Busch Gardens celebrates the arrival of summer with extended hours, the Kinetix rock-fueled acrobatic show, fireworks and DJ dancing. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 9:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Included with regular daily admission.
The tour once again brings an array of dance, pop, punk, acoustic, hip-hop and alternative artists. A strong Florida contingent is aboard this year's bill with Less Than Jake, Yellowcard and Tampa Bay's own, Set It Off. Other big names are Sum 41, New Found Glory and Falling in Reverse. The tour sets up a mini village in the park with shopping and lifestyle attractions and a giant blow-up waterslide from Fueled By Ramen.