Below are noteworthy events from Busch Gardens Tampa’s history that occurred in the month of September.

Specific Dates:

  • 1st – (2016) Park closed for the day due to threat from Tropical Storm Hermine (becomes hurricane later in day). Twitter
  • 2nd – (2014) Falcon’s Fury officially opens after a successful soft opening on August 16.
  • 2nd – (2016) Park closed for the second day in a row due to threat from Hurricane Hermine. Twitter
  • 9th – (2015) Kamari, a female gorilla born earlier in the year, dies at the park. Kamari was suffering from a neurological disorder, and died while under anesthesia for an MRI.
  • 9th – (2017) Park closed for Hurricane Irma preparations. Park remains closed for four days, reopening on the 13th.

During the Month: