4th of July Busch Gardens Tampa: 2024 Celebration Guide

Busch Gardens 4th of July celebrates the founding of our nation in a big way! Witness a vibrant light show filled with special effects, catch grand Tampa fireworks fountains synchronized to patriotic tunes, and chow down delicious eats for four days!

Celebrate Independence Day with surprises and family-friendly activities at Busch Gardens Tampa 4th of July Weekend. Jumpstart the holiday by attending live music performances, exploring world-class thrill rides, and relishing tasty treats.

Then, join us at the festival field for an unforgettable Fourth of July celebration, complete with a dazzling fireworks show that will feature a perfectly choreographed arrangement of music and lights!

Follow along as we share everything about the Fourth of July Independence Day Weekend.

4th of July Weekend Event Dates

The 4th of July Weekend runs from June 30 to July 04, 2024.

4th of July Weekend Venue and Parking

Busch Gardens Tampa 4th of July is located at 10165 McKinley Dr Tampa, FL 33612.

Bringing your car on this adventure? Make your parking spot hunt worry-free with Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s parking area starting at $30.

Busch Gardens 4th of July Weekend Tickets

Independence Day Fireworks are included with park admission tickets to Busch Gardens Tampa and an annual pass.

Package Your Busch Gardens Tampa Tickets

Planning a memorable trip to Tampa doesn’t have to break the bank, especially with the enticing vacation packages available on Tripster.

Whether you’re looking for an action-packed getaway or a relaxing retreat, you’ll find exclusive deals designed to make your holiday both enjoyable and affordable!

ground view of rollercoaster with track on water surrounded by trees at night with fireworks in sky at New Years Eve Celebration at Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida, USA
photo credit: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay via Facebook

Tampa Hotels

Thinking about where to stay during your trip to Busch Gardens for the 4th of July celebration in Tampa? Booking your hotel can be overwhelming, but we’ve got you covered. Head over to Tripster for the best deals on Tampa hotels.

Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly hotel with a pool or a romantic boutique hotel with charm, Tripster offers unbeatable prices and a seamless booking experience.

4th of July Weekend Highlights

All-New Summer Celebration Celebrity Talent Showcase

Prepare to be wowed by an array of dazzling performances throughout the show. From singers to dancers, the Summer Celebration Celebrity Talent Showcase offers a diverse range of acts that feature incredible skill.

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Each performer brings their incredible style and talents, ensuring an energetic and captivating program from start to finish.

Turn It Up!

Turn It Up! delivers non-stop excitement with its dynamic stunts and feats that will have you on the edge of your seat. Talented ice skaters come together to create an award winning show that is bursting with all-new routines and showmanship.

Head to the Moroccan Palace Theater and be blown away by powerful movements and dazzling stage effects that bring the performances to life.

All-American Food and Beverages

Satisfy your taste buds with an array of mouthwatering culinary delights. Indulge in classic American favorites such as juicy hamburgers, crispy hot dogs, and savory barbecue.

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Then, quench your thirst with refreshing beverages, including craft beers, specialty cocktails, and non-alcoholic options. Make sure to save some room for delectable desserts that will surely sweeten your Fourth of July experience.

Exterior view of Busch Gardens entrance at night in Tampa, Florida, USA

Thrilling Rides and Attractions

Experience adrenaline-pumping excitement as you enjoy Busch Gardens’ world class rides and attractions during the Fourth of July celebration.

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From the heart-racing twists and turns of roller coasters to family-friendly rides that youngsters love, there’s no shortage of excitement here. Check out the park’s newest attractions, like the Cheetah hunt, one of the longest thrill rides made for daredevils.

Busch Gardens Fireworks 2024

If “Tampa fireworks tonight” is also on your search bar, we’ve got you! Prepare to be awestruck as the night sky lights up with a mesmerizing fireworks extravaganza with Summer Celebration Fireworks Spectacular, one of the activities at Summer Nights. The fireworks in Tampa can be viewed throughout the park, but mainly on the Festival Field.

Enjoy dazzling entertainment world-class and synchronized bursts of color that will leave you in awe on the Fourth of July and every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 9:15 PM. We will update this page with any information about the Red, White, and Blue Boom display.

Best Fireworks Viewing Spots

  • Cheetah Hunt Plaza
  • Bird Gardens
  • Pantopia
  • Nairobi Pathway

About Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

A safari theme park that features over 12,000 animals and 250 species, Busch Gardens is the perfect place to share family fun. Here, you can watch Broadway-style live performances with your kids or get your dose of adrenaline at the thrilling rides. Plus, join behind-the-scenes tours and learn how to be a zookeeper for a day.

Experience Independence Day at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens goes all-out when it comes to Independence Day Celebration. Prepare for four days of patriotic concert series, dance the night away by heading to DJ zones, catch ice skating performances, and see the 4th of July Busch Garden fireworks display set to lively music.

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Cap off the night with a bang by watching the extraordinary pyrotechnics and special effects. Get your tickets now and make this celebration the best one yet!


Start Date:

June 30, 2024

End Date:

July 4, 2024




Busch Gardens Tampa

10165 McKinley Dr
Tampa, FL 33612 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

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