Mark your calendars for a 2-weekend special event where you get to explore Busch Gardens in a way that most guests never get to experience. Enjoy your favorite thrill rides at night and get a special look inside our most popular shows.
Plus, enjoy a fireworks celebration in your honor!
June 12-13 & 19-20
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.Check In:
Nairobi gate opens for Pass Members at 5:00 p.m. If you arrive early, remember to check in at Adventure Outpost before the event to receive your event wristband. Pass Members must present their active Busch Gardens® Tampa 1-year, 2-year or Platinum Pass to receive their wristband for entry to the event.
Special Offers During the Event:
- Buy one, get one free entrees at Dragon Fire Grill, Zagora Café, Crown Colony® Café, Garden Gate Café, Zambia Smokehouse and Bengal Bistro. Good for one time use per Pass Member per day.
- Buy one, get one 50% off Pass Member exclusive pins
- Buy one, get one 50% off 6x8 photo prints
- Double your discount on wheelchair and stroller rentals
Nightly fireworks show
Time: 9:30 p.m.
Best viewing location: Gwazi™ Field, opening at 9:00 p.m.
Meet the Trainers at Opening Night Critters
See a training session with some of the biggest stars from Busch Gardens’ newest live stage show, Opening Night Critters, only in Pantopia™ Theater. From marabou storks and crown cranes to dogs and cats, guests will see what goes in to working with these talented animals. Plus, hang around after the session for a Q&A with the trainers!
Time: 10:00 p.m.
Location: Pantopia™ Theater
Behind-the-Scenes at Iceploration®
Learn how world-class skaters, larger-than-life puppets, costume designers and talented animal stars come together to bring our biggest ice show ever to life.
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Location: Moroccan Palace Theater
Also, enjoy special showings of:
- Motor City Groove in Marrakesh Theater at 8:30 p.m.
- Plus, DJs and music throughout the park
Meet the Stars:
Meet-and-greet and autograph session with The Wildlife Docs®
Meet the stars of our hit TV show, The Wildlife Docs®, and get up-close and personal with some of your favorite animal ambassadors, too.
Location: Animal Care Center
Learn more about the animals you love during:
- Special animal ambassador appearances in Nairobi
- Meet the care staff at the tiger and elephant habitats
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