Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will offer pre-Black Friday ticket deals on Thanksgiving

Buy a 2020 Fun Card, get into BG through the end of 2019 for free.


Insane hype, and the potential for in-store tramplings, lead retailers to release Black Friday deals earlier and earlier. In an attempt to perhaps save its website, Busch Gardens is releasing Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving.

Starting November 28, users can hop online and secure 2020 Fun Cards — or different single-day admission — at discounted rates.

And if you score a Fun Pass, you get admission to Busch Gardens through the rest of 2019.

That means access to Christmas Town (running until January 6), which has completely taken over the park with holiday lights, decorations and multiple concession stands hawking festive eats and hot cocoa. Depending on which one you buy, your passes could also get you in on the 2020 debuts of new rides like Iron Gwazi and Adventure Island’s Solar Vortex (the country’s first dual-tailspin waterslide). 

Busch Gardens is even offering deals on single-day, admission to the park, dual-park admission for Busch Gardens and Adventure Island, and a package that includes SeaWorld admission, too.

Have a look at a run down below.

  • $61.99 — Busch Gardens ingle-day admission, valid thru Jan. 31, 2020 (Save over 40% off admission at the gate)
  • $71.99 — Two-visit admission for Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and SeaWorld Orlando, valid thru Jan. 31, 2020 (Save over 50% off admission at the gate) Black out dates apply (Dec. 26 – Dec. 31).
  • $74.99 — 2020 Busch Garden Tampa Bay Fun Card (save over 35% on gate price)
  • $99.99 — 2020 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island 2-Park Fun Card (save over 40% on gate price)

The upside to this sale is you can avoid the crowds for your purchase, and the downside is that your bank account is still taking a hit in the name of holiday hype.

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