Find spooks, thrills, and festive fun all October long in Tampa! Halloween might not be until the end of the month, but you can get in the holiday spirit now! There are so many fun events planned at your favorite spots around town! Enjoy family-friendly evenings filled with screams and giggles throughout the month. Here are our recommendations of the best Halloween events taking place in Tampa!



HOWL-O-SCREAM

Dates: September 22nd - October 29th (19 Select Nights)

Location: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Find terror around every corner at haunted houses and thrill rides throughout the park.


CREATURES OF THE NIGHT

Dates: October 6th - October 28th (Fridays & Saturdays)

Location: Lowry Park Zoo

Hoot and howl with all the zoo creatures at dusk. This event is fun for all ages!


RIVER OF FRIGHTS

Dates: October 6th - October 31st (Select Nights)

Location: Pirate Water Taxi

Explore the waterways of Tampa and the dark secrets that lay amongst the routes. With interactive entertainment along the way, enjoy a chilling adventure at sea.


A NIGHTMARE ON FRANKLIN ST

Dates: October 20th - October 31st

Location: Tampa Theatre

Come to Tampa’s haunted, historic movie theater for classic horror films, ghost tours, and more spooky events.


GUPPYWEEN

Dates: October 28th - October 29th

Location: The Florida Aquarium

Enjoy trick-or-treating, live entertainment, and fun with the aquarium’s 20,000+ aquatic animals.


HALLOWEEN SPREE

Date: October 31st

Location: Glazer Children’s Museum

Spend Halloween at the museum for fun trick-or-treating, costume parade, special activities, and so much more!



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The Sper Group wishes everyone a frighteningly fun October throughout Tampa!