It’s Christmas every day at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, with millions of twinkling lights, the Sing-Along Train, holiday shows and of course, visits with Santa and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Christmas Town features extended hours on weekends and additional select dates with even more festive experiences, including indulgent culinary treats at the Christmas Town Village, nighttime experiences on Florida’s best thrill rides and more. Christmas Town is included with daily admission, Fun Cards and Annual Passes.
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 the 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.
Make sure to stop by our Family Holiday Fun guide for more events and things to do during the Christmas & Holiday season.
Things to Do at Christmas Town:
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.
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.
Jolly elves guide guests to see Santa in his workshop as he prepares for the holiday season.
NEW! SANTA’S NORTH POLE EXPERIENCE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA®
RUDOLPH’S WINTER WONDERLAND
Journey to Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland located in Pantopia to find the most famous reindeer of all.
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.