Celebrate showtime at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay 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.

Real Music Series

The Real Music Series kicks off on January 9 and runs through March 4. There will be eight weeks of moving and grooving to incredible live music featuring the best acts from several genres. Concerts are held at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. (subject to change)

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You Had Me At Merlot

The five piece band features a piano, upright bass, drums and female vocalist performing contemporary music in a retro- speakeasy style. This 20 minute show will play up to three times a day on the stage in the Dragon Fire Grill while you enjoy your lunch or early dinner. Arrive at least 15 minutes early to get a good seat! Check the show schedule for the most up to date performance times.

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Kareebu Jungala

Meet the larger-than-life residents of the whimsical world of Jungala during this enchanting show.

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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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A is for Africa

Laugh and learn with Elmo and your friends from Sesame Street in this musical Safari!

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