Great news Busch Gardens fans! Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced their latest limited capacity event, "Taste of Busch Gardens", kicking off September 2 with select dates through September 27th.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg opened for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak in August with their Coasters & Craft Brews event. The event was a big success and the theme park operated with 1000 guests (per time slot) as required by the Governor. They had COVID-19 safety measures in place and guests were able to once again enjoy the rides and experiences at Busch Gardens.
The Taste of Busch Gardens event will be adding on a couple new experiences which is very exciting.
- Two roller coasters are added to the list for this event----Alpengeist and Verbolten along with InvadR, Griffon, and Finnegan's Flyer.
- Three new rides added to the lineup----Der Wirblewind swing ride, Le Scoot log flume ride and Kinder Karussel Carousel. Plus, don't forget to visit the famous Clydesdales.
- Two new villages added----Oktoberfest and Rhinefeld plus the five previously opened villages of England, Ireland, Scotland, Frand and New France.
- One additional operating day added during the week----Wednesdays. The park will be open for limited hours from September 2-27th. Wednesdays and Thursdays 11-3pm and 5-9pm. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day.
The event will offer 15 specialty foods, 30 wines, beers and specialty beverages.
**TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE & YOU MUST MAKE A RESERVATION**
RESERVE YOUR DAY---TICKETS & MILITARY TICKETS
Again, you must make a reservation & pay online in advance to attend this event due to limited capacity!
- Park admission----Wednesday, Thursday, Friday----$44.99 per person (food & beverages sold separately)----Saturday & Sunday----$49.99 per person (food & beverages sold separately)
- Bundle admission----Wednesday, Thursday, Friday----$68.99 (includes 5 menu items)----Saturday & Sunday----$73.99 (includes 5 menu items)
- Bundle admission----Wednesday, Thursday, Friday----$92.99 (includes 10 menu items)----Saturday & Sunday----$97.99 (includes 10 menu items)
- Waves of Honor----free admission for military members (available in limited number)
- Active memberships---annual passes, fun cards, military pass holders----free
- Parking is $25/car
*It is important to note that due to the limited capacity, active memberships, annual passes, fun cards, military pass holders and the Waves of Honor reservations are available in a limited amount as the park can only host 1000 guests. If your date is sold out, please check back periodically as inventory availability may change.
Busch Gardens has done a fantastic job putting safety measures in place for both employees and patrons. You can learn more about their Covid-19 safety protocol below!
Learn more about Busch Gardens Williamsburg and their military discounted tickets & passes on MilitaryBridge.