Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is striding into 2023 with a whole lineup of festivals, events and concerts for young and old, plus brand-new attractions (the Serengeti Flyer opens this Spring) and an excellent Fun Card offer: buy one Busch Gardens Fun Card online, and they can get an Adventure Island Water Park Fun Card for free (limited time offer).
Busch Gardens Has Events Year Round
Below is a partial list of events in Busch Gardens this year.
Jan. 14 – March 5 (select dates)
Bayou-inspired fun and Cajun-inspired food will transport your guests to Louisiana. Mardi Gras is included with the daily park admission, Annual Pass or Fun Cards.
Real Music Series
January 17 – February 26 (weekly; Tuesdays-Sundays)
Hosted in the Stanleyville Theater, live performances include fun cover bands of some of the best classic rock, rhythm & blues and pop: the Kings of Queen, Face 2 Face, Elton & Billy, Foreigners Journey, Steve Michaels as Elvis, Direct from Sweden the Music of ABBA and The Purple Xperience. The Real Music Series is included with the daily park admission, Annual Pass or Fun Cards.
Sesame Street Kids Weekends
Jan. 27 – Feb. 12; April 28 – May 21 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays)
New limited-time festivities happen each weekend of the event and are included with park admission, Annual Pass or Fun Cards.
Food & Wine Festival
March 10 – May 21 (select dates)
Wines, craft brews, cocktails and lots of good food, along with big-name concerts by bands such as Kansas, Flo Rida, .38 special. The event and all concerts are included with daily park admission, Annual Pass or Fun Cards.
Cinco de Mayo
May 5 – 7 (Friday – Sunday)
Mexican food, music and entertainment are on for the entire weekend. Included with daily park admission, Annual Pass or Fun Cards.
Viva la Música
May 5 – 21 (Friday, May 5; Saturdays and Sundays)
This celebration of Hispanic music, food and culture is on every Saturday and Sunday in May, with award-winning Latin artists and more. Viva la Música is included with the daily park admission, Annual Pass or Fun Cards.
For more information, visit buschgardens.com/tampa.