off their amazing local talent on Saturdays in San Marco Theatre. 


    St. Patrick's Day Celebration Entertainment


  • St. Patrick's Day Celebration More Fun
    St. Patrick's Day Celebration More Fun



  • Griffon Roller Coaster
    Griffon Roller Coaster
    Apollo's Chariot
    Battering Ram
    Kids riding The Little Balloons
    Finnegan's Flyer
    Der Roto Baron

    • NEW! Griffon*
    • NEW! Apollo's Chariot*
    • NEW! The Little Balloons*
    • NEW! Battering Ram
    • NEW! DaVinci's Cradle
    • NEW! Turkish Delight
    • NEW! The Trade Wind
    • Verbolten*
    • InvadR*
    • Finnegan's Flyer™
    • Busch Gardens Railway
    • Le Catapult
    • Kinder Karussel
    • Der Roto Baron
    • Der Wirbelwind
    • Prince Elmo's Spire
    • Oscar's Whirly Worm
    • Grover's Alpine Express

    *Please note that colder temperatures or inclement weather conditions may impact ride operations during the event.

  • St. Patrick's Day Celebration More Fun
    St. Patrick's Day Celebration More Fun



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St. Patrick's Day Celebration


Members, join us March 13 for an exclusive day just for you!  We’re raising our glasses to say thank you for your loyal and dedicated support.

Enjoy all the Irish spirit and festivities during St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and then head over to San Marco Theatre to rock out to The Fighting Jamesons as they deliver a special performance of traditional-style Irish music with an energetic modern-day twist. There will be one performance per session. This day is open to all active Basic, Unlimited, Premier and Platinum Members. Reservations Required.

  • Scavenger Hunt

    Leprechaun Scavenger Hunt

  • Clancy Meet and Greet during St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

    Clancy Meet & Greet

  • Shamrock Surprise Squad during St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

    Shamrock Surprise Squad

  • Sesame Street® Forest of Fun

    Visit the Forest of Fun
  • Highland Stables

    See Animals
  • Animal Tours

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  • Dining

    Specialty Dining

  • Specialty merchandise during St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Busch Gardens Williamsburg


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  • Become a Member

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