Busch Gardens Tampa raises ticket prices and unveils new Cobra’s Curse logo

Busch Gardens Tampa raises ticket prices and unveils new Cobra's Curse logo 1

Busch Gardens Tampa announced today that general admission prices (for tickets purchased at the front gate) are increasing by $2.

The park also revealed an exciting new construction video showing off the progress of their new family spinning roller coaster for 2016, Cobra’s Curse.  Check out the video above!


The official logo of the new Cobra’s Curse roller coaster

The 2016 Fun Card is now on sale at the park as well.  Guests who purchase their 2016 Fun Card now also can visit Busch Gardens for the remainder of 2015 for no additional cost, including the popular upcoming Christmas Town event.

There will also be several special events going on throughout 2016 at Busch Gardens Tampa.  Some of these events include:

Real Music: Jan. 4-March 5

Busch Gardens’ longest-running concert series returns Mondays through Fridays from Jan. 4 to March 5 with live music that spans six decades, from the 1950s to today. Musical fare includes swing, blues, pop, jazz and rock ‘n roll. 

January 4-9                                         Ricky Nelson Remembered featuring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson                                  

January 11-16                                    Jay and The Americans                                             

January 18-23                                    Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone          

January 25-30                                    The Drifters                                                                  

February 1-6                                      Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals                                         

February 8-13                                    The Diamonds                                                             

February 15-20                                  Strawberry Fields

February 22-27                                  The Glenn Miller Orchestra

February 29 – March 5                   Chubby Checker                                                         

Food & Wine Festival: Saturdays and Sundays March 5-April 24

Next spring, Busch Gardens’ Food & Wine Festival returns with wild flavors and concerts for every taste. The park will be tempting guests with a variety of cuisine, wine, craft beer and live entertainment on Saturdays and Sundays from March 5 through April 24. Food and beverage is not included, but is available for an extra fee. Guests must be 21 or older to purchase alcoholic beverages.

 Summer Nights: Select dates June – Aug.

Summer Nights at Busch Gardens is returns with more heat, featuring an end-of-night show packed with live musicians, singers, dancers and artists from around the world. Their thrilling performance – along with modern music and fire effects – will pump up the crowd every night. Plus, summer nights are a great time to cool off with the rush of Busch Gardens’ world-class thrill rides, including Falcon’s Fury™, North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower.

 Jack Hanna Weekend:  Sept. 10 & 11 (dates subject to change)

Join “Jungle Jack” Hanna for two days of wild animal shows, autograph signings and special meet-and-greets when he visits Busch Gardens. The internationally-known animal expert will share animal facts and his travel tales during animal shows at the Stanleyville Theater.

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Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @iamcgeed

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