In the Autumn, Busch Gardens Williamsburg transforms from the "World's Most Beautiful Theme Park", into the "World's Most BOO-tiful Theme Park"!
The park goes all out with amazing decorations, Halloween shows and special frightening attractions.
Each year the event seems to be getting more popular, drawing larger and larger crowds.
Each of the parks sections is decorated in a unique theme (which changes from year to year).
|New this year is the Howl-O-Scream Coupon Book, which for $25 gives you front of the line access to the 5 major attractions, plus discounts on merchandise and games!|
Banbury Cross area of the park has been transformed into Piratical
Purgatory, with Jolly Rogers hanging form all the buildings.
This year tourist skeletons are posed all around in funny vignettes.
Banbury Cross is the home of the Seadog Cemetary, a walkthrough haunted area which occupies the former petting zoo.
The park has added great directional signs with the Howl-O-Scream attractions.
As you walk up the hill into Scotland, the trees are full of ghosts!
Festa Italia area of the park has been invaded by a circus.
As night falls, the clowns begin to appear...
|By day the park has Escape from Pompeii...by night, Curse of Pompeii, a great haunted house attraction.|
circus is a little unusual with some of the most frightening clowns you'll
Fest is also home to the Distorted Dimension maze, which occupies the queue house used for the Roman Rapids during the Summer.
|The rest of Italy is home to a coven of witches.|
|Also in Italy is the StarFright Orchestra, who do an amazing show, which includes appearances from Elvis and the One Eyed, One Horned, Flying Purple People Eater.|
is full of demons, a really great walk through haunted house called
Sleepless Hollow, and the Festhaus with its amazing show Fiends in das
This show is always great!
Rheinfeld has been overtaken by spiders this year. They cling to the walls all over the village.
The talking skeletons
have a lot to say this year, reminding guests "the other side is
closer than you think!"
France is the home to a great new show called Monster Stomp. I
can't say enough good things about Monster Stomp...one of the best shows
I've seen in any theme park!
New France is also home to Caribou Station, which has transformed to Scar-ibou Station, and is the boarding point for Nightmare Express, the parks excellent haunted train ride.
|France is hosting the Mind Over Magic show this year, which is also great.|
|For everyone who is afraid of the dentist, Dr. Rot is in session.|
Hollow has turned into a land full of werewolves.
The lorikeets try their best to look mean as well!
Ireland, Jack is Back!
The Jack is Back show and its hundreds of pumpkins (including one giant one) sit all around Ireland waiting for their magic transformation into Jack-O-Lanterns.