Busch Gardens to open world first all-indoor straddle coaster
Busch Gardens Williamsburg said that strange weather patterns have been recorded near King Ludwig’s abandoned fortress in the cursed castle grounds, and soon, explorers can embark on a dark journey to discover the supernatural forces that are lurking within.
‘Taste of Busch Gardens’ opens with scheduled reservations, over 30 drink options
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The ‘Taste of Busch Gardens’ at the Williamsburg amusement park begins on Wednesday, Sept. 2, and is accepting reservations through the end of September, according to WWBT. The event includes fifteen food selections and more than 30 drink options throughout the park. Reservations can be made on this website. Several protocols — like temperature screenings, mask requirements and social distancing — have been implemented at the park. For a full list of COVID-19 guidelines at Busch Gardens, visit this website.
Busch Gardens looking to start phased reopening in August
Busch Gardens in Williamsburg will likely reopen in early August, according to SeaWorld Entertainment, the park’s parent company. “The Company expects its Busch Gardens theme park in Virginia to commence a phased reopening in early August 2020,″ is what SeaWorld Entertainment wrote as part of releasing its preliminary second quarter results. No additional details were provided as to what a phased reopening would look like. Because of coronavirus restrictions, Busch Gardens and other amusement parks in Virginia couldn’t open until Phase 3, which began July 1. However, because of the limitations still in place with Phase 3 restrictions, neither Kings Dominion or Busch Gardens has opened yet.
Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion won’t reopen next week in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. – Kings Dominion and Busch Gardens Williamsburg will not reopen next week when Virginia further eases restrictions on businesses and public gatherings put in place earlier this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The amusement parks say reopening is not economically feasible if only 1,000 people can be allowed in at a time, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Wednesday. Sellers said Kings Dominion hopes its reopening plans will be carefully considered by government officials and a separate decision is made regarding amusement parks in the state. The newspaper reported that the amusement parks’ reopening plans include requiring guests to make a reservation. Visitors and employees would undergo temperature screenings before entering the parks and would be required to wear masks.
Busch Gardens extending memberships, annual passes this season
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Busch Gardens fans, have no fear! The Williamsburg amusement park announced Monday that all memberships and annual passes will be automatically extended for as long as the current temporary closure lasts. In addition to the extensions, Busch Gardens has granted complimentary membership tier upgrades for all active members for the rest of 2020. Busch Gardens has not yet announced a date to reopen. Click here for more details about memberships and annual passes.