After weeks of public voting, Tampa’s major theme parks were recognized among the nation’s best in USA TODAY’s Top 10 Reader’s Choice Travel Awards. As chosen by readers nationwide, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island made it to the nation’s top 10 lists for the following categories: best amusement park (number six), best outdoor water park (number eight), best roller coaster (Montu — number seven) and best amusement park restaurant (Zambia Smokehouse — number three).
The parks were nominated for the awards by a panel of knowledgeable experts, including editors from USA TODAY, editors from 10best.com, and theme park connoisseurs. For Busch Gardens and Adventure Island, the five 2021 awards are the most parks have ever received in a single year of the annual competition.
Guests can enjoy summer nights at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay until Monday, September 6. Roller coaster fans can enjoy their favorite rides in the dark, enjoy electrifying entertainment, bite into seasonal meals, and see the park’s biggest and brightest fireworks display, ‘Spark! A Nighttime Spectacular ”, weekends until September 6.
Visit again and again with a Busch Gardens Fun Card, where patrons can pay for a day and play all year round. For the price of a day ticket to Busch Gardens, the Fun Card provides year-round access, so customers can visit again and again and experience great events like summer nights, the Bier Fest, the Christmas town and more. For the best value for money and benefits, customers can upgrade to a Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum Annual Pass to enjoy the benefits they want most throughout 2021.
Annual Pass members get 12 months of tours with the best perks ever, including free parking, up to six free guest tickets, and up to 50% savings on merchandise, Quick Queue and Moreover. Annual Pass members and Fun Card holders also get special discounts for the best deals on Howl-O-Scream, starting at $ 24.99 for a limited time.
Customers can visit www.buschgardenstampa.com for more information and reservations and to purchase tickets, Fun Cards or annual passes. Fans can keep up to date with park events, attractions and more by following Busch Gardens Tampa Bay on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.