Email from Busch Gardens and Adventure Island with closure information due to the hurricane.

Due to the projected path of Hurricane Idalia, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island have enacted its Named Storm Policy and will close during the times and dates below:

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: Beginning at 3 p.m. today, Aug. 29 and all day tomorrow, Aug. 30.

Adventure Island: Today, Aug. 29 – Thursday, Aug. 31

Please stay tuned to our social media channels for updates. Precautions are in place following the parks’ comprehensive weather preparedness plan to ensure the safety of our animals and ambassadors during this time. If this affects your trip, be sure to review our Weather-or-Not Assurance and check back for more updates. All date-intended tickets will be automatically extended through Aug. 31, 2024. For any ticket questions, please contact us at

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

The Main Street Mouse