Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival – Tampa

March 11, 2022 - May 22, 2022 (Friday, Saturday, and Sundays Only)
The Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival is Tampa Bay's favorite spring festival — featuring a delicious menu of dishes and drinks. Concerts are back for the 2022 season along with Sampler Lanyards and a VIP Seating Package for the concerts.
  • Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only (national-level concerts are generally Saturdays and Sundays only).
  • The event is included with park admission. Food and beverage samples require separate purchase.
  • Sampling kiosk generally open at 12pm and remain open until park close on festival days.
  • Pre-paid "sampling lanyards" are available. Click Here for official lanyard info.

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival Food Booth Menu Items for 2022

The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival takes place on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays between March 11th and May 22nd, 2022. Below is a text-based line-up for the food booths and menu items that will be available. Festival Sampler Lanyards are back for 2022 and are a great way to enjoy the festival. A 10 Item Sampler Lanyard is $65.00 plus tax ($69.23), which breaks down to around $6.92 per item. The 15 Item Sampler Lanyard is $80.00 plus tax ($85.20), which breaks down to around $5.68 per item. ... ( read more ... )

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival Concert List and Times for 2022

The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival in Tampa will feature national level acts every weekend for 2022 (plus "select" Fridays). There's also a smaller stage called the "Coke Canopy" (from what I gather) that will feature local live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the popular festival. Concerts are included with daily admission to the park but ... there is a VIP Package Upgrade that will get you a best seat in the house with access to a reserved seating area on the concert field ... ( read more ... )

Busch Gardens Food and Wine Menus 2021

Here is a text-based line-up for the food booths and menu items that will be available for this year's Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival. The festival takes place on Friday, Saturday, and Sundays between February 20th, 2021 and April 25th, 2021. The Food & Wine Festival culinary booth hours are between 12pm and the posted park close times. Festival Sampler Lanyards are back for 2021 and are a great way to enjoy the festival. More info about the Sampler levels this year can be found below. 01 - ... ( read more ... )

Menu Items & Cabin Names for the 2020 Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival

Here is a text-based line-up for the food booths (called "Cabins" at the festival), and the food items that will be available for this year's Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival. The festival takes place on weekends only between February 29th, 2020 and April 26th, 2020. Pricing for all items won't be available until the first day of the festival. But — The Sampler Lanyards are back (yay!!!), and one of the better deals is the 12-item Sampler for $57.00 (plus tax) which would break-down to just a ... ( read more ... )

2020 Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival Concert List and Times

The Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival brings together the best in rock, Latin, a cappella, country and alternative music. Concerts are included with daily admission to the park. While the concerts are free once you're in the park, there are two VIP Seating Upgrades that will get you even closer to the action. The VIP Section 1 Package will get you the best seats in the house with prices starting at $39.99, while the VIP Section 2 Package will get you seating in section 2 (just behind ... ( read more ... )

The 2019 Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival Stroll Around

It's so hard to believe there's just two weeks to go for the 2019 Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival! We had not been to the annual event since it first started back in 2015, so it's time to take another stroll around and talk about what we've found! Like most theme park based festivals, food and libation kiosks are where the action takes place. While there are some beverages available at the food booths, there are also a few dedicated "libation stations" that only offer beverages. As you get closer ... ( read more ... )

2019 Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival Concert List and Times

Show times change a little bit for each concert, check the schedule carefully! (Select shows may be canceled due to inclement weather. Entertainment subject to change without notice.) Tampa Bay's most flavorful music festival includes some great bands this year and covers a wide genre of musical styles! While the concerts are free once you're in the park, there are Daily Ticket upgrades and Annual Pass upgrades that will get you even closer to the bands. Click here for upgrade information and ... ( read more ... )

Menu Items & Cabin Names for the 2019 Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival

Here is a text-based line-up for the food booths (called "Cabins" at the festival), and the food items that will be available for this year's Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival. The festival takes place on weekends only between March 16th, 2019 and April 28th, 2019. Pricing for all items won't be available until the first day of the festival. Sampler Lanyards are back though, and one of the better deals is the 12-item Sampler for $54.99 (plus tax) which would break-down to less than $4.75 per ... ( read more ... )