Photo Gallery: Christmas Town is Coming to Busch Gardens Tampa

Christmas came early to Tampa yesterday as Busch Gardens invited media and Passholders to preview their 2012 holiday offerings. From November 20th through December 23rd, the park will open after dark as Christmas Town on Fridays through Sundays, offering spectacular lighting displays, special seasonal shows, and nightly concerts featuring Jimmy Osmond and Jars of Clay.

Tickets are on sale now, and cost from $40 before advance purchase discounts. Annual Passholders can buy $10 advance tickets this week only. Find all the details at Until November, you can get a season preview in the park's Timbuktu area, as seen below.