Get jazzed up with Mardi Gras-style live music and New Orleans-inspired entertainment. Catch some festival beads from strolling performers throughout the day and get caught up in the fun as you dance through spacious walkways. Feast like kings and queens on classic Cajun cuisine as Busch Gardens brings the “Big Easy” to Tampa Bay.
Tempt your taste buds with a signature shrimp po’ boy, hearty jambalaya and gumbo, or specialty sweets like iconic beignets. Handcrafted cocktail classics like Hurricanes join new signature drinks for a perfect pairing with the park’s carefully crafted culinary offering. Try them all with a Mardi Gras Sampler Lanyard! Let the Good Times Roll with Busch Gardens Mardi Gras, select dates from January 8 through March 6.
*Event dates and details subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice. Food & beverage available at an additional cost. Limited quantities of beads available.
MARTI GRAS LIVE MUSIC, PARADE AND BEADS:
MARDI GRAS PARADE – The Bird Gardens come to life as entertainers, stilt walkers and musicians bring the Mardi Gras spirit to Tampa Bay during this lively parade.
BEAD GARDEN – What’s Mardi Gras without beads? Stop by the Bead Garden for an opportunity to catch beads with your party. Select times during event hours. Limited quantity of beads available.
BRASS BAND – Enjoy Bourbon Street beats and jazz classics as the Brass Band gets the party started in the Bird Gardens.
LIVE LOCAL MUSIC – Immerse yourself in the music of New Orleans as local musical groups bring zest to this flavorful event.
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