Busch Gardens announces in-park Chick-fil-A to open Thursday

The food choices at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay are getting an upgrade Thursday. Chick-fil-A is set to open its first Florida theme park location for thrill-seekers looking to satisfy their craving for chicken and waffle fries in between rides. 

Bier Fest makes early return to Busch Gardens for fourth year

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's annual Bier Fest is returning for its fourth year, and the event will start earlier than in years past. More than 50 varieties of IPAs, wheat ales, stouts and other craft brews will be featured, with a spotlight on Florida breweries.

Florida's theme parks no longer requiring face masks outdoors

Visitors at Disney and Universal no longer need to wear their masks outdoors, but must still cover their faces inside and on rides. Busch Gardens and SeaWorld, however, are allowing fully vaccinated guests to remove their masks throughout their theme parks.