Howl O Scream returns this September to Busch Gardens, and tickets just went on sale

Horror fanatics rejoice! The hotel anticipated Howl O Scream experience, a multi-month scare-filled extravaganza at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, officially returns September 8 and runs through October 31. The park just announced that tickets are now on sale and can be reserved online.

Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® returns in full force, taking over the entire park with haunted houses, scare zones, sinister shows and more. Unspeakable horror lives in every dark corner, including on Busch Gardens’ pulse-pounding thrill rides. This event is bringing fear to the next level and once you’re in there’s nothing to fear but everything.


Howl O Scream is a horror enthusiast’s playground

The spook season sensation 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. No costumes are allowed.

Official haunted houses, and a full theme are still TBA. You can keep up with announcements on the official Howl O Scream website. The 2023 celebration will include big scare zones and an array of unpredictable monster hordes. This Halloween happening is also your chance to experience the incomparable thrills of Busch Gardens under the stars.


Busch Gardens Mayhem sale ends May 14, so make sure to get your discounted tickets ASAP.

Need something to hold you over before Howl O Scream? Don’t miss the Sunshine City Scare Fest, a big horror convention, arrives at the St. Pete Coliseum May 13 and 14.

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