A world of taste awaits you at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s third annual Food & Wine Festival, returning this spring for an extended nine weeks of chart-topping artists and culinary masterpieces. The popular Tampa Bay food and wine festival is included with any Annual Pass, Fun Card or daily admission to the park and runs Saturdays and Sundays, March 4 through April 30.
The biggest names in entertainment will take the stage every weekend with the headlining act starting at 7 p.m. on Gwazi Field. Artists kicking off the festival include: Saturday, March 4: – Daughtry, Sunday, March 5: Andy Grammer, Saturday, March 11:
Goo Goo Dolls; Sunday, March 12: Kool & The Gang; Saturday, March 18: Young the Giant; Sunday, March 19: Jason Isbell & John Hiatt Trio; Saturday, March 25: NBC’s The Voice finalists Craig Wayne Boyd & Adam Wakefield, Sunday, March 26:
El Gran Combo, Saturday, April 1: DNCE; Sunday, April 2: Walk Off The Earth, Saturday, April 8: Hunter Hayes; Sunday, April 9: Daya and Matt Nathanson; Saturday, April 15: The Band Perry; Sunday, April 16: Newsboys; Saturday, April 22: Gilberto Santa Rosa; Sunday, April 23: Lynyrd Skynyrd; Saturday, April 29: Bachata Heightz, Justin Quiles & Milly Quezada;
Sunday, April 30: Tribute Bands (Jimmy Buffett, Queen, Bon Jovi and Prince).
The festival returns with signature dishes and exciting new cuisine, including duck tacos, lobster ravioli, bacon mac & cheese, brown sugar rubbed pork belly, banana foster panna cotta, gator bites, and cabernet-filled chocolates, as well as an expanded selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails.
Food and beverage is not included with park admission and is available for an extra fee. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages.
For a limited time, if you buy a Busch Gardens Fun Card, get an Adventure Island Fun Card for free.
For those that want even more VIP offerings, the Annual Pass offers unlimited admission all year, free parking, no blackout dates and special benefits totaling more than $300. With EZpay, Annual Passes start at just $14 per month for one park, and $16 per month for both Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island. Visit seaworldparks.com/en/buschgardens-tampa/food-and-wine/event-info for more on the Festival.