In the start of 2020, the expansion at Busch Gardens Williamsburg was the talk of the amusement park industry. The park announced Pantheon, a unique launch coaster, and work was beginning on a record breaking shuttle coaster, termed “Drachen Spire” by coaster enthusiasts. As the COVID pandemic struck, many were wondering what the fate of […]
The Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020 has thrown a wrench into plans for many amusement parks around the world. One such park was Virginia’s Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW). The onset of the pandemic delayed the construction and opening of Pantheon, the world’s fastest Multi-launch coaster. One other BGW project that was impacted was their following 2021 […]
Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced a new Halloween event – Busch Gardens® Halloween Harvest for the fall season. Park guests can safely celebrate Halloween and all things fun during the day and creepy at night at this limited capacity outdoor event. Fifteen iconic roller coasters and rides, contactless trick-or-treating for the kids, a pumpkin scavenger hunt and […]
Busch Gardens® Williamsburg announced today the launch of an ALL-NEW special event – Coasters and Craft Brews. While the general park remains closed, this new specially ticketed outdoor event will highlight an array of hand-picked park experiences including three iconic roller coasters, high flying Screamin’ Swing, ice cold local and craft brews, and tasty barbeque. […]
Today, SeaWorld Entertainment shared an update about its parks in an email from interim CEO Marc Swanson. Annual passes and membership products will extend for the length of time their parks are closed including SeaWorld and Busch Gardens. Domestic single-day tickets and any unused multi-day tickets that expire during the temporary closures will be honored […]
Busch Gardens Williamsburg will debut Pantheon, a record-breaking multi-launch coaster in 2020. Featuring a total of four launches, this coaster located in the park’s Festa Italia village will reach a top speed of 72.5 mph, making it the fastest multi-launch coaster in North America. Here’s an up close look at the record breaking coaster. So far, […]
Busch Gardens® Williamsburg announced exciting details about Pantheon®, a record-breaking multi-launch coaster set to open in 2020. Featuring a total of four launches, this coaster located in the park’s Festa Italia village will reach a top speed of 72.5 mph, making it the fastest multi-launch coaster in North America. The new Pantheon combines the might of […]
Call it luck of the Irish or just plain talent as Celtic Fyre®, Busch Gardens® Williamsburg’s popular Irish dance show, has once again been recognized as the top theme park show in the country. Celtic Fyre has held a special place in the hearts of Busch Gardens® Williamsburg guests with its fabulous music and energetic […]
Busch Gardens’ Water Country USA celebrated a monumental first today with the grand opening of their new Cutback Water Coaster, the first RocketBLAST coaster on the East Coast and a first for Virginia! “I’m certainly a big fan of traditional roller coasters especially the ones at our sister park, Busch Gardens, and to finally have […]
Today, a high-flying thrill ride debuted at Busch Gardens Williamsburg with the grand opening of Finnegan’s Flyer, an exhilarating Screamin’ Swing attraction located in the park’s Ireland village adjacent the park’s Loch Ness Monster roller coaster. Dignitaries including Virginia Senator Tommy Norment; Vicki Cimino, Executive Director and CEO of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism […]
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