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Take your Halloween experience from day to night
Whether you're looking for a great day of thrilling rides, entertaining shows, and delightful culinary experiences among the fall foliage; or the heart-pounding, palm-sweating adrenaline rush that comes from being really and truly scared, we've got you covered. Learn more about making the most of your Halloween experience at Busch Gardens, day or night.
Located at Castle O'Sullivan in Ireland
Step into the Doctor’s bar and try your hand at being an assistant!
Buy a token and pick which house you want to be a part of. Then, when the victim of your choice is in view, flip the switch to activate the scare and watch them jump out of their skin.
Heart beats and pulses aren't the type of rhythms these DJs are throwing. Head over to Fools' Court (France) or Garden of the Souls (Il Teatro di San Marco - near Marco Polo's Marketplace) for a Halloween party full of dancing and music.
Coaster Creepers & Hack Pack
The creatures of the night are on the prowl … for an adrenaline rush. No place is safe during Howl-O-Scream—even the undead may be found queuing up at the hottest thrill rides and creeping along the walkways.
Projection Mapping Experience
Located in Germany
Come see the Wilkommenhaus transform before your eyes with a projection mapping experience fit for Halloween. Every 15 minutes from dusk to park close.
Chaos Cocktails – Located near Fools' Court (France)
Cobblestone Ale & Spirits – Located in Ripper Row (England)
Control Bar – Located across from Abbeystone Theatre (Ireland)
Jack's Nightcap – Located in Vampire Point (Germany)
Last Call – Located in front of Das Festhaus (Germany)
Restless Spirits – Located near Marco Polo's Marketplace (Italy)
Learn more about the liquid courage we're offering to get you through the scariest season of the year!
From frightfully fashionable apparel to haunting home goods, our selection of spooky shops offer up an array of gifts to help you relive the thrills of Howl-O-Scream long after your terror-filled evening has ended.
Face painting artists are available throughout the park to help transform faces into frightening demons, skeletons and everything in between.
Experiences, locations, dates and times are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. Must be 21 years of age to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Proof of age with valid ID required. Event is included with park admission. Due to frightening elements, families with young children should use discretion when visiting the park after 5:45 pm.