Busch Gardens Williamsburg The Counts Spooktacular Event

A Sesame Street Halloween Event

Event included with park admission.

Celebrate not-too-spooky family fun during the day at The Count’s Spooktacular, on Saturdays & Sundays from Sept. 24 - Oct. 30, in the Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ in Busch Gardens®. Kids (under the age of nine) are invited to dress up in their favorite costumes and enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the entire park, dance parties, a festive hay maze and costume parade alongside their favorite Sesame Street friends. New themes every weekend, unique activities and special photo opportunities offer a different experience with every visit.

Sep 24
Oct 30
Saturdays & Sundays
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

View Park Hours Included with Park Admission


Costume Parade
Busch Gardens Spooktacular Countdown to Halloween Show
Elmos Spire
Grovers Alpine Express
Busch Gardens Spooktacular Parade

Costume Parade
Busch Gardens Spooktacular Countdown to Halloween Show
Elmos Spire
Grovers Alpine Express
Busch Gardens Spooktacular Parade

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All-New Themed Weekends

  • The Count's Spooktacular at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

    September 24 & 25
    Countdown to Halloween Weekend

  • Elmo during Funny Bones Weekend at The Counts Spooktacular

    October 1 & 2
    Funny Bones Weekend

  • Cookie Monster during Spooktacular Clowning Around Weekend

    October 8 & 9
    Clowning Around Weekend

  • Bert and Ernie during Pirate Party Weekend at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

    October 15 & 16
    Pirate Party Weekend

  • Elmo during the Magical Halloween Weekend at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

    October 22 & 23
    Magical Halloween Weekend

  • Abby during The Counts Spooktacular at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

    October 29 & 30
    Halloween Weekend

Other Experiences

  • Trick-or-Treat Station

    10 Trick-or-Treat Stations

  • Countdown to Halloween Show

    Showtimes
  • Costume Parade

    Costume Parade

  • Hay Maze

    Hay Maze

  • Dance Parties

    Dance Parties

  • Scavenger Hunt

    Scavenger Hunt

  • Know before you Go

Howl-O-Scream

Intended for a Mature Audience
This fall, frights await with the return of the park's  adult-focused signature Halloween event, Howl-O-Scream. Included with park admission, guests can traverse through all-new haunted house experiences, scare zones and more.

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Couple at Howl-O-Scream getting scared

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  • Dates, times and offerings subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. Event is included with park admission.

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