The Tampa Bay area of Florida plays host to a number of Halloween events for 2010, covering a wide variety of haunts, thrills and family friendly activities for all to enjoy.
Most Kid Friendly:
Lowry Park Zoo hosts their annual Zoo Boo festivity that is family and even small children friendly. The park is located in Tampa on the zoo grounds on the following dates. Oct. 1st and 2nd, the 8th through the 10th, the 15th through the 17th, 22nd through the 24th and October 28th through the 31st.
Lowry Park Zoo Boo includes haunted houses that are rated from one to five on a scale on “scary”, with numbers one and two being young child friendly and five being for older children, teens and adults. The park also has attractions that include the Grinning Ghost Walk, Creepy Crawlers Lane and Friendly Bone yard Maze. All regular rides and attractions are also open during Zoo Boo and hours of operation run until 11 PM most nights. A one price ticket includes all festivities except the skill games such as Frog Guts Toss and Air Head. The Lowry Park Zoo Boo is great for families with children of al ages.
2010 Tampa Events for Older Children:
Busch Gardens in Tampa, Fl. will once again host the Howl-O-Scream event, which runs from October 7th through – November 2nd. Howl-O-Scream includes haunted buildings, scary ghouls and ghosts hidden in unsuspecting places throughout the park, specially made foods with the Halloween theme and many other spooks. Take note that some of the haunted areas in the theme park will more then likely be too scary for toddlers and small children.
Events Outside the Tampa Area:
Enjoying Halloween is always fun at Disney. The Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is one of the favorites for families with young children. The “party” runs through November 1st and is sure to please all youngsters. This is a special ticket event that includes Mickey’s Mouse-Ka-Rade costume parties, Mickey’s Boo to You Halloween parade, story telling, Halloween theme fireworks surrounding the Cinderella castle and many live shows with characters dressed in “not so spooky” costumes. Once the special event ticket is purchased, families are welcome to enjoy all of the parks ride’s and attractions. They will also receive a complimentary family photo to remember the event, and youngsters are allowed to go trick or treating throughout the park.
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