What Time Does Busch Gardens Close & Open?

Busch Gardens Park is open on every day of the week. It opens from morning till late evening on weekdays, weekends and most national holidays. Please note that Busch Gardens hours vary from one park ride to another. See the complete details below.

What time Does Busch Gardens Close & Open?

Busch Gardens parks open between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. and close between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. on both weekdays and weekends. Do not forget that some of the park rides hours vary. For instance, there are some rides that are open between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.; and some others open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. In a nutshell, Busch Gardens hours vary in different park ride areas.


Is Busch Gardens Open on Saturday and Sunday?

Busch Gardens are usually open on Saturday and Sunday between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. and closes between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. Please note that weekend hours also differ in various park ride spots, and some areas are likely to operate under longer hours weekends.


Busch Gardens Hours

DaysOpening and Closing Time
Monday7 AM – 10 PM
Tuesday7 AM – 10 PM
Wednesday7 AM – 10 PM
Thursday7 AM – 10 PM
Friday7 AM – 10 PM
Saturday7 AM – 10 PM
Sunday7 AM – 10 PM

Busch Gardens Holiday Hours

Busch Gardens will open and close on the national holiday listed in the table presented below. Be aware that on some of these holidays, it may choose to operate under reduced or longer hours. For instance, the operating time on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day may slightly be reduced or extended.

New Year’s DayWednesdayJan 1Regular Hours
Martin Luther King DayMondayJan 18Regular Hours
Presidents’ DayMondayFeb 15Regular Hours
Good FridayFridayApril 2Regular Hours
EasterSundayApril 4Regular Hours
Memorial DayMondayMay 31Regular Hours
Independence DaySundayJul 4Regular Hours
Labor DaySaturdayMay 1Regular Hours
Columbus DayMondayOct 11Regular Hours
Veterans DayThursdayNov 11Regular Hours
Day Before ThanksgivingWednesdayNov 24Regular Hours
ThanksgivingThursdayNov 25Regular Hours
Black FridayFridayNov 26Regular Hours
Christmas EveFridayDec 24Regular Hours
Christmas DaySaturdayDec 25Regular Hours
Day After ChristmasSundayDec 26Regular Hours
New Year’s EveFridayDec 31Regular Hours