Howl-O-Scream 2018 – Nowhere to Hide


  • Insomnia (New)
  • Simon’s Slaughterhouse (New)
  • Death Water Bayou
  • Motel Hell
  • Unearthed
  • The Black Spot: Bloodshed


On May 23, 2018, the park did a facebook live video announcing the event would run 19 select nights from September 21 through October 28th, and inviting viewers to guess which house he was standing in, which would not be coming back. On June 4, the park confirmed Zombie Containment Unit would not be returning.

On June 27, a Sinister Sale started on Howl-O-Scream’s website. Single night tickets, valid for any night of the event went on sale for $24.99. Annual pass members and groups of 15 or more could get the single night tickets for $19.99. The limited time sale was scheduled to end on July 8. In addition to the single night tickets, an Unlimited Scream Ticket granting admission for all 19 nights was available for $99.99. An All Howl-O-Scream Front Line Fear Extreme pass was also available for $99.99, which allowed the guest front of the line access to all haunted houses and major thrill rides each night.

The calendar with specific dates for the event was also posted. In the FAQ section of the website, it was also confirmed Florida Platinum Pass Members received free admission on the first weekend of Howl-O-Scream 2018.

On July 6, Howl-O-Scream hosted another facebook live video, this time from inside Death Water Bayou, and confirmed its return for the 2018 season.

After the initial Sinister Sale ended, a new Summer Deal started on July 9, with ticket prices five dollars higher. Single night tickets valid for any event night were available for $29.99, with annual pass members, Fun Card holders, and groups of 15 or more able to get tickets for $24.99 each. The Unlimited Scream Ticket remained at $99.99, but the Front Line Fear Extreme pass for the entire event went up to $149.99.

Another facebook live video was hosted by Howl-O-Scream on July 20 where it was announced Motel Hell would be returning. Six days later on July 26, the park posted that Unearthed would also be returning.

While not immediately announced by the park through any of their social media accounts, fans noticed on August 1, 2018 that The Black Spot was listed on the Howl-O-Scream as the fourth house to be in the line up.

The park partnered with Taco Bell where guests could visit the restaurant to get a code valid for two visits for $59.99.

On October 19 & 20, the artist behind Furrybones, Misaki Sawada, met guests at the Shop of Horrors.

For the final weekend of the event (October 25 – 28), the park offered Happy Hour in Pantopia from 5 to 8 p.m., with 50% drinks from Carni Bar and BOGO games.


Additional details and images on Howl-O-Scream 2018 will be added in the future.


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