Busch Gardens Tampa and Adventure Island water park are giving guests extended hours, new thrill rides in the dark and live entertainment this summer with special events.
The thrills come out at night at Busch Gardens from June 27 to Aug. 16 during Summer Nights. Thrill seekers can challenge North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower Falcon’s Fury and Florida’s first triple-launch coaster Cheetah Hunt in the dark. Plus, the award-winning Kinetix show returns with rock-fueled music and acrobatics at 9 p.m. on Gwazi Field, followed by a fireworks show every night.
New in 2015, Busch Gardens is open until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays throughout Summer Nights.
When the sun goes down, the fun heats up at Adventure Island from June 11 to Aug. 8 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights during Island Nights. The summer includes extended park hours, island entertainment, larger-than-life sand sculptures and a family-friendly sunset celebration.
New in 2015, hurtle high and experience a feeling of weightlessness on Colossal Curl, Adventure Island’s newest family thrill slide. Plus, tempt your taste buds at the new Island Taco Truck with burritos, taco bowls and more.
Experience all the thrills this summer with the Ride, Slide & Dine Ticket for just $99. For a limited time, this flexible deal allows guests to choose two visits and two meals to either Busch Gardens or Adventure Island. For more information, visit BuschGardens.com.