Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens
Haunted Houses & Attractions

Horror-filled haunted houses are back with a vengeance. New and returning favorite houses await your demise, but the scares don’t stop there. Unspeakable horror lives in every dark corner of the park - there’s nowhere to hide. With frightful scare zones, roaming hoards and Florida’s wildest rides at night, screams await at every turn.

Warning, intense content - Howl-O-Scream is intended for a mature audience.

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Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

NEW Haunted House!

D.H. Baggum's Circus of Fear

Come one, come all, to the most terrifying show you’ve ever seen. D.H. Baggum brings you all his monstrosities that are sure to make your spine tingle and your blood run cold!
Welcome back to the Stranglewood Estate returning to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-O-Scream.

New Scares & effects!

Stranglewood Estate

Ms. Stranglewood is back for more haunts and has something sinister waiting behind every corner. Once a lively home filled with laughter and lavish parties is now filled with darkness and the spirit of evil. Welcome back to the Stranglewood Estate.
The Forgotten Vampire

Revamped Favorite!

The Forgotten: Uprising

A year has passed, and lately more and more people have been going missing. The great battle has begun, and the only way to survive is to be brave, fearless, and survive the Night.
Witch of the Woods returns to Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Returning Favorite!

Witch of the Woods

The Witch is back, and just as wicked as ever. Curiosity has brought many travelers into this dark forest, but only bone-chilling stories and dying screams make their way out. With each step deeper into the woods, the prospect of survival quickly fades as demonic disciples hunt wandering intruders through their abandoned village.

Sinister Shows

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-O-Scream

Cirque X-Scream

Electrifying & mesmerizing stunt show that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

Located in the Stanleyville Theatre.

Show Hours
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay The Rolling Bones

The Rolling Bones

This skeleton band lights up Dragon Fire Grill with epic covers of classic rock anthems.

Located at Dragon Fire Grill.

Show Hours
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-O-Scream


Take your turn behind the mic at the all-new “Scare-E-Oke” experience at Gwazi Plaza. Guests can select their song of choice and take a memorable photo of their experience.

Located at Gwazi Plaza.

Show Hours

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