Holidays at Busch GardensHappy Friday Tampa Bay, Alex here with some holiday event news.

Busch Gardens is getting in the holiday spirit with several holiday classics, beginning this weekend. 

Busch Gardens will be presenting Christmas on Ice beginning November 19, 2011 through January 2, 2012. Christmas on Ice is a limited-engagement ice-skating show at Moroccan Palace that brings a graceful winter wonderland to life.

The Marrakesh Theater will be featuring inspiring holiday gospel and spiritual songs performed by a live choir.

In Desert Grill, you can join in on the Christmas Celebration, a musical extravaganza featuring seasonal songs, tap-dancing toy soldiers and fun for the whole family!

On December 3 and 10, join Santa and his merry elves for breakfast at Desert Grill from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.Enjoy exciting and unforgettable photo opportunities with Santa and his holiday elves, followed by a fabulous performance of our traditional family favorite Christmas Celebration.  Prices are $18 for adults and $12 for children. Each adult ticket purchase includes a FREE commemorative family photo.

The rest of the park is transformed into a holiday wonderland featuring a cappella carols by the Men of Note, spectacular poinsettias, festive decorations and classic music.   

You can even count down to 2012 with Busch Gardens.... Busch Gardens gives the New Year a wild welcome with the band None Other playing popular party hits all evening long in Gwazi Park, followed by fireworks at midnight for the ultimate New Year’s Eve Celebration on the 31st.
Get together with friends and family and enjoy the holidays at Busch Gardens.

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