On Feb 28, Busch Gardens announced on Twitter that their highly anticipated thrill ride, Falcon’s Fury will open on May 1st to eager adventure seekers. The Fury will be the first ride of its kind to have ride enthusiasts experience free falling from 335 feet to the ground, face first! You can learn more about the behind the scenes preparation as Busch Garden ride engineers show how they put this monstrous Fury together click here.
As visitors prepare for spring and summer vacations, there’s lots of new excitement for the entire family at Busch Gardens even if you’re not a thrill seeker. On March 1st they celebrate the birthday of three lion cubs. Kembe, Shaba and Shtuko turn a year old and close to 200 lbs. Busch Gardens is having a Lion Birthday Party in the Edge of Africa.
Also coming up on March 22 is the Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon. This is a great event for kids 6 to 14 years of age to experience a triathlon at Busch Gardens Adventure Island Water Park. There are two divisions for 6-10 and 11-14 age groups. Over 450 participants will participate before the park opens and why not stay at the parks to celebrate a great accomplishment after the race.