Busch Gardens Tampa unveils concert line up for 2016 Food & Wine Festival!


The Food and Wine Festival is back at Busch Gardens Tampa with a massive concert line up! The inaugural event featured tons of food, a massive selection of wine and beer, a huge line up of beautifully crafted topiary, and of course a massive convert line up. The festival is back this year, and while we don’t know what tasty concoctions the culinary staff has up their sleeves yet, we do have this year’s huge line up!


This year’s concert  line up is a very unique mixture of legendary rockers, and today’s top performers. The concerts, as always, are free with theme park admission.

Here’s the line up!

Saturday, March 5: Kenny Rogers

Sunday, March 6: Huey Lewis & The News

Saturday, March 12: Special artist to be announced

Sunday, March 13: O.A.R.

Saturday, March 19: George Thorogood & The Destroyers

Sunday, March 20: MercyMe

Saturday, March 26: Special artist to be announced

Sunday, March 27: Third Eye Blind

Saturday, April 2: The Commodores

Sunday, April 3: Andy Grammer

Saturday, April 9: Special artist to be announced

Sunday, April 10: The All-American Rejects

Saturday, April 16: Meat Loaf

Sunday, April 17: Lynyrd Skynyrd

Saturday, April 23: Gente de Zona

Sunday, April 24: Jordin Sparks


“We are excited for the second year of our acclaimed Food & Wine Festival. Our guests gave last year’s event rave reviews and this year promises to be even better, with one of the best concert lineups of 2016,” said Jim Dean, President of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Busch Gardens Tampa also has the all new Cobras Curse coaster rolling out sometime later this year.

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