About Our Theme Park

Thrills and nature intersect at our park and provide a hidden adventure for all ages.

Busch Gardens® in Williamsburg, Virginia is the world’s most beautiful theme park, as voted year after year since 1990. Our theme is classic Europe with artfully landscaped villages, like the Parisian streets of France, the hamlets of Scotland and the Oktoberfest celebrations of Germany. In all, we have nine villages centered around six countries for you to explore.
Apollo's Chariot

Park Hours

View park hours to plan your day at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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BGW park Map.

Park Map

Find your way to rides, entertainment, restaurants, shops and animal habitats with the park map.

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Meet our Animal Ambassadors at Busch Gardens

Meet Our Animals

We are a place for learning about wildlife and care deeply about conservation and the animals in our care. You can see and learn about bald eagles, Clydesdale horses and gray wolves.

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Upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

From food festivals to spectacular Christmas light displays, there is always something exciting happening at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

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Alpengeist Roller Coaster

Rides & Roller Coasters

Experience thrilling coasters and extraordinary rides for the whole family.

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 See our blackface sheep at Highland Stables


Learn more about commonly asked questions in preparation for your upcoming visit.

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We are nestled near the banks of the James River in Williamsburg, Virginia, which is the perfect place for a family vacation. Surrounded by the Historic Triangle of Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown, we’re only an hour away from Virginia Beach and Richmond. From farm-to-table dining to activities by the water, this destination has something for everyone.

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Hotel Packages

Enjoy lodging, park tickets and more with one of our Packages.

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Plan Your Trip

Make the most of your vacation with these tips and guides.

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