Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes back Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends this October with Halloween fun each Saturday and Sunday in October. New this year, families can tune into the Not-Too-Spooky Howl-O-Ween Radio Show, debuting at the park on Saturday, October 6 starring Count von Count.

Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends are included with daily admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Children are welcome to wear Halloween costumes and enjoy weekends jam-packed with fun fall activities, including:

New! The Not-Too-Spooky Howl-O-Ween Radio Show:

In this all-new Halloween show, Count von Count serves as the master of scare-emonies as he leads his pals through some of his favorite tunes. With help from his Sesame Street friends—Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, Zoe, Grover, Oscar and Elmo—The Count produces a not-too-spooky Halloween show that features song and dance numbers that get everyone involved! The show ends with a special finale that is sure to be a “Thriller” and entertain the whole family.

Fall Festival Activities:

Located at Gwazi Field, visitors can participate in a wide variety of fall-inspired activities including a hay maze, pumpkin ring toss and much more. Kids won’t want to miss dance parties featuring their favorite Sesame Street pals like Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, Grover, Rosita, and more who will make special appearances dressed in their best Halloween attire.

Make A Reservation:

Make lunch more than just delicious by sharing it with Elmo and friends. Everyone in the family will find something to savor in our delicious Lunch with Elmo and Friends buffet every Saturday and Sunday of the Halloween weekends. Enjoy hugs and high fives during a Halloween-themed lunch with sing-a-longs, dance parties, and special photo opportunities. Reservations are required, space is limited.  Book here:

Interactive Themed Crafts:

In addition to the fall festival activities, each of this year’s four fun-filled weekends will feature themed character encounters throughout the day as well as special surprises, including:

Monsters & Fairies – October 6 & 7

Enjoy crafts that transform kids into a magical fairy like Abby Cadabby or a loveable monster like Elmo.

Super Grover – October 13 & 14

Explore unique superhero-inspired crafts and character encounters led by Super Grover himself.

Spooky Safari – October 20 & 21

Embark on a scavenger hunt and meet Bert and Ernie, encounter animal ambassadors and make safari-inspired Halloween crafts.

Rosita’s Halloween Fiesta – October 27 & 28

Join in Fiesta-inspired fall crafts and meet Rosita throughout the Safari of Fun area.

Photographer Matt Hopkins captured some of the Sesame Street characters during Super Grover Weekend last year:

And a look at some of the scenes and activities from that weekend:

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