Spooktacular Busch Gardens: Tampa Celebration Guide

Embrace a day of enchantment at Busch Gardens Tampa Spooktacular, where the magic of Halloween comes to life with a family-friendly twist. With not-too-spooky surprises from delicious goodies to silly Halloween characters, this celebration is designed to delight all ages!

Dress up and celebrate with your kiddies with more treats than tricks at the candy trail stations. Then, join your favorite Sesame Street friends and groove along with them at the dance parties. There will be a festive hay maze, ghost hunting, and Halloween-inspired delicious food and drinks. Make sure to drop by the spooky and magical decorations for photo opportunities as well.

Follow along as we uncover the wonders of Busch Gardens Spooktacular.

Spooktacular Busch Gardens Tampa Tickets

Enjoy this fun Busch Gardens Kids Halloween with your tickets to Busch Gardens Tampa, your annual pass, or fun cards.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Spooktacular Highlights

Kandy’s World: Step into the magical world of Kandy as she unveils the remarkable story of her journey to becoming a genuine witch. In this engaging storytime, join this witch in training on a personal adventure that includes her love for candy, her trials and tribulations in mastering witchcraft, and the charming yet humorous stories of her friends’ froggy transformations.

Trick-Or-Treating: Want to experience the Busch Gardens trick-or-treat? Join a Halloween celebration like no other at the Busch Gardens Halloween Spooktacular, where trick or treating Busch Gardens takes on a whole new level of excitement.

Join in on the fun as all visitors who acquire a reusable bag from the park become a part of this delightful, candy-packed extravaganza.

Spooktacular Costume Parade: Be impressed by the Halloween Spooktacular Costume Parade, where a kaleidoscope of colors and creativity takes center stage. Watch in awe as this unique catwalk comes to life, giving every child their well-deserved time to shine. Bring your little ones, aged 13 and younger, to join the fun by donning their best costumes and becoming a part of this mesmerizing parade.

Storytime: Nestled beside Kandy’s picturesque pumpkin patch, you’ll find yourself transported into the favorite tale of “Room on the Broom. Engage with the story’s enchanting message that highlights the significance of finding one’s place and the joy of belonging.

guests riding the Iron Gwazi roller coaster in Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens Spooktacular Tampa Details

More details about the Halloween shows, dance parties, and other activities like Countdown to Halloween will be released soon.

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Busch Gardens Spooktacular Tampa Dates

Spooktacular frightens at Busch Gardens Tampa on weekends from September 21, 2024, through November 3, 2024. This starts at 12 Noon to 5 PM.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Spooktacular Venue

Located at the Festival Walkway 10165 McKinley Dr Tampa, FL 33612.

Experience Busch Gardens Tampa Spooktacular

Enjoy hugs and smiles from your favorite Sesame Street friends and magical trinkets this Halloween. Little ones can collect their treats and fill their bags at the trick-or-treat trails.

Don’t miss the costume parades and dance parties attended by your beloved characters. Plenty of memorable adventures and hilarious activities await at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular Busch Gardens.

Get your costumes now and prepare to make unforgettable memories with the whole family. To enjoy all of the fun this all-new event offers, be sure to get your Busch Gardens Tampa tickets today.

While at it, you can also enjoy the thrill of spooktacular events spread across different Busch Gardens theme parks like Trick or Treat Busch Gardens and Sesame Street Halloween Count’s Spooktacular, some located within the enchanting Sesame Street Forest of Fun. You can also get your fix of scares by joining the Howl o Scream celebration!


Start Date:

September 21, 2024

End Date:

November 3, 2024



Busch Gardens Tampa

10165 McKinley Dr
Tampa, FL 33612 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

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