It’s an awesome time to be a preschooler! Children ages five and younger can now explore the wonders of Africa and the depths of the ocean for FREE with the new Busch Gardens & SeaWorld Preschool Pass. Little ones will experience kid-size thrills at Busch Gardens’ Sesame Street Safari of[…]

Family Adventure for Free at Busch Gardens & Seaworld

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomed a new baby female reticulated giraffe on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. At 5 foot, 7 inches tall and weighing approximately 127 pounds, the newborn is the calf of father, Jafari and mother, Tesa, who has previously given birth to four other calves at Busch Gardens.[…]

HOLIDAY BABY WILL BE NEWEST ADDITION TO BUSCH GARDENS’ SERENGETI PLAIN

Bands, Brew & BBQ offers four weekends of smokin’ hot fun – now on Saturdays AND Sundays! New this year, you have two days to sample dozens of craft and international beers and fire up your taste buds with food from your favorite local restaurants as well our own famous,[…]

Busch Gardens – Bands Brew and BBQ

Busch Gardens’ cheetah cub Kasi and his puppy pal Mtani helped their keepers connect with kids about cheetah conservation and wildlife preservation during a series of classroom visits on Thursday, Nov. 17, during The Great American Teach-In. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s famous cheetah/puppy duo teach-In tour included stops at Heritage[…]

Cheetah Visits Local Schools for Great American Teach In

usch Gardens Tampa Bay celebrates the spirit of the season with the return of several holiday classics, then rings in the New Year with special entertainment and spectacular fireworks. From Nov. 19 to Jan. 1, there’s a festive chill in the air when Busch Gardens presents Christmas on Ice, a[…]

CLASSIC TRADITIONS MAKE THE SEASON BRIGHT AT BUSCH GARDENS

For the seventh 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 Friday, Nov. 11, to raise awareness for and remember the families of fallen and wounded Special Operations[…]

OPERATION ONE VOICE RELAY RUN FINISHES AT BUSCH GARDENS

A new Grevy’s zebra was born on Busch Gardens’ 65-acre Serengeti Plain on Friday, November 4.  Within an hour after its birth, the female foal was running with the rest of the herd and nursing from its mother. Just last week, Busch Gardens announced two other additions, a male Cape[…]

Baby Boom Continues at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens’ newest addition, a female Cape buffalo, was born to mother Semara on Sept. 21. Cape buffalos are extremely social; members of the same group will stay in direct contact with each other and will often sleep with their heads resting on one another. At the time of his[…]

Two New Babies On the Serengeti Plain

Actor Michael Roark, who was featured in the recurring role of Frank on TV’s The Vampire Diaries, faces a sin-city clan of bloodsuckers in the new Ultimate Gamble: Vampire Casino haunted house at Howl-O-Scream. The actor, who also a graduated law school at the University of Florida, visited Busch Gardens’[…]

VAMPIRE DIARIES ACTOR MICHAEL ROARK AT HOWL-O-SCREAM

Actually, cheetahs are strict carnivores, but the residents of Busch Gardens’ Cheetah Run were curious to explore the new smells and textures that three oversized pumpkins provided.   Busch Gardens’ zookeepers introduced the pumpkins to the cheetah habitat on Tuesday for some special Halloween-themed enrichment for Kasi and Mtani, and[…]

Infamous Cheetah/Puppy Duo Explore Their First Halloween Pumpkins

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders Karen Bittinger, Elisa Eichbauer, Darla Faye Nolan, Milly Figuereo, Kelli Jones, Meagan Praden, Lauren Rasys and Amber Rehman took a break from the sidelines to visit Howl-O-Scream 2011 at Busch Gardens over the weekend.   During their evening at the nationally ranked event, the cheerleaders toured[…]

Buccaneers Cheerleaders at Howl-O-Scream 2011

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is excited to host its first annual 12th Grade Grad Nite on Friday, April 27, 2012. This once-in-a-lifetime experience for graduating high school seniors is not your average daytime “walk in the park.” This special night offers live entertainment by two popular acts, the thrill of[…]

BUSCH GARDENS TO HOST FIRST-EVER 12TH GRADE GRAD NITE

An all-new offer at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay lets Florida Residents experience the off-road adventure of a Serengeti Safari free with the purchase of a single-day admission!   The 30-minute Serengeti Safari is an open truck tour that offers guests a unique look at Busch Gardens’ 65-acre Serengeti Plain habitat,[…]

Florida residents to experience *FREE* Serengeti Safari with admission

Families can celebrate Halloween at a special holiday party on Oct. 22 at Sesame Street Safari of Fun at Busch Gardens. Your child can do the Monster Mash, meet the Count, parade in costume and enjoy a spooky lunch. The lunch is from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and includes delicious[…]

MONSTER MASH AT BUSCH GARDENS

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. This winter, the park will combine some of the most amazing[…]

ALL-NEW EPIC ICE SHOW IN THE MOROCCAN PALACE THEATRE

Fall is an affordable time to visit Adventure Island Tampa Bay. Busch Gardens’ water park is offering a special $24.99 single-day admission ticket to students of all ages. And there’s still plenty of time to play, including Labor Day and every weekend through Oct. 30. DEALS Student tickets – for[…]

MAKE A SPLASH THIS FALL AT ADVENTURE ISLAND

This fall, a new type of terror takes root in the Dark Side of the Gardens at Howl-O-Scream 2011. For 17 select nights, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will be overgrown with NEW haunted houses, thrilling live shows, the return of Alone – Busch Gardens’ revolutionary idea in how guests experience[…]

The Dark Side Of the Gardens at Howl-O-Scream 2011

After 971 shows, the limited-engagement show Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy is coming to end at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. The final show will be September 5 at the Moroccan Palace Theater. The groundbreaking theatrical, acrobatic and musical adventure opened December 3, 2010. For the past eight months Cirque Dreams Jungle[…]

Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy coming to an end….

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is putting the park in the guests’ hands by launching an interactive iPhone and Android application. The free app is now available in the iTunes App Store and will be coming soon to the Android Market. This will be the first time that Busch Gardens has[…]

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Launches New Park App

Courtesy of http://www.buschgardenstampablog.com New to this year’s Summer Nights is “Cool Illusions featuring Christopher Cool.”  Street magician Christopher Cool from Calgary Canada will be performing his tricks in the Moroccan Village area of the park.   The interactive magic happens with the help of passing guests.   Chris might find a[…]

Summer Nights Gets Magical with Illusionist Christopher Cool

The Dizzy Feet Foundation has declared the last Saturday in July National Dance Day.  National Dance day encourages people of all ages to get up and get moving! Busch Gardens will take part by cranking up our Summer Nights dance events and featuring our dancers on the Busch Gardens Tampa[…]

BUSCH GARDENS CELEBRATES NATIONAL DANCE DAY

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is excited to announce their first annual 12th Grade Grad Nite. Busch Gardens will offer this once-in-a-lifetime experience to graduating high school seniors to help celebrate their milestone. Guests will have the opportunity to ride Busch Gardens’ newest roller coaster, Cheetah Hunt, in the dark and[…]

BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA BAY TO HOST FIRST EVER 12TH GRADE GRAD NITE

Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons, known for his influential hip hop group Run-D.M.C and his family’s MTV reality show Run’s House (one of my favourite shows!) , recently visited Busch Gardens Tampa with his family. The group enjoyed Busch Gardens’ newest mega-attraction, Cheetah Hunt, an unforgettable safari alongside giraffes on the[…]

REV RUN EXPERIENCES CHEETAH RUN AT BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA BAY

Safety Harbor Couple Renews their Vows at Adventure Island Ten years ago, Tracy and Joe Czop took the plunge – both figuratively and literally – when they married at Adventure Island. Following their “I Dos” atop the Cliff Jump, the Safety Harbor couple leaped into the Tampa park’s Paradise Lagoon.[…]

Couple Takes the Plunge Again, Ten Years Later

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the best place to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend! On July 2, 3 and 4th Busch Gardens will illuminate the sky with a massive fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.  The fireworks show will be visible from all over the park, but the best seats[…]

Busch Gardens Lights up the Sky for Fourth of July