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Busch Gardens Fiends Frenzy 5k Run

Gather your horde of ghastly ghouls for the first-annual Busch Gardens Fiends Frenzy 5k! This inaugural spirited run takes place on Sunday, September 29, 2024, at 7:00 am. Experience the park decked out in its Howl-O-Scream® decor and encounter a friendly fright or two before you cross the finish line in Oktoberfest village.


Lace up your sinister shoes, dress up in your eerie ensemble and get ready for a frightfully good time! REGISTER HERE


Event info

  • FREE race day parking: lots open at 5:00am and close at 6:30am
  • Participants enter through Toll Plaza
  • Park trams will be running to escort participants and spectators to the start of the race
  • Spectators are allowed at the start/finish line to cheer on their fellow fiends and family
  • Race begins at 7:00am and concludes at 8:30am
  • Commemorative Busch Gardens Fiends Frenzy 5k medals and shirts for all participants
  • Busch Gardens Scare Squad entertainment along the race course
  • Finish line end of race celebration featuring DJ, photo ops and more
  • All ages are invited to participate
  • Those who already have an active/valid Busch Gardens Williamsburg admission product do not need to pick the option that includes park admission when registering.


Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers in the Busch Gardens Fiends Frenzy 5k. Results will be posted online after the race has concluded.


Registration Fees

Race plus Admission: $74.99
Race Only (Busch Gardens Williamsburg Members, Fun Card Holders, Annual Pass Holders, etc., and runners who do NOT want/need a park ticket): $49.99
Spectators: FREE



Packet Pickup


  • Friday, September 27, 2024
  • Saturday, September 28, 2024


  • Friday: Point 2 Running Company, Chesapeake, VA
  • Saturday: Please stay tuned for more details on pickup location


  • Please stay tuned for more details on pickup times.


  • If race is not sold out, you may register on race day