Kids 5 and younger get into Busch Gardens Tampa AND Adventure Island FREE for all of 2019!

Sign up today to get your 2019 Free Preschool Card and your child will receive free admission to BOTH PARKS from January 2 – December 31, 2019.

In 2018 Sea World & Busch Gardens were both included in the same pass. This year Sea World has a separate Preschool Pass that includes Aquatica Water Park. CLICK HERE to sign up for a FREE year of SeaWorld Orlando.

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How to get this great deal:

  1. Click here to register online for Busch Gardens and Adventure Island – look for the Preschool Pass link
    Be sure to register before you go to the park, this deal is NOT available at the ticket window!
  2. Plan your visit to Busch Gardens Tampa
  3. Be sure to take with you:
    • your registration confirmation
    • child’s birth certificate or travel passport
    • AND your Florida resident ID.
    • Present ALL of these documents at a ticket window to receive Preschool Card.
      (From what we could tell on the website, any grandparent, guardian, or relative with access to the child’s birth certificate or passport can register and redeem this deal)

Valid for Florida Residents only. Note that ages 2 & under receive free admission to the park daily and do not need a Preschool Pass.


Wondering about the cost of tickets for the rest of your family?

There are three options:


  • Fun Cards are valid for the remainder of 2019! There are select blackout dates around busy holidays. Fun Cards cover park admission, but do NOT include Free Parking. {Parking is $25 per visit.}
    • Valid at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay through December 31, 2019.
      2019 Blockout Dates: Mar. 30 | Apr. 6 & 13-27 | May 25-26 | July 1-7 | Nov. 23-24 & 29-30 | Dec. 21-22 & 28-30.
      Valid at Adventure Island March 15 through October 27, 2019.
      2019 Blockout Dates: April 14 & 20-27 | May 25-27 | July 4-7, 13-14 & 20
  • Click here to buy a FunCard for only $104.99

Buy your Fun Card NOW – for a limited time Adventure Island is included for FREE! ⇐

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Click any of the ticket links above to purchase your tickets, SAVE money, and avoid waiting at the ticket windows. Note that there are a LOT of options on the Busch Gardens website – these links should take you directly to the Florida Resident pages and Annual pass deals and save you time spent searching for the right tickets!

Active Duty Military Promotion: Busch Gardens offers one complimentary admission per year for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents. Click here for Busch Gardens military tickets.

We took advantage of this deal three years ago, and my advice is to purchase 1 annual pass to get the free parking benefit, and then get FunCards for everyone else.

Sea World has a separate Preschool Pass that includes Aquatica Water Park.
CLICK HERE to sign up for a FREE year of SeaWorld Orlando.

Now get out there and have some theme park fun!!

April Mucci Lakeland Mom
April Mucci Lakeland Mom

About the Author: April Mucci

April is the owner of LakelandMom.com. She has lived in Lakeland since age 2 and is passionate about our community and connecting people with local resources. She is a mom to 2 boys and a mini goldendoodle, wife to Matt. You can often find April at the baseball field where she cheers on her baseball loving 10 year old, or home building Legos with her 8 year old. She loves reading, saltwater fishing, and working on Lakeland Mom!