Busch Gardens partners with local BBQ restaurants & offers unlimited beer sampling for Bands, Brew & BBQ


Seaworld announced they would be partnering with local BBQ restaurants to bring more BBQ variety and more brews to the park. Busch Gardens announced today they are also partnering with local BBQ restaurants, but they are offering a bit more in the beer department.

Busch Gardens has partnered with Outback Steak House, Smokey Bones, and Grill Smith. Each restaurant will be bringing different favorites to the park. Outback will bring it’s Bloomin’ Onion, Smokey Bones will bring it’s signature smoked wings, and Grill Smith will bring it’s legendary Voodoo Shrimp. Busch Gardens will also offer Amarillo slow cooked brisket in the parks chipotle BBQ sauce. Samplers start at $4 and platters start at $8.

Busch Gardens is also offering a Beer Garden this year with more than 50 specialty craft beers. The park will also offer a “Beer Festival Wristband” for $25, which includes a 5 ounce souvenir pilsner to use for unlimited sampling of beer. The Festival Beer Garden will open at noon each day of the event. Pass members can purchase two wrist bands for $40 (a savings of $10).

Bands, Brew & BBQ begins on February 13th.

February 13 – Montgomery Gentry
February 20 – Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
February 27 – The Commodores & The Pointer Sisters
March 6 – Travis Tritt & Charlie Daniels Band