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Apr 08

Happy Birthday, Lakota

Happy Birthday, Lakota

In their Natural Habitat, a gray wolf lives about 5-7 years. In a zoological setting, their life-span can more than double1 to 12-16 years2. If you have been visiting Busch Gardens and Wolf Haven for the past decade, you may have had the privilege to see one of our resident wolves, Lakota. He will be turning 15 on April 10!

Apr 06

Spot the Daffodils at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Spot the Daffodils at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Can you find all of these varieties around the park?


1. "Ice Follies"

2. "Pippit"

Mar 07

Lettuce Wraps Recipe from our Food & Wine Festival

by Staff

Whether you prefer chicken, pork, beef or tofu, these lettuce wraps are for you. Make them for yourself, or come and try them at the 2015 Food & Wine Festival.

Feb 23

Happy New Year - Celebrating the Year of the Sheep at Busch Gardens

Happy New Year - Celebrating the Year of the Sheep at Busch Gardens

Happy New Year to All!

You may wonder why I am wishing you all a Happy New Year, well last Thursday marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year. As we say good bye to the year of the horse, we usher in the year of the Sheep (goat or ram). This spring festival dates back more than 2000 years. It is said that all of the animals were asked to meet on New Year’s Day to celebrate and only 12 animals arrived for the celebration. To reward all of the animals that did show up, a year was named after each animal.

Feb 16

Tastes of the Big Easy, Far East Coming to Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival

Tastes of the Big Easy, Far East Coming to Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival

A taste of New Orleans is coming to Busch Gardens’ third annual Food & Wine Festival. The French Quarter is one of two new themed kiosks debuting at this year’s festival. The menu is still being developed, but Busch Gardens Executive Chef Justin Watson said it will consist of Cajun- and Creole-inspired recipes—think Gumbo—that will bring the flavors of the Big Easy right here to Virginia.

Feb 13

Happy Valentine's Day to Our Fans

Happy Valentine's Day to Our Fans

On Valentine’s Day we celebrate love in all its glorious forms. It’s a day that we tell the people in our lives just how much they mean to us. So today, we’d like to profess our admiration, our devotion, our gratitude to you, our fans.

Feb 09

New Busch Gardens Show is a Barrel of Fun

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is “rolling” out a new show this spring in honor of the park’s 40th anniversary. Roll Out The Barrel follows a fictional German town as its residents celebrate their 40th annual town beer brewing festival.

“In the same way that Celtic Fyre celebrates beloved Irish traditions, Roll Out The Barrel celebrates German traditions that have been part of the Busch Gardens experience for four decades,” said Scott Gasparich, Busch Gardens vice president of entertainment.

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