Howl-O-Scream Haunted Mazes and Scare Zones

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From haunted houses, to escape rooms, to exclusive Halloween tours, to Scare Zones, Howl-O-Scream has everything you need to have a spooky fun Halloween!

Haunted Houses

  • Immerse yourself inside the six unique haunted house experiences that can be found this year at Howl-O-Scream. This festival of frights will surely keep you up at night.

Scare Zones

  • When night falls, the creatures come out as you find yourself engulfed in one of six frightening worlds. Dare to survive these immersive and themed scare zones.

  • Axe Alley scare zone at Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream

    Axe Alley

    The Norsemen came to invade, but what they got was their own Viking funeral. For this was no ordinary raiding party, but an unleashing of power so grotesque that even those mighty Viking warriors fell prey to its devices. The spirits are restless and now walk the world of the living once more to unleash terror upon the land.

    Axe Alley™ is located in New France.


  • Fools' Court terror-tory scare zone

    Fools' Court

    A new king has taken over the throne at the Royal Palace and he’s a real Joker. Chaos reigns supreme in the Fools’ Court. When the Motley Fools hit the streets, the joke will always be on you. Steer clear of the jesters, who will terrorize you under the lights of this twisted celebration.

    Fools' Court™ is located in France.


  • Garden of the Souls - scare zone at Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream

    Garden of the Souls

    A ghastly transformation has taken place in Italy Gardens. Welcome to Funeral Gardens, the setting for Garden of the Souls™. Here guests may visit the graves of deceased loved ones, but this garden has a dark secret. The dead roam free, and they’d love to show you what waits in the afterlife.

    The Garden of the Souls is located in Italy.


  • Ripper Row - Terror-tory at Howl-O-Scream

    Ripper Row

    Things are looking a bit unsettling in England with a murderer on the loose plucking unsuspecting victims from the city streets. No one knows what Jack the Ripper looks like or who he will strike next. Keep your head down and your wits about you or you might not make it out alive.

    Ripper Row® is located in England.


  • Sideshow Square - Terror-tory at Howl-O-Scream

    Sideshow Square

    Your jaw will drop on your way to the big top. What was once only in your imagination is now a frightening reality full of haunts, curiosities and plenty of scare to make you shriek. So step right up … if you dare.

    Sideshow Square™ is located in Festa Italia.


  • Vampire Point - Terror-tory at Howl-O-Scream

    Vampire Point

    Even vampires need a vacation once in a while and Vampire Point™ is the perfect destination for bloodsuckers. Watch your step and your neck or you might end up being their beverage of choice. Dawn is hours away, so your last salvation lies in escaping the vampire village before the inhabitants sink their fangs into you.

    Vampire Point is located in Germany.


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All-Access Halloween Tour

Join us on a 7-hour guided group tour and get priority access to ALL six haunted houses, ALL three Halloween shows and more!

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  • No Escape - escape room experiences

    The clock is ticking and there’s only one way out. In this physical adventure game, you and five others are locked in a room and must use clues to solve puzzles before time runs out. This is a scary event, so beware; other things might be lurking in the way of your escape.

    NOTE: This experience not included with Howl-O-Scream and requires an additional fee.

  • NEW! Jack's Twisted Terror

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New Screamin' Swing Finngan's Flyer

Rides at Night

Enjoy our rides and coasters, including all new screamin' swing Finnegan's Flyer, at night for a creepier experience!


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  • 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.