Spring just got even better with Sesame Street® Kids’ Weekends. Everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends are hosting a party just for kids at Busch Gardens® in Williamsburg.
Sesame Street® Kids’ Weekends
Join all your favorite furry friends for a fun-filled celebration during Busch Gardens’ Kids Weekends. Families can enjoy exclusive activities every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, including dance parties, games, storytime, crafts, and an ALL-NEW flower maze.
Kids are also invited to create art for the park’s Sunny Days Mural. Experience a first coaster ride on Grover’s Alpine Express, sing and dance along to Let’s Play Together, and snap a family photo in 1-2-3 Smile with Me!
The event takes place in Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ with different themes and featured Sesame Street friends each weekend, every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from June 4-20, 2021.
Updated June 2021
Busch Gardens Kids’ Weekends are included with active Memberships, Annual Passes, Fun Cards, Military Passes, Preschool Pass, Waves of Honor Tickets, Member FREE Guest Ticket, and previously purchased Spring & Summer 2020 Single-Day Tickets.
All guests are required to make a reservation prior to attending the event. Reserve your spot for the Kids’ Weekends on the Busch Gardens Website.
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JULIA’S WELCOME WEEKEND (June 4 – 6)
Help us welcome our newest Sesame Street friend, Julia. She is an amazing 4-year-old with autism who loves to draw and play with her friends Elmo and Abby Cadabby. Julia shows kids that we’re all a little different but share the same joy of play and friendship. Say “hello” and take physically distanced photos with Julia in her garden in Sesame Street Forest of Fun. Don’t miss a special Storytime with Julia and her friend Elmo.
ROSITA’S FRIENDSHIP FIESTA WEEKEND (June 11 – 13)
Join Rosita and friends as they celebrate the joy of friendship all weekend long! Rosita loves to dance, so get ready to move and groove with her at the Furry Friends Dance Party. Kids can also participate in our friendship-themed scavenger hunt and don’t miss a special Storytime with Rosita.
SUPER GROVER HEROES WEEKEND (June 18 – 20)
There’s no better way to celebrate Father’s Day weekend than by treating your #1 dad to a weekend of fun. Celebrate dad and other everyday heroes all weekend long with everyone’s favorite furry blue hero, Super Grover!
Participate in our heroes-themed scavenger hunt and get ready to get up, get down, and dance all around with Super Grover at the Furry Friends Dance Party. Make special arts and crafts for your super dad and don’t miss a special Storytime hosted by Super Grover.
For more information on Sesame Street Kids Weekends, please visit buschgardens.com/va or call (757) 229-4386. Be the first to know about new events, special deals, and future announcements by following @BuschGardensVA on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Free Activities and Events During Sesame Street Weekends
Sesame Street Story Time
Listen to a special story with your Sesame Street friends, with new books featured each weekend of the event.
Sunny day Celebration
Don’t miss sing-along, dance-along fun with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Grover, Cookie Monster, Zoe, Rosita, Count von Count, Ernie and Bert. The Sunny Day Celebration takes place every 30 minutes throughout the day on the Sesame Street Forest of Fun stage.
Sesame Street Live Show
Exclusively during Busch Gardens Kids’ Weekends, enjoy a heartwarming show with your Sesame Street friends in the Globe Theatre. Join Elmo and friends as they play, sing, and dance while learning all about the beauty of friendship. Guarantee an up-close seat to Let’s Play Together during the showtime of your choice with Reserved Seating.
All New Flower Maze
Families can explore and grow with each twist and turn in this colorful outdoor flower maze.
Furry Friends Dance Party
Let loose and groove to the beat with a DJ dance party hosted by your Sesame Street friends including Elmo, Rosita and Super Grover.
Special Photo Opportunities
Enjoy physically distant photo opportunities with your Sesame Street friends at 1-2-3 Smile with Me!
Use the clues to find the featured letters of the week, then fill in the blanks on your clue sheet to spell the special word and win a prize!
Arts and Crafts
Enjoy fun crafts and coloring pages themed for each weekend during Busch Gardens® Kids’ Weekends. All artists will be given their own set of packaged crayons to ensure safe fun for everyone. Plus, artists big and small have the opportunity to share the masterpieces they create at the craft tent on our family-friendly art display.
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