HALLOWEEN 2018 - TAMPA STYLE
With all of the events going on around Tampa Bay
you can choose from kid-friendly to adults-only,
there’s something for everyone.
Howl o' Scream
Now thru Oct. 28
Designed to terrify, Busch Gardens’ haunted houses will return with a vengeance, but the scares don’t stop there. Unspeakable horror lives in every dark corner, including on Busch Gardens’ pulse-pounding thrill rides and new, gruesome realm recommended for guest over the age of 17. Howl-O-Scream 2018 is bringing fear to the next level and once you’re in there’s nothing to fear but everything.
Howl-O-Scream is a separately ticketed event.
Saturday, Oct. 27th
The 3rd Annual "Riverwalk Trick or Treat" event will take place from 4-7pm on the Tampa Riverwalk. Kids in costume along with their families are invited to Trick or Treat along parts of the Riverwalk as part of this FREE community event. (2.5 mile stretch from Water Works Park to Tampa Bay History Center). At the conclusion of the event, there will be a free family-friendly Halloween movie in Water Works park hosted by Friends of Tampa Recreation.
Creatures of the Night
Friday & Saturdays thru Oct.
Creatures of the Night returns even spookier than last year, for ghouls and goblins of all ages! This year Medusa, The Serpent-headed Gorgon Queen, has stepped out of the pages of mythology and is lurking in the darkest shadows. The Zoo transforms into an eerie and immersive Halloween adventure for the whole family. Creatures emerge at dusk with startling surprises around every corner. No horror or gore, just fun frights for all!
Haunted River Tours
Select nights thru Oct.
Hop aboard the Pirate Water Taxi for a frighteningly good time on the water. Join on select nights in October for an entertaining evening with tales of ghosts along the Hillsborough River. Each tour will be led by a dead-lightful docent who will tell spooky stories of Tampa’s past.