Celebrate showtime at Busch Gardens® Tampa with fabulous live entertainment from world-class performers. It’s all part of the family-friendly combination of attractions that will make your vacation unforgettable.

Motor City Groove

Enjoy the sights and sounds of this very special time as our talented singers, dancers and musicians perform the music of the soul era.

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Opening Night Critters

Busch Gardens® Tampa’s newest live stage show Opening Night Critters takes the stage this summer in Pantopia Theater. Featuring rescued domestic and exotic animals, including dogs, cats, birds, a horse and a kangaroo, among others, this theatrical tale follows a couple of stage hands as they haphazardly find themselves in the spotlight as the human stars in an all-animal production.

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Busch Gardens® Tampa’s biggest ice show ever, Iceploration®, will inspire audiences to “explore the world” on a journey to the four corners of the earth.

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Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation

Party along with Alex the Lion and the other Zoosters as they vacation with guests at Busch Gardens® Tampa in this original live musical show. The show features singers, dancers and rock/pop music performed by a live band.

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A is for Africa

Go on an adventure of imagination with Elmo and his friends. It’s filled with music, dancing, adventure and—best of all—fun!

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The award-winning Kinetix show returns to Summer Nights at Busch Gardens® Tampa with Sunday through Friday performances of its rock-fueled blast of music and acrobatics. Kinetix’s energizing performances include live musicians, singers, dancers and artists from around the world.

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