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The Fear Awaits You at Howl-O-Scream Orlando

September 29, 2023
Top 10 Reasons Why SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream was voted the #1 Halloween Theme Park Event in the Nation!
Howl-O-Scream has resurfaced as 2023’s BEST Halloween Theme Park Event, voted #1 by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards!

Howl-O-Scream is an unforgettable nighttime event that combines the thrill of theme park attractions with the spine-tingling excitement of haunted houses and scare zones. If you’re looking for a hauntingly good time, here are the top 10 reasons why Howl-O-Scream was voted the best place to go this Halloween season.

Howl-O-Scream sirens

1. Spine-Chilling Haunted Houses
Get ready to scream your heart out as you navigate through a series of terrifying haunted houses. Each one features a different theme and a variety of scares, ensuring there's something to give everyone goosebumps. The newest addition this year is D3LER1UM666 Laboratories, a one-of-a-kind experience where you’re transported to the bottom of the ocean floor by an undersea elevator. What could possibly go wrong?

Howl-O-Scream scare zones

2. Frighteningly Fun Scare Zones
The park transforms into a spooky paradise with multiple scare zones where creepy creatures lurk around every corner. The immersive environments and eerie atmosphere make you feel like you're in a real horror movie. Visit our fan-favorite CarnEVIL Pier, where freaks and demented clowns welcome you to stay a while.

Pipeline track at night

3. Pulse-Pounding Rides in the Dark
Experience some of SeaWorld's most thrilling rides. Pipeline, Mako, Manta & Ice Breaker under the cover of darkness. It's a whole new level of excitement when you can't see what's coming next.

Monster Stomp show

4. Sinister Shows and Entertainment
Howl-O-Scream offers a variety of live shows and performances designed to send shivers down your spine. From twisted tales of Jack the Ripper to Sirens and flames, the entertainment lineup is nothing short of electrifying. Don’t miss Monster Stomp—it’s a darkly entertaining spectacle you won’t want to skip.

Howl-O-Scream blood bag themed beverages

5. Themed Food and Beverages
Indulge in spooky treats and creative beverages exclusive to Howl-O-Scream. Whether it's a "Blood Bag" cocktail or a Vampire burger, you'll find plenty of delectable options to satisfy your cravings. Guests can save on food by purchasing a food & beverage lanyard. For one price, receive up to 5 drinks and 2 full sized food items. Pass Member discounts apply. Fuel up for a night of frights and join the feeding frenzy.

Howl-O-Scream Tormented themed bar exterior

6. Devilish Photo Ops
Enjoy the opportunity to take memorable photos with your friends at one of our horrifying photo ops throughout the park.

Mako during Howl-O-Scream

7. Evil Upgrades
Make your visit to Howl-O-Scream even scarier by upgrading your visit with our VIP Terror Tour or Skip-the-Line Fear passes.

Howl-O-Scream themed food and beverages

8. Themed Bars
What makes Howl-O-Scream simply standout from the competition is the themed bars. Drink inside an arctic hellscape at Tormented Bar, be captivated by the poisonous sounds of an alluring siren at Poison Grotto and at Longshoremen Tavern, they’re just dying to entertain you. Grab a drink at any of the five themed bars, including the new CarnEVIL Curiosities, but don’t get too comfortable. There’s always something lurking within the shadows.

Howl-O-Scream merchandise

9. Exclusive Merchandise
Don't miss out on the limited-edition Howl-O-Scream merchandise, including spooky souvenirs and collectibles, to commemorate your visit to this unique event. Be sure to purchase a No-Boo necklace for the scaredy cat in your group! This limited-edition necklace will keep the haunts at bay.

Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld Orlando

10. Spooktacular – Daytime Family Friendly Event
While some parts of Howl-O-Scream are designed to be intense and scary, Spooktacular offers a more family-friendly experience during the earlier hours. Little ones can enjoy the fun without the fright on weekends through October 31.

SeaWorld Orlando's Howl-O-Scream promises an unforgettable Halloween adventure that will leave you screaming for more. From hair-raising haunted houses to electrifying entertainment, there's no shortage of reasons to experience this spine-tingling event. So, gather your fellow thrill-seekers and come see why we’ve been voted #1 Best Halloween Theme Park event in the nation!