New events added to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 2022 lineup

Events begin Jan. 6 with return of music series

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TAMPA, Fla. – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is already looking ahead to the new year with a jam packed entertainment lineup.

The theme park announced some new events along with some returning favorites.

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The park’s longest running concert series, Real Music, will return to the Stanleyville Theater beginning Jan. 4 with eight different performances through February.

Musical artists include performances by The Diamonds, EagleMania: The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band and all-new this year, All-4-One, Ambrosia and the Hollywood Nights: The Bob Seger Experience.

The entire lineup is below:

  • Jan. 4-9, The Diamonds
  • Jan. 11-16, EagleMania: The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band
  • Jan. 18-23, Let’s Hang On: America’s No. 1 Frankie Valli Tribute Show
  • Jan. 25-30, All-4-One
  • Feb. 1-6, Hollywood Nights: The Bob Seger Experience
  • Feb. 8-13, Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA
  • Feb. 15-20, Ambrosia
  • Feb. 22-27, Simply Queen: The Most Incredible Live Tribute to Queen

New to the 2022 lineup are events celebrating Hispanic culture and heritage including Cinco de Mayo (begins May 5) and Viva La Música (begins May 13). Other events on the calendar include Mardi Gras (begins Jan 8), Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends (begins Jan. 29) and the Food and Wine Festival (begins March 11).

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will open Iron Gwazi, North America’s tallest hybrid coaster and the fastest and steepest hybrid coaster in the world in March.

Right now, guests who purchase a 2022 Busch Gardens Fun Card receive park admission to visit now through the end of 2022 for only $120.99.

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Landon joined News 6 in 2017. He grew up in Southern Illinois and graduated from Southern Illinois University with a bachelors degree in TV and digital media. When he is not at work you can catch him at one of Orlando's theme parks or the beach. Before working at News 6 he worked for stations in Miami and Fort Myers.