Howl-O-Scream 2000 was the second edition of the event at Busch Gardens Africa, and the first official incarnation of Howl-O-Scream. The park had previously hosted "Spooky Safari", a kiddie themed Halloween event, a year prior in 1999. HOS 2000 was notable for being the first event with haunted houses, as well as the first to have an event icon (Dr. Livingsdoom).
- Labyrinth of Lost Souls (Underneath Skyride Line) - A prison-like maze was home to trapped spirits who preyed on the living guests.
- Dark Caverns (Curiosity Caverns) - This haunted house featured nocturnal animals, including bats and other creepy creatures of the night, combined with special effects and a surprise twist that blurred the lines between nightmare and reality
- Haunted Jungle Trail (Myombe Reserve) - This attraction featured tribal outdoor walkthrough, including encounters with the evil Dr. Livingsdoom.
- Evening Serengeti Safari Tours (Serengeti Safari Tours) - This creepy and entertaining safari ride was designed for all ages.
- Butch Patrick (Marrakesh Theater) - Featured was a live appearance from Butch Patrick of the TV series The Munsters.
- The Amazing Kreskin: The World's Foremost Mentalist (Das Festhaus) - This attraction was a mind-reading show starring "The Amazing Kreskin".
- 1961 Cadillac Hearse (Hospitality House Stage) - The featured attraction on the Hospitality House stage was the 1961 Cadillac hearse from TV's Dr. Paul Bearer's Creature Feature shows.
- Creatures of the Night (parkwide) - A monster-themed scare zone including encounters with Werewolves, Vampires and Mummies.
- Monster Free Zone (Land of the Dragons) - A safe child area with Face Painting, Arts and Crafts and Hay Rides.
- Woocies (Land of the Dragons) - Special effects make-up activities for children.
- The first official Howl-O-Scream event at Busch Tampa.
- The first HOS event to have an event icon.
|Howl-O-Scream 2000 Tampa|
|Characters: Dr. Livingsdoom (Event Icon)|
|Haunted Houses: Dark Cavern • Haunted Jungle Trail • Labyrinth of Lost Souls • Evening Serengeti Safari Tours|
|Scarezones: Creatures of the Night • Monster Free Zone • Woochies|
|Shows: Butch Patrick • The Amazing Kreskin: The World's Foremost Mentalist • 1961 Cadillac Hearse|
|Event Editions:1999 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2003 • 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017 • 2018|