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ENJOY AN EXTRA WEEKEND OF FUN AT WATER COUNTRY USA®

WILLIAMSBURG, VA (Aug. 17, 2016) – The summer just got a little longer at Water Country USA®. The park has announced its season will be extended for an extra weekend, Sept. 10-11, to give guests more time to stay cool and enjoy great attractions and amenities.

BUSCH GARDENS® WANTS TO KNOW: WHAT’S YOUR THRILL TYPE?

WILLIAMSBURG (July 12, 2016) – Fans of Busch Gardens® Williamsburg may think they are major thrill seekers by the number of times they brave the park’s assortment of scream-inducing roller coasters. Now the theme park is giving them the chance to make it official.

TREE-CYCLING AT BUSCH GARDENS® BRINGS NEW MEANING TO GOING GREEN

WILLIAMSBURG (Feb. 5, 2014)- For many Christmas trees, life ends after the holiday is over. Stripped of their lights, they wait forlornly at the curb to be hauled off to fates unknown. For the 1,500 trees leftover from Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town™, however, life goes on. The Virginia theme park puts the Frasers firs that decorated the pathways of their annual holiday celebration to good use.

BUSCH GARDENS® OPENS MARCH 27

WILLIAMSBURG (March 23, 2015) – Busch Gardens® opens March 27 for its 2015 season and is celebrating its 40th anniversary with free park tickets for anyone born in 1975. The three-day promotion kicks off March 27 and begins a season of events and celebrations in honor of Busch Gardens’ four decades of thrilling family entertainment.

TASTES OF THE BIG EASY, FAR EAST COMING TO BUSCH GARDENS FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Feb. 16, 2015) – A taste of New Orleans is coming to Busch Gardens’ third annual Food & Wine Festival. The French Quarter is one of two new themed kiosks debuting at this year’s festival. The menu is still being developed, but Busch Gardens Executive Chef Justin Watson said it will consist of Cajun- and Creole-inspired recipes—think Gumbo—that will bring the flavors of the Big Easy right here to Virginia.

NEW BUSCH GARDENS SHOW IS A BARREL OF FUN

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Feb. 9, 2015) – Busch Gardens® Williamsburg is “rolling” out a new show this spring in honor of the park’s 40th anniversary. Roll Out The Barrel follows a fictional German town as its residents celebrate their 40th annual town beer brewing festival.