Halloween is just around the corner, and there are plenty of spooky events happening all around Tampa Bay. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly activity or something a little more frightening, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
For families, head over to ZooTampa for a night of eerie family frights and enjoy Creatures of the Night! Ghouls and goblins of all ages can enjoy howling outdoor experiences, spooky characters, creepy culinary treats, and much more! This year’s event features elder vampires Count Chirop and his wife, Countess Tera. These elegant vampires invite you to their Vampire Ball where fun and dancing are encouraged!
Or, make your way to the Busch Gardens® Spooktacular event and step into a whimsical world full of enchantment with Kandy, a witch-in-training! A costume parade, story time, and trick or treating are some of the activities guests will find in this immersive Halloween experience.
For a more mature audience, Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® returns in full force, taking over the entire park with haunted houses, scare zones, sinister shows, and more. Once you enter, there’s nothing to fear but everything!
And of course, the horror park Scream-A-Geddon, which is a can’t-miss event for the true lovers of Halloween and not for the faint of heart. This captivating haunt park features 6 terrifying attractions, including a brand new one for 2023!
If you’re looking for a more traditional Halloween or Fall experience, the Tampa Theatre is hosting their annual A Nightmare on Franklin Street event, 3 weeks of spooky films in a historic and haunted theater. Guests are encouraged to dress up in their best Halloween costumes.
Or check out the Pumpkin Patch at Hyde Park Village and find your perfect pumpkin in Village Circle. Proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch to benefit The Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
No matter your preference, there are plenty of Halloween events happening in Tampa Bay this year. So grab your friends and family, dress up in your best costumes, and get ready for a spooky good time!