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The 2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival Guide

Updated: May 24, 2023

A world of taste awaits at the 2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival which takes place from March 10 until May 21, 2023.


This year guests can sip and savor their way through flavorful eats and mouthwatering treats before finding their new favorite brew or cocktail, sounds great, we're in!!


2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival

All New Food & Wine Menu

This year treat your taste buds with delicious dishes to pair with wines, craft brews and cocktails. Discover countless combinations of food and drink selections with returning fan-favorites and all-new culinary delights.


Food & Beverage locations are open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. - Park Close.


2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival

1. Wines of the Americas
  • Cono Sur Sauvignon Blanc (Chile)

  • Raeburn Chardonnay (Russian River Valley)

  • Pam's Unoaked Chardonnay (Sonoma)

  • Juggernaut Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley)

  • Natura Carmenere (Chile)

  • Alexander Valley Cabernet (Sonoma)

  • Bodega Norton Malbec BS (Argentina)

  • McManis Petite Sirah (California)

  • Rabble Zinfandel (California)

  • St. Hubert Red Blend "The Stag" (Paso Robles)

  • Domaine Bousquet Red Blend (Argentina)



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
2. Trek through Africa
  • Vegetable Samosa with Peppadew-Tomato Chutney (Vegan, Vegetarian)A flakey pastry filled with spiced potatoes, onions and peas served with the sweetness and subtle heat of the peppadew-tomato chutney

  • African Vegetable Curry & Naan Bread (Vegetarian)Hearty vegetable stew: zucchini, yellow squash, cauliflower, red bell peppers, tomato, peas and onion


3. Vineyard Marketplace
  • Home décor, artisan crafts, and souvenirsMake your trip to Food & Wine memorable with a souvenir.


2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
4. Cocktails
  • Craft Standard Ultra Premium Cocktails

  • Dark & StormySpiced Rum, Craft Standard Mule Mix

  • Serengeti Flyer PunchBlanco Tequila, Bacardi Coconut Rum, Melon Liqueur, Craft Standard Mojito Mix

  • Aperol LomaAperol, Craft Standard Paloma Mix

  • Sake SmashJunmai Sake, Mandarin Vodka, Craft Standard Paloma Mix

  • Twisted LemonadeRaspberry Vodka, Craft Standard Pink Lemonade Mix


5. Artisan Treasures
  • Home décor, artisan crafts, and souvenirsMake your trip to Food & Wine memorable with a souvenir.


6. Twisted Egg Rolls
  • Buffalo Chicken Egg Rollwith Ranch Dipping Sauce

  • Philly Cheese Steak Egg Rollwith Spicy Ketchup



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
7. Moroccan Market
  • Berbere Spiced Chicken BatboutChicken seasoned with paprika, fenugreek, garlic, allspice, ginger, chilis, coriander, cinnamon, and black pepper served on a Moroccan style pita bread

  • Moroccan Couscous with Roasted Vegetables (Vegan, Vegetarian)Tiny toasted pasta balls cooked in vegetable broth with roasted vegetables: carrots, parsnip, turnip, beets, garlic, cumin, coriander, cardamom, fresh cilantro



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
8. Greek Isles
  • Stuffed Grape Leaves with Tzatziki Sauce (Gluten Free)A cold dish made with a mixture of cooked rice, ground beef, herbs, and spices, all wrapped in a grape leaf served with a Greek yogurt sauce made with cucumbers and garlic

  • Lamb Lollipop with a Mint Demi-glaze (Gluten Free)Pan-seared, seasoned with Mediterranean spice and herbs. Reduction of beef and lamb stock infused with fresh mint

  • Baklava (contains nuts)Layered pastry dessert made of filo pastry, filled with chopped nuts, and sweetened with honey


9. Dessert & Sweet Wines
  • Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards Southern Red (Florida)

  • Dogajolo Carpinto Rosso (Italy)

  • Chocolate & Port Bar

  • Massolino Moscato D’Asti (Germany)

  • Valckenberg Gewurztraminer (Germany)

  • Massolino Moscato D’Asti (Piedmont)

  • Island Grove Wine Company, Blueberry Moscato (Florida)



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
10. European Delight
  • Pierogies & Peas (Vegetarian)Potato filled dumpling garnished with peas and caramelized onion puree

  • Mushroom Ravioli with Truffle Cream Sauce (Vegetarian)A variety of wild mushrooms with ricotta cheese, garlic and shallots filled inside pasta, a creamy mushroom sauce with the essence of black truffle

  • TiramisuCoffee and Rum dipped Savoiardi cookies layered with a delicately sweetened mixture of eggs and sweet mascarpone cheese dusted with cocoa powder



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
11. Creamery
  • Peach Crumble & Vanilla Ice CreamA taste of home: Fresh baked peaches, lightly sweetened baked with a brown sugar crumble topping

  • Macaroons (Vegetarian, contains nuts)Sweet meringue based cookie with crunchy exterior and soft, nougat-like interior



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
12. Asian Inspired
  • Spicy Pork Belly with Mandarin Orange Soy Glaze (Gluten Free)Slow cooked pork belly with Asian 5 spice (star anise, fennel, Sichuan peppercorns, ginger, cinnamon), sweet, spicy and tangy glaze

  • Teriyaki Salmon with Coconut-Scallion Rice (Gluten Free)Teriyaki marinated salmon, slow baked and served over fluffy jasmine rice



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
13. Springs Taproom
  • Tuna PokeTuna poke is a traditional Hawaiian salad of raw tuna marinated in soy sauce, sesame oil, and onions.

  • Farm to Table, Sauvignon Blanc (Australia)

  • Farm to Table, Shiraz (Australia)

  • Chateau Tanunda, Red Blend Grand Barossa Valley (Australia)

  • Rotating Wine

  • 7oz. Beer SampleSamuel Adams Seasonal Green Bench Postcard Pils Stella Artois Lager Keel Farms Crooked Thumb Cycle Brewing Founders All Day IPA Modelo Especial Michelob Ultra Bud Light Golden Road Brewing Mango Rotating Beer


14. Old World Wines, Flights & Snacks
  • Flights (4 pours each, 1.25 oz)

  • Flight #1Aveleda Vinho Verde Alvarinho (Portugal) Celeste Verdejo (Spain) Gabbiano Pinot Grigo (Italy) Miraval Cotes de Provence (France)

  • Flight #2Bouchard Aine & Fils Beaujoulais-Villages (France) Bulgariana Danubian Plain Pinot Noir (Bulgaria) Zoe Red (Greece) Scarpette Barbera Del Monferrato (Piedmont)

  • Flight #3Cellers Can Blau Red Blend (Spain) Castello del Trebbio Superiore (Tuscany) Villa Matilde, Aglianico Rocco Dei Leonia (Italy) L’Orangeraie Syrah (Pays d’ Oc)

  • Smoked Almonds

  • Creole Spice Snack Mix



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
15. Xcursions
  • Food & Wine Signature Cupcakes

  • SheiKra Cupcake

  • Iron Gwazi Cupcake

  • Cheetah Hunt Cupcake

  • Tigris Cupcake

  • *One single signature cupcake per Food & Beverage Sampler punch. Try them all with our cupcake four pack. (Four pack not included with Food & Beverage Sampler)


16. Food & Wine Marketplace
  • Home décor, artisan crafts, and souvenirsMake your trip to Food & Wine memorable with a souvenir.


17. Bourbon Tasting
  • Old Forester 1870 Original Batch

  • Old Forester 1897 Bottled in Bond

  • Old Forester 1910 Old Fine Whiskey

  • Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style

  • *One single pour per Food & Beverage Sampler punch. Try them all with our tasting flight. (not included with Food & Beverage Sampler)



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
18. Latin Twist
  • Chimichurri Beef Skewer (Gluten Free)Tender chunks of beef marinated and topped with parsley, oregano, garlic, and red wine vinegar

  • Mojo Pork TacoCuban-style pork roast marinated in a sauce made with the juice of sour oranges, garlic, oregano, cumin, and olive oil served in a taco shell with shredded cabbage, and a tabasco cilantro mayo

  • Pina Colada TrifleVanilla cake, vanilla pudding, pineapple, coconut, whipped topping


19. Cocktails & Beer
  • Craft Standard Ultra Premium Cocktails

  • Spicy Watermelon MargaritaGhost Tequila, Watermelon Monin, Craft Standard Margarita Mix

  • Sparkling GreyhoundReyka Vodka and Craft Standard Paloma Mix

  • Spiced SangriaRed Wine, Sailor Jerry’s Spiced Rum, Craft Standard Mule Mix

  • Whiskey SmashJim Beam, Craft Standard Mojito Mix

  • Terrapin Hopseutioner IPA

  • Schofferhofer Grapefruit Hefeweizen Bier



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
20. Land & Sea
  • Surf & Turf (Gluten Free)Oven-roasted beef, garlic, parsley, olive oil. Garnished with butter-poached lobster meat

  • Watermelon SaladWith feta cheese, baby arugula, vanilla vinaigrette


2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival

Food and beverage is not included with park admission and is available for an extra fee.


Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages.


2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival

Food & Beverage Samplers


Select from 10, 15 or a Pass Member-exclusive 18-item sampler to enjoy entrees, desserts, beer, wine, specialty beverages and more. Starting as low as $70.



2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival

Concerts


Every year, the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival brings together the best in pop, rock, Latin, country, contemporary and classic music on select dates during the event with all concerts are free with park admission.


Concerts are free with park admission.


2023 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival

This year's star studded line up has been revealed and includes Flo Rida, Maddie & Tae, Dustin Lynch, Hoobastank, Walk The Moon and Kansas.



2023 Concert Lineup


Kansas
Saturday, March 11, 2023

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival KANSAS


Maddie & Tae
Sunday, March 12, 2023

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival MADDIE & TAE


SWV
Saturday, March 18, 2023

2023 Food & Wine Festival Concerts


Dustin Lynch
Sunday, March 19, 2023

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival DUSTIN LYNCH


Rodney Atkins
Saturday, March 25, 2023

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival RODNEY ATKINS


Flo Rida
Sunday, March 26, 2023

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival FLO RIDA


Jeremy Camp
Saturday, April 1

2023 Food & Wine Festival Concerts


Mackenzie Porter
Sunday, April 2, 2023

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival MACKENZIE PORTER


Live
Saturday, April 8, 2023

2023 Food & Wine Festival Concerts. Busch Gardens Tampa


The Fab Four
Sunday, April 9, 2023

 THE FAB FOUR Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival


38 Special
Saturday, April 15, 2023

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival 38 SPECIAL


Michael Tenpenny
Sunday, April 17, 2023

2023 Food & Wine Festival Concerts. Busch Gardens Tampa


Air Supply
Saturday, April 22, 2023

2023 Food & Wine Festival Concerts. Busch Gardens Tampa


Gabby Barrett
Sunday, April 23, 2023

2023 Food & Wine Festival Concerts. Busch Gardens Tampa


Hoobastank
Saturday, April 29, 2023

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival HOOBASTANK


Walk The Moon
Sunday, April 30, 2023

2023 Food & Wine Festival Concerts. Busch Gardens Tampa


The Como La Flor Band
Friday, May 5, 2023

THE COMO LA FLOR BAND Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival


El Gran Combo
Sunday, May 7, 2023

EL GRAN COMBO Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival


Elvis Crespo
Saturday, May 20, 2023

2023 Food & Wine Festival Concerts. Busch Gardens Tampa

All concerts are free with a valid park admission.


VIP Concert Seating

Enjoy an exclusive concert experience with VIP Seating packages. Packages include exclusive seating, one complimentary beverage, and access to a private VIP bar.


Starting as low as $49.99.



Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival Concerts

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