The current version of this description is at Howl-O-Scream.
Howl-O-Scream operates on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from Friday, September 24, 2010 through Sunday, October 31, 2010. The park hours will be 10:00 am to 10:00 pm on all Fridays and Saturdays, and 10:00 am to 9:00 pm on Sundays through October 3, 2010. After that, the park hours will be 10:00 am to 11:00 pm on Saturdays and 10:00 am to 10:00 pm on Fridays and Sundays. The Howl-O-Scream events will run from 6:00 pm to park closing, unless indicated otherwise below.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is offering a Fall Fun Card for Howl-O-Scream. For the price of a one day admission, you can come back again and again September 11th through October 31st.
This year's Howl-O-Scream will feature six haunted houses and five shows. The theme for the Howl-O-Scream this year is “The Scare is Everywhere”. There are no separate scare zones, as the entire park is considered a scare zone this year.
Busch Gardens will continue to offer the Howl-O-Scream quick queue. You can get either a one-time use (per attraction) quick queue ($24.95 per person) or the unlimited quick queue for the entire day ($39.95 per person). You must specify the date of the quick queue if you purchase it online.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg rates each of the Howl-O-Scream attractions using a pumpkin scale. The pumpkin rating scale goes from one to five pumpkins. Here is a listing and definition of each of the ratings (these are the definitions set by Busch Gardens). Busch Gardens has also designated some shows as “Kidsiderate”, meaning that the show is meant for all ages.
One Pumpkin = Good fun for everyone
Here is a breakdown of each of the haunted houses and shows. The pumpkin ratings are included below the name of each attraction. All attractions open at 6 pm unless otherwise indicated.
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