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Summer Nights

Experience those summer nights at Busch Gardens, as the thrills go late and the fun lasts longer from May 31st to August 11th.

As the sun goes down, the party heats up at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Take a ride on the all-new Tigris (AT NIGHT) and feel the thrills of that 150-foot skyward surge at 60+ mph. Plus enjoy some of Florida’s other top thrill rides under the night sky.

Get your dance on with DJ’s in Stanleyville and Cheetah Hunt Plaza. Also summer inspired foods and drinks at locations around the park. Then cap off the night with a spectacular fireworks show at 9:30pm.

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Circle K Firecracker 250 & Coke Zero Sugar 400

Fourth of July weekend means night racing at Daytona International Speedway 2-days of action packed, 3-wide, high bank racing on July 5-6th.

See the rising stars in the Xfinity Series take on this 2-mile track at the Circle K Firecracker 250, watch as they compete to win on one of the best tracks on the NASCAR schedule.

See some fireworks on and off the track, as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers buckle up and go up to 200 mph around the World Center of Racing and see who ends up in victory lane under the lights. Plus one of the BIGGEST fireworks show on the east coast.

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Busch Gardens Bier Fest

Explore beers from around the world at Busch Gardens Bier Fest, August 17th to September 8th.

This festival blends the local Tampa Bay craft scene with time-honored traditions to create a unique food and beer celebration. Enjoy live entertainment and contemporary fare that pays homage to a tradition Oktoberfest with a modern spin.

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Fireworks at the Fountain

Celebrate America’s birthday with City Beautiful and Orlando’s Mayor Buddy Dyer at Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando at Fireworks at the Fountain July 4th.

Festivities begin at 4pm including a kids area, live music, beer garden, food and beverages plus the best fireworks show in Downtown Orlando’s own backyard.

Can’t make it? Portions of the event and the fireworks finale will be broadcast live on WKMG New 6.

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Warrior Games

The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) will host the 2019 Department of Defense (DOD) Warrior Games June 21-30th in Tampa.

Approximately 300 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans will compete. The athletes will represent the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Special Operations Command. Athletes from the U.K. Armed Forces, Australian Defense Force and Canadian Armed Forces will also compete.

They will go head-to-head in 11 sports including archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball, plus for the first time in Warrior Games indoor rowing, powerlifting and time trail cycling.

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