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Busch Gardens Brings Back Scary Fun With Howl-O-Scream Beginning September 10

JAMES CITY-On September 10, Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s Howl-O-Scream will open with a slate of new attractions to welcome the fall season.

Howl-O-Scream 2021 will feature three new haunted houses, two new “terror”-tories, and two new shows in addition to existing attractions. In all, five haunted houses, four “terror”-tories, four sinister shows, two party zones, night-time coaster riding, “BOO”ze bars, and a Roaming Hack Pack will be a part of the fun.

The new haunted house attractions include Witch of the Woods, KILLarney Diner, and Nevermore while returning favorites include Circo Sinistro and Dystopia.

Scare zone “terror”-tories for those who like to be frightened as Halloween approaches include Hexed Hollow in Rhinefeld; Meat Market in New France; Ripper Row in England; and Garden of the Souls in Italy.

In addition, Hollow-O-Scream will feature the live entertainment shows Phantoms of the Festhaus, Skeletones, Jack is Back, and Monster Stomp on Ripper Row.

Hollow-O-Scream will take place on select dates from September 10-October 31. During the day on weekends from 10 am to 5pm starting September 25, younger children can enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the park. Parental discretion is advised after 6pm for Howl-O-Scream. For more information, visit

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