Brand new for 2023, step right up to D.H. Baggums, Circus of Fear! Debuting at this year’s Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay, Circus of Fear promises freak show imagery and carnival themes. While there’s still a lot to be revealed about the overall story and house scenery, Busch Gardens did post a creepy trailer on their social media. Check out the short video below:
come one, come all, to the most terrifying show you’ve ever seen! D.H. Baggum brings you all his monstrosities that are sure to make your spine tingle and your blood run cold!— Howl-O-Scream (@howloscream) May 15, 2023
Howl-O-Scream’s Instagram featured an extended version of the house description:
NEW HOUSE ANNOUNCEMENT: D.H. Baggums, Circus of Fear
come one, come all, to the most terrifying show you’ve ever seen! D.H. Baggum brings you all his monstrosities that are sure to make your spine tingle and your blood run cold! As unsuspecting patrons walked the midway, D.H. would capture them and take them backstage to carry out his evil plan. as you wander the midway, watch out for D.H. and his crew. don’t get distracted by the magic— you might just be the next FREAK to take the stage.
With such a terrifying storyline, there’s a lot that Busch Gardens could do with this horrifying haunted house and spooky characters. I can’t wait to see the finished product!
Howl-O-Scream Tampa Bay opens on September 8, but you can already start planning your evening(s) of fear at howloscream.com. With a variety of available ticket options (including an Unlimited pass with valid admission every night of the event), there are plenty of choices for you and your travel group. Stay updated on future haunted house, scare zone, and show announcements by following Howl-O-Scream on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!