Howl-o-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Howl-O-Scream Tickets

For a limited time, get the lowest price of the season on Howl-O-Scream 2017 tickets. Pick any night to visit for only $29.99.


Buy Now & Save
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-o-Scream Summer Deal 2017
  • Howl-o-Scream Haunted Houses at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
  • Howl-o-Scream Haunted Houses at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
  • Howl-o-Scream Haunted Houses at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
  • Howl-o-Scream Haunted Houses at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Howl-o-Scream Haunted Houses at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-o-Scream Haunted Houses at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-o-Scream Haunted Houses at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-o-Scream Haunted Houses at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-o-Scream Haunted Houses at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Summer Deal Tickets

  • Single-Night Ticket - Howl-O-Scream 2017

    Howl-O-Scream Single Night Ticket

    Brave 1 visit to Howl-O-Scream on any event night, select dates Sept. 22-Oct. 29, 2017 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

    • Valid for 1 visit on any Howl-O-Scream 2017 event night after 5 p.m.

    Howl-O-Scream starts at 7:30 p.m. each event night, but this ticket allows access to the park starting at 5 p.m.


    Pass Members and Fun Card Holders save on Howl-O-Scream tickets. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 


    Howl-O-Scream is a separately-ticketed night event. Tickets are valid for one event night only. Prices are per person, and do not include parking, taxes or service fees. Advance purchase prices are available online or by calling 813-884-4FUN. Discount not available at the front gate. Annual Passes are not valid for entry. Howl-O-Scream 2017 tickets are subject to availability. Limit one in-park upgrade per paid individual admission. Howl-O-Scream 2017 ticket is not valid for general day admission, tours or dining. Not valid with any other discounts or offers. Operating hours are subject to change without notice. No guests in costumes admitted. No rain checks or readmits. Tickets and Passes are non-refundable. Get ready for guts, gore and a night of seriously sinister fun.

    Guest $29.99
  • Single-Night Ticket for Groups 15+ – Howl-O-Scream 2017

    Howl-O-Scream Group Ticket Discount

    Brave Howl-O-Scream with a group of 15+ and save! Ticket valid for 1 visit to Howl-O-Scream on any event night, select dates Sept. 22-Oct. 29, 2017 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

    • Valid for 1 visit on any Howl-O-Scream 2017 event night after 5 p.m.

    Howl-O-Scream starts at 7:30 p.m. each event night, but this ticket allows access to the park starting at 5 p.m.


    Valid only for purchases of 15 or more Howl-O-Scream tickets. Howl-O-Scream is a separately-ticketed night event. Tickets are valid for one event night only. Prices are per person, and do not include parking, taxes or service fees. Advance purchase prices are available online or by calling 813-884-4FUN. Discount not available at the front gate. Annual Passes are not valid for entry. Howl-O-Scream 2017 tickets are subject to availability. Limit one in-park upgrade per paid individual admission. Howl-O-Scream 2017 ticket is not valid for general day admission, tours or dining. Not valid with any other discounts or offers. Operating hours are subject to change without notice. No guests in costumes admitted. No rain checks or readmits. Tickets and Passes are non-refundable. Get ready for guts, gore and a night of seriously sinister fun.

    Guest $24.99

Frequently Asked Questions

Expand All
What is Howl-O-Scream?

Howl-O-Scream is a yearly Halloween fright fest and Tampa Bay’s No. 1 haunted attraction, held at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. This adult-targeted event transforms Busch Gardens into a late-night party with haunted houses, scare zones and a live show. This event requires an admission ticket separate from daytime admission to Busch Gardens. Daytime admission to Busch Gardens is not included nor required.

Is this event suitable for children?

Howl-O-Scream 2017 contains intense adult content such as violence, gore and blood and is not intended for children.

Are kids allowed?

While this event is intended for adults only, children under 18 will be admitted to the event. There is no discounted rate for children.

Will the rides and attractions be open?

Yes, Busch Gardens’ most popular rides will be open during Howl-O-Scream 2017, including Cobra’s Curse, Falcon’s Fury, Cheetah Hunt, SheiKra, Montu and Kumba. Water rides and additional attractions may be opened based on weather. 

How can I purchase my Howl-O-Scream ticket?

The easiest way to purchase your Howl-O-Scream ticket is online at HowlOScream.com.   

Is there an advantage to buying tickets in advance?

YES! There are some seriously scary savings when you buy your tickets early. Get the best deal of the season with the Summer Deal. But hurry, this offer ends August 16.  

If I purchase a daytime park ticket to Busch Gardens, will it include Howl-O-Scream?

No. Howl-O-Scream 2017 is a separately ticketed night event. Daytime admission to Busch Gardens is neither required nor included in general Howl-O-Scream admission tickets.

Can I wear a costume to Howl-O-Scream?

No, for the safety of our costumed performers and other visitors to the event, guests in costumes will not be permitted.

 

How much is a Howl-O-Scream ticket?

General admission is $104.99 plus tax, but you’ll only pay that rate if you wait until the night of the event and walk up to the front gate to buy your ticket. There are some seriously scary savings during the Summer Deal. Buy your Howl-O-Scream ticket by August 16 for ONLY $29.99! 

How late is the park open?

Howl-O-Scream 2017 is open until 1 a.m. on all event nights.

How much is parking?

Parking for Howl-O-Scream 2017 is the same rate as Busch Gardens. General car parking is $20.

Do I still get free parking with my one/two year Annual Pass or Platinum Pass?

Yes. Daytime benefits for Pass Members including free parking and discounts on food and merchandise still apply for Howl-O-Scream 2017.

If I have a Busch Gardens ticket, Fun Card, or Annual Pass and a Howl-O-Scream ticket, do I have to exit the park and re-enter?

If you are already inside the park, either with a daytime admission ticket, Fun Card or Annual Pass, and have a ticket to Howl-O-Scream 2017 for that same night, you can stay inside the Stanleyville and Pantopia areas of the park as the park transitions to the Howl-O-Scream event. 

Are motorized wheelchairs permitted in haunted houses?

All of our haunted houses are ADA compliant and wheelchair accessible, but there are some tight corners to turn. We do ask that guests transfer to a standard (non-motorized) wheelchair to tour the haunted houses. The chairs will be provided by the hosts at each house.

Are motorized wheelchairs rented during the event?

Motorized wheelchairs are not rented during the event. However, standard (non-motorized) wheelchairs are rented during the event. Any motorized wheelchairs rented during the day must be returned by 6 p.m.

What if it rains? Will I get a rain ticket?

Howl-O-Scream 2017 is a separately ticketed special event. No rain checks will be issued.

Do I have to be part of a corporation to receive the group rate?

Any group of 15 or more guests that purchase tickets in advance with one transaction are eligible to receive the group discount. Get the best deal of the season by purchasing your group ticket by August 16 for only $24.99 per person. 

Do Florida Platinum Members get into the first weekend for free?

Florida Platinum Pass Members get in free for the first weekend of Howl-O-Scream 2017 - September 22 & 23, 2017.