Busch Gardens Williamsburg salutes veterans, their family members with free admission

For a limited time, Busch Gardens Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Virginia, will thank U.S. veterans and their families for the sacrifices they’ve made by offering free admission this summer.

The offer applies for one free visit to U.S. veterans and up to three guests through July 15.

“We are pleased to continue our tradition of great summer memories for military families at Busch Gardens Williamsburg with the return of complimentary admission for veterans,” Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA President Kevin Lembke said. “As part of a strong military community, we are grateful and committed to providing special opportunities for those who serve and sacrifice for our country.”

The park will also commemorate the Memorial Day and July Fourth holidays with fireworks on the evenings of May 25, May 26, July 3, July 4 and July 5. (Source: Busch Gardens)

The offer is available only through ID.me or at www.wavesofhonor.com.

Veterans and their guests who visit Busch Gardens Williamsburg will be able to experience all the park’s attractions, plus the all-new Finnegan’s Flyer Screamin’ Swing ride, the delicious Food & Wine Festival and Summer Nights featuring popular acts from the America’s and Britain’s Got Talent television series.

Special events on select dates during the promotion include a food and wind festival on select dates between May 17 and June 30 featuring more than 60 specialty food items from around the world, 30 different wines, 25 craft beers and 20 unique cocktails not normally served at the park.

The park will also commemorate the Memorial Day and July Fourth holidays with fireworks on the evenings of May 25, May 26, July 3, July 4 and July 5.

There will also be Summer Nights events beginning on June 28 featuring special entertainment, culinary experiences and a fun nighttime atmosphere.

Veterans must process their complimentary single-day ticket(s) online at www.WavesofHonor.com. The offer is available online only and is not available at the park’s ticket windows. Veterans and their guests can redeem their one visit anytime between May 20 and July 15.

Blackout dates apply for Busch Gardens Williamsburg on June 15, 29 and July 13.