Live indoor entertainment returns to Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay takes a big step toward normalcy with the return of the award-winning “Turn It Up” ice skating show and the all-new “Cirque Electric” production, both opening on May 28.

Busch Gardens Turn It Up show

World-class live indoor entertainment returns to Busch Gardens Tampa in the lead-up to Memorial Day as skaters once again take to the ice in the long-standing pageantry of “Turn It Up” and a thrilling new acrobatic show, “Cirque Electric.”

“Bringing more live entertainment safely back to the park is another huge step in returning to world class entertainment at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay,” says park president Neal Thurman. “Since our reopening in June, our park teams have been incredibly innovative and adaptable with bringing our productions to life in new ways and we’re thrilled to expand our offering to include new programs in addition to fan-favorite shows.”

Dynamic acrobatic show “Cirque Electric” features daring aerialist routines, feats of strength and balance, and thrilling acts on wheels. Multiple daily shows are scheduled on Fridays-Mondays at the Stanleyville Theater.

The contemporary performances, dazzling aerial displays, and electric pop music of “Turn It Up” will take to the ice on Thursdays-Mondays in the Moroccan Palace Theater, with multiple shows per day.

Busch Gardens Cirque Electric show
This photo does not reflect current safety standards. Protective face coverings will be required for performers at Busch Gardens.

Indoor shows will take health and safety measures into account, specifically:

  • Significantly limited capacity inside theaters to allow for safe physical distancing between parties.
  • Entry and exit from the theater will be staggered to allow for social distancing.
  • Protective face coverings over the mouth and nose are mandatory for all guests, ambassadors, and performers at all times.
  • Eating or drinking will not be allowed inside theaters.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at theater entry and exit points.
  • All seats inside the theater will be thoroughly sanitized between shows.

As per current guidelines, temperature checks and face coverings are required for entry into the park.

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