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Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay: September 22 - October 29th (select nights)

Howl-O-Scream Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

For 19 select nights, the scares are everywhere at Howl-O-Scream 2017. Unspeakable terror lives at brand-new haunted houses, in every dark corner and even onBusch Gardens’ pulse-pounding thrill rides, including Busch Gardens’ newest spin coaster, Cobra’s Curse®.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay


Glazer Children's Museum: October 31, 2017 from 5-8pm​

Halloween Spree at the Glazer Children's Museum

$10 GCM Members | $15 General Admission
Enjoy spooky fun with a safe trick-or-treating alternative at Glazer Children's Museum! Includes: Museum play, trick-or-treating, special programs, costume parade, and more! 

Glazer Children's Museum


Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo: Fridays and Saturdays, October 6 - 28 

Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night returns with a bigger and better event for ghouls and goblins of all ages! Hoot, howl and hangout as the Zoo transforms into an eerie and immersive Halloween adventure for the whole family. Creatures emerge at dusk with spooky surprises around every corner. No horror or gore, just spooks and startles for all! Not just for kids and tweens - this is a Halloween event that doubles as a date night.

Pay for a day, rest of 2017 FREE! Regular priced tickets to the zoo include entry to the event. 

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo


The Florida Aquarium


Be whoever or whatever you want and trick-or-treat at The Florida Aquarium's Guppyween! With a safe and family-friendly setting, live entertainment and more than 20,000 animals, there's plenty of fun to go around!

Guppyween tickets can be purchased at the Aquarium ticket booth on Guppyween weekend.

Kids in costume: $10
Adults (12yrs and older): Regular Admission Pricing
Florida Aquarium Members & children under 2 get in free

The Florida Aquarium



Tampa Theatre: October 20 - 31

Nightmare on Franklin Street

Back by popular demand, Tampa’s most historic – and most haunted – movie palace will present “A Nightmare on Franklin Street” series this October. Now in its freakish fifth year, the series will expand to include ghost tours and special screenings throughout the month, plus 12 nights of back-to-back classic horror films, creepy cult favorites, family-friendly frights, paranormal experiences and spooky special guests, Oct. 20-31.

Details and tickets will be available soon at TampaTheatre.org/Nightmare.

Tampa Theatre