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Celebrate Mardi Gras At Busch Gardens Starting January 28

JAMES CITY-Busch Gardens Williamsburg will hold a Mardi Gras celebration throughout the park on weekends from January 28 through February 27.

Festivity highlights include live jazz music, special food menu items, an all-new cirque show, and other entertainment.

Roughly 30 specialty menu items will be available throughout the event including classic Cajun dishes such as gumbo, jambalaya, etoufee, and fried okra. Guests can also enjoy a Crawfish Boil, King Cake cinnamon roll, and handcrafted cocktails.

In addition to the park’s rides, guests can also experience Carnaval Imaginique, an all-new cirque show in the Globe Theatre as well as colorful entertainment for the whole family throughout all eight of Busch Gardens’ villages. Jazz bands, jesters, and other street performers will be featured.

The Busch Gardens Mardi Gras celebration will be held Fridays from 3pm to 8pm and Saturdays from noon to 6pm. The park will also be open for the event on Presidents Day, Monday, February 21.
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