Category Archives: Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announces hybrid coaster replacement for Gwazi

Construction has already begun on what will be a wood and steel hybrid coaster, featuring a maximum height of more than 200 feet tall. The ride, manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction, will feature restored elements of Gwazi, the park announced. When it opens in 2020, it will be North America’s tallest hybrid, and also the…

Tigris soft opens at Busch Gardens Tampa

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FIRST LOOK at Tigris Roller Coaster – Busch Gardens Tampa Tigris, the new triple-launch steel coaster at Busch Gardens , soft opens today at the theme park.  The new thrill ride, billed as Florida’s tallest launch coaster, officially opens this Friday, April 19, but today and tomorrow passholders can get a special Quick Queue access…

Sesame Street Gets A Little Spooky At Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay​ welcomes back Sesame Street® Kids’ Weekends this October with Halloween fun each Saturday and Sunday in October. New this year, families can tune into the Not-Too-Spooky Howl-O-Ween Radio Show, debuting at the park on Saturday, October 6 starring Count von Count. Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends are included with daily admission to…

Tigris Roller Coaster Coming to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in 2019

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is set to open Tigris, a new triple-launch steel coaster and Florida’s tallest launch coaster, in spring 2019. In addition, a second new thrill ride will be coming to the Gwazi area of the park in 2020. Tigris will stand 150 feet tall and and will feature three launches with both…

Howl-O-Scream 2017

Description:  On select nights, Howl-O-Scream transforms Busch Gardens Tampa Bay into a nightmare of inescapable fear that will overwhelm the senses with a new spin on horror. The devious creatures that infest haunted houses, scare zones and thrilling shows have plenty of psychotic surprises in store and bone-chilling roller coasters to keep the screams coming…

Happy 1st Birthday to Cobra’s Curse!

Party louder and play later at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay during the reimagined Summer Nights event, featuring 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 16 through August 6 and is open until 9 p.m….