TAMPA, Fla. — Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has announced new experiences for this year's Howl-O-Scream, including a new haunted house.

  • New house, scare zones announced for Howl-O-Scream
  • The Residence will take visitors inside sinister Clark Family house
  • 3 new scare zones: First Fear, Little Nightmares and Carpe Noctem

The Residence, a brand new house, will put visitors inside the home of the "picture perfect suburban Clark Family."

"But beware of unseen horrors—once you're invited in, you may never make you way out," Busch Gardens said of the house in a news release.

Other previously revealed houses include Death Water Bayou: Wrath of the Queen, Insomnia: Patients' Revenge, Motel Hell: Infestation, Black Spot: Bloodshed and Simon's Slaugherhouse.

In addition to the houses, the event will feature nine scares—three of which are new.

New scare zones include First Fear, Little Nightmares and Carpe Noctem.

At First Fear, visitors will come face-to-face with horrors from Howl-O-Scream's past, including Dr. Livingsdoom, Trickster and the House of Vayne vampires. Little Nightmares will feature "papier-mache masks and costumes" that will stir up childhood nightmares. Carpe Noctem will feature a gothic Romanian cemetery, where visitors will be able to climb into a coffin.

Returning scare zones include Camp DOA, Hell on Wheels, Dia de los Muertos, Maniac Midway, Deadly Toys and Meat Market.

Howl-O-Scream, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary runs select nights September 20 through November 2.

For more information, visit howloscream.com.

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