october, 2019

20oct11:00 am5:00 pmThe Count's Spooktacular at Busch Garden11:00 am - 5:00 pm Busch Gardens Williamsburg


Event Details

Busch Gardens opens at 10 a.m. for all guests to enjoy their favorite rides, roller coasters, attractions and fall décor.

The evenings are scary but come celebrate silly, not-too-spooky family fun at the Count’s Spooktacular on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Children 9 years of age and under can dress up to join in the costume, experience a newly-themed hay maze and see their favorite Sesame Street® characters decked out in their new Halloween-inspired costumes.  In addition, kids can participate in a costumed dance party, visit trick-or-treat stations and get into the Halloween spirit at the Countdown to Halloween show, an interactive performance featuring the Count and all his friends.

  • Oct. 5 – 6, Monsters and Fairies join Elmo and Abby Cadabby for a monstrous good time filled with activities including creating an Elmo Halloween mask, coloring, a costume dance party and searching for monsters and fairies in a hay maze.
  • Oct 12 – 13, Super Grover is ready to take flight with fun activities including dancing, coloring and a search for ghosts and capes in the hay maze.
  • Oct. 19 – 20, Pirate Party- it’s a party with Bert and Ernie as they join the Halloween fun dressed as pirates where kids can dance, take photos and visit a hay maze in search of trick-or-treat surprises and pirate fun.
  • Oct. 26 – 27, Rosita’s Halloween Fiesta – Rosita shows off her new fiesta Halloween costume as kids enjoy the activities like creating masks, coloring and searching for Mardi Gras fun in a hay maze.

Be warned: at 5:45 p.m. Busch Gardens becomes a seriously scary place and may not be suitable for young children. Please use discretion when bringing children into the park at this time.

Howl-O-Scream is every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday Sept. 14 – Oct. 27 and on select Thursdays (Oct 10, 17, 24th). Busch Gardens has extended the dates to include Nov. 1-3. Looking for a full review on Howl-O-Scream? Looking for ticket discounts – visit our Busch Gardens Discounts

The Counts Spooktacular


(Sunday) 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Busch Gardens Williamsburg

1 Busch Gardens Boulevard, Williamsburg, VA 23185, United States

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