As the lights dim and the fire dwindles, a sinister song in perfect pitch curses all who hear its tormenting tempo.  Survive the curse this fall, for 18 select nights, as Howl-O-Scream® 2014 returns to Busch Gardens® Tampa with unexpected terrors around every corner. Freaky Preview returns this year with[…]

Howl-O-Scream 2014

Busch Gardens® Tampa’s Christmas Town™ , the Bay area’s biggest Christmas celebration, is returning this year and is now included with any annual pass, Fun Card or daily admission to the park. “Since 2012, Busch Gardens has offered the ultimate Christmastime experience for families, and we’re excited to continue that[…]

Christmas Town is coming !

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 children’s play area at the popular local shopping center. “The new Busch[…]

Busch Gardens’ Play Area at popular local shopping center

Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay has joined forces with the Humane Society of Tampa Bay to raise adoption awareness for homeless animals.   Busch Gardens will give two complimentary single-day admission tickets to pet lovers who adopt a new dog or cat from their participating shelter: Humane Society of Tampa Bay 3607[…]

Happy Tails at Busch Gardens

Viva la Música features food, drink, music and fun for the entire family, bringing together live salsa and merengue performances from award-winning Latin artists, authentic arts and crafts, and regional Latin cuisine. Join the fiesta Sundays at Busch Gardens Tampa April 14 through May 5. The festival begins at 12[…]

Viva la Música 2013

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment today announced it will premiere “Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation,” an original live musical show featuring the characters from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: DWA) beloved Madagascar franchise, at two of the company’s parks this summer. Celebrating the box office success of Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, which has grossed[…]

Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation

After 600 gallons of paint and 7,000 man hours, Busch Gardens Tampa’s SheiKra reopens on Saturday, Feb. 16.   Busch Gardens Blog

SheiKra reopens this Saturday

This Christmas season, Busch Gardens set out to create the newest tradition for Tampa families. Now, the park is adding even more joy to its calendar. To respond to enthusiastic consumer demand, Christmas Town has added an extra night and will now be open on Thursday, December 20 from 6[…]

Christmas Town Adds Extra Date, Extends Hours

11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2011 For the eighth consecutive year, a team of 25 military personnel, police, firefighters and community leaders will complete a four-day, 550-mile benefit relay run from Duluth, Ga. to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay on Saturday, Nov. 10, to raise awareness for and remember the families[…]

OPERATION ONE VOICE RELAY RUN FINISHES AT BUSCH GARDENS

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders challenged their fears inside the Dark Side of the Gardens at Howl-O-Scream last weekend. The cheerleaders toured the new houses Blood Asylum and Circus of Superstition 3-D. In Blood Asylum, the cheerleaders ran from “The Creature” in a high-security asylum for the criminally insane. Then,[…]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders @ Howl-O-Scream

Saturday, Oct. 20, 12:30 to 1:30 pm Families can celebrate Halloween at a special party on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Sesame Street Safari of Fun at Busch Gardens. Your child can do the Monster Mash, meet the Count and his monster friends from Sesame Street and enjoy a spooky, buffet-style[…]

Monster Mash at Sesame Street Safari of Fun.

Howl-O-Scream is right around the corner, and Busch Gardens has unlocked the fear inside their Shop of Horrors store.   Located at the front entrance, Howl-O-Scream fans can shop to their hearts content and find everything from ghoulish t-shirts to creepy keys.     It’s never too early to decorate[…]

Howl-O-Scream Shop of Horrors

Students of all ages can save up to $15 on an Adventure Island single-day admission ticket now through the end of the Adventure Island 2012 season.   Summer is still here, plus the season continues through Oct. 14, 2012, so there’s plenty of time to play at Busch Gardens’ water[…]

Special Savings for Students at Adventure Island

Chick-fil-A Cows Ride Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s Cheetah Hunt for Cow Appreciation Week !!!  The Chick-fil-A cows have invaded Tampa for “Cow Appreciation Week” and of course a trip to  Tampa would not be complete without experiencing an awesome  ride on the latest coaster Cheetah Hunt.  

Cow Appreciation Week

Tampa’s Premiere Family Destination Will Create the Bay Area’s Biggest Christmas Celebration Ever Busch Gardens Tampa is getting ready to launch the biggest Christmas celebration ever! Christmas Town will transform the park into a nighttime holiday wonderland of wintery surprises and all things Christmas, filling guests’ senses with seasonal sights,[…]

CHRISTMAS TOWN

Update from Busch Gardens… Here is the eagerly awaited update on two of the most adorable residents living in Curiosity Caverns at Busch Gardens Tampa, our Mongoose lemur twins….. Born on April 6, to mom, Rosalita, and dad, Guillermo, the twins are now over 2 months old. Mom, dad and[…]

Baby Mongoose Lemurs

Adventure Island heats up this summer with a family-friendly sunset celebration during Island Nights. From June 14 to Aug. 11, Busch Gardens’ water park transforms into an island of fun in the sun with live music, eclectic entertainment, tropical wildlife and island-inspired cuisine.   Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night[…]

Island Nights are back

If you love coasters, this experience cannot be missed! This NEW Coaster Experience Tour takes you behind the scenes and heart-poundingly close to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s awesome collection of world-class thrill rides. This early-morning tour takes you beyond the regular guest experience and into the roller coaster barns to[…]

Roller Coaster Experience Tour

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s famous cheetah cub, Kasi, visited the park’s new Animal Care Center today for his one-year check-up. The 90-minute routine procedure included cleaning Kasi’s teeth, taking X-rays and using an endoscope to check out and take biopsies along his digestive tract. Kasi was under anesthetic during the[…]

ONE-YEAR CHECK-UP FOR KASI THE CHEETAH

This week, Busch Gardens Tampa is celebrating a milestone anniversary for a very special relationship. Monday, April 16 marked the one-year anniversary of the first time park guests got to see an 8-week-old male cheetah cub and a 16-week-old female yellow Labrador puppy start to strike up a friendship that[…]

Baby Cheetah and Puppy Pal Celebrate First Anniversary Together

Join the fiesta at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay every Sunday, April 15 through May 6, during Viva la Música. Viva la Música features food, drink, music and fun for the entire family, bringing together live salsa and merengue performances from award-winning Latin artists, authentic arts and crafts, and regional Latin[…]

LATIN ARTISTS AND TRADITIONAL CUISINE DURING VIVA LA MÚSICA

On Friday, March 9, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (SEA)will broadcast the most recent installment of its Saving a Species series, which features some of Busch Gardens Tampa’s most popular new residents – the cheetahs – and St. Petersburg’s Tropicana Field. With the stadium closed to outside visitors and the turf[…]

Tropicana Field welcomes a high speed visitor!

Busch Gardens Tampa is getting ready to launch the biggest Christmas celebration ever! Christmas Town will transform the park into a nighttime holiday wonderland of wintery surprises and all things Christmas, filling guests’ senses with seasonal sights, sounds and flavors, and creating a beautiful new tradition for Tampa’s families. For[…]

START A NEW FAMILY TRADITION

  Just minutes before taking the stage at Busch Gardens’ Bands, Brew & BBQ festival on Sunday, Feb. 19, former Poison frontman and reality TV star Bret Michaels met the most popular – and hairiest – of Busch Gardens’ Animal Ambassadors team, Harry the sloth. Thanks to its thick, shaggy[…]

Bret Michaels and Harry the sloth

For more than five decades, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has set the industry’s standard for delivering unforgettable entertainment experiences, with Broadway-style stage spectaculars like KaTonga: Musical Tales From the Jungle and innovative ice shows like World Rhythms on Ice. Iceploration builds on that tradition and introduces audiences to the next[…]

All-New Epic Ice Show Debuts