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Busch Gardens' Sesame Street Forest of Fun turns five, April 4-6

Come celebrate with Elmo and friends at Busch Gardens' Sesame Street Forest of Fun birthday celebration.
Come celebrate with Elmo and friends at Busch Gardens' Sesame Street Forest of Fun birthday celebration.
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One of Busch Gardens' most popular KIDsiterate attractions is getting ready for a big birthday celebration. Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ is turning five on April 4-6 (All five-year-olds need a whole weekend of birthday, don't you think?), and guests are invited to join the party.

Each morning, Elmo and his furry friends will greet guests in the park's England village. A celebratory parade will lead guests to the Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ for a birthday bash that will include complimentary milk and cookies (Watch out for Cookie Monster!).

Other special Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ birthday weekend events include special performances of Elmo Rocks! at Il Teatro di San Marco in the Italy village. Show times are available at Buschgardens.com/va or on the park map.

Preschool crew

Don't miss any of the preschool fun and KIDsiterate attractions at Busch Gardens this season. Click here to learn all about the FREE preschool pass, which includes entrance to Water Country USA. Land of the Dragons, the park's whimsical kiddie play area, also had a milestone birthday this year. It turned 20 on March 22. The area, near the Oktoberfest village, has been revamped with fresh paint, new colors and an animal show. How many of you remember playing with dragons when you were a kid?

Take a spring break to Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is currently open on Fridays through Sundays as well as April 4 through April 21 for spring break. Check out all of the season pass deals, ticket options and special tours that the park has to offer by clicking on over to BuschGardens.com/va.

Also, none other than Jack Hanna himself will be at the park April 12-13 sharing facts about the park's animal ambassadors through shows and exclusive dining experiences. Visit Buschgardens.com/bgwspringfun for more details about all of the spring fun at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Find out how to win a VIP pool party school trip to Water Country USA, featuring the all new Colossal Curl water slide. Cowabunga, dude!

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