Jan 05

Busch Gardens Announces Big Thrills and Big Names for 2011 Events

Big names in country, Latin, contemporary Christian and classic rock, plus a NEW extreme sports series and Florida’s first triple launch coaster are coming to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in 2011.

It’s the biggest lineup yet with country and classic rock legends at Bands, Brew & BBQ, Viva La Musica’s chart-topping salsa and meringue,a new breed of speed on Cheetah Hunt, Glory at the Gardens’ contemporary Christian music and Ramp Jam – a brand-new event featuring BMX, skateboarding and in-line skating by some of the sport’s top athletes.

Can’t decide which event to attend? With a 2011 Fun Card, you can pay for a day and come back all year to catch them all! It’s the best value for again-and-again access to all of the amazing animal encounters, world-class thrill rides, exciting big-name entertainment and family adventure Busch Gardens has to offer.

NEW! A New Breed of Speed is Coming in Spring 2011

Busch Gardens’ new mega-attraction brings guests face-to-face with the world’s fastest land animals, then invites them to race across the Serengeti on Cheetah Hunt – a one-of-a-kind launch coaster.

Memorable Music Gets Your Toes Tapping at Real Music

The Real Music Concert Series presents notable names from music’s most memorable eras. From sock-hop era idols to swingin’ big bands, the lineup features something for everyone.

Blazing BBQ and Award-Winning Musicians Cook Up Band Brew & BBQ

Bands, Brew & BBQ offers four weekends of smokin’ hot fun. Enjoy sizzling live performances from award-winning country and classic rock artists, sample dozens of craft and international beers and fire up your taste buds with food from your favorite local restaurants as well our own famous, blazing barbecue.


Get on Your Feet for Viva La Música

Join the fiesta every weekend, March 13 through April 2, when Grammy and Latin Grammy-award winning acts perform salsa, merengue, reggaeton and more for Viva la Música.

NEW!Pro Athletes Amp Up at Ramp Jam

This April, the ASA Action Sports World Tour amps up the excitement at Busch Gardens with the world’s best pro skateboarders, BMX riders and inline skaters shreddin’ a 14’ tall half-pipe. Live local bands, great food, the latest surf and skate gear complete the festival April 9-10 and 16-17.

Glory at the Gardens Brings Music and Fellowship

Top acts in contemporary Christian, Gospel and Christian rock take the stage at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay select dates in May for Glory at the Gardens – a festival full of music and fellowship. Stay tuned for artist reveals and more details.

The 2011 Busch Gardens Fun Card is valid from the date of purchase through Dec. 31, 2011.

To purchase yours, click here. Event dates, times and artists are subject to change. Performances are included with any daily admission or annual pass.

Visit BuschGardens.com for more information.