Summer Nights returns to Busch Gardens Tampa with all-new laser and fireworks show

Starting this weekend, guests can feel the spark after dark at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay with the return of Summer Nights!

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This year’s event will feature an all-new laser and fireworks finale, seasonal eats, and extended park hours every Friday-Sunday from July 17 through Aug. 16.

In a physically distant setting, guests can enjoy a combination of lasers and fireworks with plenty of space to spread out on the Festival Field.

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Park guests can enjoy a limited time menu that includes frozen cocktails and twists on summertime classics, from gourmet hot dogs with specialty toppings to a collection of desserts and drinks inspired by s’mores. Other dishes and drinks include:

  • BBQ classics: Kung Pao ribs, pulled pork and brisket chop sandwiches
  • Loaded Mac & Cheese featuring your choice of beef short ribs or the park’s popular “Boujee” bacon from the Food & Wine Festival
  • Pick-Your-Pack Specialty Cupcakes, including Chocolate Oreo Explosion, Red Velvet Cheesecake, Spiced Apple Salted Caramel, Chocolate Chocolate Chip S’mores and Fun-Fetti Delight
  • Spicy Strawberry Jalapeño and Summer Lime Margaritas, assorted frozen cocktails, and more

To learn more about Summer Nights at Busch Gardens Tampa, as well as the park’s health and safety precautions, visit


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