October 28th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

Update: single-day Christmas Town tickets now available starting at $16!

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has released some information about Christmas Town 2016 discounted tickets:

For the first time ever, we are offering daily ticket prices during this holiday event, so buy early to get the best deal of the season…
Christmas Town Single-Day Tickets sold online will start as low as $16 when tickets go on sale November 1. Prices for a given day may increase as the available tickets for that day begin to sell out, up to a maximum price of $38. The earlier you buy, the greater the chance of getting the best value. Single-Day Tickets sold at the park on the day of visit are always $38.

No special “Twinkle Ticket” sales this year. There will still be some promotional discounts with partners like Dunkin’ Donuts (I can’t tell for sure if this rules out a Groupon/Living Social deal, but probably does). There were a lot of complaints about overcrowding on the Twinkle Ticket days last year, and this appears to be Busch Gardens’ attempt to manage crowding issues better through variable pricing. A Christmas Town Fun Card – allowing unlimited visits – costs $38.

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You can check Christmas Town ticket prices and purchase here!.

Updated 11/1: Here’s what December pricing looks like when I checked this morning:

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November 12th, 2015 by RichmondBargains

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Folks have been asking about 2015 Christmas Town discounts: *Starting now* Busch Gardens Williamsburg is offering discounted Christmas Town tickets online for $14. Limited time sale. Ticket valid select dates only.

    The brightest sale of the season is approaching this Friday, Nov. 13 with our Twinkle Ticket! Get a ticket to Christmas Town for only $14. This is the ABSOLUTE best deal of the season. The ticket is valid on the following dates only: Nov. 29; Dec. 4, 6, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 24, 30, 31; and Jan. 1 and 3.

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“Regular” price is $35 each; you can purchase a Fun Card for the Christmas Town season for $35. There is an option to purchase $24 single day tickets valid any day.

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November 24th, 2014 by RichmondBargains

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg Christmas Town opened last weekend. The 12 Days of Christmas $12 ticket deal is over, but if you missed it, or if the selected dates didn’t work for you, you can still save $10 per Christmas Town ticket going here. (no code needed)

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Also, Busch Gardens is having a “Bright Friday” Sale this Friday, November 28 starting at 7 a.m. The “Bright Friday” offers are single-day tickets for $22 (no savings over link above) and up to 50% off Santa’s Fireside Feast, valid December 26-30.

how much is a christmas town pass?

If you prefer multiple visits, the Christmas Town Fun Card costs $32 and is valid for unlimited admission to Christmas Town between Nov. 21 – Dec. 31, 2014 on scheduled operating days.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg parking costs an additional $15 that is not included.

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December 12th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

busch gardens christmas town discount

Busch Gardens Williamsburg just announced a new Christmas Town discount for the 2013 season: Purchase three single-day Christmas Town tickets and get one free.

    *Free ticket savings ($30) are reflected in a 25% savings on each regularly priced single-day ticket when you purchase four or more.
    Each ticket is valid for one single-day admission to Christmas Town™.
    Tickets must be purchased and used by Dec. 31, 2013.
    This is an online offer ONLY not available at the park’s front gate. Must purchase four or more single-day tickets to receive savings. Does NOT include parking. Ticket is only valid for the person listed on the ticket. Operating hours and days vary, please check our schedule prior to arrival. Ticket expires Dec. 31, 2013.

See additional 2013 Christmas Town discount information here.

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November 12th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

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I’ve received a number of requests for info on Busch Gardens Williamsburg Christmas Town ticket deals for the 2013 season – here’s what I know so far:

The season runs from November 22 through December 31. General admission for ages 3 and up is $30, and there is an additional fee for parking (~$13).

At this point, the discounts are pretty small. I haven’t heard any indication that Busch Gardens plans to offer any deeper ones that what is listed below this year, but will keep you posted if anything else turns up!

busch gardens williamsburg christmas town single day ticket discount code

Single Day Visit:

$25Save $5 off the $30 admission price with promo code BGWPAPACT – click and enter the code where it says “Promo Code” toward the top right

(Pass members can purchase single day tickets for $20, and $23 for friends)

busch gardens williamsburg christmas town fun card

Multiple Visits:

Christmas Town Fun Card$30 – Costs the same as a single-day admission to Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town and provides unlimited visits to the park during the holiday event. Pay for a day and get unlimited admission to the Christmas Town for the price of a single-day admission through Dec. 31. Enjoy the warmth of the season during this most wonderful time of the year. The Christmas Town Fun Card does not include parking or in-park discounts. Visit for complete details. For more information, including the operating schedule, visit

Christmas Town Pass$30 – Only available for active Annual Pass members. The Christmas Town Pass combines unlimited admission to Christmas Town with pass member benefits like free parking, in-park discounts and discounts on single-day Christmas Town tickets for friends and family. Annual Pass members can add a Christmas Town Pass to their membership for the price of a single-day ticket to Christmas Town. Complete details on the 2013 Christmas Town Pass are available at

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November 13th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

Good news/bad news:

(Bad) Busch Gardens announced yesterday that it would not be offering the $5 Twitter ticket special that has been available in previous years.

(Good) On Wednesday morning 11/14 beginning at 10 a.m., Busch Gardens Williamsburg pass holders will have the opportunity to buy one Christmas Town ticket, get one free (at the already 50% off price of $13.50, making the final price of each ticket $6.75 when you buy two). While supplies last.

Update: (More good) Busch Gardens announced this offer will be valid for passholders until 5pm on 11/14, regardless of quantity sold!

For a limited time, purchase two Christmas Town tickets for the price of one. Purchase the first ticket with your 50% Pass Member discount for only $13.50 and receive the next ticket free. This offer is a limited quantity and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Buy one, get one free Christmas Town single-evening ticket offer will be available online only. To take advantage of this offer, Pass Members must log into and click on Pass Member Ticket Discounts near the bottom of the page. These tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 14 and will be available while supplies last. Christmas Town admission ticket is valid Nov. 23 – Dec. 31, 2012. Limit six paid tickets and six free tickets per transaction.

So a friend with a pass would be able to purchase cheap tickets for you. Thanks Margaret and Ann!

If you don’t know any pass members, your best bet is still the 50% off 3-Day Discovery ticket for $17.50. Go to Busch Gardens website and use promo code BGWCTAFF

(There is still a chance for a Living Social discount of 50%; I have not heard a definitive answer from Busch Gardens about that)

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November 2nd, 2012 by RichmondBargains

christmas town

Christmas Town comes to Busch Gardens Williamsburg on November 23 and runs select days through December 31:

This year guests can have themselves a very retro yuletide as the sights, sounds and nostalgic good cheer of a vintage Americana Christmas comes to life. Holiday Hills welcomes guests to a time gone by when holiday traditions were bold, flashy and warm as apple pie. Holiday Hills will open in the park’s Festa Italia section. The new area expands Christmas Town’s footprint and offers guests additional ride and restaurant choices this Christmas season.

The regular admission price of a Christmas Town ticket is $27, and admission is not included with any Busch Gardens annual pass. Season Pass members can purchase a ticket for 50% off, and save $7 on friends and family tickets.

But you don’t have to pay $27 – Here are the discounts I’ve found so far…

      Save $5 off the regular price of tickets with one of the following promo codes: BGWCokeCT, BGWCFA, BGWWENDYSCT or BGWPAPACT (Go


      and click on “Do you have a promo code?”

Save 50% off a 3-day Discovery Ticket (regularly $35) with code BGWCTAFF (Update: doesn’t appear to be working any more as of 11/21)

Busch Gardens did not offer the $5 Twitter ticket deal this year. You can check out Busch Gardens Williamsburg on Twitter at @BuschGardensVA

UPDATE 11/12/12: There will be a “buy one, get one free” sale for pass holders on 11/14 at 10 am

Our family has enjoyed wonderful visits to Christmas Town in the past two years (thanks to the Twitter specials). Here are a couple photos from last year, when I went with the boys and my parents:

(Light show in Germany)

(Riding the train)

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November 21st, 2011 by RichmondBargains


These are sold out, but promo codes BGWPAPA or BGWFARMFRESH will save you $5 when purchasing tickets online.

busch gardens christmas town

You’ve got another shot at a discount on Christmas Town tickets! Right now Living Social Washington DC Families has Three-Day Ticket to Busch Gardens Christmas Town for $16. All three visits must be used within seven days. Even if you are just going once, it’s still $9 off the regular $25 one day price. Expect these to sell out too.

One Busch Gardens Blvd.
Williamsburg, VA 23187

Limit six total purchases per person, up to six additional as gifts • Limit one voucher per person per visit • Discovery ticket is valid for any three days in any 7-consecutive-day period for Christmas Town 2011 only • All services must be redeemed by same customer; cannot be shared • May be used over multiple visits • Other conditions apply • PAID VALUE EXPIRES ON November 21, 2016 • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON December 31, 2011

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November 10th, 2011 by RichmondBargains


christmas town tickets

These are sold out, but promo codes BGWPAPA or BGWFARMFRESH will save you $5 when purchasing tickets online.

UPDATE: SOLD OUT shortly before 1pm (less than 1.5 hrs!)

Get ’em while they’re hot –

Right now, you can purchase tickets to Busch Gardens Christmas Town for just $5 (regularly $24.95)! The tickets are only valid for Friday evening admissions. Limit 6 per person.

Go to the single day tickets page and enter promotion code BGWCT5D in the box at the upper right corner.

(Last year the $5 promotion lasted less than a day, FYI)

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October 20th, 2010 by Alison

christmas town

UPDATE 11/22/11: There are currently 3-day Christmas Town Passes available for $16 on Living Social

This was the $5 promotion from 2010; I posted about the 2011 $5 Christmas Town tickets here, but that has also expired.

UPDATE: Busch Gardens has ended promo already, hope a lot of you had a chance to take advantage of it! If you came here looking for Christmas Town discounts, check Chick-fil-A, Papa Johns, or Farm Fresh for $5 off admission coupons

Super deal! Busch Gardens posted a limited time offer to its Twitter account: Purchase Christmas Town tickets for only $5 with promo code BGVACT (regularly $21.99)

Christmas Town is open selected evenings from November 26 to December 31.

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