Howl-O-Scream Haunted Attractions

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 7:30pm

10165 North McKinley Drive
  813-884-4386
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What is Howl-O-Scream?

Howl-O-Scream is a yearly Halloween fright fest and Tampa Bay’s No. 1 haunted attraction, held at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. This adult-targeted event transforms Busch Gardens into a late-night party with haunted houses and scare zones.

Haunted Houses, Scare Zones, Thrills Rides and Entertainment

Several haunted houses will await your demise, but the scares don’t stop there. Unspeakable horror lives in every dark corner, including on Busch Gardens’ pulse-pounding thrill rides that are overrun with creatures riding alongside their soon-to-be-victims.

Haunted Houses:

NEW! The Residence

Discover the domestic demons within this suburban home

Enter the pristine home of the picture perfect suburban Clark Family, but beware of unseen horrors – once you’re invited in, you may never make your way out. Don’t let yourself become the next sacrifice in their sinister devotion.

Death Water Bayou: Wrath of the Queen

Descend into the swamps if you dare...
Just when you thought she was gone for good, the Queen of the Shadows has been lifted from the dead by Voodoo’s dark magic and is seeking revenge upon the living. Armed with her devilish devotees, all who dare to enter the swamp are subject to curses around every corner.

Insomnia: Patients' Revenge

Every door in this haunted asylum leads to your worst nightmare

Years of cruel treatments at this sleep institute have warped the minds of the tortured and imprisoned patients. Now rising against the demented doctors, the inmates have taken over the ward to seek sick revenge to torture their evil caretakers.

Motel Hell: Infestation

The exterminator has turned his noxious attacks on you

Hordes of oozing, wriggling insects have infested Motel Shellburn and the exterminator is determined to extinguish all signs of life, including the guests. Every room in this motel from hell brings new skin-crawling horrors as you try to escape his noxious attacks and check out alive.

The Black Spot: Bloodshed

An infamous pirate has you marked for death and he has you right where he wants you

Dare to enter the underbelly of Captain Saw-Tooth Silas’ pirate ship. Try not to fall victim to what this macabre labyrinth has in store for you, the trick lies within the dimly lit corners of this mysterious hideaway- holding the secret to escape… or demise.

Simon's Slaughterhouse

Try To Make It through Simon's Horror-Filled House
Stepping into Simon’s House leads to a gruesome game of slaughter.
Watch where you step in Simon’s house, as every twisted turn corrals you from one sickening scene to the next. Don’t get caged in or you might be the next one up on Simon’s butcher block.

Scare Zones:

NEW! First Fear

The horrors of Howl-O-Scream’s haunted past are the first frights to greet you, rising from the dead and bringing 20 years of fear back to life.

NEW! Little Nightmares

Take a creepy walk down memory lane to the bygone era of papier-mâché masks and homemade costumes sure to stir up the nightmares of your childhood.

NEW! Carpe Noctem

The eerie quiet of this gothic Romanian cemetery is shattered by the triumphant screams of vampires and the sobbing moans of their victims. Climb into a coffin but your photo may be all that comes out. 

Camp DOA

Rising from the murky swamp waters, murderous mutants have taken over a seemingly peaceful campground. Campers are snatched from their idyllic dreams to become ghostly stars of living nightmares.

Hell on Wheels

In a post-apocalypse world, the surly survivors will stop at nothing for food and supplies, destroying all who stand in their way. Can you run the gauntlet of a murderous crazed biker gang to make it out alive?

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 face painters, traditional tastes of Mexico, spectacle of performers, and a one-of-a-kind photo with an icon of La Catrina.

Maniac Midway

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.

Deadly Toys

You can run but you cannot hide as giant toys spring to life in a murderous rampage with you in their sights. Childhood memories will be destroyed when these toys turn a play date into a slay date.

Meat Market

Howl-O-Scream’s most fear-inducing zone places you in the center of a nauseating assault by cannibal creatures gorging on their monster menu of human hors d'oeuvres.

Thrill Rides

Evil comes along for the ride on Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's roller coasters, as creatures from your nightmares haunt the attractions. Experience Tigris, Cobra’s Curse, Falcon’s Fury, Cheetah Hunt, Montu, SheiKra & Kumba all night.

Fiends Show

These captivating creatures of the night will infect you with dance fever and keep your pulse pounding with their deranged dance party at Stanleyville Theater.

Timing: 7:30pm to 1:00am

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