Bier Fest is back at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. 60 brews and an Oktoberfest-inspired menu await guests, with Pass Members once again being offered a special savings deal.
Bier Fest at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a dining and entertainment offering that all park guests can experience. Food and drink offerings can be bought individually or with Bier Fest Samplers. These samplers can save you money if you are planning to get numerous food or drink items. Samplers also last for the entire event and don’t need to be used all in one day.
All-New Oktoberfest & Drink Menu
New this year is an array of inspired food items for Oktoberfest as well as five diversified drink options. 60 drink options are offered throughout the event area. Bier Fest begins at 12:00 p.m. on select days, this gives you eight hours to spread out those drinks for maximum sampling opportunities. The new drinks this year:
- 3 Daughters Raspberry Lemonade, a cider
- Marker 48 Red Right Return, a red ale
- Samuel Adams Oktoberfest, a marzen
- Terrapin Hopsecutioner, an IPA
- Wicked Weed’s Strawberry Kiwi Burst, a session sour
Drinks are offered in sample size 7oz cups with lanyards and in varyings sizes for mixed drinks, up to 20oz for draft beer. If you are looking to maximize your money, use the Bier Fest Lanyards for food and pay outright for drinks. Samplers start at $40 and are available in quantities of five, eight and 12. Pass Members have access to an exclusive 15-item Sampler for the same price as a 12-item sampler. Don’t miss out on the new food items this year:
- Beirwurst Pretzel Roll
- Braised Pork Shank
- Bratwurst with Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage on a Pretzel Roll
- Chicken Apple Sausage with Spätzle
- Egg Noodle Kugel
- German Potato Salad
- Kielbasa and Sauerkraut
- Cupcakes, German Chocolate, Black Forrest, Gingerbread and Caramel Popcorn
- Apple Streudel with Vanilla Ice Cream
More fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Alongside this limited time Bier Fest, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is also offering their Summer Nights event until August 6. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay hosts Iron Gwazi, the tallest and fastest hybrid coaster in the world. The park’s newest attraction, Serengeti Flyer, is the fastest and tallest screaming swing ride on Earth.
Animal conservation and education can’t be missed either, with over 200 species of animals in one of North America’s largest zoos. From little lizards to fierce tigers, this park offers animal education opportunities and even specialized animal tours like the Serengeti Safari tour.