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Living in Florida certainly has its perks! With ample entertainment, restaurants, shopping, and a variety of ecosystems, there’s always something to do. Not to mention, being a Florida Resident can save you some major cash throughout the year at the best resorts and attractions. Check out all of the ways you can save this Labor Day Weekend, with Florida Resident deals right here in Tampa Bay!

Whatever you decide to do this Labor Day Weekend, make sure you reap the benefits. Keep checking back as new deals are added!

Updated June 2024 by Brie Gorecki.

Florida Resident Discounts for Labor Day: Attractions

*Prices and offers are subject to change.

Tampa Bay CityPASS

CityPASS is a ticket experience you can purchase online to enjoy multiple attractions across Tampa Bay.

Here’s how it works: Tampa residents can purchase mobile or printable tickets and begin using the pass right away, or within one year of the purchase date. Once you begin to use your CityPass, it’s good for a 9-day period.

Each pass includes admission to five popular local attractions, including Busch Gardens, The Florida Aquarium, ZooTampa at Lowry Park, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, MOSI, Tropics Boat Tours, and more! CityPASS is $144 per adult.

What a great way to explore Tampa Bay during Labor Day Weekend.

The Florida Aquarium
The Florida Aquarium | Image credit: Stephanie Patterson

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

There are a few ways for Florida residents to save at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay just in time to enjoy Labor Day Weekend.

Busch Gardens regularly does ticket sales and right now, you can get single day tickets starting at $59.99 and Fun Cards starting at $79.99. Fun Cards are good for unlimited visits through December 31, 2024.

For us locals, an Annual Pass (starting at ~$12.75 per month) or a Fun Card is usually the best bet so you can visit as many times as you want through the end of the year.

Adventure Island

Similar to Busch Gardens, Adventure Island is also having a summer sale including 50% Off Single-Day Tickets (sale price $46.99), plus, Fun Cards are on sale at the discounted price of $67.99/person (good for unlimited visits through December 31, 2024).

Adventure Island also offers sales and Florida Resident deals for Annual Passholders. Passes are currently On Sale up to 20% Off for a few more days, plus, Florida Residents can opt for an Annual Pass monthly payment option and pay as little as $10.25/month. Another perk of living in Florida!

Image credit: Adventure Island via Twitter

Tampa Museum of Art

Perched right along the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk lies the Tampa Museum of Art. Known for its exhibits and collections, this is a gorgeous local museum that all residents must visit at least once! And, it offers plenty of deals for college students and Florida Educators alike. Regular admission is $25/adult, but if you’re military or a Florida educator, enjoy $10 off admission. And, if you’re a college student, your admission is FREE with proof of ID.

Wild Florida Deals

Get outdoors this Labor Day and enjoy life on the wild side at Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park. Wild Florida offers Florida residents 15% off airboat tours, $8 Gator Park admission, and discounted Drive-thru Safari Park admission. Purchase tickets in person and bring your proof of residency.

When hunger strikes, sink your teeth into grub at their Chomp House Grill where you and your love can enjoy some tasty gator bites and other wild fare.

Gatorland Deals

Enjoy live gator shows, exhibits, zip lining, and a walk through the gator marsh all in an afternoon with your date at Gatorland. Florida resident discounts come and go throughout the year, so keep an eye out on their website.

For a limited time, guests can enjoy 50% off admission and pay just $17.50 per adult! Tickets must be purchased in person at the admissions office and proof of residency is required.

Jungle Adventures Deals

Experience Old Florida with all five senses at Jungle Adventures with Florida Resident discounts. During the months of January, May, and September, Florida residents enjoy a $4 discount on all full-day tickets. Proof of residency is required at the time of purchase.

Labor Day Weekend Staycations with FL Resident Discounts

Many hotels nearby offer Florida resident discounts. Just be sure to check on the hotels’ websites and info as to if the discounts apply to Labor Day Weekend.

Westgate River Ranch and Rodeo

Looking for something different this Labor Day? Make the two-hour drive to River Ranch for one of the most unique couples getaways in Florida. Westgate River Ranch is a real Florida dude ranch offering everything from rustic camping to luxury glamping – we highly recommend the Luxe TeePees and Luxe Conestoga Wagons!

Florida residents can save 10% at Westgate River Ranch with proof of residency if you book online!

Tradewinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach

Florida and Georgia residents can save when booking a room at either the Island Grand or Rumfish Beach Resort. with special packages such as 20% off and the third and fourth nights free.
Use Promo code FLREZ while checking rates.

Image credit: Tradewinds Island Resorts

Sirata St. Pete Beach

Cross the bridge and make your way to Sirata St. Pete Beach. Now, you can enjoy their newly renovated guest rooms and enjoy their Florida Resident deal. Prepare to relax and save 10% off room rates just for living in Florida.
Use Code FLORIDA while checking dates.

The Beachcomber St. Pete Beach

Right next door to the Rumfish Beach Resort is The Beachcomber. This inviting hotel offers plenty of space to spread out and enjoy an escape from all of life’s woes. Relax in a private cabana with gorgeous views of the Gulf and all the sunshine your body can take.

Now, Florida Residents can getaway to The Beachcomber for up to 13% off a room rates. Please note that black-out dates and restrictions may apply and proof of residency might be required upon check-in.

The Hotel Zamora

Also located on St. Pete Beach is the beautiful Hotel Zamora. And, luckily for us Florida Residents, we can reap the benefits of this stunning hotel at a discounted rate! Florida Residents can save 5% off room rates and receive a $30 food and beverage credit. All you have to do is show proof of Florida residency and voila.
Use Rate Code FLORIDA while checking dates.

The Don Cesar

Check-in at The Don Cesar and save! FL/GA residents can save up to 15% off room rates with a bonus $50 resort credit at this iconic pink beachfront resort. Proof of residency is required so be sure to have your IDs ready and enjoy all that The Don has to offer! You can bet this iconic property will be popular for Labor Day Weekend, so book early!

Image credit: The Don Cesar

Belleview Inn

Head over to the Belleview Inn and check-in for a bit of history at this gorgeous, newly renovated resort. Florida Residents can enjoy exclusive savings of up to 25%! Use Code RESIDENT while checking dates.

Although this resident deal is not valid on holiday weekends, the Belleview also offers Holiday Savings deals including one for this Labor Day: Stay two nights between August 30 – September 6, 2023, and get the third night free. Must select 3 nights when booking & book by September 3.

Sandpearl Resort

Head over to Clearwater Beach and enjoy the Sandpearl Resort. Besides Flash Sales, their regular Sunshine State Staycation deal is an attempt to pay it forward for Florida residents. Although not available on holiday weekends, residents can normally enjoy up to 15% off, plus a daily breakfast for two while you take a little time to de-stress. You deserve it!

Opal Sands Resort

As with the Sandpearl and also located on Clearwater Beach, the Opal Sands Resort offers Florida Residents the same “Sunshine State Staycation” deal year-round, offering up to 15% off your stay, plus daily breakfast for two.

Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

One more on the beach, the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach frequently offers Florida and Georgia resident rates, and is currently offering a “Summer Sale-A-Bration” deal if you stay 2 or more nights, of up to 25% off best available rates, plus a $25 valet credit and 10% off dining.

Photo Credit: Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach


Whatever you decide to do, we hope you have a great Labor Day weekend!

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