Tour and Travel Groups


Planning a trip to the World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park? Let our Group Sales Specialists help plan your adventure. Call (757) 253-3404. 

Dining Options:

We have picnic packages to meet your budget and delicious menu selections prepared by our culinary team. Join us in the Black Forest Picnic Area for a delicious all-you-care-to-eat buffet. Click here for more information.

Dining certificates can be purchased for your group and can be redeemed at several of our restaurants in the park. Available for groups of 15 or more. 

For personalized help in planning your group adventure, call our Group Sales specialists at (757) 253-3404.

Food and Wine Event

Take a delicious tour of the world’s most beautiful theme park at the Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. This all-new event will feature sample-sized portions of superb foods, wines and other refreshments not usually found at Busch Gardens.

VIP tours or specialized group tastings are available based on request.


Bring your group for our spookiest event of the year.  Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream® offers chills and thrills to guests brave enough to venture into the dark side of the gardens. Navigate through thematic landscapes filled with horrific creatures found only in nightmares. No place is safe at Busch Gardens® after dark. Be warned, at 6 p.m. Busch Gardens® becomes a seriously scary place and may not be suitable for little ones.

Christmas Town

Joy, laughter and cheer are in the air at Christmas Town*. This one-of-a-kind event combines the magic and merriment of the season with stunning Broadway-style shows, unique gift ideas and millions of twinkling lights.  

Sip on Busch Gardens’ signature peppermint fudge hot chocolate while strolling through Christmas Town’s latest addition, Holiday Hills™ a nostalgic vision of mid-20th-century Christmas traditions complete with tin toys and miles of garland.

For personalized help in planning your group adventure, call our Group Sales specialists at (757) 253-3404.

Launch Into Physics

Engage your students with the experience of physics in action! Our "science of thrills" experts will motivate your students by bringing physics to life in the exciting surroundings of our world-class theme park. Join Dr. David Wright, Professor of Physics at Tidewater Community College, during the high-energy, Launch into Physics, a live physics interactive show. Accelerometers are mounted on select rides at Busch Gardens®.  Reservations required.

2016 Dates (Fridays only): 

  • April 22
  • May 6, 13, 20, 27
  • June 3


Sound Waves

Busch Gardens would like to invite your band, choir, or orchestra to join our prestigious team of Sound Waves graduates. Sound Waves offers a unique performance venue to showcase your group’s talent. A dedicated coordinator will organize your group's performance, making it easy and fun. If your group would like to be considered for a Sound Waves performance at Busch Gardens, complete and return the Sound Waves application form and include an audition video and photo so that we may begin planning your performance of a lifetime. We look forward to receiving and reviewing your application and audition materials.