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Busch Gardens Christmas Town

The holidays come to life at Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™, the park’s award-winning holiday event. Christmas Town runs daily with park-wide festive fun from November 12 through January 2.

Celebrate the year with holiday cheer and create merry memories for the whole family during this iconic seasonal event. Included in park admission, park guests can enjoy holiday traditions with a twist, from millions of twinkling lights throughout the park’s 335 acres to holiday shows and visits with Santa and Rudolph® the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

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The holidays come to life at Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™, the park’s award-winning holiday event. Christmas Town runs daily with park-wide festive fun from November 12 […]

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ENJOY SEASONAL FAVORITES AT CHRISTMAS TOWN'S FAMILY-FRIENDLY SHOWS

Busch Gardens beams with twinkling lights and yuletide shows during Christmas Town! Enjoy two all-new shows including the Holiday in the Sky Fireworks Show and Storytime with Mrs. Claus. Plus, be captivated by world-class ice skaters, melodious tunes, and even your favorite Sesame Street® characters. Please Note: Show seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Doors may close prior to showtime when the theater has reached full capacity.

NEW! HOLIDAY IN THE SKY FIREWORKS SHOW

Presented by Bad Boy Mowers

Enjoy classic holiday tunes and watch festive bursts of Christmas colors as they cover the sky in a dazzling fireworks and laser light display. Fireworks are offered on the Festival Field every Saturday and select nights of the event.

NEW! STORYTIME WITH MRS. CLAUS

Located in the Coke Canopy near the Christmas Town Village, Mrs. Claus will share traditional holiday tales and a joyful song.

CHRISTMAS ON ICE

Busch Gardens’ longest running holiday show returns to the Moroccan Palace Theater. This inspiring skating production transforms the stage with incredible feats of skating athleticism for a truly unmissable show set to holiday classic songs.

THREE KINGS JOURNEY

Located in Stanleyville Theater, the Three Kings Journey Show unites magical voices in perfect harmony, unfolding the famed journey to the humble town of Bethlehem.

ELMO'S CHRISTMAS WISH

Join Cookie Monster, Rosita, Grover, and Zoe as they help Elmo find his Christmas wish! Families are sure to be singing and dancing along while watching this fun holiday show. Visit Sesame Street Safari of Fun to celebrate the Christmas spirit at the Sunny Day Theater!

RESERVED SEATING CHRISTMAS ON ICE

Enjoy one-time reserve seating at the longest running Christmas show at Busch Gardens Tampa, Christmas on Ice! Seating valid for selected time and date only. More Details

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

From the front gate to Kumba, millions of dazzling of lights will captivate you while you explore the spacious park. Journey through our awe-inspiring light tunnel connecting the Congo and Stanleyville areas or make new friends with princesses in Morocco and the Bird Gardens. With so many festive areas, you are guaranteed to find the perfect photo op for the holidays.

INDULGE IN HOLIDAY TREATS WHILE SHOPPING FOR THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT

As you dash through the night between iconic rollercoasters, you can explore the Christmas Town Village: a delicious destination filled with drinks and dishes from an indulgent holiday menu. Complete a visit to the Christmas Town Village by making holiday shopping a one-stop shop. Gifts from local artisans and exclusive holiday merchandise are available to check off the items on your holiday shopping list. The best way for guests to savor and save during the holidays is with a Christmas Town Sampler Lanyard. Indulge in holiday-inspired culinary delights with an 8, 12 or Pass Member Exclusive 15-item Food & Beverage Sampler Lanyard. Starting at only $44.99. Buy Now » Christmas Town Village Food & Beverage Cabins open daily at 4:00 p.m.  

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