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The Busch Gardens + Adventure Island FREE Preschool Card is Back in 2021!

The Busch Gardens + Adventure Island Preschool Card is BACK for 2021 and they’ve EXTENDED the dates to register and redeem!

You don’t want to miss out on your chance to take advantage of the FREE Busch Gardens Preschool Card for kiddos ages 5 and younger!

(CLICK HERE to register now. You MUST register your child online before you go to the park.) 

The 2021 Preschool card allows for FREE unlimited visits to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island for children ages 5 and younger through December 31, 2021.

The Preschool Card is only available to Florida residents and you MUST register online first. NOTE: You must register online and redeem by May 27, 2021. (THIS IS A NEW, EXTENDED DEADLINE–YAY!)

Once you complete the online registration, print out the voucher and bring it to the ticket window at one of the theme parks to redeem the Preschool Card along with ALL of the following:

  • Your registration confirmation
  • Your child’s birth certificate (copy is fine) or travel passport
  • Your Florida resident ID

A parent/guardian does not have to be present to redeem the voucher, but they will need all of the above documents. The Preschool Card does not include free parking or discounts, but it does include a year long of FUN, FUN, FUN!!!

The Preschool Card is even more awesome because it includes admission to our favorite weekends at Busch Gardens…Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends on select dates throughout the year and special events like Christmas Town!

Related: Busch Gardens offers FREE admission to active duty military members and veterans and their families

Here’s what’s happening this May during Busch Gardens Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends:

Learn more here.

  • Rubber Duckie Weekend, May 1 & 2: Help Ernie reunite with his bath time buddy, Rubber Duckie, in an outdoor scavenger hunt and collect a special prize. Bert and Ernie will also make special appearances at dance parties and the 1-2-3 Smile with Me photo location.
  • Cookie Monster Weekend, May 8 & 9: C is for cookie! Search for Cookie Monster’s favorite treat during this fun-filled weekend, where kids can also decorate a wearable cookie crown craft. Don’t forget to take a selfie by Cookie Monster’s Foodie Truck!
  • Elmo Weekend, May 15 & 16: Kids will have a blast helping Elmo and Dorothy find their fish friends throughout the Sesame Street Safari of Fun. Families can also sing and dance along with Elmo at the Sesame Street Pavilion.
  • NEW! Everyday Heroes Weekend, May 22 & 23: Celebrate everyday heroes during the event’s final weekend. Guests will have a chance to join the Everyday Heroes Club by earning special badges for Bravery, Helping, Manners, and more! Police officers, firefighters, and other local heroes will be honored during this community celebration, which will feature special guests and emergency vehicles for this weekend only!

While you’re snagging this deal for the little ones, get your BOGO Fun Card! Purchase a Fun Card for Busch Gardens for $159.98 and get a Fun Card for Adventure Island for FREE! This will get you year-round admission to both parks!

Keep in mind when visiting Busch Gardens, all guests ages two and older will need to wear a face mask. You can learn more about the park’s COVID health and safety guidelines here.

If you’ve been wanting to head to Walt Disney World this year, they are also offering a deal for Florida residents with ticket prices as low as for $78 per day for a 4-Day ticket! Learn more here.





Laura Byrne
Laura Byrne is an award-winning former television news journalist who spent 15+ years in newsrooms across the state of Florida including Sarasota, Tallahassee, Fort Myers and right here in Tampa Bay where she still freelances on occasion. She covered the political beat, crime beat and every day breaking news during her time in Florida newsrooms, but is now focused on sharing positive news stories and events with families in Tampa Bay. She is a proud mommy of two little boys who keep her on her toes and laughing every day. Her goal is to inspire families just like yours to get out and play and experience all that Tampa Bay and our great state of Florida have to offer! She encourages you to share your stories and upcoming events so we can spread the good news.

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