Tampa haunted houses are some of the best in Florida. Enjoy a great scary night out with your spouse, date, or friends. Expect to be terrified at these haunted attractions. For the price of a baseball ticket you can be part of the action as you come face to face with terror. Most use sound FX, animatronics, great props, Hollywood-worthy sets, and actors with makeup beyond belief. You will be frightened. Find all the haunted houses, trails, corn mazes, hayrides, and Halloween fun attractions in the Florida area.
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Haunting on the Harbor - Punta Gorda, FL
Sorry folks but Haunting on the Harbor is not open this fall given the virus concerns. Hope to see everyone in 2021. Punta Gorda hosts a downtown haunted festival and haunted house. Admission to festival is free Hours on Friday are 5pm to 11 pm each night. Admission to haunted house $15 adults, $10 kids, Fast pass $20
Howl-O-Scream - Tampa, FL
Night fun returns late September and runs through October. Given the current virus they have made a number of changes to their scare zones and ticket sales to keep everyone safe. Another Florida theme park favorite is Busch Gardens Tampa. They have run this Halloween event for over 18 years. HowlOScream runs starting in late September. The times are 7:30 pm until 1 am. Event is always a fan favorite for both locals and tourists. Check their website for the full range of prices, discounts, and online options – this is a separately ticketed event. Busch Gardens has a full range of scream attractions including The Basement, Death Water Bayou, Circus of Superstition, Blood Asylum, Dead Fall, Zombie Mortuary, The Experiment, and Ultimate Gamble. Howl-O-Scream has over 127,000 Facebook likes.
Murder House - Tampa, FL
Ybor City has a rich cultural history and the community appreciates art and expression. Murder House has found an area of Tampa that has accepted the controversial nature of the Haunt. With Murder House’s dark adult themes, Ybor Cities culture supports the brand and is excited about the annual Haunted Attraction.
Ominous Descent at Fear Park - Plant City, FL
Fear Park will not open this fall due to virus concerns. They hope to see everyone next fall. Usually Fear Park hosts Ominous Descent on most Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October. You will enjoy visiting the backwoods farmhouse, haunted walk, and funeral home. Attraction is also known by locals as Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail.
Scream -A- Geddon - Dade City, FL
Six attractions opens in early September. It runs weekends in September and every night in October. They have Zombie paintball, a monster midway, Blackpool Prison, Deadwoods, Infected and so much more. New for this year is Bonzo’s Beer Garden. Tickets online range from $21.95 to $35.95 depending on the night. Save money and buy online tickets. Note this should be considered an extreme haunted house as two attraction allow the actors to touch you. They not only touch you but physically push, grab, and shove you. A very scary experience.
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