Busch Gardens is transformed into a vast Halloween-land full of dark corners and spooky thrills featuring 5 haunted houses and 8 themed scare zones plus shows, dining, shopping and rollercoasters in the dark. Offering a full theme park of fun and frights, this is Tampa Bay’s largest Halloween event.

2022’s lineup includes 2 new houses: a classic haunted manor “Stranglewood Estate” and a dark Christmas themed “The Residence: Home For The Holidays”. 2021 favorites “Witch In The Woods” and “The Forgotten” will also be back as well as perennial “Death Water Bayou”.


$30-105. Varies by day with Fridays and Saturdays being more. Tix are more in person. VIP and combo tix are also available. Many sales and deals available esp before Sept.

Indoor or Outdoor

Outdoor. Weather will effect operations.


$25+ paved lot with shuttle to gate. Price could fluctuate based on demand.


Many full restrooms.

Food & Drink

Wide variety of theme park options, plus Halloween-themed food and drinks.


Yes, many options.

Other Entertainment

A full theme park including the many rollercoasters and event-specific shows plus games and shopping.

Other Frightful Facts

Not included with daytime admission but you can enter the park as early as 5PM.

A variety of ticket options are available including multi-park passes that allow you to also visit SeaWorld Orlando's Howl-O-Scream.