TAMPA, Fla. — Busch Gardens is bringing back the Witch of the Woods haunted house for this year’s Howl-O-Scream event.

What You Need To Know

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay reveals haunted house for Howl-O-Scream

  • Witch of the Woods will return to this year's event

  • The event wlll also feature scare zones and live shows

​​​The theme park posted a teaser for the house on Twitter on Wednesday, along with the caption “she’s an icon, she’s a legend, and she’s back for more blood. She is the witch of the woods.”

Witch of the Woods, the first house announced for this year’s event, will have visitors venturing into a dark forest where “bone-chilling stories and dying screams” are the only things that make it out, according to a description on the Busch Gardens website.

An original concept, Witch of the Woods was one of three new houses introduced at last year’s Howl-O-Scream. In addition to houses, the event will also feature themed scare zones and live shows.

Howl-O-Scream, which is a separately ticketed event, will run select nights Sept. 9 through Oct. 31.

For more information, visit buschgardens.com/tampa.


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