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Busch Gardens Christmas Town (Tampa, Florida)

Those looking to get into the holiday spirit at an amusement park will love Busch Gardens Christmas Town in Tampa, Florida! Just 2 hours outside of Orlando, Busch Gardens is one of the area’s premier theme parks and during the holiday season, it is even more spectacular.

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During Christmas Town, you will be able to enjoy all the regular rides and attractions in addition to a holiday ice show, festive fireworks, special Christmas entertainment, and more!

Here’s what you can experience during Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

Busch Gardens Christmas Town

One thing that I do recommend is that you get your tickets before you go! Christmas Town is part of the normal ticket for the park, so any deal you find for Busch Garden Tampa tickets from November 14-January 9th will give you the chance to also experience Christmas Town!

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Ice Skating Show

Don’t miss seeing the one of a kind skating production set to holiday classic songs.

Mrs. Clause Storytime

Located in the Coke Canopy you will find Mrs. Claus who shares holiday tales and song.

Three Kinds Journey Show

Three Kings Journey Show takes you on a harmonic journey to the town of Bethlehem.

Christmas with the Celts

This show at the Stanley Theater celebrates Irish dance, music, and culture.

Elmo’s Christmas Wish

Find out what happens when Cookie Monster, Rosita, Grover, and Zoe help Elmo find his Christmas wish!

You will be singing and dancing with this fun holiday family show at the Sunny Day Theater!

Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland

If you’ve ever wanted to meet with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, this is your chance!

Christmas Town Scavenger Hunt

One fun activity you can do as a family is the Holiday Stocking Scavenger Hunt.

You will go through the park and match holiday stockings to the area where they are found. Once completed, you can turn it in for an exclusive Christmas Town patch.

Chistmas Town Jolly Day Express

This locomotive runs through the Serengeti, taking you on a journey to see giraffes, rhinos, zebras and more while playing your holiday favorites.

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North Pole Experience

If you are hoping to see Santa, you’ll find him in his workshop as he prepares for Christmas.

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Holiday Fireworks

Make sure that you stay til nightfall to enjoy the holiday lights and the fabulous fireworks show! There will be holiday tunes and watch festive bursts of Christmas colors everywhere you turn! 

Fireworks are offered on the Festival Field every Saturday and on select nights of the event.

Christmas Shopping

If you want to get a jump start on your Christmas shopping, then check out the Christmas gift shop that features personalizable ornaments, nutcrackers, unique apparel, and more.

Busch Gardens Christmas Town is open every day from November 17 through January 6, so you can visit anytime that fits your schedule.

If you’re looking for a unique holiday experience, definitely check out Tampa’s Busch Gardens this holiday season!

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