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Busch Gardens Tampa Offering Christmas Town Pass Member Preview

Busch Gardens Tampa offer some pretty awesome year round benefits to its Pass Members, and every month the theme park reveals new limited time offers and rewards exclusively for Pass Members too!

In months gone by Pass Members have been rewarded with free guest tickets, Busch Bucks - currency for in-park spending – and more, including free gifts and park experiences.

Being a Pass member really is worth it, and Busch Gardens really know how to look after its Pass Members, and for disclosure, we are Pass Members and regular enjoy the rewards for sure!

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Busch Gardens Tampa November Pass Member Rewards

Now that Halloween is over, the park is being transformed into a magical Christmas Town, complete with millions of twinkling lights, the most gorgeous Christmas tress, award winning entertainment, yummy seasonal food, and endless amounts of holiday cheer.

Guests can now look forward to Christmas Town from November 14, 2022 through January 9, 2023.

Busch Gardens Tampa Christmas Town

This year, Pass Members can enjoy a first look at Busch Gardens Christmas Town!

Christmas Town runs daily with park-wide festive fun from November 14 through January 9 but Pass Members can get a head start on the holiday celebrations with an event preview on November 13!

The preview will include select entertainment and culinary elements on exclusively for Pass Members.

Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Pass Member Event Details

2 p.m.

Enjoy an exclusive preview of Christmas on Ice just for Pass Members. The creators of the award-winning Turn It Up! capture the holiday spirit as world-class skaters celebrate the many wonders of Christmas in this family-favorite show.

3 p.m.

Santa's House opens for Pass Members to meet Santa for holiday photo opportunities.

4 p.m.

Festival pathway opens to sip and savor new holiday eats and festive treats. Enjoy a FREE one-item Food & Beverage sample, only valid on November 13. Redeem from Self-Service kiosk or Guest Relations. The exclusive Pass Member Christmas Town Food & Beverage lanyards will also be available for purchase to use during the duration of the event.

5 p.m.

Rudolph's Winter Wonderland opens for Pass Members to meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends in Pantopia.

8 p.m.

Get early access to Gwazi Field for the best seats for Holidays in the Sky: A Nighttime Spectacular.

Busch Gardens Tampa Christmas Town

Benefits Of Becoming A Busch Gardens Tampa Pass Member

Becoming a Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Pass Member offers awesome value for money and unbeatable benefits.

For as low as $14 per month with a zero-down payment, a Busch Gardens Tampa Bay annual pass provides unlimited year-round admission, and benefits like free parking, epic savings on in-park purchases, exclusive zoo opportunities and monthly rewards with more than $400 in value.

The Busch Gardens Tampa Bay annual pass program is divided in the following easy-to-use tiers: bronze, silver, gold, and platinum, the latter being an option that grants access to all 11 SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment locations nationwide including three SeaWorld parks, two Busch Gardens parks, two Sesame Place parks, several award-winning water parks and discounted tickets for Discovery Cove.

The program’s structure makes it easy for guests to choose the pass, the benefits, and the parks that are the best fit.

For a full overview of the Annual Pass lineup and to join the program guests can visit

Busch Gardens Tampa Christmas Town

Christmas Town

Annual Pass members get to enjoy year-round monthly rewards and those who join the program now through Nov. 9 will have additional benefits for this year’s Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

New members will receive three free samples of any food and beverage item available at the Christmas Town Village with the purchase of any Annual Pass and a sneak preview of Christmas Town on Nov. 13.

Busch Gardens Tampa Serengeti Flyer

Serengeti Flyer

Additionally, pass members get to be the first to ride Serengeti Flyer, the park’s all-new 2023 ride. Serengeti Flyer will be the world’s tallest and fastest ride of its kind, a screamin’ swing, upon opening in spring 2023.

Riders will experience breathtaking views of the park’s expansive 65-acre Serengeti plain as Serengeti Flyer’s twin dueling arms soar progressively higher reaching speeds of 68 mph and a maximum height of 135 feet at the ride’s peak.

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Pass Member Rewards

Busch Gardens shows appreciation to its annual pass members year-round with epic monthly rewards. Annual pass membership includes unlimited admission, access to vibrant seasonal events, and exclusive pass member benefits including free guest tickets, free parking and special savings on merchandise and food and beverage.

Plus, pass members receive special monthly rewards throughout the year such as exclusive pass member merchandise, behind-the-scenes animal experiences, festival-exclusive food and beverage deals, and discounts on admission to Busch Gardens’ separately ticketed Howl-O-Scream event.

Busch Gardens Tampa Pass Member BENEFITS

Vibrant Seasonal Events:

A Busch Gardens Tampa Bay annual pass provides access to Busch Gardens’ year-round assortment of vibrant seasonal events.

From the joyous fanfare of Busch Gardens’ Mardi Gras to the expansive selection of culinary delights at Busch Gardens’ Food & Wine Festival, or the electrifying beat of Busch Gardens’ summertime festivities and merry time cheer of the park’s fan-favorite Christmas Town, an abundance of seasonal events awaits pass members at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

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