Fan Favorite Events Return to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Throughout 2022

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is planning for another year of fun festivals and family friendly events in 2022. The park has revealed their calendar of events which include plenty of returning favorites like Summer Nights, Christmas Town and much, much more.

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What’s Happening:

  • Fans of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay are in for another exciting year of experience as favorite festivals and events are scheduled to return in 2022.
  • According to the Busch Gardens website, the calendar of events includes nine offerings coming to the park with themed programs for adults, kids, party-goers and more.
  • The fun begins on weekends in January with Mardi Gras followed by Sesame Street weekends, Cinco de Mayo, Summer Nights, Spooktacular and more.
  • Most events are included with admission, however Howl-O-Scream requires separate tickets.
  • Guests who purchase an annual pass will have the chance to check out the lineup of events all year long!

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 2022 Events Schedule

With 2022 just around the corner, Busch Gardens has revealed the lineup of events scheduled to take place throughout the year. No matter how you like to play, Busch Gardens has something for you! From January to December, guests will enjoy fun offerings for the whole family including seasonal events, food festivals and more.

Busch Gardens Mardi Gras – January – February 2022

  • Let the good times roll with limited-time food, cocktails, entertainment and live music – Mardi Gras style!

Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends – January – February 2022

  • Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends for fun-filled weekends.

Food and Wine Festival – March – May 2022

  • A world of taste awaits at the annual Food & Wine Festival at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Cinco de May – May 2022

  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a party zone, festive dancing, food and beverages.

Summer Nights – May – August 2022

  • Feel the spark after dark at Busch Gardens’ Summer Nights with thrill rides, entertainment and more.

Bier Fest – August – September 2022

Howl-O-Scream – September – October 2022

  • Tampa’s premier Halloween event returns earlier than ever with new frights & scares.

Spooktacular – September – October 2022

  • Celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating and more during Busch Gardens' all-new Spooktacular event.

Christmas Town – November – December 2022

  • Celebrate the holidays with millions of twinkling lights, festive shows, and holiday-inspired culinary delights.

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