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May Weekends at Busch Gardens

11th May 2019 - 10:30am

May weekends at Busch Gardens.

May weekends at Busch Gardens.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's 60th anniversary celebration has 52 weeks of events, including fan-favourite experiences and NEW offerings in May. With brand-new Tigris, Florida’s tallest launch coaster, Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends and animal encounters, there's something for everyone to enjoy. NEW! Cinco De Mayo Celebration (Sat & Sun, 4th & 5th May), Stanleyville has a DJ party zone including festive dancing, food & drinks. Guests (21+) can stop by the Garden Gate Café or Kettle Corn in Pantopia for two free beers.


Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends (Sat/Sun, 4th – 19th May).


Busch Gardens is celebrating Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary with spring weekend events and a new friend, Julia, a sweet and curious 4-year-old with autism. Julia joins Elmo and Abby Cadabby at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Guests can meet Julia and friends in the new Abby Cadabby’s Garden, on the pathway to Sesame Street Safari of Fun. Also NEW, families can enjoy build-your-own ice cream sundaes at the Sesame Kids’ Pavilion.


Each weekend offers interactive entertainment and activities. From character dance parties to scavenger hunts, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. In addition, each weekend is themed to fan-favourite characters: Elmo Weekend (4th & 5th May); Help Elmo and his pet goldfish, Dorothy, find her friends in Sesame Street Safari of Fun play area and discover treasures along their way! Rubber Duckie Weekend (11th & 12th May); Join the search for Ernie’s favourite rubber duckie! Experience all Sesame Street Safari of Fun has to offer while spending quality time with Bert and Ernie! Cookie Monster Weekend (18th & 19th May); Look for cookies among the flowers with Cookie Monster and friends. Guests can enjoy arts and crafts and more. Guy Harvey Weekend (11th & 12th May); Meet the world-renowned artist and conservationist Guy Harvey through autograph sessions and meet & greets. In addition, Guy Harvey will host a special Conservation Connections session highlighting his partnership with SeaWorld Parks and his conservation efforts.


Summer Nights at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay; Every night from 31st May to 11th August. Park guests can take on their favourite thrills in the dark, now including Tigris, Florida’s tallest launch coaster. Guests can dance the night away in themed party zones and enjoy a fireworks finale each Friday, Saturday and Sunday night all summer long.


Ticket information:

The best value ticket for visiting SeaWorld Parks in Florida is the 3-Park SeaWorld, Aquatica and Busch Gardens Ticket or the Discovery Cove Ultimate Package. The 3-Park Ticket, offering 14 days unlimited entry to three parks - SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando and Busch Gardens - for the price of two, when guests book and visit before 31st December 2019. Tickets also include free parking at all three parks. The Discovery Cove Ultimate Package includes a one-day reservation at Discovery Cove (with a 30-minute dolphin swim experience, meals and snacks included) plus 14-days unlimited entry to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Aquatica Orlando, with free parking included at all parks.

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May weekends at Busch Gardens.
May weekends at Busch Gardens.

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