Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Florida Set to Show it’s Wine and Food Side

If you have never been to Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay, Florida, now is the time to make that trip. Starting March 3rd and running through until April 24th, Busch Gardens is rolling out the red carpet to some of the most top rated musical entertainers this planet has ever heard! To add greatness to this entertainment, Busch Gardens is pairing up the music with elegant wines and delicious food! Reports are that they are going to have at least 11 food cabins, 65 plus wines to chose from and at least 50 plus craft beer companies serving up some deliciousness!

Throw all of this together in one of the country’s most beautiful theme parks and you have absolute awesomeness! If you are staying in Orlando, SeaWorld Parks offers free daily bus service to Busch Gardens. They have multiple pickup locations around the attractions area and one of them is sure to be somewhere close to where you’re staying. If a all nighters is in order for this day visit, I would recommend a hotel close to the park, somewhere on Fowler Ave. Uber is my default transportation cab company when I am wineing, dining and listening to sweet music at Busch Gardens. Let them do the driving at the end of that night!

I would take a close look at the day that you are going and plan accordingly. Look at the music acts for that day and get your old concert tees out for good show. During the day, there are many, “Experiences” waiting for you and the family. Take a in depth look at some of Busch Gardens beautiful “Horticultural Masterpieces” or catch a food demonstration from some of the best chefs in the industry at the Conservation Cabin. There will be plenty of activities throughout the park so grab a map and see what peaks your interest during your visit.

Tickets for this event start at $83 and can be purchased through discount theme park ticket agents like The Official Ticket Center. You can visit their website at www.officialticketcenter.com to purchase your Busch Gardens tickets in advance. If you are planning on trying something new and exciting, Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival might be something just for you. Food and beverage is not included with park admission and is available for an extra fee. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages.

SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ 2016 Lineup

ORLANDO (Feb. 12, 2016) – SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival takes place over four sizzling weekends– starting this Saturday with Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight on Sunday.

On Saturday, February 20 hot country music star, Scotty McCreery will take the stage.  ACM and CMT Award winner McCreery has sold more than 2.5 million albums and received both Platinum and Gold album certifications. Then on Sunday, February 21, legendary and founding member of the rock group Styx, Dennis DeYoung will perform.

Scheduled performances now include:

  • Saturday, February 13: Smash Mouth
  • Sunday, February 14: Gladys Knight
  • Saturday, February 20: Scotty McCreery
  • Sunday, February 21: Dennis DeYoung
  • Saturday, February 27:  To be announced
  • Sunday, February 28: To be announced
  • Saturday, March 5: To be announced
  • Sunday, March 6:  To be announced

The event honors America’s Heroes and featuring live concerts from top classic rock and country bands and artists, tasty BBQ and thirst-quenching beer, and is included with regular park admission. Event festivities begin at 12 p.m. each weekend, with concerts at 4 p.m.*

In addition to the signature acts and festivities, the event also will feature a secondary stage to showcase local bands, and a DJ spinning music for guests to show off their line dancing and boot scootin’ skills.

Beyond the stage, guests can enjoy a Harley-Davidson Orlando display of motorcycles specifically for Bands, Brew and BBQ along with a collection of classic cars.

Returning this year, the patriotic-themed USO Family Garden will offer animal encounters, Explore Zones and a kid-friendly interactive host making this the perfect place to play for families with young guests. Kids of all ages are invited to enjoy this family-friendly area while they learn to line dance, meet animals and have fun all afternoon.

For discount SeaWorld tickets or discount Busch Gardens tickets, please call our office toll free at 1-877-406-4836 to buy your tickets today!

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ~ Hard Hat Tour of Cheetah Hunt Site

Virtual Hard Hat Tour of Cheetah Hunt Site

Virtual Hard Hat Tour of Cheetah Hunt Site


Picture perfect weather at Busch Gardens in Tampa, and we couldn’t have asked for a better day for our Hard Hat Tour of Cheetah Hunt, that we held for a select group of blogging media. Continue reading

Busch Gardens ~ Show your Love By Spending Time with your Child at Busch Babies

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Spend Time With The Kids at Busch Gardens


Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ~ If you know a child between the ages of 2 and 5 who loves animals, here is a great way to spend 3 days in February: sign up for the “Busch Babies” series.

What is “Busch Babies”? It’s a special 3-week series designed for you to spend quality time with the 2-5 year old child in your life that combines crafts, story time, and of course up-close and personal visits from special animal friends. It’s something fun and educational that you can do together with your child. Continue reading

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ~ Gwazi Opens with New Trains

The new trains provide the smoothest way to ride a wooden coaster!

The new trains provide the smoothest way to ride a wooden coaster!


In 1999, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay unleashed Gwazi, the Southeast’s largest and fastest double wooden roller coaster featuring 1.25 million feet of twisting lumber. On Saturday, Jan. 22, Gwazi will reopen to fans outfitted with new Millennium Flyer trains designed by Great Coasters International, Inc., the coaster’s original manufacturer. Continue reading

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ~ Motown Hits added to 2011 Entertainment Lineup

Motown Entertainment at Busch Gardens Tampa

Motown Entertainment at Busch Gardens Tampa


Busch Gardens Tampa Bay introduces a new show to its already amazing daily entertainment lineup. Sweet Music: The Sounds of the Motor City features more than a dozen singers and dancers paying tribute to popular songs of the Motown era. Continue reading

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Announces Big Thrills and Big Names for 2011 Events

Exciting Line-Up For The 2011 Season

Exciting Line-Up For The 2011 Season


Big names in country, Latin, contemporary Christian and classic rock, plus a NEW extreme sports series and Florida’s first triple launch coaster are coming to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in 2011. Continue reading