Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1 Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Just a 9-mile drive from The Historic Powhatan Resort, leave history behind for a day and head to Busch Gardens Williamsburg for roller coasters and delicious food. Whether it's feeling a rush aboard one of the park's thrilling coasters, enjoying an award-winning show or simply making memories with the family, there's something that appeals to everyone at Busch Gardens. Parents visiting Colonial Williamsburg will appreciate the theme park’s award-winning landscaping, food, and beer. Kids will enjoy roller coasters ranging from the Sesame Street-themed Grover’s Alpine Express for little ones, to Tempesto – which launches more experienced thrill-seekers to speeds of 63 mph and features a high-speed inversion at 154 feet in the air. The European-themed villages throughout Busch Gardens Williamsburg provide an immersive atmosphere among the thrilling rides.
July 30 - September 6 | Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Busch Gardens® Bier Fest is back, bringing over 200 years of Oktoberfest traditions to life among all your favorite coasters and attractions. Raise a glass with over 100+ brews tapped throughout the park. Relax and soak in the final weeks of summer in the ALL-NEW Biergarten Reserve with live entertainment, specialty brews and beer-infused bites in a laidback atmosphere. Enjoy brewery talks from local craft brewers, popular local bands and fireworks.
June 25 - July 29 | Daily
Feel the spark after dark during Busch Gardens® Summer Nights, daily from June 25-July 29. Enjoy seven thrilling world-class coasters, water rides, live concerts on select nights and fireworks to light up the sky every night. The fun doesn't stop there as special evening entertainment, DJs, lit coasters and culinary experiences create a whole new park after dark.
June 5 - 20 | Saturday & Sunday
Enjoy a fun family weekend with furry friends at the Busch Gardens Kids' Weekends. From June 5 to June 20, kids can experience their first roller coaster ride on Grover's Alpine Express, and join exclusive dance parties, games, crafts and much more in Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™!
Food and Wine Festival
April 2 - May 23 | Friday, Saturday & Sunday
With over 25 international eats and specialty beverages, take your taste buds on an adventure to Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival through May 23. Specialty kiosks include savory and sweet treats from Brazil, Jamaica, South Korea, and much more!
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
March 5 - 23 | Select Dates
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day the whole month of March at Busch Gardens®. Guests can enjoy thrilling roller coasters and rides, authentic St. Patrick's Day live entertainment, and indulge in specialty food and Irish-style brews. Sing along to traditional Irish tunes while strolling through the park's European villages, including Irish Killarney Village.