Howl-O-Scream returns to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay beginning September 10 through October 31 for 28 select nights

The park has revealed the first of three new haunted houses opening this year. Just beyond the twists and turns of Tigris, guests will enter the underground vampire realm of “The Forgotten.”

“Victims will be drawn into a hidden world beyond the rubble and rocks of an unsuspecting quarry, where dark secrets lurk in the shadows. Just beyond a hidden gutter entrance, the legend of the human uprising is revealed as a swarm of starving vampires plot their imminent revenge. Will those who enter return to the world of the living or are they destined to become the newest minion of the Forgotten army?”

Busch Gardens is also starting a Sinister Sale, with exclusive savings for Pass Members and Fun Card holders, plus admission products that also include access to the all-new SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream in Orlando.

Busch Gardens Tampa Howl-O-Scream single-night admission starts at just $29.99 – up to 70% savings. A two-park ticket which includes one admission to Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream Tampa and one admission to the brand-new SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream Orlando starts at $79.99.

Also, Open Auditions for Busch Gardens Scare Actor Team start Friday, July 16, with NO experience necessary.

Interested applicants can secure their audition spot by applying today at for Howl-O-Scream Entertainer to audition on any one of these dates:

  • Friday, July 16, 3:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
  • Friday, July 30, 3:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
  • Saturday, July 31, 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
  • Friday, August 6, 3:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
  • Saturday, August 7, 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
  • Saturday, August 14, 3:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.