• Thursday, January 17, 2019

Busch Gardens Tampa is Celebrating its 60th Anniversary with a Year of Fun!

Busch Gardens Tampa’s 60th anniversary celebration kicks off on January 1, bringing a full 52 weeks of fun to the parks that keeps the party going all 2019! The festivities include free guest tickets, shopping and dining discounts, and tons of commemorative activities throughout the park.

Year of Beer

In addition to 2019 being the “Year of Fun” at Busch Gardens Tampa, it is also the #YearOfBeer! Paying homage to the park’s origins as a beer garden in 1959, guests can enjoy two complimentary 7 oz beer samples each time they visit the park all year long from Serengeti Overlook Pub and Garden Gate Cafe.


Also taking place during the Year of Fun is the opening of Florida’s tallest launch coaster “Tigris”, scheduled to open in Spring 2019. The thrilling new attraction runs on more than 1800 feet of steel track, with a 150 foot skywards surge and speeds of more than 60 miles per hour!

Special Events

Busch Gardens Tampa is guaranteeing that 2019 will be a year of fun with a full 52 weeks of exciting events taking place throughout the year! From specially themed kids’ weekends and concert series to nightly summer fun, each week in the upcoming year offers awesome celebrations that are included with regular park admission! Some things to look forward to include:

  • January 5 & 6: Three Kings Celebration
  • January 7 – March 16: Real Music Real Masters
  • February 2 – February 10: Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends
  • March 16 – April 28: Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival
  • May 4 – May 19: Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends
  • May 11 & 12: Guy Harvey Weekend
  • May 18 & 19: Jack Hanna Weekend
  • May 31 – August 10: Busch Gardens Summer Nights
  • July 4: Independence Day Fireworks
  • August 17 – September 8: Bier Fest
  • Fall 2019: Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream
  • October 5 – October 27: Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends

With all of this to look forward to and more exciting announcements still to come, there’s no question that a visit (or several!) to Busch Gardens Tampa should be on your to-do list in 2019. Prepare to have a year of fun by browsing tickets2you.com for great deals on Busch Gardens Tampa tickets!

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