Tampa, Fl: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s Food & Wine Festival is back from Saturday, March 16 to give you an incredible culinary experience with great concerts.
Tampa’s premier spring festival will have over 35 delicious dishes, 100 wines, craft beers and cocktails to explore while enjoying a varied concert line-up. The festival will be held on weekends from March 16 to April 28, the entry is included with park admission.
You can begin your culinary trip with grilled lamb chops featuring a 15-year balsamic drizzle from northern California. Try mouthwatering Tex-Mex classics like chorizo queso fundido with sweet onions and shishito peppers or grilled elote.
Also, don’t miss the Park’s twist on Mexican street corn featuring cotija cheese and lime crema.
A visit to the 60th-anniversary cabin, with recipes inspired by Busch Gardens’ historic sandwiches and snacks from decades past, will surely make you nostalgic.
In addition to an exciting food and wine list, this year’s festival will offer you five unique tastings, including favorites and latest options. Throughout the event, you can explore exotic spirits at signature vodka, bourbon, ice wine, tequila, and sparkling wine tastings.
A Food & Wine Festival Sampler is available to savor and save on everything at the festival. You can purchase a 5, 8 or 12-item sampler lanyard to use at each festival cabin to explore sample-sized dishes and drink offerings with ease. If you are a Pass Member, then choose an exclusive 15-item sampler for the same price as a 12-item sampler.
Enjoy All-Star Performances at Live Concerts
The Food and Wine Festival’s lineup reflects musical genres of all tastes. You can book the ultimate festival experience with one of two exclusive VIP packages available for each act, including reserved seats for concerts and a Sampler Lanyard.
Concert headliners include:
Saturday, March 16, 2019, Daughtry
Sunday, March 17, 2019, The Band Perry
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 3 Doors Down
Sunday, March 24, 2019, Blue Rodeo, Kathleen Edwards and Fred Eaglesmith featuring Tif Ginn
Saturday, March 30, 2019, Justin Moore
Sunday, March 31, 2019, El Gran Combo
Saturday, April 06, 2019, To Be Announced
Sunday, April 07, 2019, Josh Turner
Saturday, April 13, 2019, Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Sunday, April 14, 2019, Boyz II Men
Friday, April 19, 2019, Edwin McCain and Vertical Horizon
Saturday, April 20, 2019, Hunter Hayes and Levi Hummon
Sunday, April 21, 2019, Mat Kearney
Saturday, April 27, 2019 Walk Off the Earth
Sunday, April 28, 2019 Foreigner
Best Value for Florida Residents:
For a limited time, with the purchase of the Busch Gardens Fun Card, you will receive a free Adventure Island Fun Card. Except for blocked dates, experience both parks until the end of 2019.
If you wish to enhance your Busch Gardens experience, choose a new Annual Pass.
From monthly perks and discounts to complimentary experiences, you can explore the benefits of Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum Pass.
For more information about the 5th Annual Food & Wine Festival, you can visit BuschGardensTampa.com
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