Food and Wine Festival Coming to Bush Gardens Tampa Bay March 3rd-April 29th


Concert Headliners Include The Fray, Flo Rida, Cole Swindell, Boyz II Men, Olga Tañón, TLC, Hank Williams Jr., Kaleo and More!
TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2018) – Busch Gardens Tampa
 Bay‘s most delicious event returns this March with
 tastes for every palate at the fourth annual Food & 
Wine Festival. Guests can sample delectable cuisines 
paired with a selection of 65+ wines, 50+ craft brews 
and specialty cocktails, while enjoying some of the
 biggest names in entertainment.  

The Food & Wine
 Festival runs Saturdays and Sundays, March 3 
through April 29 and is included with any Annual
 Pass, Fun Card or daily admission to the park.
The Festival features all-new twists on cuisine at 13
 culinary cabins, along with favorites like mango
 shrimp ceviche and beef brisket on a spiced corn
 waffle. Experience bold new eats at the Savory
 Tavern with fried frog legs with bacon corn fritters,
 or indulge in flavorful treats at Artisan Eats with 
beloved dish duck fat truffle fries and then spice it up
 with tostones rellenos de pollo at Comfort Kitchen.
  Opt for lobster tart with leeks and Swiss cheese or 
mushroom vol-au-vent at the Light Fare Canteen, or
 relish in the robust flavors at Chef’s Plantation with
salmon cake with lemon aioli, Korean-style ribs and 
all-new short rib and brie grilled cheese.  Guests can
 elevate the Food and Wine Festival experience even 
more by sipping a carefully curated selection of fine 
bourbons and new tequila tastings.

Concert headliners include:
Edwin McCain & Sister Hazel
Sunday, March 4:
Grupo Niche

Saturday, March10:
The Fray

Sunday, March11:
Southern Uprising Tour: A Southern Rock Revival with Travis Tritt, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws

Saturday, March17:
Olga Tañón

Sunday, March18:
Goo Goo Dolls

Saturday, March24:
Better Than Ezra & Tonic

Sunday, March25:
Michael Bolton

Saturday, March31:
Boyz II Men

Sunday, April 1:
Natalie Grant

Saturday, April 7:
Hank Williams, Jr.

Sunday, April 8:
Saturday, April14:
Bret Michaels

Sunday, April 15:
Coming Soon! 

The All-American Rejects

Sunday, April 22:
Cole Swindell

Saturday, April28:

Flo Rida

Sunday, April 29:
Kaleo & Bleachers

Guests can choose from two exclusive VIP concert 
upgrades at the Festival which include priority seating
 and a 5-item sampler lanyard for even more access
 to great times and great tastes. Additionally, guests
 can purchase of 5, 10 and 12-item sampler lanyards 
to tailor the experience to any taste bud. Food and

 beverage is not included with park admission and is available

for an additional fee. Guests must be 21
 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages.

·         For a limited time, buy a Busch Gardens Fun Card and get an Adventure Island Fun Card FREE! Experience both parks through 2018 for the price of one.
·         For those wishing for more VIP offerings, the Annual Pass includes unlimited admission for 12 months, free parking, no blockout dates, in-park discounts and other benefits, valued at 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.
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For media requests, please contact Karen Varga-Sinka at or 813-944-7124.

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