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Oct 28

What Do You Want To Know About Christmas Town?

What Do You Want To Know About Christmas Town?

While you might be fine-tuning your Halloween plans, here at Busch Gardens we're already thinking about Christmas Town. It probably seems crazy to be getting ready for Christmas before Halloween is even over, but we have just under four weeks to take the park from Howl-O-Scream's haunted horror to a winter wonderland in time for the opening of Christmas Town on Nov. 21.

Oct 24

There’s More Than One Way to Get “Cursed” at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

There’s More Than One Way to Get “Cursed” at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Howl-O-Scream is almost over and thousands of guests have survived "the Curse", but what many people don’t realize is that another curse came to life as a ride in 2005 with the opening of Curse of DarKastle. The outside theming is a replica of the castle of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, Neuschwanstein, that also in

Oct 22

Owl Bet You Didn’t Know…

Owl Bet You Didn’t Know…

It’s that time of year again: time to find Halloween costumes and unpack the spooky décor. Have you ever noticed how many fall and Halloween decorations feature owls? As it turns out, owls have long been associated with some dark myths. Did you know that in Europe during the Middle Ages owls were linked to darkness, witches and the occult due to their nocturnal lifestyle? In Roman culture it was believed that hearing an owl’s hoot was a sign that your demise was near. Whoooooo knew?

Oct 15

Howl-O-Scream 2014 In Motion

Every year, I’m amazed by how quickly the park transforms into Howl-O-Scream. Whenever I hear the details about the number of people working on the project and the sheer volume of decorations installed, I’m impressed by how much work gets done in such a short amount of time. If you’ve visited recently, then you’ve seen the theming for yourself. But if you haven’t, it’s our job in the marketing department to show you how cool it all is.

Oct 08

Busting Halloween Wolf Myths at Busch Gardens®

Busting Halloween Wolf Myths at Busch Gardens®

Today the full moon rises, setting the perfect scene for Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens. The only thing missing from this spooky tableau is the silhouette of a howling wolf against the backdrop of a full moon.

Sep 30

Busch Gardens® Coasters Featured on Series Premier of All-American Amusement Parks

Busch Gardens® Coasters Featured on Series Premier of All-American Amusement Parks

Go behind the scenes at the World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park as Busch Gardens Williamsburg is featured on All-American Amusement Parks, a new series premiering on Great American Country (GAC) on Thursday, Oct. 2. Check your local listings for channel number.

The “Extreme Coasters” episode highlights America’s best amusement parks, and host J.D Scott gives viewers an inside look at all the thrills and chills Busch Gardens offers.

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