Busch Gardens At Christmas

busch gardens at christmas

We busch gardens at christmas all know Busch Gardens at Christmas time. The lights, the rides, the holiday atmosphere. But did you know that Busch Gardens is one of the top global employers? In fact, its employee base ranges from landscapers to ride operators to security personnel. In this blog post, we take a look at some of the ways Busch Gardens contributes to the economy during the holidays. From service and hospitality jobs to retail sales and more, read on to get a better understanding of what makes this amusement park so popular.

What is a Busch Gardens Christmas?

Busch Gardens Tampa is one of the most popular theme park destinations at Christmas. With festive decor, a festive parade and special events, Busch Gardens Tampa has something for everyone during the holiday season. From Friday, December 1 through Sunday, December 3, there is a special “Christmas in the Park” event that includes family-friendly activities like caroling and holiday crafts. Special entertainment includes appearances by The Polar Express and The Grinch. Additionally, enjoy a festive feast from select food vendors on select nights including roast turkey with all the trimmings, sweet potato pie and more. Don’t miss out on this beloved Busch Gardens tradition!

How to Get Tickets for Busch Gardens at Christmas

If you’re looking to experience Busch Gardens at Christmas, there are a few things you need to know. First off, the park will be open from November 24 through January 1. Second, the special holiday event, Jingle Bell Bash, will run from December 8 through December 18. And finally, on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, select shows will be extended by one hour.

Tickets for all of these events can be purchased online or at the park’s ticket booth. The online option is definitely the easiest – simply click the link above and follow the prompts. If you’d rather speak with a human being, the ticket booth is also open during regular operating hours and can help you purchase tickets for any of the events mentioned above.

Finally, if you’re planning on visiting during Jingle Bell Bash, it’s important to note that this is a park-wide event – meaning that even if you don’t intend on attending any of the other holiday events, you’ll still need tickets in order to enter Jingle Bell Bash. So whether you’re looking for something fun to do on Christmas Eve or want to see some of Busch Gardens’ most popular attractions all at once – Jingle Bell Bash is an excellent option!

What to Expect at Busch Gardens in December

Looking to celebrate the holidays at Busch Gardens this December? Here’s what to expect:

The parks will be decorated for the holidays with festive cheer. Beginning Saturday, December 3, select areas will open early each day (9am-11am) and offer exclusive experiences such as meet-and-greets with Santa, Photo Ops with your favorite characters, and complimentary hot drinks. Later in the month on Saturday, December 17th and Sunday, December 18th, select areas will open at 5pm and stay open until 10pm. These are all-night experiences where you can enjoy festive entertainment including holiday caroling by the park’s choir of elves and a visit from Santa himself!

Don’t forget to purchase your tickets in advance! Tickets go on sale Friday, November 30th at 10am online and in-person at participating locations. And don’t forget – there are special offers available for Christmas ticket holders so be sure to check out our website for more information!

The Best Attractions at Busch Gardens at Christmas

At Busch Gardens at Christmas, guests can enjoy festive decorations, live entertainment, and delicious treats. The park is decorated with over 20 million lights, and there are three major holiday events: the Tree of Life Manger Scene, the Festivus Pole Dance Spectacular, and The Holiday Express train show.

Christmas at the park includes special holiday shows and attractions such as the Festivus Pole Dance Spectacular and The Holiday Express train show. The Tree of Life Manger Scene features a giant Christmas tree that opens to reveal a nativity scene. There’s also a display of holiday-themed animals from around the world, including a reindeer herd from Norway, penguins from Antarctica, elves from Germany, jingle bells from Ireland, gingerbread houses from the U.S., and much more!

For sweet treats in December, head to Santa’s Workshop for traditional sweets like peppermint patties and candy canes. Or try one of Busch Gardens’ new yuletide-themed restaurants like A Christmas Carol’s Feast or Kronecker Korner Cafe – both with festive menus complete with recipes inspired by Dickens’ classic story.


If you’re looking for a fun and festive place to visit this holiday season, check out Busch Gardens at Christmas! The park is decorated in a truly unique way, and the rides are always thrills. Be sure to add it to your list of places to go this winter!

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