Summer Nights are back at Busch Gardens Tampa starting May 28 with late-night thrills, delicious summer snacks, and an all-new laser and fireworks show every night through September 6! The park is open later on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights so you can get your fill of Busch Gardens’ thrilling attractions and exclusive menu items before the exciting new fireworks spectacular.
Open-Air Block Party Plazas
DJs keep the party going throughout the park at open-air block party plazas in Cheetah Hunt Plaza and Stanleyville Plaza. Guests can dance along to popular hits and indulge in summer treats between rides on Busch Gardens’ epic rollercoasters.
Summer Dining Menu
Stay tuned for the full menu coming soon!
Live Shows & Entertainment
Summer Nights at Busch Gardens also means the return of the popular Turn It Up! ice skating show. Turn It Up features amazing contemporary performances and aerial tricks set to pop music. The award-winning show takes the stage in the Moroccan Palace Theater at select times every Monday through Thursday.
In addition to Turn It Up, a brand new show is coming to Busch Gardens Tampa this summer. Cirque Electric is an unbelievable acrobatic stunt show that has been produced exclusively for Busch Gardens. Every Friday through Monday, guests will have the opportunity to watch fearless performers in a series of stunts, aerials, and other world-class feats. Cirque Electric will take place at select times throughout the weekends at Stanleyville Theater.
Brand New Fireworks Finale
Spark! A Nighttime Spectacular ends summer nights at Busch Gardens with a bang every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 9:15 pm. The new production illuminates Festival Field as the park’s “most stunning show ever” with explosive pyrotechnics, lasers, and water elements. There will be additional Spark! presentations for Memorial Day (May 31), Independence Day (July 1-4), and Labor Day (Sept. 6). Leading up to Spark! presentations, guests can enjoy a pre-party on the Festival Pathway. Under a ceiling of glowing lights strung from the trees, live music and other festivities get the vibe set for the incredible new evening show.
Summer Nights at Busch Gardens fun is free with regular park admission. You will need a reservation in order to visit Busch Gardens Tampa. The park will be open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM on event days.