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Now that warm weather is truly here, it’s time to start thinking about ways to have fun, get to Busch Gardens’ Food & Wine Festival!
Foodies from around the globe will love Busch Gardens’ Food & Wine Festival, happening Thursdays through Sundays from April 27 through June 11. If you’ve ever asked the question, “Where should we eat?” then this event has you more than covered. And if you treat yourself to a Busch Gardens membership this year, you can enjoy unlimited visits and unbeatable benefits, like one free Food & Wine Festival item per visit, free guest tickets, free parking, monthly rewards and more! Click here to join.
This year, the Food & Wine Festival celebrates 10 years and literally thousands of flavors. Browse 16 themed food and beverage locations throughout the world’s most beautiful theme park and sample 150 international flavors with more than 40 NEW offerings! Check out the full menu.
If you’ve enjoyed the festival in years past and want to re-experience your favorites, head to the all-new Decade of Delights location, which features a rotating menu of returning favorites, from beverages to desserts. See the full mouthwatering menu here.
Don’t forget, you are at a theme park! Take a break from noshing with a ride on a world-class roller coaster or water ride, including the brand-new DarKoaster, North America’s first all-indoor straddle coaster. Whatever the size and preferences of your crew, it is impossible to be bored with this many thrills and delicious food!
In addition to mouth-watering dishes that represent cultures from all across the globe, guests of Virginia’s Largest Spring Food & Wine Festival get exclusive access to wine and liquor tastings. Enjoy sampling various specialty spirits during expert-led tasting experiences throughout the park, including Scotch Whisky at Tweedside Gifts & Wine at Bella Casa, La belle Maison and German Gifts.
From May 5-7, celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Wild Reserve, which comes to life as it transforms into a festive atmosphere with music, delicious cuisine, cocktails and more. Sip and savor traditional flavors at the festival’s Mexico and Margarita locations, and even meet the incredible animal ambassadors that call Busch Gardens home!
World-class dining, sipping and soaring might be enough entertainment for some, but not the folks at Busch Gardens. You’ll also experience all-new atmospheric entertainment, award-winning shows and specialty shopping.
Whether you visit Busch Gardens just once or on repeat, this festival is sure to be a highlight of your year. Get your tickets to tastebud heaven here!