Make New Memories Every Night with More Lights and More Christmas Cheer at Busch Gardens Christmas Town.
Experience the joy and wonder of the Christmas season every day at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s Christmas Town. New this year, guests can enjoy millions of twinkling lights, Christmas shows and a Sing-A-Long Train, and of course visits with Santa and Rudolph now every day of the season from 17 November to 31 December.
Christmas Town features extended hours on weekends and additional select dates with even more new experiences, including an all-new festive show, indulgent culinary treats, visits to Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland, night-time experiences on Florida’s best thrill rides and so much more. Christmas Town is included with all admission tickets and is open until 10 p.m. on select dates.
There is so much to experience and see during Christmas Town. New this year at Dragon Fire Grill is “Christmas Is...” featuring contemporary music that celebrates seasonal traditions. The new show joins a festive line-up of returning favourite shows including Christmas on Ice, Elmo’s Christmas Wish, the Holiday Hills Band, Carol of the Bells light show and the Christmas Town Sing-A-Long Train.
The NEW Brunch with Santa is a Christmas-themed dining experience that’s perfect for the entire family. Adults can enjoy unlimited mimosas or “build your own Bloody Mary” upgrades, and everyone can delight in a menu bursting with delicious festive delicacies. No Christmas celebration is complete without a visit from Father Christmas and guests will have the opportunity to take a photo with Santa as part of their experience. Brunch with Santa is available at the Serengeti Overlook Restaurant on select dates from 17 November from 10am to 3pm.
Santa will be awaiting your visit at Santa’s House presented by Coca-Cola. Additional amazing photo opportunities are around every corner: the enchanting twinkling light tunnel leading into Stanleyville, all your favourite characters at Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland, Ice and Poinsettia princesses along pathways, larger-than-life Cookie Monster and Elmo nutcracker figures along the Sesame Street Safari of Fun walkway, and playful penguins at the Christmas-themed Penguin Point.
Guests will discover even more merriment in the Christmas Town Village, celebrating the season in a new location. Greeted by friendly snowmen, guests will be immersed in festive fun along the Gwazi pathway, including merry merchandise and tasty treats. In this enchanting realm, little ones can even take a ride on the fan-favourite Jingle Bell Express miniature train. Indulge in winter whiskey and wine tastings while completing your Christmas shopping with unique gifts from around the world at the Artisan Market at Xcursions and around the park.