Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens has something for every thrill-seeker

- Creepy clowns, undead children, and dystopian soldiers are hiding around every corner - and in plain sight - at this year's Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa. 

FOX 13 got a sneak-preview of this year's haunts and it did not disappoint even our toughest terror critic.

Busch Gardens Tampa is known with families as being very kid-friendly, but the kids that come out at night turn out to be less than pleasant. 

And there's a horror genre for every thrill-seeker in your clan. Run from the undead in the Zombie Containment Unit and try to avoid the plank in The Black Spot - where pirates hope to take you down below, never to return. 

Back by popular demand - book a stay at Motel Hell for an overnight you'll never forget, but wish you could. 

Howl-O-Scream events are open most nights from September 22 through October 29. 

Single-night tickets - for individuals or groups of more than 15 - are under $40 each. Or you can buy one pass good for re-entry all 19 nights.

Frights start at 7:30 p.m., but Howl-O-Scream tickets grant you park entry beginning at 5 p.m.

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