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Busch Gardens celebrates summer with a nightly extravaganza featuring live performances, music and special effects that culminates in a park-wide firework spectacular. Each country will celebrate IllumiNights in its own way with multiple performances throughout the evening. Fifty nights of fireworks provide a perfect ending to a summer evening.
Richmond NASCAR Weekend!
Show your NASCAR spirit by displaying your favorite drivers flag and cheering them on at the Federated Auto Parts 400 night race! After the race, kick back camper-style and enjoy an evening over a cozy campfire. Richmond International Raceway is conveniently located just 46 miles on I-64 W.
Spend a weekend with us as you visit Busch Garden’s opening weekend of Howl-O-Scream! This fall "spooktacular' is guaranteed to conjure up scary characters and ghoulish goblins as Busch Gardens celebrates Halloween. Guests can witness the haunting of Das Festhaus, fearfully wind through a monster-sized maze, experience an eerie laser light show or climb aboard a haunted locomotive. There also are activities for the younger children. Check out the schedule online. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.