Busch Gardens Theme Park in Tampa Bay, Florida and Williamsburg Virginia are two theme parks owned by the same company that both offer specials and discounts to Active-Duty Military and Veterans. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s Waves of Honor program offers one complimentary admission per year to Active-Duty military personnel and three direct dependents. Busch Gardens Williamsburg, VA also has a Waves of Honor program for Active-Duty Military, as well as discounted tickets for Military Veterans.
Does Busch Gardens offer a military discount?
Yes! Busch Gardens Theme Parks offer military discounts to both active-duty and military veterans through their Waves of Honor program.
Who qualifies for this discount?
- All Active-Duty military members
- Activated or Drilling Reservists
- National Guardsman
- Military Veterans
- Military Retirees
- Inactive Ready Reservists
How do I qualify?
To qualify for this military discount, present valid military credentials when purchasing tickets. Tickets can be purchased online and military status confirmed through ID.me. Military members purchasing tickets in-person must present an active military ID at the front gate.
Additional Busch Gardens Discount Details
When purchasing discounted military tickets through the Waves of Honor program, make sure to verify the operating schedule and hours for the park you intend to visit. You must be registered with ID.me to verify your identity. Active-duty military receive one free pass a year for themselves and three dependents through the program at Tampa Bay and Williamsburg, VA. Additionally, military veterans can get up to six discounted tickets at the Busch Gardens Williamsburg, VA location. The Waves of Honor program also includes free parking for the day of your visit.
More about Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens is a family-friendly theme park with rides, animal encounters, restaurants, shops, events and more operating in Tampa Bay, FL and Williamsburg, VA. Busch Gardens has been in operation since 1959, and originally opened their Florida location before opening a second location in Virginia in 1975. Although originally developed as part of a marketing plan for the Anheuser-Busch company, Busch Gardens developed into thriving theme parks over time and became very successful. Busch Gardens is part of the SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment corporation.