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  • 2019 Preschool Pass registration has ended. If you have already registered your child, please note that processing has been extended through August 31, 2019.

How do I get a Preschool Pass?

Register online for your child's Preschool Pass
Register Online

Select desired number of tickets below and add them to your cart. Then click Checkout and complete your order.

IMPORTANT: Please enter your child's name when prompted for name of ticket holder.

Get your Preschool Pass at the park
Pick up your child's pass

After you get your email confirmation, bring your e-ticket (printed or electronic) to any of our ticket windows.

IMPORTANT: You will need your child's birth certificate or travel passport on your first visit to the park.

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Once you've received your child's Preschool Pass, enjoy kid-friendly rides & attractions for the whole family.

IMPORTANT: This does not include admission for parents/guardians and is only valid for the child it is registered to.

General Questions

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What kind of ticket is the 2-Park Preschool Pass?

Our Preschool Pass grants children between the ages of 3 and 5 years old complimentary entry into both Busch Gardens® Williamsburg theme park and Water Country USA® water park. This ticket product is an online-only offer and is available on a limited basis.

2019 Preschool Passes are valid through Oct. 27, 2019 and must have been registered prior to May 31, 2019, and redeemed by August 31, 2019. Once expired, parents will need to wait for the 2020 Preschool Pass registration window to re-open and apply for a new one.

When are Preschool Passes available?

Our parks offer a limited number of Preschool Passes each year. Registration typically late January and ends around end of May.

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What is the eligible age range for the Preschool Pass?

The free 2-Park Preschool Pass is available for kids who are between the ages of 3 and 5 years old.

Does your Preschool Pass include free entry for parents or guardians accompanying them?

Our Preschool Pass only covers admission for the children they were issued to. Accompanying parents and/or guardians must purchase their own tickets or participate in our Membership Program before entering the park.

Does your Preschool Pass include free parking?

Our Preschool Pass does not include free parking for either Busch Gardens® Williamsburg or Water Country USA®.

To save time, we suggest purchasing parking online for Busch Gardens or for Water Country USA. Free parking* is just one of the many benefits of becoming a Member.

* Free parking is subject to availability. Please check your Membership for details on benefits.

Do other parks owned by SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment offer Preschool Pass products as well?

Some of our sister parks like SeaWorld® (opens in new window) or Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay (opens in new window) may offer Preschool Passes. Please see their park sites for specific information.

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My child is 5 years old at the time of registration, but will be turning 6 before end of season. Are they still eligible for registration?

As long as your child is 5 years of age on the date you register for the 2-Park Preschool Pass, you are eligible for requesting a Preschool Pass for the year.

Are Preschool Passes for Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA only available to Virginia state residents?

There are currently no residency restrictions associated with our 2-Park Preschool Pass, so you do not need to be a Virginia state resident in order to register.

How long is the 2-Park Preschool Pass valid?

Our 2-Park Preschool Pass is available for entry into both Busch Gardens® Williamsburg and Water Country USA® parks during their spring, summer and fall park seasons.

Once the Preschool Pass has been issued to your child, you may use it for their entry into the park through the end of season, which typically falls towards the end of October. Exact dates for this year can be found on our Preschool Pass page.

Please check our park hours prior to your visit.

How do I get a Preschool Pass for Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA?

In order to obtain a 2-Park Preschool Pass, you need to start the process by registering on our website. Once you have submitted the form online, you will receive an e-ticket as a PDF via email only. Bring a printed copy of this ticket with you to any of our main ticket windows (Zone A), along with a valid form of identification proving the child's date of birth.

Examples of accepted identification are an original (not a copy) of a certified birth certificate or the child's travel passport. Once the documents have been processed, a Preschool Pass will be issued to you for immediate use through the season.

Please note that the Preschool Pass must be registered and redeemed at either Busch Gardens Williamsburg or Water Country USA by May 31, 2019.

Redeem at the Park

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What form of identification do I need to provide?

Accepted forms of identification for your child are an original certified copy of the registered child's birth certificate or a valid travel passport. Photocopies of either will not be accepted.

School identification cards and children's Social Security cards will also not be accepted. Preschool Passes will not be issued if you fail to provide either accepted forms of identification.

Where do I receive the 2-Park Preschool Pass?

This offer is only available online and cannot be obtained at the park. You must register online before you get to Busch Gardens® Williamsburg or Water Country USA®, by May 31, 2019, and redeem at either Busch Gardens Williamsburg or Water Country USA by August 31, 2019. Once redeemed the Preschool Pass is valid for use at Busch Gardens Williamsburg through October 27, 2019 and Water Country USA through September 8, 2019.

You will receive the 2-Park Preschool Pass at a ticketing window once proper identification is shown proving your child’s date of birth.

Examples of valid identification are an original certified birth certificate or travel passport.

When can Preschool Passes be used for entry into the parks?

Preschool Passes can be used for entry into our two parks through Oct. 27, 2019. However, you must register online by May 31, 2019 and process at the Park by August 31, 2019.