Originally opened on March 31, 1959, Busch Gardens Tampa has come a long way from its brewery tour and bird garden origins. Now the park features a world-class zoo, seasonal events, and a vast rollercoaster collection – featuring its upcoming addition, Tigris
Christmas Town at Busch Gardens
Select Nights from November 17 through December 31, 2018
A trip to Busch Gardens in Tampa offers a fun-filled family experience.
A host of colourful Christmas lights transforms Busch Gardens into Christmas Town Village. Shopping and dining can be done in wonderful festive surroundings such as model trains including the Jingle Bell Express Train Ride, Holiday Cabins and Yuletide Carols.
Christmas on Ice – a spectacular show with world-class skaters.
Christmas from the Heart – contemporary Christian Gospel
Carol of the Bells – thousands of twinkling lights and music
Christmas Celebration – singers, dancing and Santa
Holiday Hills Band – jazz inspired Christmas classics
We Three Kings Show – a musical Christmas Tale
Elmo’s Christmas Wish – Elmo and friends learn the meaning of Christmas
Hallelujah Showcase – singing from local schools, churches and professionals
Christmas Time Tree Show – lights and music from the giant 50 ft tree
Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland
An opportunity to meet Rudolph and have your photo taken with the world’s favorite reindeer. There’ll be a few friends too, including Sam the Snowman, Clarice and Yukon Cornelious.
Pop into the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claus to have a chat and photo opportunity. While his elves are busy, Santa has time to keep you company. Don’t miss it.
Christmas Town will feature extended hours on weekends, as well as additional select dates. The event is included with regular daily admission to the park, or an annual pass, and will be open until 10 p.m on select dates.