Summer Events at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Summer Events at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens summer events

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Spend Your Summer at Busch Gardens

There’s never a bad time of year to visit Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The award-winning theme part is brimming with thrilling rides, amazing attractions and world-class entertainment. The whole family is sure to enjoy a trip to Busch Gardens. During summertime, Busch Gardens offers plenty to do, day or night.

Summer Events at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Here are the seasonal events you can enjoy during the summer at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Food & Wine Festival

From May 17–June 30, Busch Gardens becomes a foodie’s paradise. The Food & Wine Festival offers guests over 40 specialty entrees and desserts from around the world. In addition to food, Busch Gardens will also have a variety of wines, craft beers, cocktails and signature drinks that are all available for purchase. Find the specialty Food & Wine Festival kiosks throughout the park.

Experience Summer Nights

The fun doesn’t stop at Busch Gardens once the sun goes down. From June 28 through Aug. 11, Busch Gardens celebrates summer nights will special entertainment, culinary experiences and more. Performances include acts from the shows America’s and Britain’s Got Talent and a laser light show.

Fourth of July Fireworks

Busch Gardens pays tribute to the Fourth of July with a dazzling firework display. On July 3–4, at 9:30 p.m., watch the sky light up from around the park.

Bier Fest

Wind down the summer with a German-style Bier Fest from Aug. 16 through Sept. 2. Busch Gardens’ Bier Fest brings the traditions of Oktoberfest to the theme park. Enjoy traditional German food, live music and, of course, beer.

Visit Water Country USA

Summertime also means that Water Country USA is also open for the season. Virginia’s largest water park is just minutes away from Busch Gardens. Guests can even purchase tickets for both parks at a discount. Water Country USA features a number of thrilling water rides, slides and attractions, including the new Cutback Water Coaster.

Click here to read more about Water Country USA.