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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is bring back Bier Fest, but with new dates; and is launching a new Fun Card that will get you free admission to the parks for the rest of 2020.

Bier Fest
The fall event will return with new dates: Saturdays & Sundays, Sept. 12 – Nov. 15, 2020.

At this year’s event, guests can sip and savor seasonal brew offerings and new recipes featuring fall flavors. In addition to enhancing the park’s already strict health and safety measures, capacity will be significantly limited to create even more open space for guests to enjoy Bier Fest.

From local craft brews and a curated selection of wines and specialty cocktails, to interesting international delights and unique snacks and meals, guests can explore 16 Bier Fest cabins spread out across the park’s open-air festival area featuring modified food and beverage serving procedures and contact-free transaction options. Guests can pair their favorite brew samples with delicious new beer-inspired dishes such as Sam Adams OctoberFest braised short ribs and New England IPA drunken shrimp tacos, and Yuengling Black & Tan chocolate cupcakes. Hearty fare is also offered at the Busch Bier Garten inside of the Garden Gate Cafe, including new dishes like Mojo roasted heritage pork pub chip nachos and loaded mac and cheese with creamy Budweiser cheese sauce topped with “boujee bacon” and onion strings.

For more details including the new menu, visit

For the best value to taste a variety of food and drink offerings, guests can purchase a Bier Fest Sampler Lanyard, starting at only $32.99 for a 5-sample punch card. Pass Members get an exclusive offer: 15 items for the same price as a 12-item Sampler, or three extra samples for free.

Park guests can enjoy fall fun from day to night, as Bier Fest favorites will also be available during the park’s separately ticketed night-time event, Howl-O-Scream, starting Friday, Sept. 25.

Fun Card Pricing
A Fun Card is a convenient way to safely experience all that Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has to offer this fall and beyond. For a limited time, guests can purchase a Fun Card for $110.99 pp for a Busch Gardens Fun Card, $60.99 pp for an Adventure Island Fun Card, or $151.98 pp for access to both parks. The Fun Cards allow guests to visit the parks for free for the rest of 2020, and come back as many times as they want until the end of 2021.

Health & Safety at the Park
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is committed to the health and safety of its guests, employees, and the animals in their care. The park has worked with state and local health experts, outside consultants and attraction industry leaders to enhance their already strict health, safety, and cleanliness standards. These protocols and guidelines will be modified based on evolving industry standards and methodologies, public health, and governmental directives, and advancing scientific knowledge on the transmissibility of COVID-19.

For detailed information about the measures that guests can expect when visiting the park, including key operational changes, visit

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