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Sneak Peek of Decorations at Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Although we are mostly a Walt Disney World site, sometimes we like to highlight other things in the area. If you take I-4 for a little over an hour, you can visit Busch Gardens TampaIf you are a fan of roller coasters, then this will be a must-do for you. Yesterday I took a trip over to Tampa to visit Busch Gardens. Although Christmas Town doesn’t start until November 12th, the decorations are already in full force. The official dates of Christmas Town are November 12th, 2021, through January 2nd, 2022. although they did have a Passholder preview this past weekend.

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Here are more details about this event on the official Busch Gardens Tampa website. TAMPA’S BIGGEST AND BRIGHTEST HOLIDAY EVENTThe holidays come to life at Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™, the park’s award-winning holiday event. Christmas Town runs daily with park-wide festive fun from November 12 through January 2.Celebrate the year with holiday cheer and create merry memories for the whole family during this iconic seasonal event. Included in park admission, park guests can enjoy holiday traditions with a twist, from millions of twinkling lights throughout the park’s 335 acres to holiday shows and visits with Santa and Rudolph® the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

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FESTIVE SHOWS: Busch Gardens beams with twinkling lights and yuletide shows during Christmas Town! Enjoy two all-new shows including the Holiday in the Sky Fireworks Show and Storytime with Mrs. Claus. Plus, be captivated by world-class ice skaters, melodious tunes, and even your favorite Sesame Street® characters.

 

HOLIDAY DINING & SHOPPING: Indulge in culinary delights featuring savory treats, festive sweets, and holiday beverages at the Christmas Town Village and other select locations across the park before finishing your Christmas shopping with the perfect gift from one of our various storefronts.

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NEW! SANTA’S NORTH POLE EXPERIENCE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA: Jolly elves guide guests to see Santa in his workshop as he prepares for the holiday season.

 

RUDOLPH’S WINTER WONDERLAND: Journey to Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland located in Pantopia to find the most famous reindeer of all.

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HOLLY JOLLY EXPRESS: All aboard for Christmas Cheer! This locomotive is on track to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with favorite songs of the season and wild views of Busch Gardens’ 65-acre veldt, home to giraffes, rhinos, zebras and more.

 

RIDES & ROLLER COASTERS: View millions of twinkling lights from the sky during Christmas Town. Soar high like Santa on his sleigh on one of the many roller coasters across the park.

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About Tricia Kennedy

Tricia lives in Orlando and loves having Walt Disney World pretty much in her backyard. She can be found at Disney several times a week. She will often stop by a park for an hour or two, but she also enjoys spending a whole day there with her friends. A lifelong Star Wars fan, Tricia especially enjoys Star Tours and has ridden over 200 times. Tricia's other favorite thing is Disney's BoardWalk, where she can often be found taking a walk or watching the nightly street performers. If Tricia is not at the parks she's out playing drums or with her dog Yoda.