FEAST ON NEW FLAVORS AND ENJOY WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT AT THE 5TH ANNUAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL
Concert headliners include Daughtry, Justin Moore, El Gran Combo, Boyz II Men, Foreigner and more!
(Full Lineup listed below)
Tampa’s premier spring festival returns on Saturday, March 16 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s Food & Wine Festival. With more than 35 delicious dishes to pair with over 100 wines, craft brews and cocktails, park guests can explore a variety of flavors while enjoying a diverse concert line-up, including acts for all tastes. The Food & Wine Festival runs weekends from March 16 to April 28 and is included with admission to the park.
Indulge in NEW Culinary Creations
BEEF BRISKET ON CORN WAFFLE
TUNA POKE WITH WAKAME SALAD
Char Sui Duck Steam Bun
Cauliflower cake with siracha aioli
BANANA FOSTER PANNA COTTA
Anitpasti of roasted tomatoes, artesian meats, cheese, olives
TOSTONES RELLENOS DE POLLO
Short Rib Taco
In addition to returning fan-favorites, this year’s menu boasts many daring new flavors inspired by cuisines around the country.
Guests can begin their culinary road trip with grilled lamb chops featuring a 15-year balsamic drizzle from northern California. Foodies can’t miss mouthwatering Tex-Mex classics like chorizo queso fundido with sweet onions and shishito peppers or grilled elote – the park’s spin on Mexican street corn featuring cotija cheese and lime crema. Island delights feature flavors of paradise with Hawaiian-inspired delicacies including a dreamy pineapple upside down cake or Kona-crusted filet mignon with Maui onion butter. Nostalgic guests can even take a trip down memory lane with a visit to the 60th Anniversary cabin, featuring recipes inspired by historical Busch Gardens’ treats and snacks from decades gone by.
In addition to an exciting food and wine offering, this year’s festival features five unique tastings, including returning favorites and all new options. Throughout the event, guests can explore exotic spirits at signature vodka, bourbon, ice wine, tequila and sparkling wine tastings.
Enjoy All-Star Performances at Live Concerts
From country and rock to R&B, the Food & Wine Festival line-up reflects musical genres of all tastes. Fans can book the ultimate festival experience with one of two exclusive VIP packages available for each act, including reserved concert seating and a Sampler Lanyard. Concert headliners include:
Saturday, March 16 Daughtry
Sunday, March 17 The Band Perry
Saturday, March 23 3 Doors Down
Sunday, March 24 Blue Rodeo, Kathleen Edwards and Fred Eaglesmith featuring Tif Ginn
Saturday, March 30 Justin Moore
Sunday, March 31 El Gran Combo
Saturday, April 06 To Be Announced
Sunday, April 07 Josh Turner
Saturday, April 13 Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Sunday, April 14 Boyz II Men
Friday, April 19 Edwin McCain and Vertical Horizon
Saturday, April 20 Hunter Hayes and Levi Hummon
Sunday, April 21 Mat Kearney
Saturday, April 27 Walk Off the Earth
Sunday, April 28 Foreigner
Saturday, March 16
The Band Perry
Sunday, March 17
3 Doors Down
Saturday, March 23
Sunday, March 24
Saturday, March 30
El Gran Combo
Sunday, March 31
*Food and beverage is not included with park admission and is available for an additional fee. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consumer alcoholic beverages.