Welcome Reception

Busch Gardens Logo

10165 N McKinley Dr
Tampa, FL 33612

Registered conference attendees will have exclusive access to the newest area of the park, Cheetah, including the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster. Animal Ambassadors will be in the designated area showcasing several of Busch Gardens' residents. Desserts, beer/wine and soft drinks will be served.

Time: 7:00 - 9:00pm

Parking: Busch Gardens is offering free parking to attendees. Please follow the signs for Preferred Parking/Special Event.

Entrance: You will enter through the Nairobi Gates which is located on the right hand side before the main entrance gate. This is where you will check in.

Shuttle Service: There will be shuttle service to and from Embassy Suites to Busch Gardens.  Pick up will begin at the Hotel at 6:30pm. The shuttle back to Embassy Suites will begin at 8:30pm until 9:30pm.

What to Wear: Come dressed in your college or company shirt to showcase where you're from.

Directions: From USF, travel on Fowler Avenue, turn on to McKinley Drive. Proceed south on McKinley until you see signs on your right for preferred parking/special event parking.

Additional Guest(s) Fee        $55                  REGISTER NOW
(includes access to Cheetah Hunt area only, drinks, food, roller coaster access, animal encounters and parking)

Cheetah Hunt     Cheetah Hunt Roller Coaster       

Event included for registered conference attendees.


  Busch Gardens Discount