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How do I get a Preschool Pass?

Register online for your child's Preschool Pass
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Select desired number of tickets and add them to your cart. Then click Checkout and complete your order.


IMPORTANT: Please enter your child’s name and date of birth (must be 3-5 years old) when prompted on the “Who’s Going” page during Checkout.


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Activate Preschool Pass at the park by May 31
First Visit & Printed Card

After you get your email confirmation, bring your eticket (printed or electronic) to the Zone D (Park Entrance) for admission to the park. Must visit once by May 31, 2020.


IMPORTANT: Want a wallet-sized Preschool Pass? Once you have scanned your eticket at Zone D (Park Entrance), you may go to Zone B (Self-Service Ticketing) to print your card.

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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.


2020 Preschool Passes are valid through November 1, 2020 and must have been activated by visiting the park by May 31, 2020. Once expired, parents will need to wait for the 2021 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 for 2020 begins January 27 and ends May 31. Once registered, passes must be activated by visiting the park by May 31, 2020.


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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 and redeemed for your child, you may use it for their entry into the park through November 1.


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 or electronic copy of this ticket with you to Zone D (park entrance) for admission to the park. Your first visit must occur by May 31, 2020.

 

Want a wallet-sized Preschool Pass? Once you have scanned your eticket at Zone D (Park Entrance), you may go to Zone B (Self-Service Ticketing) to print your card.


Please note that the Preschool Pass must be registered and redeemed at either Busch Gardens Williamsburg or Water Country USA by May 31, 2020.

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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 and activate by visiting Busch Gardens® Williamsburg or Water Country USA® by May 31, 2020. Once activated the Preschool Pass is valid for use at Busch Gardens Williamsburg through November 1, 2020 and Water Country USA® through September 13, 2020. Once you have scanned your eticket at Zone D (park entrance), you can also obtain a wallet-sized Preschool Pass by taking your eticket to Zone B (Self-Service Ticketing) to print your card. 

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

Preschool Passes can be used for entry into our two parks through November 1, 2020. However, you must register online and activate your child's pass by visiting the park by May 31, 2020.