october, 2021

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30oct10:00 am6:00 pmElmo Pumpkin PartyThe Counts Spooktacular Halloween for Kids at Busch Gardens10:00 am - 6:00 pm Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Event Details

Elmo’s Pumpkin Party – Saturday, October 30 & Sunday, October 31
Celebrate Halloween weekend with everyone’s favorite furry friend, Elmo. Trick-or-treat during the day, explore a hay maze and enjoy special Sesame Street Halloween crafts.

The Counts Spooktacular Halloween for Kids at Busch Gardens

  • Daytime on Saturdays and Sundays from September 25 to October 31
  • More trick or treating than ever offered at this event
  • Activities and more for kids in Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™
  • Special themed weekends starting September 25

Bring the entire family out for the biggest Busch Gardens trick-or-treat trail ever offered at The Count’s Spooktacular during Howl-O-Scream! This is the not-so-spooky fun event that happens during the daytime on Saturdays and Sundays from September 25 to October 31 in Busch Gardens® Sesame Street® Forest of Fun!

The Counts Spooktacular Halloween is family-friendly and includes themed activities every weekend, a festive hay maze, the fan-favorite pumpkin scavenger hunt, a special costume parade for kids under age nine, and Busch Gardens trick-or-treating throughout the park with more treats than ever before and all the favorite rides and attractions across the park! The Count’s Spooktacular is included in your admission! See our article on all the different themed weekends!

Get your tickets for the Counts Spooktacular

And for adults who enjoy a good scare…..

Howl-O-Scream Returns to Take Over the Night
Once the day turns to night, Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® returns in full force, taking over the entire park with five haunted houses, four terror-toriesTM, four sinister shows, two party zones and unsuspecting horrors awaiting their victims at every turn. Guests can test their thrill threshold with seven coasters at night, offering a completely different ride experience. Learn all about this year’s terrifying event

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(Saturday) 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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