Cool Days, Sizzling Nights

When the sun goes down, the fun turns up at Busch Gardens® Summer Nights, from June 16 through August 13. Drop in for daytime thrills on ten world-class coasters including the ALL-NEW DarKoaster, North America’s first all-indoor straddle coaster. Then, cool down at award-winning indoor shows like Celtic Fyre and the ALL-NEW American Jukebox: Summer Remix. Experience a whole new park after dark as Busch Gardens transforms for Summer Nights with lit coasters, atmospheric family-friendly entertainment, specialty menus and the Coke Studio Sound Stage DJ presented by Coca-Cola® every night. The fun continues with live concerts every Saturday featuring headlining artists like Maddie & Tae, Kari Jobe, Flo Rida and more. Plus, FREE beer for Members, and 50¢ beer for all guests!* Spectacular fireworks cap off the evening at the World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park. Come early and stay late at Busch Gardens Summer Nights, daily from June 16 – August 13.

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Seasonal Food offerings at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Summer Nights.
Riders enjoying Escaping the Storm on DarKoaster™ at Busch Gardens Williamsburg during Summer Nights.
Friends enjoying getting soaked on Roman Rapids during Busch Gardens Williamsburg Summer Nights.
Riding rollercoasters during Busch Gardens Williamsburg Summer Nights.
Summer Nights Concert Series at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Summer Nights Concert Series

Tune in for another epic summer of live music with a NEW lineup of nationally touring and award-winning artists every Saturday night. Free with park admission, the Summer Nights Concert Series features chart-topping musicians covering genres for all music lovers like Flo Rida, Matthew West and Collective Soul. Delight in the sounds of summer every Saturday night at 7:00 PM on the Royal Palace Theatre stage.

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American Jukebox Summer Remix at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Summer Nights.

American Jukebox: Summer Remix

Debuting with Summer Nights, this reimagined high-energy production of Busch Gardens’ fan-favorite American Jukebox entertains guests starting June 16 in the indoor Globe Theatre. With sensational vocals, stunning costuming, and all your favorite moves through the decades, American Jukebox: Summer Remix captures how timeless music can be, and how impactful it can be to generations alike. From nostalgic hits like Sweet Caroline to early 2000’s boy band classics, American Jukebox: Summer Remix offers a break from the heat with a musical treat down memory lane.
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Ride DarKoaster™ during Busch Gardens Williamsburg Summer Nights.


Experience the ALL-NEW DarKoaster, North America's first all-indoor straddle coaster and one of the most anticipated coasters of 2023 by USA Today. Embark on a family-friendly adventure to discover a mysterious phenomenon happening within the walls of Oktoberfest village’s iconic castle. A supernatural force is imminent as explorers discover that they are evading more than just a raging storm. As the weather strikes, the straddle snowmobile-style seats allow for an immersive ride as you lean into banks and turns across the 2,454 feet of track, encountering four accelerating launches while speeding through the elements in total darkness.
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Fireworks spectacular at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Summer Nights.

Fireworks Every Friday & Saturday

Cap off your day with a mesmerizing fireworks display every Friday and Saturday night as we fill the summer night’s sky at 9:15PM. Set to a sizzling summer soundtrack, you won’t want to miss this colorful array sure to leave you in awe. Choose a picture-perfect viewing spot to watch as bright colors burst behind lit coaster tracks.

*Weather permitting. Showtimes subject to change.

Free beer is back at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Cheers to Free Beer

The drinks are on us at Busch Gardens Summer Nights! Members and Annual Pass Holders (21+, I.D. required) can beat the summer heat with one complementary ice-cold 7oz. pour per day at Willkommenhaus located in Germany. Plus, the toasts continue with two 7oz. 50¢ beers available for purchase to all guests ages 21+. With a rotating tap, every visit through August 17 could bring a different summer flavor.*
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Coke Studio Sound Stage DJ Presented by Coca-Cola® at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Summer Nights.

Coke Studio Sound Stage DJ Presented by Coca-Cola®

Relax and dance to the beat under the red umbrella sky as our Coke Studio DJ spins today’s top hits bringing artists together in France village.
Summer Treats and Specialty Drinks at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Summer Nights.

Summer Treats & Specialty Drinks

Whether you’re craving sweet, spicy or savory—our NEW summer menu items are sure to hit the spot! Enjoy specialty fare like Mexican BBQ Pork and Carne Asada Street Tacos for a lighter meal, then indulge in strawberry torte cake or the Summer Nights Funnel Cake topped with fresh fruit. Adults 21+ can sip on seasonal cocktails or non-alcoholic drinks that are equally photo-worthy and refreshing. For a one-of-a-kind beverage experience, try the Summer Nights menu at Bürgermeister’s Hideaway.

Rides and Thrills at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Summer Nights.

World-Class Thrills

Take your summer to greater heights as you soar on all 10 of our world-class roller coasters. Then cool off with a splash down one of our three water attractions, including the fan-favorite Roman Rapids. Enjoy thrills for the whole family with two kid-friendly play areas and rides suitable for all ages throughout the park!
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Experience 12 months of seasonal events and with a Busch Gardens Membership. Plus, enjoy exclusive benefits like unlimited admission and unbeatable benefits all year long, including free parking, free guest tickets, monthly rewards, savings on merchandise and more. Memberships start as low as $13.00 per month.

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Dates, times and offerings subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. Event included with park admission.
*Free beer offer valid for active Busch Gardens Members and Annual Pass Holders ages 21+. Members & Annual Pass Holders must show valid Membership in order to redeem. Free Beer is not available to Annual Pass Members (including Platinum Annual Pass Members), Fun Cards, Military Passes, Single-Day Tickets, Multi-Day Tickets, Free Guest Tickets or Friends & Family Passes. 50¢ beer offer is valid for a max of two 7oz. beers for guests 21+. Proper photo identification with date of birth and physical description is required for all guests ordering alcoholic beverages. Damaged IDs such as those with peeled lamination, cracked corners or faded photos cannot be accepted. Offer valid only from May 26 - August 17, 2023 from 11 AM - 7 PM at Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s Willkommenhaus. Busch Gardens reserves the right to modify promotional benefits and offerings without notice. This offer is subject to change. Please drink responsibly.