TAMPA, Fla. – The dates for this year's Howl-O-Scream have been revealed.

  • Howl-O-Scream runs select nights Sept. 20-Nov. 2
  • The event teased the return of iconic characters
  • Busch Gardens is offering ticket deals for limited time

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's popular Halloween event will take place select nights September 20 through November 2, the theme park has announced.

The event, which is celebrating "20 years of fear," will feature haunted houses and scare zones.

With Thursday's announcement Busch Gardens revealed two returning houses--Simon's Slaughterhouse and The Black Spot. TheHowl-O-Scream social media accounts on Wednesday also teased the return of iconic characters from past events. Characters included Dr. Livingsdoom, Trickster and the Butcher.

For a limited time, the theme park is offering a deal on single-night and multi-night Howl-O-Scream tickets. Single night admission starts at $19.99 for pass members and $24.99 for everyone else.

An all-season pass, which includes all 22 event nights, costs $59.99. If you want to skip the lines at the houses and even the rides, a Howl-O-Scream Front Line Fear upgrade is available for $99.99.

The ticket deals are available until July 21 at 11:59 p.m.

For more information about Howl-O-Scream, visit buschgardens.com/tampa.

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