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Summer 2018 is about to begin, and we wanted to share what’s going on next door at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg! This park is about so much more than roller coaster rides! Check it out!
Food and Wine Festival
May 25 – July 1 every Friday – Sunday
11 a.m. – close
If you’ve ever watched a food documentary or become obsessed with a cooking show, gotten a thrill from experimenting with new recipes in your own kitchen, or simply love enjoying good food and drinks with friends and family, then the Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival was made for you.
May 26 and July 3, 4 & 5
On May 26, Busch Gardens will host a spectacular fireworks show after a day of rides, sun and fun. For the big show on the Fourth of July, reserve your picnic or river cruise to get the best views in the park!
Outdoor Summer Concerts at the Royal Palace Theatre
Dates throughout June
Number-one hit-song writer and country singer Scotty McCreery, Grammy-nominated and award-winning country singer Hunter Hayes, and multi-platinum-selling pop artist Andy Grammar will all grace the stage of the Royal Palace Theatre this summer! Free tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here to score reserved seating!
August 17 – September 3 every Friday – Sunday
Representatives from the best craft breweries around the country are gathering to share and discuss their brewing process at the Busch Gardens German beer festival. This celebration honors over 200 years of Oktoberfest traditions in the form of German food, live music, and German and local Virginia brews!
Here’s to a summer filled with the company of the ones you love and memories to last a lifetime! You can’t get any closer to Busch Gardens than King’s Creek Plantation! (Bonus: Parents share tips on enjoying the park with little ones.)