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Oct 30

The Elves Are Taking Over Busch Gardens

The Elves Are Taking Over Busch Gardens

Hello Readers,

You may have seen a couple of photos of my more…exuberant coworkers last year in Busch Gardens’ #sELFie photos. Some new mischief-makers have been at it again taking down Howl-O-Scream decorations.While some might think it is too early to see elves out and about, Halloween hasn’t even occurred yet, for an elf it’s never too early to start thinking Christmas.

Oct 28

What Do You Want To Know About Christmas Town?

What Do You Want To Know About Christmas Town?

While you might be fine-tuning your Halloween plans, here at Busch Gardens we're already thinking about Christmas Town. It probably seems crazy to be getting ready for Christmas before Halloween is even over, but we have just under four weeks to take the park from Howl-O-Scream's haunted horror to a winter wonderland in time for the opening of Christmas Town on Nov. 21.

Oct 24

There’s More Than One Way to Get “Cursed” at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

There’s More Than One Way to Get “Cursed” at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Howl-O-Scream is almost over and thousands of guests have survived "the Curse", but what many people don’t realize is that another curse came to life as a ride in 2005 with the opening of Curse of DarKastle. The outside theming is a replica of the castle of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, Neuschwanstein, that also in

Oct 22

Owl Bet You Didn’t Know…

Owl Bet You Didn’t Know…

It’s that time of year again: time to find Halloween costumes and unpack the spooky décor. Have you ever noticed how many fall and Halloween decorations feature owls? As it turns out, owls have long been associated with some dark myths. Did you know that in Europe during the Middle Ages owls were linked to darkness, witches and the occult due to their nocturnal lifestyle? In Roman culture it was believed that hearing an owl’s hoot was a sign that your demise was near. Whoooooo knew?

Oct 15

Howl-O-Scream 2014 In Motion

Every year, I’m amazed by how quickly the park transforms into Howl-O-Scream. Whenever I hear the details about the number of people working on the project and the sheer volume of decorations installed, I’m impressed by how much work gets done in such a short amount of time. If you’ve visited recently, then you’ve seen the theming for yourself. But if you haven’t, it’s our job in the marketing department to show you how cool it all is.

Oct 08

Busting Halloween Wolf Myths at Busch Gardens®

Busting Halloween Wolf Myths at Busch Gardens®

Today the full moon rises, setting the perfect scene for Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens. The only thing missing from this spooky tableau is the silhouette of a howling wolf against the backdrop of a full moon.

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