It’s the most wonderful time of the year to visit Busch Gardens! Christmas Town, the annual Busch Gardens holiday event, is back again this year!
Christmas Town is an event like no other. Of course, you’ll be able to delight in everything Busch Gardens has to offer on a daily basis year-round, including seven roller coasters, a kid’s coaster, animal exhibits, food, shows, shopping and much more. But during Christmas Town, you’ll be able to take advantage of a whole lot more.
Have you ever been on any of Busch Garden’s thrill rides at night? If you haven’t, this is your chance! You’ll be able to see Tampa from a whole new perspective, with beautiful views and Christmas decorations. To experience this, make sure you ride one of the thrill rides after dark.
This year, Busch Gardens will be bringing back show favorites, like Christmas on Ice and Carol of the Bells. The Tree Show in Jungala, the Hallelujah Showcase, and Christmas from the Heart are just a few of the other shows families will love.
Christmas Town Village will also be open for everyone to enjoy tasty treats and holiday shopping. There will even be a Jingle Bell Express for kids to ride and a miniature Christmas city with model trains.
When you’re done shopping, eating and playing at the village, you can head over to Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland to meet and take pictures with Rudolph, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, Bumble, and Sam the Snowman.
After that, you can go over to Santa’s House to see Santa Claus! Your kids will love the opportunity to meet and take pictures with Santa in his private study.
This holiday season, Christmas Town will also feature some new attractions! There will be a Story Time Breakfast with Rudolph at the Dragon Fire Grill with stories, holiday songs, and of course, breakfast. There will also be a new Three Kings celebration held from January 1st through January 6th with Latin traditions, live entertainment and more.
The Christmas Town experience is included in your annual pass, fun card, or daily admission into the park. For this premier holiday experience, Busch Gardens will be open until 10pm on select nights, giving you more than enough time to enjoy everything at this year’s Christmas Town. On New Year’s Eve, you can even ring in the New Years at Busch Gardens, open until 1am, with fireworks, a park-wide countdown and more fun.
If you’re looking for something fun to do this holiday season, look no further! At Busch Gardens Christmas Town, you’ll be able to celebrate the holidays in a way you’ll be sure to remember.