Artist Lineup for the Busch Gardens Tampa Food & Wine Festival 2017

Artists Lineup for the Busch Gardens Tampa Food & Wine Festival 2017 Press Release

Busch Gardens Tampa has just released the lineup for their third annual Food & Wine Festival. Did you visit the festival last year?

It looks like there are some fantastic musical groups set to headline the event. Based on my past experiences visiting Busch Gardens Tampa, this looks like a not-to-be-missed event!

Tampa, Fla. (Jan 12, 2016) – A world of taste awaits at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s third annual Food & Wine Festival, returning this spring for an extended nine weeks of chart-topping artists and culinary masterpieces. The popular Tampa Bay food and wine festival is included with any Annual Pass, Fun Card or daily admission to the park and runs Saturdays and Sundays, March 4 through April 30.

Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival 2017

The biggest names in entertainment will take the stage every weekend with the headlining act starting at 7 p.m. on Gwazi Field. Artists kicking off the festival include:

Saturday, March 4:Daughtry
Sunday, March 5:Andy Grammer
Saturday, March 11:Goo Goo Dolls
Sunday, March 12:Kool & The Gang
Saturday, March 18:Young the Giant
Sunday, March 19:Jason Isbell & John Hiatt Trio
Saturday, March 25:NBC’s The Voice finalists Craig Wayne Boyd & Adam Wakefield
Sunday, March 26:El Gran Combo
Saturday, April 1:DNCE
Sunday, April 2:Walk Off The Earth
Saturday, April 8:Coming Soon!
Sunday, April 9:Daya and Matt Nathanson
Saturday, April 15:Coming Soon!
Sunday, April 16:Newsboys
Saturday, April 22:Gilberto Santa Rosa
Sunday, April 23:Lynyrd Skynyrd
Saturday, April 29:Coming Soon!
Sunday, April 30:Coming Soon!

Walk Off the Earth Headshot

The festival returns with signature dishes and exciting new cuisine – including duck tacos, lobster ravioli, bacon mac & cheese, brown sugar rubbed pork belly, banana foster panna cotta, gator bites, and cabernet-filled chocolates – as well as an expanded selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails.

Food and beverage is not included with park admission and is available for an extra fee. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages.

Food and Wine Festival Concert Lineup


  • For those that want even more VIP offerings, the Annual Pass offers unlimited admission all year, free parking, no blockout dates and special benefits totaling more than $300. With EZpay, Annual Passes start at just $14 per month for one park, and $16 per month for both Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island.

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