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Howl O Scream Tickets & Admission

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

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

Do Pass Members receive discounted tickets to Howl-O-Scream?

Yes, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Florida Platinum Pass Members receive a discount to Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay. Discounted tickets start as low as $32.99. Log In to your Pass Member account to see the discount tickets on the Howl-O-Scream tickets page.

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

Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay is a separately ticketed nighttime event. Daytime admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is neither required nor included in general Howl-O-Scream admission tickets.

What is the "Unlimited" ticket?

The Unlimited ticket is for the true Howl-O-Scream fan who can’t get enough haunts and horror. The ticket provides you with UNLIMITED Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay admission throughout the entire event season

How late is the park open?

Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay is open from 7:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. on Thursdays & Sundays and from 7:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. on Fridays & Saturdays.

How much is parking?

Parking for Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay is the same rate as Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. General parking rates begin at $30.

Does Busch Gardens Tampa Bay offer any Howl-O-Scream Vacation Packages?

Yes. You can purchase vacation packages, including hotel stays, by visiting the the Howl-O-Scream Tickets page for details and booking information for the Wild & Wicked Weekend Package and Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream Package.

Does Howl-O-Scream offer group pricing?

Yes, group pricing for Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay is available for groups of 15 or more. Tickets start at $32.99 and are only available online in advance of your group's visit. Prices are per person and do not include parking, taxes, or service fees.3

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

Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay is a separately ticketed special event and will occur rain or shine. No rainchecks will be issued.

Do I still get free parking with my Silver, Gold, or Platinum Annual Pass?

Yes. Daytime benefits for Silver, Gold, and Platinum Pass Members including free parking and discounts on food and merchandise still apply for Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay .

Will Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Pass Members be able to receive their benefits while attending Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay?

Yes, all Annual Pass benefits including parking privileges and discounts on merchandise, food, and beverages will be honored. Other daytime-specific benefits available to certain tiers of passes, including guest tickets, reserved seating, priority entrance lanes, and access to the Pass Member Lounge, will not be available. One-time Quick Queue privileges may be redeemed earlier in the day at the self-service kiosks and used at rides open during the Howl-O-Scream event.

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

Yes ,Florida Platinum Pass Members get in free for the first weekend of Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay. Simply show your valid Platinum Annual Pass at the park entrance on Friday, September 8 - Saturday, September 9 to receive FREE admission to Howl-O-Scream. This exclusive benefit is only available at Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.