Busch Gardens Tampa Bay fourth annual Food & Wine Festival starts from March 3

Tampa, Florida: The winners of the Billboard Award The Fray and the Southern Uprising Tour, will be performing on weekend at the fourth annual Food and Wine Festival in Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.


The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival will be held on Saturdays and Sundays from March 3 through April 29. Visitors with any Pass, Fun Card or daily admission can have access to concerts.

Food and beverage are excluded with park admission, guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages.


Priority Seating
Priority Seating for Food & Wine Festival VIP is available for each concert date. Reservations start at $34.99.

Food, Wine & Brew Sampler
Guests interested in culinary offerings can purchase a sampler for food and wine. This package includes any samples of choice throughout the festival. Samplers starting at $29.99 are available in quantities of five, eight or twelve. Since this year, a Pass Member exclusive 15-item Sampler is available for the same price as a 12-item Sampler.

Wine, Bourbon, and Tequila by the Bottle
As a part of the Food & Wine Festival guest can take home wine, bourbon and tequila available by the bottle at the Xcursions gift shop.

Best Values for Florida Residents:

For a limited time, the guest who purchased Busch Gardens Fun Card can also get an Adventure Island Fun Card FREE! Experience both parks during 2018 for the price of one.

For those who wish to receive more VIP offers, the annual pass includes an unlimited entry for 12 months, free parking, no blockout dates, in-park discounts and other benefits worth more than $ 350. With EZpay, Annual Passes start at just $14 per month for one park, and $16 per month for both Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island

The cuisine at 13 culinary cabins, along with favorites like mango shrimp ceviche and beef brisket on a spiced corn waffle will be served with new twists at the Festival.

To experience bold new eats Savory Tavern will offer fried frog legs with bacon corn fritters. Food lovers can indulge in flavorful treats at Artisan Eats with duck fat truffle fries, and tostones rellenos de pollo at Comfort Kitchen.

Guest can also opt for a lobster tart with leeks and Swiss cheese or mushroom vol-au-vent at the Light Fare Canteen.They can also enjoy robust flavors at Chef’s Plantation with the salmon cake with lemon aioli, Korean-style ribs and all-new short rib and brie grilled cheese.

Guests can further lift up the Food and Wine Festival experience by sipping a carefully curated selection of fine bourbons and new tequila tastings.

Concerts Details

The Fray– Saturday, March 10th at 7:00 p.m., Gwazi Park

The Outlaws- Sunday, March 11th at 3:00 p.m., Gwazi Park

The Marshall Tucker Band- Sunday, March 11th at 4:00 p.m., Gwazi Park

The Charlie Daniels Band- Sunday, March 11th at 5:30 p.m., Gwazi Park

Travis Tritt- Sunday, March 11th at 7:00 p.m., Gwazi Park

Information Source: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Photo courtesy of  Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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