Events And Things To Do In Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay has an incredible lineup of events and things to do including the Real Music Series™, Food & Wine Festival, Summer Nights, Christmas Town™ and Howl-O-Scream®. 

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Which month:

Summer Nights

06/24/2016 - 08/07/2016

Stay late during Summer Nights, the Tampa Bay area’s signature summer event, featuring live entertainment, thrill rides in the dark and more.

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Exclusive Cobra's Curse Ride Times for Pass Members

07/02/2016 - 07/31/2016

Pass Members will be among the first to experience Cobra’s Curse™ during this exclusive ride time before park opening every weekend in July.

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Pokémon Go Lure-a-Thon

07/26/2016 - 08/07/2016

Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay transforms into the ultimate Pokémon Go destination. Visit your team's basecamp, enjoy 50+ lure modules, specialty drinks, and more through August 7, 2016.

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Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Celebration

09/03/2016 - 09/05/2016

Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay keeps the summer excitement going Labor Day weekend with a fireworks celebration on September 3, 4 and 5!

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Jack Hanna Weekend

09/10/2016 - 09/11/2016

Join “Jungle Jack” Hanna for wild animal shows, autograph signings and special meet-and-greets when he visits Busch Gardens® on September 10 and 11. The internationally-known animal expert will share animal facts and his travel tales during animal shows at the Stanleyville Theater.

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Christmas Town

11/25/2016 - 12/31/2016

Unwrap a beautiful family tradition at Christmas Town™, where Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay transforms into a holiday wonderland of entertainment, holiday shopping, festive treats and more than two million twinkling lights.

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