Love Halloween in Tampa yet not sure exactly where you want to get your freak on? We can help with this list of scary Halloween Events throughout Tampa! There is a monster line up of scary attractions for you and your motley crew. PS...You don't have to dress up, but it is encouraged!

River of Frights

All aboard the Pirate Water Taxi for a journey of darkness on the river—the River of Frights! This boat ride has live and interactive entertainment, hear chilling stories of the sights you’ll see through your 40-minute cruise adventure. Have a ghastly good time at this family-friendly event on the water during Halloween, book your tickets soon!

Vault of Souls

Held at the Historical Exchange National Bank downtown, the Vault of Souls is the elegant yet paranormal Halloween experience in Tampa. Get released from the mysterious Vault of Souls, a space for the bank’s patrons in the afterlife, this experience which features two nightclub lounges and an interactive mission—in 4 Acts— to help release spirits from being owned the bank for all eternity. Can you enter the Vault to unleash these spirits?

Howl-O-Scream 2017

For 19 select nights, the scares are everywhere at Howl-O-Scream 2017. Designed to terrify, Busch Gardens’ 7 haunted houses will return with a vengeance, but the scares don’t stop there. Each corner throughout the park is overrun with the creepiest creatures in scare zone. No one is safe from the shocks this year at Howl-O-Scream, are you brave enough to enter the gates of gore?

Chamber of Terror

Ahoy! Come aboard the Chamber of Terror, Florida’s only nautical haunted attraction! At American Victory Ship Mariners Memorial Museum, survive the undead crew of Captain Berwick and uncover more of the ship as you try to evade the hordes of creatures and henchmen hidden below. Get your general admission tickets or Immediate Demise tickets, which grant priority entrance to your impending doom, if you want to explore the depths of this undead vessel.

Blood District Haunted Attraction

The Blood District is the scariest event to hit the streets of Saint Petersburg in October! This event has three frightening attractions in the Warehouse Arts District, including the midway, haunted trail, and a haunted maze. Beware of the zombies that prey on humans in the dark. The event will include food and drinks to purchase, and tickets are available for thrill-seekers of Tampa Bay.

Scream-A-Geddon: Florida's Premier Horror Park

At Scream-A-Geddon, prepare to go against the scariest of creatures and abnormal situations. The newest attraction to Scream-A-Geddon is Infected: Ground Zero, where you enter a quarantine zone with the hopes of surviving either as a watcher or get “marked” to interact with the mysterious creatures within. With six attractions total, Scream-A-Geddon is genuinely a thrill-inducing event for Halloween.

The 13 Ugly Men presents The Halloween Party

At the historic Cuban Club in Ybor City, The 13 Ugly Men presents The Halloween Party which will be a huge outdoor party benefiting Redefining Refuge! On Friday, October 27th, join the party and step inside historic halls of the Cuban Club to be greeted with three floors of entertainment. Get your tickets to their 20th Anniversary Halloween Party before they sell out!

2017 Monster Beach Mash

On Saturday, October 28th, join the best Halloween party on the sand at Beach Bar & Restaurant in Tampa, Monster Beach Mash! Come for the night of dancing, costume contests, and food specials! Entertainment from stilt walkers and fire entertainers will undoubtedly heighten the experience and light up this party up! Tickets are available for purchase and have vouchers for a free Halloween punch cocktail before 7 PM!

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Haunted School of Rock Halloween Party

If you’re looking to ROCK this Halloween, come to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa for the Haunted School of Rock Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28th! Join the 2017 Hard Rock Girls in this massive party and hear tunes from Brian Fink of 93.9FLZ and DJ Connor Cruise, DJ T Quest, and DJ Santana. Come dressed to impress because there’s a $2,500 costume contest for the best outfit there! Tickets are on sale now, get yours to join in on this rockin’ event!

Murder House

Visit Murder House, a scary haunted house ready to give you the horror experience of a lifetime. Located in “Thrill Kill,” Tampa, a line of other frightening houses comprised of criminals and killers, Murder House instills fear to patrons looking for the jolt of adrenaline. Open for business in October, don’t miss out entering the killing grounds of Murder House!

We wish you a happy Halloween and hope Get Your Freak On With These Scary Halloween Events Throughout Tampa gives you plenty of ideas. For more visit:  Best Haunted Houses in Tampa | Halloween Scare Attractions, 5th Annual Nightmare on Franklin Street Series Returns to Tampa Theatre for a Month of Halloween Scares, Pattinis Tampa | Enter for A Chance to Win A VIP Table To Pattinis Halloween Party!, 10 of my Pun-niest Halloween Costume Ideas.  Stay connected to all things Tampa including Things to Do, dining, and sports! Register with 813area and 727area to find more spooky things to do for Halloween-- it's free! Check out Halloween in Orlando too!