Halloween event returns in a whole new way with the 21st
annual Howl-O-Scream. This year’s modified production
will be unlike any other, including significantly enhanced safety
and health measures at the core of the event. The event will
be modified to feature open-air scare zones, limited-capacity
admission with reservations required, and physical distancing.
Howl-O-Scream is a separately ticketed event, available
during 18 horrifying nights at Busch Gardens beginning
Sept. 25 – Nov. 1, 2020, every Friday through Sunday.
Prices Starting at $29.99
Make Reservations & Purchase Tickets here: https://buschgardens.com/tampa/events/howl-o-scream/reservations/
help maintain physical distancing during the event, advance
online reservations will be required. Guests are strongly encouraged
to make reservations early, as space is limited. Protective
face coverings will be required. Learn more about our health
and safety guidelines here.
Spacious, Outdoor Experience
Show Times: 8:30 PM & 10:00 PM
VIP Seating available Here
The fan-favorite Fiends show, starring Dr. Freakenstein and
his frightful entourage, will take to its largest stage ever
for outdoor performances on the Festival Field Stage.
Modified bench seating will be arranged to accommodate physical
distancing between parties.
is recommended for mature audiences. This show contains content
with adult language, adult subject matter, scantily clad performers
and sexual content.
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Zones throughout the park Open-air scare zones take over the
335-acre park, offering physically-distant frights as guests
venture through the night.
NEW: Lycan Landing
It’s always a full moon at this campground and the park rangers
can’t hear you scream. When the campfires burn out, will you
escape the glowing eyes leering through the trees or will you
share their cursed fate?
NEW: The Shortcut
Cutting through the cemetery may seem like an easy way out,
except when the corpses rise from the ground to invite you into
NEW: The Junkyard
You’ll find more than spare parts as you explore this surly
scrap site. Will you make it out in one piece or be devoured
by the haunted rubble?
NEW: The Escape
In this treacherous realm, chaos reigns and rules are made to
be broken. The escaped inmates of Grey Echo Penitentiary seek
their own twisted form of justice and they’re ready to deliver
The icons of Howl-O-Scream’s haunted past are the first frights
to greet you, rising from the dead and bringing over 20 years
of fear back to life
It’s all tricks and no treats down this dark and eerie street,
but there’s no turning back now as childhood memories resurface
with a horrifying twist.
Go backstage at “scariest show on earth” with Sparky and his
terrifying carnie-crew as they take over Pantopia and make the
midway their own stage of torture creating a frenzy of fear.
Your childhood play date is now a slay date as giant toys spring
to life in a murderous rampage with you in their sights.
Día De Los Muertos
Honoring the souls and spirits of those who have gone before
us, guests can dance the night away in this festive zone featuring
a vibrant celebration of life and traditional tastes of Mexico.
Take on your favorite roller coasters in the dark in between
frights and scares.
Get Front of the Line Access to Rides During Howl-O-Scream
Purchase Here: https://buschgardens.com/tampa/events/howl-o-scream/reservations/
DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS SPECIALS
Stop by the Día de Los Muertos zone for specialty food and drinks
BIER FEST BITES
Select Bier Fest locations will be open throughout the night
Coke Canopy Eats
Busch Bier Garten
Xcursions: Gourmet Cupcakes
Tequila and Bourbon Flights Available
Gain some liquid courage at select locations across the
Signature Howl-O-Scream Cocktails
A ghouling mixture of rum, blue curaco & cranberry juice
Long Island inspired concoction of gin, rum, tequila, vodka
& fruit juices
The Naughty Shot
Your favorite nurse's mix of gelatin infused with vodka
The Freaken Shot
Dr. Freakenstein's favorite mix of gelatin infused with tequila
More Info on Howl-O-Scream and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay please
*Event dates and details subject to change and/or cancellation
without prior notice. Howl-O-Scream is intended for a mature
audience. This event contains intense adult content such as
violence, gore, and blood. Howl-O-Scream is a separately-ticketed
night event. Protective face coverings are required at all times
for guests and ambassadors to ensure everyone’s safety. Costumes
or full-face coverings are not allowed.