TAMPA, Fla. – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's premier Halloween event Howl-O-Scream will be here in just over two months.

To get ready for all the scares, the theme park is holding open auditions for scare actors.

The theme park is looking to hire more than 400 performers to scare visitors at this year's event.

Auditions will be held on the following dates:

July 19 – 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
July 20 – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
July 26 – 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
August 9 – 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
August 10 – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
August 16 – 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
August 24 – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
August 29 – 3 p.m. 7 p.m.

No experience is required but performers must be 18 years of age or older. The position pays $9.75 an hour, according a job posting on the Busch Gardens website.

Those interested in being part of the scare team should apply online to secure an audition spot.

Howl-O-Scream will run select nights September 20 through November 2. 

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