Busch Gardens Tampa Special Offers

Below are current and expired special offers for Busch Gardens Tampa Bay! The list includes offers for admission, in park specials, and benefits for annual pass members.

NOTE: All offers are subject to change at any time without notice. While we make every effort to keep the information below accurate and timely, we are not responsible for any incorrect information. Please verify current offers and terms directly with the park.

Last updated: September 7, 2019


Current Admission/Pass Offers

Various options for online ticket purchases saving between $15 and $100 per ticket depending on the options chosen. For example, a Single Day Busch Gardens Ticket purchased 3 or more days in advance for $84.99 (savings of $25). Single day savings based on full gate price of $109.99.



Current In Park Offers – All Guests

  • 60¢ Popcorn Bucket Refills – Limited Time Offer

In celebration of the park’s 60th anniversary in 2019, get discounted refills in souvenir popcorn buckets for only 60 cents. Valid at select locations, offer subject to change at any time.

  • Free Beer All Year – offer ends December 31, 2019

In celebration of the park’s 60th year of operation, guests 21 and over may enjoy two free 7 oz beers per day throughout 2019. Guests can get their free beer at Garden Gate Cafe, Serengeti Overlook Pub, or Kettle Corn in Pantopia. Hours of availability may vary, and photo ID may be required for age verification.


Current Offers – Annual Pass Members

Pass Member Single-Night Tickets available for $34.99 ($5 savings) for visits during Howl-O-Scream 2019. Be sure to log in first to see pass member pricing on the Howl-O-Scream ticket page. Additional options including upgrades, tours, etc. also available. Some products eligible for pass member discount; pricing varies.

Pass members can purchase a 12 item Bier Fest sampler for the price of a 10 item sampler ($49.99). No additional discount applies. Pass member discounts do apply to the 5 and 10 item samplers.

  • Free Bier Fest Sample – offer ends September 8, 2019

Annual Pass Members can scan their pass at the self-service kiosks at the front of the park to receive one free Bier Fest sample voucher each event day through September 8. Valid for Bronze, Silver, Gold and Florida Platinum Annual Passes. Only redeemable at Bier Fest locations during event hours.

  • Free Howl-O-Scream Single-Use Quick Queue – offer ends September 8, 2019

Pass Members can stop by Painted Camel Bazaar in Pantopia to pick up a single-use Quick Queue voucher for use during Howl-O-Scream at either a house or thrill ride. Available once per day through September 8, 2019. Does not include admission into Howl-O-Scream, which runs select nights from September 20 through November 2, 2019. Offer valid for Bronze, Silver, Gold or Florida Platinum Annual Pass Members while supplies last.

On September 13 & 14, 2019, Pass Members and Fun Card Holders can stay after park close for an exclusive event. Most attractions will be open, and there will be a special showing of Rock-A-Doo-Wop at park close each night. Exclusive discounts during the event include 50% off entrees at Dragon Fire Grill and Serengeti Overlook Cafe, 50% off all 60th Celebration, 2019 dated, and Sesame 50th Anniversary merchandise, and $10 Value Tees at Emporium. Event is valid for Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum Annual Pass Members, Fun Card and Preschool Card holders.

  • $10 Busch Gardens Bucks – September 6 through 30, 2019

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Pass Members can get $10 in Busch Gardens Bucks to use on merchandise, dining and select upgrades at the park. Valid only for one redemption per active pass, must be redeemed by September 30, 2019. Redeem at self service kiosks at park entrance.

Busch Gardens Pass Members can visit Adventure Island for free one time through September 30, 2019. Offer includes free parking at Adventure Island. For those pass members who also have Adventure Island on their pass, they can instead bring a guest for free one time during the promotion. Free parking does not apply to guest ticket, and pass member must accompany their guest into the park. Offer valid for Bronze, Silver, Gold & Florida Platinum Pass Members. Redeem online through pass member account or at self-service ticket kiosks.

  • Free Single Day Guest Ticket – Ongoing

Silver Annual Pass Members receive one free guest ticket per year, per pass, subject to block out dates. Gold and Florida Platinum Annual Pass Members receive two free guest tickets per year, per pass, subject to block out dates. Remaining 2019 Free Guest Ticket Offer black out dates: Oct. 1-31, Nov. 25-Dec. 31. (July 2019 block out dates were lifted.) 2020 block out dates to be announced.

Must be redeemed at the park on the date of visit at either self-service kiosks or ticket windows; not available online. Pass Member must be present with guest.

  • 50% Off Single Day Guest Ticket – Ongoing

Silver Annual Pass Members receive three 50% off guest tickets per year, per park, per pass. Gold and Florida Platinum Annual Pass Members receive six 50% off guest tickets per year, per park, per pass. There are no block out dates to use the 50% Off Guest Ticket Offer. 50% savings is off the current gate price.

Must be redeemed at the park on the date of visit at either self-service kiosks or ticket windows; not available online. Pass Member must be present with guest.



Expired Offers

As offers expire, a record will be kept in this section for up to 6 months for reference.

  • 25% Off Roller Coaster Merchandise – August 16 – 18, 2019

In celebration of National Roller Coaster Day, take 25% off roller coaster themed souvenirs at select gift shops through the weekend. Not to be combined with other discounts; exclusions may apply.

  • BOGO Free Single-Day Ticket for $94.99 – offer ends August 18, 2019

Part of the Back to School Sale. Buy one, get one free single-day admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Must visit by September 30, 2019.

  • Buy One, Get One Half Off Two Park Ticket – offer ends August 18, 2019

Part of the Back to School Sale. Buy a two-park, two-day ticket at $104.99, get a second for $52.50. Valid for 2 visits to your choice of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, SeaWorld Orlando, Adventure Island or Aquatica Orlando. First visit must be by September 30, 2019, remaining visit by December 31, 2019.

  • Buy One, Get One Half Off Three Park Ticket – offer ends August 18, 2019

Part of the Back to School Sale. Buy a three-park, three-day ticket at $119.99, get a second for $59.99. Valid for 3 visits to your choice of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, SeaWorld Orlando, Adventure Island or Aquatica Orlando. First visit must be by September 30, 2019, remaining visits by December 31, 2019.

  • $25 Bring Your Friends Tickets – offer ends August 16, 2019

All active Busch Gardens and FL Platinum Pass Members & Fun Card holders can receive two discounted Busch Gardens Tampa Bay tickets valid for one time use until August 16, 2019. Not available for purchase at parks. Price does not include parking, taxes or service fees. Must redeem offer by August 16 & must visit by August 16, 2019. (Original purchase by date of July 31 was extended.)

  • $25 Tours – offer ends August 16, 2019

For a limited time, annual pass members can receive select tours for $25 (regular price starting at $29.99). Available for Gorilla, Elephant, Tiger, Penguin & Heart of Africa Insider Tours on select dates through the end of 2019.

  • Howl-O-Scream 2019 Summer Deal – Offer ends August 12, 2019

Single-Night Tickets available for just $29.99 for Thursday, Friday or Sunday visits & $34.99 for Saturday night visits during Howl-O-Scream 2019. Pass members receive additional discount of $5 off single night tickets. Additional options including an All Howl-O-Scream Ticket and All Howl-O-Scream Front Line Fear upgrade also available.

  • $10 Busch Gardens Bucks – offer ends August 11, 2019

Beginning July 8, active Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Pass Members can get $10 in Busch Gardens Bucks to use on merchandise, dining and select upgrades at the park. Valid only for one redemption per active pass, must be redeemed by August 11, 2019. Redeem at self service kiosks at park entrance.

  • Summer Game Pass Deal – offer ends August 11, 2019

Spend $25 or more in select shops and add on a $40 game pass for only $20! Offer available at: Stroller Rentals, Painted Camel Bazaar, Xcursions, Cobra’s Crypt Marketplace, Montu Gifts, Kariba Marketplace and Emporium.

  • Summer Nights Happy Hour

Guests can enjoy Buy One, Get One Free drinks from 5 to  7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until August 8, 2019. Offer valid at Dragon Fire Pub, Kettle Corn Bar (Pantopia) and Garden Gate Pub.

  • Single Day Ticket + 2nd Visit Free for $79.99 (Regular $109.99) – offer ends August 4, 2019

Part of the End of Summer Sale. Save $30 on one visit to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Adventure Island and get your second visit FREE to either park! First visit must be made by August 30, and second visit by December 31, 2019.

  • 2019 Fun Card w/ Adventure Island Free – $99.99 (Regular $169.98) – offer ends August 4, 2019

Part of the End of Summer Sale. For a limited time, buy a Busch Gardens & get Adventure Island FREE. Block out dates apply. Offer ends August 4, 2019. Valid at Busch Gardens Tampa through December 31, 2019. Block out Dates: Nov. 23-24 & 29-30 | Dec. 21-22 & 28-30. Valid at Adventure Island through October 27, 2019.

  • First Responders 50% Off Single Day Ticket – offer ends July 31, 2019

First Responders are eligible for 50% off up to four Single-Day Tickets to Busch Gardens to visit now through August 18, 2019. Must purchase by July 31, 2019. First Responder offer valid only for Law Enforcement Officer, Fire Department, EMT, and 911 Operators. Advanced purchase online required with ID.me verification.

  • Pass Member $5 Thursdays – July 2019

On Thursdays in July, Pass Members can take advantage of $5 Ring Toss Buckets. Not valid for Fun Card, Preschool Card or Friends & Family Pass. Offers valid only on Thursdays July 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2019.

  • World Tiger Day – July 27 – 29, 2019

All guests can purchase a special 60th Anniversary Tiger Plush at Tiger Treasures in Jungala for $20. Pass Members will receive a special 20% discount on purchases made at Tiger Treasures.

  • Howl-O-Scream 2019 Sinister Sale – Offer ends July 21, 2019

Single-Night Tickets available for just $24.99 for Thursday, Friday or Sunday visits & $29.99 for Saturday night visits during Howl-O-Scream 2019. Pass members receive additional discount of $5 off single night tickets. Additional options including an All Howl-O-Scream Ticket and All Howl-O-Scream Front Line Fear upgrade also available. See our recent article for full details on the sale and Howl-O-Scream 2019.

  • 2 Parks for $99.99 (Regular $149.99) – offer ends July 14, 2019

Save $50 and enjoy two visits to any combination of SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Aquatica Orlando, and Adventure Island by August 30. Price does not include parking, taxes or service fees. Second visit must be redeemed within 14 days of first visit. All visits must be used by September 13, 2019.

  • Eat Free with Ticket $99.99 (Regular $144.98) – offer ends July 14, 2019

Eat free with All-Day Dining (subject to program rules) and get admission for one price. Also available as a 2 Parks/2 Dining Deals offer ($149.99, regular $229.27) or 3 Parks/3 Dining Deals offer ($169.99, regular $289.96). First visit must be redeemed by August 30, 2019 during regularly scheduled operating hours. Second and third visits and All-Day Dining Deal (if purchased) must be redeemed within 7 days of first visit.

  • Buy 2 Plush, Get 1 Free – July 13 & 14, 2019 (Available to all guests)

Offer available at Emporium gift shop only. Free plush of equal or lesser value. Some restrictions may apply.

  • 2019 Fun Card for $64.99 (Regular $109.99) – offer ends July 10, 2019 (extended after July 4)

Valid for Florida Residents only. Buy a Busch Gardens Fun Card for only $64.99 or add Adventure Island for just $30 more. Valid at Busch Gardens Tampa through December 31, 2019. Valid at Adventure Island through October 27, 2019. Block out dates apply. Remaining 2019 Busch Gardens Block Out Dates: Nov. 23-24 & 29-30 | Dec. 21-22 & 28-30.

  • 3 Months Free on Annual Passes – offer ends July 10, 2019 (extended after July 4)

Through July 4, 2019, guests can get three months free on any annual pass purchase. Pricing is dependent on type of pass and number of parks chosen. Can be purchased as paid in full or using monthly EZ Pay program available to Florida Residents, which requires down payment plus 15 monthly payments of remaining balance. See park’s site for full terms, benefits, block out dates, etc. for each type of pass.

  • Free Patriotic Pin – July 1 – 3, 2019 (Available to all guests)

Busch Gardens is giving away 1,000 patriotic pins each day on July 1, 2 and 3 at the Painted Camel Bazaar in Pantopia (while supplies last).


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