Feel the spark after dark with late night thrills and live entertainment. Plus, an ALL-NEW fireworks show! Now through September 6th, guests can stay late and safely enjoy world-class coasters, electrifying entertainment throughout the park and more during extended hours at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Guests can look to the sky for the biggest & brightest show ever, the ALL-NEW “Spark! A Nighttime Spectacular”, featuring an explosive firework and special effects production. Busch Gardens has also added a special summer menu and drink menu! (To help ensure a safe and fun experience at the park, all guests are required to make a reservation prior to visiting. Click here to make a reservation.)
ALL-NEW SUMMER NIGHTS SPARK! A NIGHTTIME SPECTACULAR AT BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA BAY!
Summer Nights just got brighter! Due to popular demand, the park’s NEW nighttime spectacular, “Spark!” can now be enjoyed every night through Sunday, August 8. As the biggest and brightest show ever to light the park’s sky, “Spark!” features an explosive array of fireworks and exciting effects from dazzling lasers to graceful water elements and dramatic pyrotechnics. After August 8, “Spark!” will continue to light up the sky every Friday – Sunday through September 6, including Labor Day. THE THRILLS GO LATE, THE FUN LASTS LONGER!
ALL-NEW CIRQUE ELECTRIC DURING SUMMER NIGHTS
For awe-inspiring feats that spark the imagination, the dynamic performance of “Cirque Electric”, an ALL-NEW acrobatic stunt show exclusively produced for Busch Gardens at the Stanleyville Theater. From the daring airborne aerialist to stunning displays of balance and strength and a fascinating act on wheels that cannot be missed, guests will be dazzled by world-class performers. Friday – Monday
SUMMER NIGHTS RETURNING FAVORITE TURN IT UP SHOWCASED AT BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA BAY!
The Moroccan Palace Theater will once again be home to Busch Gardens’ spectacular, ice-skating shows, including Turn It Up! This award-winning show vibrantly celebrates skating with contemporary performances, aerial moments and eclectic pop music. Thursday – Monday. *All of the showtimes are subject to change. Check the daily show schedule for up to date showtimes
DANCE & ROAM THROUGH OPEN-AIR BLOCK PARTY PLAZAS AT SUMMER NIGHTS
As the sun goes down, electric summer vibes amp up on the Festival Field. It’s an open-air dance party with DJs, dancing, and endless energy to build the excitement before “Spark!” ignites the sky.
Cheetah Hunt Plaza
Between dashing through the night sky on Cheetah Hunt and Cobra’s Curse, guests can dance to DJ beats throughout the evening.
After taking on the daring launches of Tigris, guests will find refreshing tunes and classic summer flavors with a twist in the shadow of SheiKra.
NEW! SUMMER DINING MENU
Senses will ignite with delicious bursts of flavor from a special menu inspired by backyard summer cookouts with a Busch Gardens twist. Guests will discover a walkable take on grilled classics, decadent sweet treats and more along the festival pathway and new locations throughout the park. Adults 21+ can indulge in NEW glow-in-the-dark summer cocktails or refreshing non-alcoholic drinks that are equally beautiful and satisfying for the perfect end to a summer night.
INDULGE IN NEW SUMMER FLAVORS
Senses will ignite with delicious bursts of flavor from a special menu inspired by backyard summer cookouts with a Busch Gardens twist. Guests will discover a walkable take on grilled classics, decadent sweet treats and more along the festival pathway and new locations throughout the park. Adults 21+ can indulge in NEW glow-in-the-dark summer cocktails or refreshing non-alcoholic drinks that are equally beautiful and satisfying for the perfect end to a summer night. For the Summer Flavor Menu click here.
Specialty summer menu items are located at the Stanleyville Plaza, Cheetah Hunt Plaza, Festival Pathway, and other select locations around the park. See the menu below to find out where to find all the new summer flavors at Busch Gardens. (Limited-Time Menu available through August 8.)
Enjoy Festive Summer Drinks at the NEW! GIRAFFE BAR
SIP HANDCRAFTED COCKTAILS, CRAFT BREWS, AND EXPERIENCE SERENGETI ANIMAL VIEWS. Combining a perfect Serengeti sunset, delicious cocktails and savory snacks is the best way to fuel a night of summer fun at the NEW Giraffe Bar located on the second floor of Serengeti Overlook.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is proud to welcome guests to the ALL-NEW Giraffe Bar at Serengeti Overlook, featuring panoramic indoor and outdoor views of the park’s expansive Serengeti Plain
While taking in panoramic views of African animals on the Serengeti Plain, guests can enjoy a curated selection of frozen specialty drinks, hand-crafted cocktails, Florida craft beers and domestic favorites. The menu will also feature a selection of wines and spirits that support wildlife conservation efforts around the world. The spacious indoor/outdoor venue offers shaded and air-conditioned comfort, with plenty of space for physical distancing. The Giraffe Bar also features multiple TVs so sports fans can ROAR for their favorite teams when taking a break from the park’s world-class roller coasters and amazing animal experiences. See what is on Tap at the New Giraffe Bar here.
CELEBRATE THE BOLTS BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH FREE BEER!
Now – July 31, guests over the age of 21 can enjoy two complimentary 7 oz. beer per day at the Garden Gate Café. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is celebrating the Tampa Bay Lightning’s two back-to-back championships with the return of free beer! Guests age 21 and older can toast to new adventures each time they visit the park.
The 7-ounce pours will be available at the park daily from 11:30 a.m. until one hour before park close at Garden Gate Café. The free samples pair perfectly with Summer Nights at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, entertaining guests now through September 6. Coaster fans can take on their favorite thrill rides in the dark, enjoy electrifying entertainment, bite into seasonal eats and see the park’s biggest and brightest fireworks show, “Spark! A Nighttime Spectacular!” every night through August 8 and weekends through September 6.
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