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What's New at Our Virginia Theme Park

  • Battle For Eire Action VR ride opens in April

    All-New Virtual Reality Ride

    Battle For Eire™ Now Open

    This innovative VR attraction is a marriage of a motion-based theater simulator with state-of-the-art 360-degree virtual reality headsets, creating an Otherworldly experience unlike any other in the theme park industry. Riders will be completely immersed in the story of Addie, the last fairy guardian of Ireland, as she tries to recover the sacred Heart of Eire from the evil villain, Balor.

    Test your courage and send your spirit soaring on this one-of-a-kind, thrill ride.

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  • Take a look at our new menu items for Food & Wine Festival

    Food & Wine Festival

    May 25 - July 1  |  Fri., Sat. & Sun.


    Discover exciting culinary creations nestled among all of your favorite rides, shows & attractions. New this year, experience flavors from Brazil, Cuba, South Korea & Japan. Individual tasting portions make it easy to taste your way around the world at Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival.

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  • See concerts at Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival in Virginia

    Concert Performances

    Big name concert acts will take the stage on select weekends during Food & Wine Festival at the Royal Palace Theatre.

    • Scotty McCreery (Country) - June 9

    • Hunter Hayes (Country) - June 16

    • Andy Grammer (Pop) - June 30

    NOTE: Food & Wine Festival and its concerts are included with park admission. Seating is limited and is not guaranteed for performances. Reserved Seating and free concert wristband distribution will be available for the event.

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  • Howl-O-Scream New Era of Terror 20th anniversary


    September 15 - October 28 | Select Dates

    Fill fall nights with fright at Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream. This year we are celebrating 20 years of fears and an all-new Era of Terror with more scares than ever. Fear awaits in the Virginia theme park’s collection of elaborate haunted houses, immersive themed scare zones, challenging escape rooms and darkly entertaining live shows.

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  • Learn more about our new Membership Program

    All-New Membership Program

    All three Membership Plans include admission to Busch Gardens®, Water Country USA® and Christmas Town.

    • Basic Membership: Flexibility equals savings

    • Unlimited Membership: Limitless fun plus perks

    • Premier Membership: The ultimate way to play and save

    Membership allows you to take full advantage of the parks’ amenities including all of our seasonal events.

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