Busch Gardens Tampa lights up the sky
for the 4th of July
Celebrate Independence Day with Thrill Rides in the Dark, Live Entertainment and Fireworks
This Independence Day, families can celebrate with a night of thrill rides, live entertainment and an incredible fireworks show at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
Open late for Summer Nights, guests can celebrate the Fourth of July festivities by challenging Florida’s top thrill rides, like our newest family thrill ride, Cobra’s Curse™, and North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower, Falcon’s Fury®. Plus, fireworks will illuminate the sky at 9:30 p.m., in Gwazi Park right after the rock-fueled acrobatics show, Kinetix.
Guests can enjoy extended hours for Summer Nights at Busch Gardens from June 24 to August 7. The park will stay open until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and close at 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.
Experience all the thrills this summer with an Annual Pass, which includes unlimited admission with no blockout dates, free parking, special deals and discounts, and much more! It’s the best value for Florida residents and it starts at just $14 per month with EZpay.
For more information, visit buschgardenstampa.com. Or, be the first to know about new events, special deals and future announcements by following the park’s blog at BuschGardensTampaBlog.com, or “Like” the Busch Gardens Facebook page and follow @buschgardens on Twitter and Instagram.
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SeaWorld Orlando is celebrating the 4th of July with four days of special events, concerts, and one of Orlando’s most magnificent fireworks displays during SeaWorld Orlando’s 4th of July Weekend Celebration.
SeaWorld Orlando 4th of July Weekend
- Friday, July 1st– Military Appreciation Morning – This Friday, SeaWorld Orlando will be opening the park gates one hour early for U.S. active duty military, veterans and up to three guests. Spin, glide, skim and fly on Manta or brave Orlando’s tallest, fastest and longest coaster, Mako during exclusive ride time before park opening. Advance ticket and military ID required; visit WavesOfHonor.com for current active duty and veteran ticket offers. Exclusive ride time begins at 8 a.m.
- Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 3 – Weekend Concerts – Park guests can enjoy performances from Country music icon Lee Greenwood at Bayside Stadium. Greenwood has more than 30 albums to his credit and has received numerous industry awards including Grammy Top Male Vocal Performance and Male Vocalist with Country Music Association. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. and are included with park admission. Reserved seating available for $15, visit SeaWorldOrlando.com for details.
- Fireworks Display – This Fourth of July, families and friends can enjoy one of Orlando’s most magnificent fireworks displays at SeaWorld Orlando. During the show the night sky will light up as bursts of bright colors fill the air during this spectacular, patriotic-inspired show featuring the 13th Army Band, Florida National Guard. Fireworks are included with park admission and can best be viewed from Bayside Stadium. The patriotic musical performance begins at 10 p.m. with fireworks promptly following at approximately 10:45 p.m.
SeaWorld Orlando is always awesome about offering affordable ways to upgrade your experience, and for the 4th of July there are two options.
VIP Fireworks Viewing Patio- Enjoy this private VIP Hillside Patio to view the Fourth of July fireworks at SeaWorld. Included in the purchase is this VIP area to watch the fireworks along with one drink ticket redeemable for a beer, wine or soda and dessert selection. Packages starting at $49.00.
Fourth of July Fireworks Reserved Seating- Reserve your seat in advance by purchasing Fourth of July Fireworks Reserved Seating online for $29.00.
For more information, park hours and to purchase tickets, visit SeaWorldOrlando.com. Events and times are subject to change. Follow SeaWorld on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest Summer of Mako information. Join the conversation with #SeaWorld and #SummerOfMako.
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