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Busch Gardens Williamsburg Opens March 20 For The 2016 Season

busch gardens williamsburg eventsIn one week, Busch Gardens Williamsburg will open its doors for the 2016 operating season. A lot of exciting events are planned for this upcoming year at the World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park. Opening weekend begins with Pass Member Preview Day on Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. 1-and 2-park and Platinum pass holders will enjoy:

  • Be one of the first 800 Members* at the Abbey Stone Theatre by 11 a.m. to learn about 2016 park happenings plus exciting details about
    Project 2017
  • Rock out to The Fighting Jamesons as they deliver a traditional style of Irish music with an energetic modern-day approach in the Abbey Stone Theatre.  There will be three-performances throughout the day.  Stop by Castle O’Sullivan to pick up a ticket to reserve your seat*.
  • Take advantage of Preview-Day only offers*
    • Save $30 on an Annual PhotoKey Membership
    • Shop discounts in all Ireland shops ($5 off $25 purchase or $10 off $40 purchase)
  • Eat and drink St. Patty’s style with green beer, popcorn and corned beef sliders*
  • Reserve an all-you-care-to-eat lunch* in the Black Forest picnic village from noon – 1:30 p.m.

On Sunday, March 20, the park will open to the public for the 2016 operating season. Enjoy all of your favorite rides, shows and food from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Pass members will have the option to bring a friend along for some spring fun for free, by redeeming one of their four free tickets available. Visit www.bgwpass.com to redeem.

The park will stay open daily through April 10 for spring break. For the complete 2016 operating schedule, show information and more, visit www.buschgardens.com/va.




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*Member Preview Day is available to active Busch Gardens Williamsburg, 1-Park, 2-Park and Platinum Members only.  Not available for Fun Card or single-day ticket holders.  A limited-quantity gift will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Seating for the Abbey Stone Theatre presentation and The Fighting Jamesons concerts are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  No other discounts apply to Preview-Day only offers.  Food, alcohol and Black Forest Picnic are available for an additional charge.   Reservations required for picnic.  Park admission and parking are not included in picnic cost and are required.  Park products, services, events, offers and schedules are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice.  Additional fees, taxes and restrictions may apply.  See website for complete details.