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Just in time for the summer months, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, as well as other SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment properties across the U.S. are welcoming veterans and their families to enjoy the parks free of charge.

This offer is part of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment’s longstanding Waves of Honor program, which salutes active duty military members, veterans and their families by offering special pricing and promotions throughout the year. Available now through July 15, 2019, U.S. veterans and up to three guests can take advantage of free admission to these parks.

“We are pleased to continue our tradition of great summer memories for military families at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay with the return of complimentary admission for veterans,” said Stewart Clark, president of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island, in press materials. “As part of a strong military community, we are grateful and committed to providing special opportunities for those who serve and sacrifice for our country.”

This seasonal offer gives veterans and their families the opportunity to experience Summer Nights, kicking off May 31 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Each night, park guests can take on their favorite rides in the dark, now including the park’s newest attraction, Tigris, Florida’s tallest launch coaster. Guests will also be treated to nightly entertainment and a fireworks finale each Friday, Saturday and Sunday night all summer long.

Veterans must redeem their complimentary single-day ticket(s) online at by June 9 and use the tickets in park by July 15. This offer is only available online and not at the front gate. Active military and veterans can always receive discounted admission tickets through MWR and ITT offices on U.S. military bases, as well as These offers are available year-round.

For more information, visit For more family-friendly fun happening this summer, check out the latest offerings from Gaylord Hotels around the U.S.