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Free Admission For First Responders

Special Offer Valid May 4 - 31

We would like to honor the First Responders located in the Commonwealth of Virginia for the tireless dedication to protect and serve our communities every day. As a thank you, we have a special May ticket offer and hope you will enjoy a day with those you love.

Eligible First Responders

  • First Responders - Police Officers


  • First Responders - Sheriff Deputies


  • First Responders - Corrections Officers


  • First Responders - Firefighters


  • First Responders - Emergency Medical Services Personnel


  • First Responders - 911 Operators

    911 Dispatch

  • Special Offer Details

    All qualifying First Responders* can receive the following:

    •  Complimentary admission for one (1) day at Busch Gardens Williamsburg valid May 4 - 31, 2018.

    •  Up to four (4) Single-Day Tickets at 50% off. First Responder must be present at the park to receive this discount.

    Qualifying First Responders include Police Officers, Corrections Officers, Sheriff Deputies, Firefighters, Emergency Medical Service Personnel and 911 Dispatch Officers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

How To Redeem

Simply see a Team Member at Busch Gardens Williamsburg's ticket windows at the front of the park with your current Virginia photo identification and appropriate credentials. Offer not available online.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the First Responder special offer?

First responders in the Commonwealth of Virginia will receive complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Williamsburg May 4 - 31, 2018.  Additionally, all qualifying first responder’s family and friends will also be able to take advantage of this special admission offer by purchasing up to four single-day admission tickets at 50% off.  The first responder must be present for family and friends to receive this discount.


Single-day admission prices at 50% off:

  • $45 (ages 10+)
  • $40 (ages 3-9)

(Based on a full price single-day ticket; $90 ages 10+, $80 ages 3 – 9, ages 2 and under are admitted free)

How does this offer work?

This special offer is only available at Busch Gardens’ ticket windows on scheduled operating days and must be redeemed by May 31, 2018.  Parking is not included and restrictions apply.  First responders must present current photo identification and credentials to receive the one complimentary admission and up to four single-day admission tickets.  All parties must be present at the time of the visit. This offer is not available online.  Please check the most up-to-date operating schedule.  

Who qualifies for this special offer?

This special offer is valid for first responders in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is available to the following:


  • Police Officers (Federal, State, Regional and Local)
  • Corrections Officers
  • Sheriff Deputies
  • Firefighters
  • Emergency Medical Service personnel
  • 911 dispatch operators

If one of these first responders has already purchased a ticket or a Membership to Busch Gardens Williamsburg – will you provide a refund?

No. This offer is a separate offer and stands on its own, but could enhance what an individual may have already purchased, including the chance to purchase up to four single-day admission tickets at 50% off. 

How often can these first responders visit the park under this offer?

This offer is only good for one complimentary visit, per First Responder, during the length of the program.

How long is the program valid and are there any blockout dates?

The First Responders offer is available from May 4 - 31, with no blockout dates.  All tickets must be used by May 31, 2018.  Please check Busch Gardens’ operating schedule before you visit.

Can family members visit Busch Gardens Williamsburg under this program without the first responder?

The First Responder is required to be present to take advantage of this special offer. Current photo identification and official credentials must be presented to receive the complimentary admission and up to four single-day admission tickets at 50% off. 

Military Personnel?

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is proud to salute the men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their families with their own special offers.

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