SeaWorld San Diego Howl-O-Scream


San Diego – The Fear Reawakens

Face your fears when Howl-O-Scream reawakens this fall at SeaWorld San Diego. Get ready for ALL-NEW spine-chilling scares on Sept. 16, 2022.

After a successful "inaugural fear", Howl-O-Scream will once again arrive to transform the peaceful SeaWorld San Diego park you once knew into something sinister. When night falls and a carnival of horrifying creatures surrounds you, just try to put on a happy face.

Evade angry haunts as they rampage through scare zones. Seek shelter indoors, only to find you've entered a house of horrors. Quench your thirst for fear with fiendishly delicious cocktails, beer, and spirits. Feel the monstrous electricity of a live show. Dance the night away and deepen the thrills with a nighttime coaster ride.

Above all, try to resist the eyes of evil that threaten to follow you everywhere. Face your fears during SeaWorld San Diego's Howl-O-Scream this fall.

Howl-O-Scream is a separately ticketed nighttime event.

Howl-O-Scream is intended for a mature audience. Howl-O-Scream is a separately ticketed night event that is not included with regular SeaWorld park admission. Tickets to Howl-o-Scream include haunted houses, scare zones, live entertainment, DJ dance parties, access to themed bars, rides and coasters inside the park, and more.

Event dates and details subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice. Howl-O-Scream is not recommended for children under the age of 13 or the faint of heart. No costumes or face paint allowed.

Sep 16
Oct 31
Select Dates Event Hours:
Oct. 27 - Oct. 30
Friday & Saturday: 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday & Sunday: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Oct. 31 Monday
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM


Join The Scare Squad!

SeaWorld San Diego is seeking enthusiastic performers, who are passionate about Halloween, and love to scare, to spread fear and fun to our Howl-O-Scream event. Don't miss your chance to be a part of this incredible event!
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Haunted Houses

Hear every bloodcurdling shriek. Feel every spine-tingling terror. Get ready for the haunted houses of SeaWorld’s Howl-O-Scream. There’s no turning back as you brave dark passageways and round dimly lit corners, hoping you can avoid what’s lurking in the depths. The legends are true, the fear is real, and the only way out of these houses is through.

Walk through bloodcurdling haunted houses during SeaWorld San Diego Howl-O-Scream

Scare Zones & Roaming Haunts

There are no safe zones. There are no places to hide. Stay alert and be prepared for anything, because you never know what’s waiting up ahead (or creeping up behind you) during SeaWorld’s Howl-O-Scream.

SeaWorld San Diego Howl-O-Scream Scare Zones

Terrifyingly Awesome Performances

Even amid so much mayhem, the show must go on. Become maddened and mesmerized by a raucous, high-energy freak show. You’ll also find zombie DJs and party zones that are perfect for a dance break between frights.

SeaWorld San Diego Howl-O-Scream Terrifyingly Awesome Performances

Thrilling Rides & Coasters

Have you ever ridden Emperor, Electric Eel, or Journey to Atlantis in the dark? It wouldn’t be a SeaWorld visit without a ride or two, but it wouldn’t be Howl-O-Scream without a dose of nighttime terror.

Ride thrilling rides and coasters during SeaWorld San Diego Howl-O-Scream

Sinister Cocktail Bars

Toast the terror with creepy cocktails, restless spirits, and more at several uniquely themed haunted bars throughout the park. After nightfall, every moment of fun comes with a splash of fear.

SeaWorld San Diego Howl-O-Scream Sinister Cocktail Bars

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