TAMPA, Fla —

Busch Gardens will host a four-night party during this year’s Independence Day weekend.

The celebration kicks off Thursday, July 4, with live music from Mighty Mongo, DJs around the park, specialty food items like the Fireworks Ice Cream Slushy and a grand finale fireworks display in Festival Field.

The party continues July 5-7 with extended hours Friday through Sunday night and a finale fireworks display every night. Festival Field will also have music, games and specialty desserts and drinks like funnel cake cries and cocktail popsicles.

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Park hours are 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on July 4 and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Busch Gardens Summer Nights, which runs through Aug. 11.

The Independence Day celebration and Summer Nights are included with park admission.

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