Busch Gardens Summer Nights
Summer in Tampa Bay isn’t complete without Busch Gardens® Summer Nights! You all know that Busch Gardens is one of the epicenters for summer fun with Summer Nights! There is newly extended hours (from June 16 to August 6), and the chance to experience the all-new thrill rides in the dark and enjoy all new party zones, summer cuisine, thrill rides in the dark and an all-new summer ice show at the Moroccan Palace, Turn It Up!.
What is Summer Nights at Busch Gardens?
From June 16 to August 6 you can challenge world-class thrill rides in the dark, summer cuisine, thrill rides in the dark and an all-new summer ice show at the Moroccan Palace, Turn It Up! The event is free with park admission and is open until 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays, and until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
What’s NEW at Summer Nights at Busch Gardens
Turn It Up! Ice Show – The Moroccan Palace is now home to the hottest show on ice, Turn It Up! This all-new ice show vibrantly celebrates summer with electric performances set to today’s hottest hits.
Party Zones – Summer Nights will feature three uniquely themed party zones at Cheetah Hunt® Plaza, Pantopia®, and Stanleyville. Guests can dance into the night at each location and indulge in spectacular summer fare inspired by the party zone itself.
- Cheetah Hunt Plaza transforms into the ¡Fiesta Festa! party zone, complete with an immersive and authentic Latin experience including lively entertainment and a flavor-packed menu, including slow roasted mojo pork, jerk chicken empanadas, and chicharróns. The party zone will also feature several drink options including sangria, margaritas and international and domestic beer selections.
- Pantopia becomes the Luau party zone with entertainment inspired by the islands, and a Hawaiian-inspired menu, including huli huli chicken, Hawaiian barbecue ribs, and pineapple cheesecake parfait as well as tropical cocktails, craft brews and much more!
- The Vibin’ Village party zone takes over Stanleyville and will transport guests to Africa with an immersive experience of tribal entertainment and an authentic cuisine featuring craft beers, artesian wines and cocktails, chicken mafi with peanut sauce, tamarind shrimp watermelon cooler and a smoked chicken pocket with harissa.
Summer Nights Sampler Lanyards
The best way to savor sensational Summer Nights cuisine is with Busch Gardens convenient 8-item Summer Nights sampler lanyard, modeled after the guest-favorite Food & Wine Festival lanyards. Guests can enjoy park-wide summer samples from themed party zones and select food locations throughout the park, including Twisted Tails, Garden Gate Café, Serengeti Overlook™ Pub and more. The Busch Gardens Summer Nights lanyards are $34.99 each with Pass Member discounts available.