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Busch Gardens, Adventure Island now open

Posted at 5:05 AM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 09:04:21-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Busch Gardens and Adventure Island reopened Thursday, June 11.

The parks have been closed for nearly three months, since March 16.

Other theme parks opening dates:

  • Universal Orlando & Islands of Adventure, June 5
  • SeaWorld Orlando, June 11
  • Disney's Magic Kingdom & Animal Kingdom, July 11
  • Disney's EPCOT & Hollywood Studios, July 15

There will be safety guidelines and restrictions in place. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


  • Required face coverings for employees and guests 2 and older (guests are encouraged to bring their own, they will also be available to buy)
  • Guests must have temperatures screened upon arrival
  • Required online reservations made in advance
  • Signage and markings to ensure six-foot distancing

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