Busch Gardens Tampa Bay launches their new reimagined Summer Nights event this week, no extra ticket is needed as this is included with park admission. It features park-wide party zones, summer cuisine, thrill rides in the dark and an all-new summer ice show at the Moroccan Palace, Turn It Up! The event kicks off June 16th through August 6th and is open until 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays, and until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
NEW! Party Zones
Summer Nights will feature three party zones at Cheetah Hunt Plaza, Pantopia and Stanleyville. You can dance into the night at each themed location and indulge in spectacular summer fare inspired by the party zone itself.
Cheetah Hunt Plaza transforms into the ¡Fiesta Festa! party zone, complete with an immersive and authentic Latin experience including lively entertainment and a flavor-packed menu, including slow roasted mojo pork, jerk chicken empanadas, and chicharróns. This area will also feature several drink options including sangria, margaritas and international and domestic beer selections.
Pantopia becomes the Luau party zone with tropical drinks, entertainment inspired by the islands, and a Hawaiian-inspired menu, including huli huli chicken, Hawaiian barbecue ribs, and pineapple cheesecake parfait as well as tropical cocktails, craft brews and much more!
The Vibin’ Village party zone takes over Stanleyville and will transport you to Africa with an immersive experience of tribal entertainment and an authentic cuisine featuring craft beers, artesian wines and cocktails, chicken mafi with peanut sauce, tamarind shrimp watermelon cooler and a smoked chicken pocket with harissa.
NEW! Summer Nights Sampler Lanyards
The best way to savor sensational Summer Nights cuisine is with Busch Gardens convenient 8-item Summer Nights sampler lanyard. You can enjoy park-wide summer samples from themed party zones and select food locations throughout the park, including Twisted Tails, Garden Gate Café, Serengeti Overlook Pub and more. The Summer Nights lanyards are $34.99 per person with Pass Member discounts available.
NEW! Turn It Up! Ice Show
The Moroccan Palace is now home to the hottest show on ice, Turn It Up! This all-new, original ice show vibrantly celebrates summer with contemporary performances, aerial moments and eclectic pop music.
Thrill Rides in the Dark
Florida’s top thrill rides will be open for Summer Nights, including favorites like Falcon’s Fury, Cheetah Hunt, SheiKra and Busch Gardens’ newest spin coaster, Cobra’s Curse.