Two new houses announced for Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens


Busch Gardens announced two new haunted houses for Howl-O-Scream’s “Evil Encore” today, The Black Spot and Motel Hell.

Here is the description of The Black Spot via the official site:

When Saw Tooth Silas, an infamous pirate, decides that one should no longer exist, he marks them for death. Victims are then sent to The Black Spot, where they meet their horrifying demise. The trick lies within the dimly-lit corners of the mysterious hideaway, holding the secret to escape… or demise.

In Motel Hell, guests will “find themselves face-to-face with their worst nightmares and inescapable fate.  Nightmares become reality at this deserted motel once you realize why it’s conveniently vacant.”

Busch Gardens also gave us a better explanation of this years icon and storyline:

Mr. Karver put his heart and soul into his dolls. After the authorities came to close him down, Karver locked himself in his “Hall Of Dolls” and burned it to the ground. Now, the dummies are back and they insist the show must go on. It’s the encore no one asked for, and it’s about to bring down the house, forever. It’s the Evil Encore everyone is dying to see.

Busch Gardens also announced that Roaming hordes will also be making a return this year to the event.  Throughout the park and in between haunted houses, every corner will be deemed unsafe. This year, roaming hordes are infesting Howl-O-Scream at an unstoppable rate as the infamous scare squads return bigger and more horrifying than ever. From their screeching welcome at the front gates to the eerie traps in the depths of the park, no corner is safe from these merciless roaming hordes.

The Freaky Preview for Howl-O-Scream is set for Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24., with the regular event running select nights between Sept. 29 and Oct. 30.

For more details, visit the official Howl-O-Scream site here.

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Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @cgamache83

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