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Nov 11 2022 - Jan 08 2023


5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


It is the most wonderful time of the year as Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™ returns on select dates from November 11 through January 8, 2023.

The World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park will once again be transformed by the season with over 10 million twinkling lights, one of the largest light displays in North America. Christmas Town™ classics such as Santa’s Workshop, the Christmas Town Express and special entertainment brings the holiday spirit to life. Thrilling rides, festive treats and holiday shopping complete the experience with spirited fun for the whole family. Christmas shines brightest at Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

Venue: Busch Gardens1 Busch Gardens Blvd. Williamsburg, VA 23185

More Than 10 Million Lights

All is merry and bright at Busch Gardens with dazzling lights, trees and theming all around the World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park. Iconic décor serves as the perfect background for your family’s traditional Christmas photo.

Festive shows & entertainment
Enjoy live entertainment and sing along to classic holiday favorites with seven heartwarming shows and village entertainment filling the park with glad tidings and joy.

Santa’s Workshop
Santa Claus and his elves can’t wait to see you. Stop by Santa’s Workshop in the North Pole (Wilkommenhaus) and tell him your Christmas wish.

NEW! Santa’s Fireside Feast
Presented by Coca-Cola®
Gather around the majestic castle as Santa recounts a classic Christmas story while elves prepare a scrumptious all-you-care-to-eat meal and Mrs. Claus dazzles the dining room with holiday cheer.

NEW! Father Christmas
As a symbol of the Christmas season, this merry English figure presides over holiday gatherings, sharing a drink in front of the fireplace with families and wishing good tidings for the new year. Snap a photo with Father Christmas in England’s Kidsington Palace.

Over 20 rides & coasters
Soar above 10 million lights on thrilling rides like the ALL-NEW Pantheon, the world’s fastest multi-launch coaster! Then take a ride around the park and enjoy holiday music on the Christmas Town Express.

Holiday dining & shopping
Indulge in culinary delights featuring savory treats, festive sweets, and holiday beverages around the park. Then, shop for the perfect gift and finish your holiday shopping at one of our various shops.