Behold, fall is fast approaching with tidings of cooler weather, pumpkin spice lattes, as well as ghosts, goblins and ghouls.  Tampa Bay Busch Gardens’ very own Howl-O-Scream is returning in the fall of 2019 as a separately ticketed event set to frighten crowds as the holiday season begins.  The very title of this event will send shivers down the spine of the most daring of thrill seekers.  Howl-O-Scream is recommended for 18+ adults, where children under the age of 13 are allowed admittance into the park for the hair raising extravaganza, but be warned that Howl-O-Scream is not for the faint-hearted. In the past, this terrifying event has been known to challenge the barriers of what is expected for the Halloween season. 

With content ranging from violence and gore to mind-warping experiences, past haunted houses set within Howl-O-Scream have been known to include, but are not limited to, asylums, cannibalistic meat markets and life-size dolls houses.  These thrilling adventures are set up in a fashion of excitement and bewilderment set to frighted the participants who walk along its walls.  Mazes can also be seen as a common occurrence throughout the park packed with Hollywood-envied sets containing strobe lights, fog machines, and other heart-racing accessories with one goal in mind: to confuse and thrill guests. 

Unlike any other fall season of Howl-O-Scream, there are no proclaimed “safe zones” littering throughout the entirety of the property.  Park-goers are susceptible to being frightened along every twist and turn Howl-O-Scream has to offer.  Thrill seekers can attend Howl-O-Scream from September 20, 2019, through November 2, 2019.  Additional dates, closure times and tickets can be found on Busch Gardens’ official website.  During daylight hours, the rides and encounters unique to Busch Gardens will maintain availability for pass holders throughout the fall months, but when night approaches, so do the creatures of the dark within Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream Adventure.