Count's Spooktacular family friendly Halloween at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

The Count's Spooktacular

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Kids can safely trick-or-treat at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Trick-or-Treat Trail

Join us in Sesame Street Forest of Fun and travel along our trick-or-treat trail. Stop by different stations for a not-so-scary trick or tasty Halloween treat for your little one.

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Top 4 things parents should be aware of during our Halloween events.

Know Before You Go

There are two Halloween events during the fall season. The Count's Spooktacular is geared toward children under 9 and happens during the day, while Howl-O-Scream is meant for an older audience and begins at 5:45 pm. Here are a few tips to keep in mind this Halloween.

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    Halloween Décor

    Our fall décor includes Halloween decorations, which may have spooky elements.

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    Masks & Props

    If your child’s costume has a mask or prop, we ask for you to kindly leave those at home.

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    Kid Play Areas

    Land of the Dragons and Sesame Street Forest of Fun will close at 5 pm.

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    Nighttime Scares

    Be aware -- at 5:45 pm Howl-O-Scream begins and our scare actors, dim lighting and fog come out.

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    Costume Party

Kids can enjoy family-friendly Halloween fun at The Count's Spooktacular, including a kiddie hay maze
Hay Maze

Take your little ghouls and goblins on a fun festive adventure through our family-friendly hay maze.

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Whether a superhero, princess or something created from their own imagination, children 9 years old and younger are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes for this Halloween event.

Enjoy kid-friendly rides and play areas at Busch Gardens
Fun Photos

See your child’s face light up as they meet their favorite Sesame Street friends and take a picture with them at 1-2-3 Smile with Me!

  • Thank You to Our 2019 Partners

    Partners during The Count's Spooktacular at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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

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