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Busch Gardens Opening Day
Busch Gardens begins another year of fun and excitement on March 27 when the worlds most beautiful theme park opens for the 2015 season. World-class roller coasters and amazing shows combined with one-of-a-kind dining and shopping experiences are all waiting for guests this spring and summer.
Busch Gardens is open each day from March 27 to April 12 and weekends only from April 17 to May 17. Busch Gardens' summer season begins May 22. Busch Gardens opens 10am each day of operation. For the full 2015 park schedule including closing times visit the Busch Gardens website.
Jack Hanna visits Busch Gardens
Experience the naturally fun wild side of Busch Gardens® when animal expert Jack Hanna brings his animal menagerie to Williamsburg. Hanna is the host of the popular TV show Into the Wild as well as Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Join Jungle Jack and his animal ambassadors at the Treato di San Marco Theatre as they examine the importance of wildlife conservation. With his infectious energy, Jack Hanna makes animal and conservation education entertaining for the whole family. For more information on Jungle Jack's visit and opportunities to dine with Jack and his animal pals, visit Busch Gardens online
Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival
Sample authentic tastes from across Europe every weekend at Busch Gardens between May 22 and June 28. Admission to the festival is included with park admission. Tickes and passes are available for purchase in the Williamsburg KOA Camp Store. Its Busch Gardens Williamsburgs most delicious event, where taste will be as much an adventure as a ride aboard any of the parks exciting roller coasters.
Spend a weekend with us as you visit Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream! This fall "spooktacular' is guaranteed to conjure up scary characters and ghoulish goblins as Busch Gardens celebrates Halloween for six straight weekends. 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.
Visit Busch Gardens and experience Christmas like never before. Enjoy the magical glow of over eight million twinkling lights. Experience dazzling shows that will fill you with Christmas cheer. Take advantage of special Christmas shopping. At Christmas Town, Christmas has never been brighter!
Christmas Parade and Grand Illumination
Kick off the weekend with Colonial Williamsburg's Christmas Parade Saturday morning then don't miss Colonial Williamsburg's Grand Illumination Sunday evening!