Howl-O-Scream

Named Top Two Best Theme Park Halloween Event by USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers' Choice Awards

Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® returns in full force, taking over the entire park with haunted houses, scare zones, sinister shows and more. Unspeakable horror lives in every dark corner, including on Busch Gardens’ pulse-pounding thrill rides. Howl-O-Scream is bringing fear to the next level and once you’re in there’s nothing to fear but everything.

 

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Howl-O-Scream is intended for a mature audience. This event contains intense adult content such as violence, gore, and blood. Howl-O-Scream is a separately-ticketed night event. No costumes are allowed.

 

*Event dates and details subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice.

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Separately Ticketed Event

  1. Event Type
    Halloween Festival
  2. Event Date
    September 6 to November 2
  3. Event Hours
    7 PM to park close
  4. Event Price
    Separately ticketed event

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Haunted Houses

Dark minds have been brewing new ways to terrify those brave enough to enter our sinister haunted houses with new unsuspecting scares. Check back soon to see what will be unleashed at Howl-O-Scream 2024.
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SheiKra at Night

Pulse-Pounding Attractions

With exhilarating coasters and thrilling attractions, guests can take on their favorite rides in the dark in between the frights and scares of Howl-O-Scream. Bring your fears to new heights on Iron Gwazi & SheiKra, then let the adrenaline rush as you launch into the shadows of Cheetah Hunt & Tigris.

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