SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment properties to offer U.S. veterans Free Admission

Tigris at Busch Gardens Tampa with Sheikra in the background

Starting today through July 15, U.S. veterans and up to three guests may enjoy free admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as well as other SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment properties across the country. This offer is part of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment’s longstanding Waves of Honor program, which salutes active duty military members, veterans and their families by offering special pricing and promotions throughout the year.

Since its launch in 2005, more than 10 million guests – active duty military members, veterans and their families – have enjoyed SeaWorld parks for free through the Waves of Honor program.

“We are pleased to continue our tradition of great summer memories for military families at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay with the return of complimentary admission for veterans,” said Stewart Clark, President of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island. “As part of a strong military community, we are grateful and committed to providing special opportunities for those who serve and sacrifice for our country.”

This seasonal offer gives veterans and their families the opportunity to experience Summer Nights, kicking off May 31 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Each night, park guests can take on their favorite thrill rides in the dark, now including the park’s newest attraction, Tigris, Florida’s tallest launch coaster. Guests can dance the night away with atmospheric entertainment and enjoy a fireworks finale each Friday, Saturday and Sunday night all summer long.

Veterans must redeem their complimentary single-day ticket(s) online at  by June 9 and use the tickets in park by July 15. This offer is available online only and not at the front gate.

Active Military and Veterans can always receive discounted admission tickets through MWR and ITT offices on U.S. military bases as well as These offers are available year-round. Each park may have various discounted admission products throughout the year that are also available online at

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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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