Fun Things to do at Busch Gardens Summer Nights

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Busch Gardens Summer Nights

Looking for a fun place to spend your summer nights? Look no farther than Busch Gardens Summer Nights. From May 31 to August 11, Busch Gardens will be open until 10 pm! It gives guests a longer chance to have fun in the park after the heat of a hot Florida day and potentially shorter lines. Plus, there are many fun things offered during Summer Nights that are not available during the rest of the year. Check out some of the summer features below!

Take a ride on Tigris

Experience Busch Gardens’ brand-new roller coaster, Tigris, for the first time at night! Thrill-seekers can challenge themselves to take a wild ride on Tigris’s 150-foot skyward surge, and heartline roll, backward motion at 60mph in the dark. Fun fact: Tigris is Florida’s tallest launch roller coaster!

Enjoy the Summer Food

Busch Gardens offers many food options, and over the summer, they have even more! The summer menu adds Buffalo Chicken Planks, Short Rib Nachos, Funnel Cake Fries, Mac N Cheese Melts and more. Cool treats include churro sundaes, freak shakes, passion fruit tequila mojito or an alcoholic popsicle!

Busch Gardens Summer Nights

Watch the Firework Shows

Summer and fireworks go together like peanut butter and jelly. Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, guests can enjoy a complimentary firework show at 9:30. What better way to end the night than an exciting firework show with the kids, friends or date! If you’re not into the loud noise of fireworks, there is also a new laser show with a custom soundtrack.

Busch Gardens Summer Nights

Dance to the DJs

Every section of the park will have a DJ playing fun and festive music for everyone to get their groove on! Take a break from the rides to show-off your moves and get yourself excited for the all thrilling rides you can experience even later and the memories you will make on them! If you’re not big on getting out on the floor, there will be festive dancers you can watch instead.

There are many more fun summer things, like the Spritzer Squad who will cool down willing guests with water and all the summer shows! Whether you’re an annual pass holder or not, young or old, there are plenty of exciting adventures to go on at Busch Gardens Summer Nights!


Photo Credit: Busch Gardens Tampa

For other fun summer events check out The Summer Movie Series at The Nancy And David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre and Check Out Resort Pass This Summer!


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