Frequently Asked Questions

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Who is eligible for Media Tickets?

Complimentary admission is available to media in the following categories:

Print Media: Publishers, editors, reporters, staff writers, photographers, freelance writers and producers.

Broadcast Media: News directors, public affairs directors, assignment editors/managers, producers, on-air personnel (anchors/hosts/DJs/reporters), photographers/videographers, program directors.

Online Media: Social media influencers or bloggers are considered on a case-by-case basis if the blogger has a significant social media following and meets other criteria. Links to blog posts must be sent within seven (7) days of their visit.

When do I need to submit my Media Ticket Request by?

Media Ticket Requests must be submitted at least seven (7) days prior to your visit.

Requests for weekend days submitted after noon (12 pm Eastern) on Thursdays will not be granted.

For holidays observed on Mondays, requests must be made by noon (12 pm Eastern) the previous Thursday.

How many Media Tickets do I get?

Two (2) complimentary tickets will be granted per year to qualifying personnel.

Requests must be made through our Media Ticket Request Form at least seven (7) days prior to your visit. See our Media Admissions Policy for details.

NOTE: This courtesy is for park admission only.

How long does it take for my request to process?

Please allow 48 hours to process your request.

If you have not received a confirmation email, please contact us at (757) 253-3369 at least 48 hours prior to your visit.

Who can I contact for more information about Media Tickets?

For more information on requesting tickets, contact us by email or call (757) 253-3369.

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Media Ticket Requests

Please fill out and submit the form below to be considered for complimentary media passes to Busch Gardens Williamsburg or Water Country USA or half-priced tickets to Busch Gardens Christmas Town.