Busch Gardens’ Play Area Opens at International Plaza this Friday the Grand Opening Event Includes Entertainment, Animals and Special Gifts for the First 200 Kids
Busch Gardens Tampa has teamed up with International Plaza to create a one-of-a-kind childrenâ€™s play area at the popular local shopping center. “The new Busch Gardens childrenâ€™s play area will be free to all guests at International Plaza and Bay Street and include several animal stars such as hippos, a baby elephant, baby lions and an alligator, as well as a train, safari truck and a 14-foot Cheetah Hunt Tower.”, offering many of the iconic structures of Floridaâ€™s thrill leader. The play area will open to the public, after a week of construction, this Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. with a grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting.
The ribbon cutting ceremony will include Busch Gardensâ€™ entertainment, as well as visits from the parkâ€™s animal ambassadors. Additionally, the first 200 kids will receive a special gift on behalf of Busch Gardens and International Plaza.
Special guest speakers include:
- Â Â Â Mayor Bob Buckhorn, City of Tampa
- Â Â Â Gary Malfroid, International Plaza
- Â Â Â Gerard Hoeppner, Busch Gardens Tampa
So put it in your calendar for Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. (ribbon cutting at 10:15 a.m.). over at the International Plaza and Bay Street. The Busch Gardens play area is located in the lower level Nordstrom wing.