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Dead Fall is newest HowlOScream house, fans will help customize it via Facebook

Vote on the estate name for the Dead Fall house.
Vote on the estate name for the Dead Fall house.
Busch Gardens Tampa

Preparations for HowlOScream at Busch Gardens Tampa are in full swing, and fans will once again get to help in designing a new house.

Last year, horror lovers had a chance to vote on certain elements of the Death Water Bayou haunted house via Facebook. This year's new house is called Dead Fall, and voting opened today on the HowlOScream Facebook page to select a name for the estate on which the house is located.

Cast your vote in this poll, then watch for two more opportunities to vote on additional Dead Fall elements. You'll get to see the results for yourself starting on September 26 and 27, with the Freaky Preview weekend. Then HowlOScream gets into full swing every Thursday through Saturday from October 2 to November 1, as well as Sunday, October 19.

Regular admission is $47, but pass holders can get tickets for $42 and groups of four or more can get ticket packages for $35 per person on Thursday nights.

HowlOScream is always very busy, so get to the park early to get a jump on the crowd. Some of the rides stay open in the in-park waiting areas to help you kill the time (I always like to take a few spins on SheiKra while waiting myself). As always, there will be plenty of haunted houses and scare zones to keep you screaming throughout the park. Many of the rides will be open, too; I highly recommend night rides on the roller coasters, but it's best to focus on the houses and scare zones since Halloween comes but once a year.

Halloween Horror Nights is gearing up too. Jump to this article to see the latest offering in Orlando.