Howl-O-Scream Tickets

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  • Ultimate VIP Tour
    Howl-O-Scream 2023

    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-O-Sceam

    Experience spine-tingling thrills and exclusive behind-the-scenes access like never before with our Howl-O-Scream VIP Tours at Busch Gardens – the ultimate way to unlock a world of terrifying fun and unforgettable memories!

    ● Assigned private VIP tour guide
    ● Front-of-the-line access to the haunted houses and major thrill rides
    ● Complimentary alcoholic (liquor, beer, wine) and non-alcoholic beverages (soda, water, juice)
    ● Complimentary meal
    ● Reserved seating for Howl-O-Scream shows
    ● Complimentary reserved parking (subject to availability)

    KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

    • Please fill out the survey in your confirmation email to customize your VIP Tour to ensure a tailored experience to the needs of your party.
    • Tours check in the Animal Interactions building to the far right of the Main Ticket windows.
    • The tour begins at 6:00pm and ends at park closing.
    • This tour is private and requires a minimum of two guests.
    • For complimentary Preferred Parking, present your order confirmation at the toll booth. Preferred parking is subject to availability and not guaranteed.
    • All children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • Event admission is included and required to participate in the tour.
    • Some rides are restricted to guest participation by guest height, age, size and physical condition. Height determinations are made at each ride location.
    • Tours must be cancelled a minimum of 48 hours in advance or total payment is forfeited.
    • Must be 21 years or older (and present a valid, government issued ID) to consume alcoholic beverages. Busch Gardens reserves the right to refuse service of any alcoholic beverage to any guest who is unable to provide proper identification or appears to be intoxicated.

    Pass Member receive a 10% discount! Login to view pricing.

    All children under 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult. This tour includes front-of-the-line access to all haunted houses. Cancellation of your tour or changes in your group size must be done at least 48 hours in advance of your scheduled event night or 100% of your payment will be forfeited. If tours are sold out or you need to adjust your reservation, please email [email protected]. Prices are per person, and does not include taxes or service fees. Howl-O-Scream 2023 admission is included with this tour, however ticket is not valid for general day admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Busch Gardens reserves the right to refuse service of any alcoholic beverage to any guest who is unable to provide proper identification or appears to be intoxicated. Operating hours are subject to change without notice. No guests in costumes admitted. No rain checks or readmits. Get ready for guts, gore and a night of seriously sinister fun. 

    Up to 7-Hour Private Tour
    Prices starting at
    Guests (Min 2) $299.99 /per person
  • Behind the Scenes Tour
    Howl-O-Scream 2023

    Howl O Scream Behind The Scenes Daytime Tour

    Calling all goblins and ghouls! Find out what goes into the scares on this daytime, lights on, Howl-O-Scream Tour!

    ● Learn what goes into the scares on this behind-the-scenes tour
    ● See one of our iconic houses in a new light, with a unique photo opportunity
    ● Includes a 1-time/1 house priority access to one of our houses at night during the event
    ● Maximum of 10 per purchase
    ● Day time park admission is required

    Howl-O-Scream Behind the Scenes Tour is subject to availability. This tour takes place during the day. Theme park admissions is required, and not included. Limited quantities are available each day. This tour is recommended for guest 13+. Anyone under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Pricing varies, select your date of visit for that day's price. This tour is wheelchair accessible.

    Park admission is not included and is required. Prices listed are per person and do not include tax. Tours must be cancelled a minimum of 48 hours in advance or total payment is forfeited. Tours are non-refundable if guests miss their tour time. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call (813)884-4FUN(4386). All tours are subject to availability.
    Guest $29.99 /ea.
  • Front Line Fear
    Howl-O-Scream 2023

    Why wait! Get front-of-the-line access to 5 haunted houses of your choice.

    ● Single-use front-of-the-line access to five houses!
    ● Seasonal pricing applies. Add Front Line Fear to your cart for actual price.
    Howl-O-Scream admission is required but not included.

    Howl-O-Scream admission is required but not included.  Card must be punched at time of admission to the haunted house. Front-of-the-line access is void after all 5 redemption spots have been punched. Offers only available during Howl-O-Scream event. Discounts cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. No refunds for unredeemed house visits. Front Line Fear card is only valid on date purchased. Not redeemable for cash. Resale of cards is strictly prohibited. Busch Gardens is not responsible for lost or stolen cards.

    SKIP THE LINES AT HAUNTED HOUSES
    Prices starting at
    Guest $69.00
  • Front Line Fear Extreme
    Howl-O-Scream 2023

    Enjoy front-of-the-line access at 5 haunted houses and 9 major thrill rides of your choice, including Serengeti Flyer!

    ● Single-use front-of-the-line access to the All-New Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, Tigris, Cheetah Hunt, SheiKra, Kumba, Montu, Falcon's Fury and Cobra's Curse.
    ● Seasonal pricing applies. Add Front Line Fear Extreme to your cart for actual price.
    Howl-O-Scream admission is required but not included.

    Howl-O-Scream admission is required but not included.  Card must be punched at time of admission to each house and each ride. Rides are restricted by height, size and physical condition. Front-of-the-line access is void after all 13 redemption spots have been punched. Offers only available during Howl-O-Scream event. Discounts cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. No refunds for unredeemed house or attraction visits. Front Line Fear card is only valid on date purchased. Not redeemable for cash. Resale of cards is strictly prohibited. Busch Gardens is not responsible for lost or stolen cards.

    SKIP THE LINES AT HAUNTED HOUSES & RIDES
    Prices starting at
    Guest $79.00

Don't Forget Your Admission

  • Unlimited Admission Ticket
    Howl-O-Scream 2023


    Scream your way through every night of Howl-O-Scream 2023 between Sept. 8 - Oct. 31, 2023 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

    ● Valid for unlimited event night admission for one guest during Howl-O-Scream after 5 p.m.
    ● Event starts at 7 p.m.

    This ticket does NOT include daytime admission to Busch Gardens.

    Valid for unlimited Howl-O-Scream 2023 admission at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay select nights Sept 8 - Oct 31, 2023. Blockout Dates apply: 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28.   Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream begins at 7 p.m., but this ticket allows access to the park starting at 5 p.m. SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream begins at 7 p.m. and gates open at 6 p.m. Enter SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream through the event entrance located to the right of the main entrance. Unlimited Howl-O-Scream admissions ticket is not valid for general day admission, parking, tours or dining. Not valid with any other discounts or offers. Operating hours are subject to change without notice. No guests in costume admitted. No rain checks or readmits. Tickets and Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Ticket void if altered. This ticket is only valid for the person listed above. Photocopies will not be accepted. This ticket expires on 10/31/2023.

    Unlimited Visits $180.99 $146.99 /ea.
    Unlimited Visits on Thurs., Fri. & Sun. $164.99 $94.99 /ea.
  • Two Park Unlimited Admission Ticket
    Howl-O-Scream 2023


    Scream your way through every night of Howl-O-Scream 2023 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay AND SeaWorld Orlando between Sept. 8 - Oct. 31, 2023.

    ● Event starts at 7 p.m.

    This ticket does NOT include daytime admission to Busch Gardens or SeaWorld.

    Howl-O-Scream is a separately-ticketed night event. Online savings are based on general admission prices available at the park. The Unlimited Scream ticket is valid for unlimited admission for one guest during Howl-O-Scream 2023 and is non-transferable. Prices are per person, and do not include parking, taxes or service fees. Discount not available at the front gate. Online savings are based on general admission prices available at the park. Fun Cards and Annual Passes are not valid for entry. Howl-O-Scream 2023 tickets are subject to availability. Limit one in-park upgrade per paid individual admission. Howl-O-Scream 2023 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.

    Unlimited Visits $274.99 $178.99 /ea.