“America’s Got Talent” Acts Coming to Busch Gardens Tampa, Plus, Free Beer is Back!


Free Beer is Back! All Summer Long Guests 21+ at Busch Gardens Enjoy Free Beer, Plus New Shows and Entertainment!

Busch Gardens Tampa today announced the return of free beer, just in time for the debut of the park’s new Summer Celebration event. As a nostalgic nod to Busch Gardens’ history as a brewery, all guests 21+ are eligible to receive two complimentary 7 oz beers each visit. The complimentary drafts will pour out in the park’s Pantopia area at Pantopia Drinks & Snacks. Guests can redeem their beers through the conclusion of Summer Celebration on August 7. The taps will rotate throughout the summer, so guests can try something new every time they visit. Some of the breweries featured will be Anheuser-Busch InBev, Yuengling, Big Storm Brewery and more.

Neal Thurman, President of Busch Gardens Tampa said, “We are thrilled to share all that’s new at Busch Gardens with our Summer Celebration event, while also paying homage to our roots with the return of free beer. Together, this is sure to be an unforgettable summer for our guests.”

The all-new Summer Celebration event features excitement from daybreak to nightfall, including a variety of parkwide entertainment, plus rotating performances from America’s Got Talent acts kicking off on June 15 in Pantopia Theater. For a festive finale to the night, guests can enjoy the new Summer Celebration Firework Spectacular every Friday through Sunday, complete with fountains, pyrotechnics, and lasers.

America’s Got Talent Acts have not yet been announced for Tampa, however, at sister-park Busch Gardens Williamsburg the lineup includes comedians, magic, and music from performers like Kenichi Ebina, Tom Cotter, Derek Hughes, Vicki Barbolak, The Passing Zone, Light Balance, and more!

Best Way to Play

The best way to experience the year-round fun Busch Gardens Tampa has to offer is with a 2022 Fun Card, which offers park admission through December 31, 2022, for one low price. For even more unbeatable benefits, guests can purchase a SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass and enjoy 12 months of unlimited visits with special benefits like free parking, free guest tickets, access to special VIP events, savings on merchandise and more. Annual Passes are as low as $14.75/month + tax with no down payment at

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