For the next month, guests to Busch Gardens Tampa can eat, drink and dance their way through the thrill park with the annual Food & Wine Festival. Offering an elevated culinary experience with 20 total food and beverage cabins and the opportunity to enjoy 23 live musical performances, not to mention the park’s usual thrill coasters, Busch Gardens’ Food & Wine Festival is serving up entertainment now through May 21.

Here’s what to expect at this year’s Food & Wine Festival:

Globally Inspired Culinary Offerings
Diversify your tastebuds with over 20 globally inspired culinary offerings. From Africa to the Greek Isles, Asia and beyond, there is a flavor for everyone. For the perfect taste experience, pair the offerings with 39 different wines from across the globe, 14 craft, domestic and international beers, bourbon tastings and more. Busch Gardens will even offer its own culinary experiences with the Xcursions store serving house-made coaster themed sweets. Guests can enjoy the following eats:

·         Trek Through Africa Cabin - African Vegetable Curry & Naan Bread (Vegetarian)

·         Twisted Egg Rolls Cabin – Buffalo Chicken Egg Roll with Ranch Dipping Sauce

·         Moroccan Market Cabin - Berbere Spiced Chicken Batbout

·         Greek Isles Cabin - Lamb Lollipop with Mint Demi-Glaze (Gluten Free)

·         European Delight Cabin - Mushroom Ravioli with Truffle Cream Sauce (Vegetarian)

·         Asian Inspired Cabin - Spicy Pork Belly with Mandarin Orange Soy Glaze (Gluten Free)

·         Springs Taproom Bar & Lounge – Traditional Tuna Poke

·         Cocktails & Beer Cabin – Spicy Watermelon Margarita Craft Cocktail

·         Xcursions Gift Shop – Signature Coaster Cupcake 4-Pack

·         Latin Twist Cabin – Piña Colada Trifle

Headlining Concerts That Satisfy
No matter your taste in music, you’ll be sure to find something you like during the Food & Wine Festival’s headlining concerts. Whether you enjoy pop, rock, country, or something else, the festival’s 23 acts will satisfy your musical desires. The concerts will take place at Festival Field Stage.

Here is the remaining lineup of artists:

·        +LIVE+  - April 8

·         The Fab Four - April 9

·         38 Special - April 15

·         Mitchell Tenpenny - April 16

·         Air Supply - April 22

·         Gabby Barrett - April 23

·         Hoobastank - April 29

·         WALK THE MOON - April 30

All headlining concert performances are included with park admission.

A  Latin Celebración for Cinco de Mayo and Viva la Música
Right smack dab in the middle of Busch Gardens’ Food & Wine Festival comes two Latin-based events - Cinco de Mayo and Viva la Música. Every Saturday and Sunday from May 5 - 21, guests can enjoy a  melting pot of Latin cultures featuring world-renowned iconic dishes and live música from award-winning Latin artists. Cinco de Mayo and Viva La Música celebrate the diverse Latino heritage and culture with the flavors and rhythms of Mexican, South American and Caribbean countries.

The Latin artists’ lineup includes:

·         The Como La Flor Band - May 5

·         Celia Vive - A tribute to Celia Cruz - May 6

·         El Gran Combo - May 7

·         Toño Rosario – May 13

·         Grupo Niche – May 14

·         Elvis Crespo – May 20  

·         Luisito Ayala y la Puerto Rican Power – May 21