It’s that time of year again… The haunt season is upon us and Busch Gardens in Tampa is really stepping up their game for this years Howl-O-Scream event! Seven terrifying haunted houses, 5 scare zones, and some awesome live shows! Let’s get to the bloody details…


Demented Dimensions (NEW!)

We can’t wait for this house: 

  • Every room and hallway holds a door to a different universe where rules of your world do not apply and escape is nearly impossible!

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Undead Arena (NEW!)

Brave ones only for this house:

  • In a post-apocalyptic world, the Undead Arena: Live is home to a gruesome event starring the Unworthy!

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Zombie Containment Unit 15

  • It’s up to you to hold off an undead mob of ravenous zombies.

Death Water Bayou 

  • Escape the depths of the Bayou before you fall victim to the Voodoo Queen’s spell!


  • During maintenance at the park, an excavation crew uncovered a centuries-old house buried deep beneath the ground.

Motel Hell 

Nightmares become reality at this deserted motel once you realize why it’s conveniently vacant.

Last House To Be Revealed Soon! 

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Carnie Camp (NEW!)

  • The backstage area of an old carnival breathes new life with this lingering dirty inhabitants!

Meat Market (NEW!)

  • Watch a band of sinister and cannibalistic creatures feast on the weak!


  • Dare to enter through the perils of the post-apocalyptic Wasteland where scenes of past and present atrocities still linger in an abandoned strip of roadway.


  • A paranormal Playground lurks in the shadows of Howl-O-Scream 2017!


Last Scare Zone To Be Revealed Soon! 




Awesome show that will have you dancing, singing and laughing! Highly recommend it! Oh, you’ll love the nurses!

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Sheikra, Montu, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra’s Curse, Falcon’s Fury and Kumba will be open for Howl-O-Scream!

Howl-O-Scream runs on select nights from September 22nd – October 29th.

FTG TIP: We highly recommend upgrading to the Fright Feast! You get some delicious food and early access to select houses! 

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