Christmas Town, Busch Gardens

We are now in the season of festivities with majority of those theme parks that are open having kicked off their Christmas events. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay begun its Christmas Town event on November 20 and it will run at the park daily until January 3, 2021. Currently the only three days the park is closed are Wednesday December 2, 9 and 16. Times vary daily with opening between 10am-12pm and closing between 8pm- 9.15pm.

A special Spark The Night Fireworks celebration will take place 9:00-9:15pm on the following dates:

  • Saturday November 28
  • Saturday December 5, 12, 19
  • Friday December 25 - Wednesday December 30

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will be hosting a special New Year's Eve Celebration between 6:00pm - 11:59pm. The park will be open from 9:00am - 1:00am.

Busch Gardens Christmas Town
Image: Busch Gardens

There is lots on offer during the Christmas Town event for guests to enjoy including:

  • Holly Jolly Express - ride the locomotive with wild views of Busch Gardens' 65-acre veldt (home to giraffes, rhinos and zebras) and seasonal favorite songs.
  • Visit Christmas Town Village for savory treats, festive sweets, and holiday beverages.
  • Ice skating show
  • Holiday fireworks show
  • Holiday show featuring Sesame Street characters
  • Millions of twinkling lights can be seen as your ride favorite roller coasters.
  • Meet and Greets for physically distant photo opportunities with Santa, Rudolph and Clarice at Winter Wonderland.
Christmas Town Holly Jolly Express, Busch Gardens
Image: Busch Gardens

To book tickets visit the official site. If you have been to the Christmas Town event at Busch Gardens Tampa this year, let us know what you thought of it by leaving us a comment below on our Facebook page.


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