Star Spangled Nights

Busch Gardens® celebrates America with a bang during an all-new summer spectacular, Star Spangled Nights July 3 through Aug. 10. This event inspires park-goers through fireworks, moving original soundscapes and unforgettable environments. Unique merchandise and culinary offerings blend seamlessly with rich musical traditions, creating a fun red, white and blue event that can only be found at Busch Gardens. 

You can also hop aboard the Rhine River Fireworks Cruise, have a drink at our Americana-inspired bar and have an up-close experience with our majestic Bald eagles.

Dining

In addition to the delicious dining options throughout the park, in celebration of Star Spangled Nights, check out some patriotic culinary delights in Italy Gardens.  

Quench your thirst at Victory Canteen™, where you can find draft and bottled beer, wine and a signature frozen watermelon martini.  You can also find non-alcoholic drinks, including Coca-Cola® products and bottled water.

Head over to the Independence Grill for some gourmet hot dogs from around the country, brown sugar glazed bacon, and homemade chips.  Coca-Cola® products, Powerade® and bottled water are also available.