Busch Gardens is an action-packed, European-themed adventure park with 17th-century charm and 21st-century technology, boasting more than 100 acres of fun-filled exploration.
Busch Gardens' notable features:
- Home of Verbolten, a new indoor/outdoor, multi-launch roller coaster opening this spring
- Features a new drop tower thrill ride, Mach Tower℠, which is the park’s tallest ride at nearly 240 feet
- Home to top-rated roller coasters including Griffon, the world’s tallest and first floorless dive coaster
- Offers more than 50 rides and attractions
- Voted the world’s “Most Beautiful Park” every year since 1990
- Live stage shows
- Wide variety of culinary experiences and world-class shopping
- Sesame Street Forest of Fun children's play areas featuring Elmo and his Sesame Street friends
Join Busch Gardens® in 2014 as the park celebrates the best of Europe’s culinary traditions. The world’s most beautiful theme park is turning up the heat this spring with a food and wine festival that combines a theme park atmosphere with taste-tickling food and wine pairings that will bring out the foodie in everyone. The food festival kicks off in late spring and is just part of an exciting year at Busch Gardens that includes the return of Verbolten®, the park’s newest family thrill attraction. Families twist and turn through the forbidden Black Forest in a harrowing, action-packed adventure that features surprises around every corner. IllumiNights: A Busch Gardens Encore, the park’s summertime nightly celebration concludes with a nightly fireworks show each evening. The park also serves as the place to be this year for a sensational lineup of concerts and performances offering the perfect mixture of music and adventure. Fall marks the return of Busch Gardens’ bone-chilling Halloween event, Howl-O-Scream. Gruesome creatures will be waiting for daring guests during this park-wide spooky celebration. During the winter season, Busch Gardens will transform into a holiday wonderland with millions of Christmas lights, holiday shows and animal encounters like none other during Christmas Town™: A Busch Gardens® Celebration. Guests will get into the holiday spirit with culinary specialties, a variety of unique shopping opportunities and even a visit with the jolly old elf himself, Santa Claus.
Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™ celebrates the most wonderful time of the year.
Since its debut in 2009, families have grown up with Christmas Town’s blanket of six-million glittering lights, breathtaking shows and traditional Christmas culinary delights. Visit Santa Claus at his North Pole workshop and begin a Christmas Town tradition that is as warm as apple pie. This year, take a step into the not-so-distant-past at Holiday Hills™ where mid-twentieth century Christmas celebrations come to life. Sip some hot chocolate and let the warmth of the season take over.
Start a new Christmas tradition this year at Busch Gardens Christmas Town.
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