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Busch Gardens Williamsburg Launches ‘Coasters and Craft Brews’ Event

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Launches ‘Coasters and Craft Brews’ Event

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg launches a new event 'Coaster and Craft Brews' starting August 16.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Launches 'Coasters and Craft Brews' Event

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has announced a new special event “Coasters and Craft Brews.” In the ticketed event, will allow guests to experience three iconic roller coasters, high flying Screamin’ Swing, ice-cold local and craft brews, and tasty barbeque.

“Coasters and Craft Brews” will run starting August 6 through August 16, Thursdays from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. The park will host a Members-only sneak peek on Wednesday, August 5 from 5 – 9 p.m.

In compliance with Virginia’s phase 3 safety guidelines for reopening businesses, the park will operate with enhanced health and safety protocols for cleaning and sanitizing, physical distancing, face-covering requirements, and temperature screenings. Special event capacity will be extremely limited to create ample space for guests to enjoy their experience while maintaining physical distancing in a safe environment.

During the event, guests will have the opportunity to explore the park’s villages including Ireland, Scotland, France, and New France. The thrill rides InvadR, Griffon, Loch Ness Monster, and the park’s most recent high thrill attraction, Finnegan’s Flyer will be open for guests to experience. Guests can relax with delicious barbeque fare at Trapper’s Smokehouse along with a selection of over 20 local and craft cold brews at Grogan’s Pub.

“We want to thank our guests for their patience and are so excited to be able to give them a taste of Busch Gardens Williamsburg when we safely welcome them back to enjoy Coasters and Craft Brews,” said Kevin Lembke, president of Busch Gardens Williamsburg. “The health and safety of our guests and employees is our foremost priority and we are working hard to prepare the park for this special event so guests can join us for a fun and safe experience.”

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Special event tickets are available for $44.99 or guests have the option to purchase a Membership for as low as $10.99 per month, with no down payment. Members receive 12 months of unlimited visitation and park benefits and rewards including free parking, in-park discounts, and much more. Admission is free for active Members, Annual Pass Holders, and Fun Card holders.

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