Busch Gardens Tampa Announces Entertainment Headliners for 2016 Food & Wine Festival

The popular Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival returns with sensational new culinary selections – including duck tacos, lobster ravioli, truffle fries and almond coconut truffles – and an expanded  selection of more than 120 wines, craft brews and cocktails from around the world.

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival

Also part of this spring’s Food and Wine Festival, Busch Gardens Tampa has booked a great line-up of musicians to entertain during the event, which runs weekends in March and April.

Here is the list of performers:

  • Saturday, March 5 – Kenny Rogers
  • Sunday, March 6 – Huey Lewis & The News
  • Saturday, March 12 – Special artist to be announced
  • Sunday, March 13 – O.A.R.
  • Saturday, March 19 – George Thorogood & The Destroyers
  • Sunday, March 20 – MercyMe
  • Saturday, March 26 – Special artist to be announced
  • Sunday, March 27 – Third Eye Blind
  • Saturday, April 2 – The Commodores
  • Sunday, April 3 – Andy Grammer
  • Saturday, April 9 – Special artist to be announced
  • Sunday, April 10 – The All-American Rejects
  • Saturday, April 16 – Meat Loaf
  • Sunday, April 17 – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Saturday, April 23 – Gente de Zona
  • Sunday, April 24 – Jordin Sparks

“We are excited for the second year of our acclaimed Food & Wine Festival. Our guests gave last year’s event rave reviews and this year promises to be even better, with one of the best concert lineups of 2016,” said Jim Dean, President of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival is included with any Pass, Fun Card or daily admission to the park. Concerts are free to guests of the park, however food and beverage is not included with park admission and is available for an extra fee. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages.

For more information, visit buschgardenstampa.com.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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