Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announces enhancements, new summer event

Theme park brings fresh looks to several attractions

New park entrance coming to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens)

TAMPA, Fla. – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has given many of its popular attractions some new looks, all ahead of the busy summer season.

Over the past several months, leaders said they have put in one of the largest investments on park enhancements that guests are sure to notice. This includes fresh looks to popular attractions including Montu, Cheetah Hunt and Stanley Falls Flume, as well as to the park’s Moroccan Village and Pantopia.

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Even more enhancements are happening next door at Busch Gardens’ nearby water park, Adventure Island. Back in March, the park debuted a new tropical seating area for guests to enjoy. The water park will also be opening two new attractions very soon, Rapids Racer and Wahoo Remix.

Park leaders said the changes will continue later this year when Busch Gardens Tampa Bay debuts an all-new entrance sign complete with the park logo, animals and roller coasters.

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Adventure Island will also be getting a new and refreshed entrance.

Later this Summer, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will also introduce the all-new seasonal event, Summer Celebration, which begins on May 27. The fan-favorite show, Cirque Electric, will make its return to the Stanleyville Theater with acrobatic stunts and dynamic performances.

The park’s annual Food and Wine Festival is currently underway and its new roller coaster, Iron Gwazi, opened to guests last month.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Annual Pass (Busch Gardens)

The best way to experience the new enhancements, entertainment additions and exclusive rewards is with a Busch Gardens Annual Pass. Current pass members will receive additional benefits this spring such as complimentary Food & Wine samples, Busch Bucks, discounted guest tickets and more depending on pass tier.

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About the Author:

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.