Howl o Scream SeaWorld San Diego: 2023 In-Depth Guide

Dying to be frightened to your wits end without the horror of overspending this Halloween? Revel in the bone-chilling attractions and devilish frights at Howl O Scream SeaWorld San Diego!

A horrible fever sweeps your beloved aquatic theme park this spooky season, so brace yourself for hair-raising terror and creepy shrieks. Make your way through horrifying haunted houses, face spirits and ghouls when you enter scare zones, and see your biggest nightmare coming to life as you watch terrifying shows.

Up for the sinister challenge? Then, follow along to uncover the other hearts racing scares at SeaWorld Howl O Scream – The Fear Awakens.

SeaWorld San Diego Howl O Scream Tickets

Howl O Scream is a separately ticketed event and not included with your SeaWorld San Diego park admission. Fortunately, Tripster offers SeaWorld Howl O Scream San Diego discount tickets, so you don’t need to worry about your budget.

  • SeaWorld – Howl O Scream Single Night to “Any Night” Ticket 
  • SeaWorld – Howl O Scream Single Night Ticket (Excludes Saturday)

SeaWorld San Diego Discount Tickets

Embrace all that fun SeaWorld park has to offer by bundling your SeaWorld Howl O Scream San Diego coupon with these choices:

  • Weekday Ticket – SAVE up to $31 per ticket
  • Single Day “Any Day” Ticket – SAVE up to $16 per ticket
  • Two-Day Ticket – SAVE up to $130.99 per ticket
  • Two Parks / Two Days – SeaWorld & Sesame Place San Diego – SAVE up to $40.99 per ticket.

Package Your SeaWorld San Diego Tickets 

Just can’t have enough of the sunny San Diego? Then, bundle your Howl O Scream SeaWorld San Diego discount tickets with these other great attractions and hotels:

People at the Haunted House at Howl -O- Scream at Busch Gardens Williamsburg - Williamsburg, Virginia, USAHowl O Scream Attractions

Haunted Houses

Step into Howl O Scream’s haunted houses, where the air is thick with fear. Every room and hallway whispers secrets and conceals horrors beyond imagination. Brace yourself for an encounter with all the creatures that stir in the darkness, ready to pounce on those who dare to enter.

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With every step, you inch closer to your nightmares and own limits. Just remember; always stay in motion to uncover exits and ensure your escape.

Scare Zones & Roaming Haunts

Howl O Scream offers no refuge from the lurking dread. Keep your senses heightened when you enter the disturbing scare zones and mysterious roaming haunts, for unseen dangers reside beyond the shadows.

Hauntingly Awesome Entertainment

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Within the heart-racing chills, lose yourself in the party zones and zombie DJs area, an exhilarating oasis to sway and dance between the pulse-pounding frights. The high-energy live performances promise to dazzle and cast a spell on you. Plus, a thrilling rumor is making the rounds – the Underground dance club might be coming back, so stay tuned for more updates.

people running from character with ride and tree in the background at Howl-O-Scream busch gardens
photo credit: Howl-O-Scream via Facebook

Thrilling Rides and Coaster

Plunge into a world of extraordinary adventure, taking on Emperor, Arctic Rescue Electric Eel and Journey to Atlantis, plus a mix of heart-pounding rides in the depths of night. Quench your thirst for both nighttime terror and electrifying rides at the spectacular Howl-O-Scream extravaganza.

Sinister Cocktail Bars

Quench your thirst for courage with enticing libations, preparing you to face the restless spirits and playful ghouls that lie ahead. Before braving the haunted houses and scare zones, seek solace at the enchantingly themed haunted bars, where a blend of fear and enjoyment refuel your energy for the adventure that unfolds.

photo credit: SeaWorld Orlando via Facebook

SeaWorld San Diego Howl O Scream Event Details

More information about the attractions will be announced soon. We’ve heard that some favorites such as the Death Water Bayou, Deadly Toys, Simon s Slaughterhouse, Vampire Circus, and Nightmare Experiment will return for this year’s celebration, check back later for the complete details, including the opening nights.

SeaWorld San Diego Howl O Scream Evil Upgrades

For added savings, you can also get these Howl O Scream SeaWorld San Diego coupon upgrades:

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For more information regarding these upgrades, please reach out to SeaWorld through email call or chat. In terms of cancellation, please note that the tickets are not redeemable for cash.

Other Spooky Celebrations in SeaWorld

SeaWorld San Diego Howl-O-Scream is an all-adult event. Coming with your little tots? Don’t worry as the park offers family-friendly attractions by day, including the SeaWorld Spooktacular. Youngsters can indulge in wholesome fun activities like trick-or-treating or paying a visit to the Dia de los Muertos.  

Two women with blue and purple hair in witches costumes standing in front of a giant Jack-O-Lantern for Spooktacular at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, USA
photo credit: SeaWorld Orlando via Facebook

SeaWorld San Diego Howl O Scream Date and Time

SeaWorld Howl O Scream 2022 San Diego haunts select nights from September 29, 2023, through October 31, 2023.

The event starts at 7:00 PM starting on Sept 29, but guests can enter at 6:00 PM.

Howl O Scream Venue

This sinister event is held at 2022 Seaworld San Diego 500 Seaworld Drive San Diego CA 92109. 

Experience SeaWorld Howl O’ Scream

Step into a forbidding world of terror and hope you get back to the world of the living at Howl O Scream. From themed haunted houses to frightful scare zones, this SeaWorld Parks entertainment Halloween special will keep you up for so many nights. 

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For an in-depth understanding of this highly anticipated event, delve into the SeaWorld San Diego Howl O Scream review to uncover the chilling narrative and the immersive artistry of scare actors in action at Howl O Scream that awaits.

Since its inaugural year, Howl O Scream San Diego has flourished and transformed into an incredible experience. What are you waiting for? Gather your terror crew and get your fill of lingering spirits and bloodthirsty monsters in your favorite theme park. Get your tickets now and enjoy all the spine-tingling jumps.

Meanwhile, you can extend your trip with a SeaWorld San Diego Vacation Package.


Start Date:

September 29, 2023 @ 8:00 am CDT

End Date:

October 31, 2023 @ 10:00 pm CDT



SeaWorld Events San Diego

500 Sea World Dr
San Diego, CA 92109 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

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