Family-Friendly St. Patrick's Day Event

Celebrate the magic of St. Patrick’s Day with Irish spirit, festivity, and green beer as you immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Busch Gardens® St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, select dates from March 8 – 24! Stroll through the park’s decorated villages bursting with your favorite rides, coasters, family-friendly fun, and authentic live entertainment, including an Irish rock band, performances by local dance schools, and more. Plus, Six-time winner of #1 Theme Park Entertainment by USA Today, Celtic Fyre®, returns to Abbey Stone Theatre. 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™.

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Event Hours

Included with park admission

    St. Patrick's Day Celebration
  2. DATES
    Mar. 8 - Mar. 24
    Park Open to Park Close
    Included with park admission

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Irish themed band playing the St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.
Das Festhaus at Busch Gardens during St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Clancy the Leprechaun during the St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Activities & Entertainment

 Celtic Fyre®, voted #1 Theme Park entertainment by USA Today during Busch Gardens Williamsburg St. Patrick's Day Celebration.

Celtic Fyre®

Six-time winner of the #1 Amusement Park Entertainment by USA Today, this fan-favorite iconic performance explores the Celtic tradition of storytelling through the universal language of dance.
Reserved Seating
 Irish-themed fare like Guinness® mousse available at Busch Gardens Williamsburg St. Patrick's Day Celebration.

Specialty Dining

Guests can embark on a flavor-filled journey of NEW and returning Irish-themed fare and a variety of specialty brews, adding to the spirit of the event!

  •  Guinness® Mousse
  •  Shamrock Mudslide
  •  St. Patrick's Day Cupcake
  •  St. Patrick's Day Kettle Corn
  •  Shamrock Pretzel
  •  Green & Specialty Beers
Green Beer and other Irish-themed fare available at Busch Gardens Williamsburg St. Patrick's Day Celebration.

Exclusive Event Tour

Experience all that Busch Gardens’ St. Patrick’s Day Celebration has to offer with a tour guide by your side! Start your day with VIP parking, then enjoy the event’s festivities, live entertainment, and participating coasters & attractions - including priority boarding on available rides. Plus, receive two specialty green beers (21+), and a meal in Das Festhaus with reserved seating for Emerald Ensemble, and reserved seating for Celtic Fyre.
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