Events Halloween Horror Nights 2018

Beginning September 14, Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights returns for its 28th year as the nation’s best and most intense Halloween event. Halloween Horror Nights is the premiere event of Universal Studios Florida and is always sure to bring terror and screams throughout the entire park.

Get your tickets early, with any discounts possible, and preferably with Express to make the most of your Halloween Horror Nights experience!

Halloween Horror Nights will take place a whopping 36 37 NIGHTS on September 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 20, 30; October 3, 4, 5 ,6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31; and November 1, 2, 3.


2018 Event Information

Regardless of how 2018 turns out, it will always be remembered as the year that Universal landed the hit Netflix show Stranger Things for Halloween Horror Nights. In fact, Halloween Horror Nights is going with an inspired by the ’80s theme for 2018! The other four intellectual property houses include PoltergeistTrick ‘r TreatThe Horrors of Blumhouse, and Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers. The five original houses at the event include Dead Exposure: Patient ZeroSlaughter SinemaCarnival Graveyard: Rust in Pieces, Seeds of Extinction, and ScaryTales: Deadly Ever After. The five scare zones include The Harvest, Twisted Tradition, Vamp 85: New Year’s EveKiller Klowns from Outer Space, and Revenge of Chucky. Wrapping up the event Academy of Villains are back once again and this time with another brand new show – Cyberpunk.

If you’re looking for a vacation package, Universal offers a Halloween Horror Nights package that includes 4-night hotel accommodations, 3-park 4-day park-to-park tickets to all three parks, and a 1-night HHN ticket plus one night FREE. The Unmasking The Horror Tour returns this year and starts at $85.19 per person, and if you’re looking for an R.I.P. Tour during the event it will start at $191.69 per person.


2017 Event Information

After two years of having a Halloween Horror Nights icon as the theme for the annual event, this year they are ditching it and going with the Festival of the Deadliest. Not only is it the theme, it is also one of five scare zones that also includes Trick ‘r TreatThe PurgeAltars of Horror and Invasion! As for the houses, The Shining is what everyone is talking about the most, but it’s just one of the many intellectual property houses, including American Horror StoryAsh vs. Evil DeadSAW: The Games of Jigsaw, and The Horrors of Blumhouse. Original houses include Dead WatersThe FallenHive, and Scarecrow: The ReapingAcademy of Villains bring their high energy performance in the streets of Hollywood after being a breakaway hit in 2016, but sadly 2017 marks the final year of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure as they wrap up their story with their Farewell Tour.


2016 Event Information

This year has the potential to be one of the best ever for the annual event! Chance, Jack’s partner in crime, will be the official icon for HHN 26 and you’ll be able to find her in “Lunatics Playground 3D – You Won’t Stand A Chance” house and the “A Chance In Hell” scare zone. Other houses include will be based on The Walking DeadHalloween 2The Texas Chain Saw MassacreKrampusAmerican Horror Story, and The Exorcist. Original houses “Tomb of the Ancients” and “Ghost Town: The Curse of Lightning Gulch” round out the list of this year’s houses, while “Vamp 1955“, “Survive or Die“, “Dead Man’s Wharf” and “Banshee’s Lair” will make up the scare zones. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure will return along with a new show, Academy of Villains: House of Fear.

This year, additional extra cost experiences are available including The Repository – a virtual reality experience taking place on select nights of the event. Back from last year is the popular Scareactor Dining Experience on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and the Unmasking the Horror behind-the-scenes tour is a must-do for HHN mega fans. For guests who wish to make the most of their time RIP tours are available as well as private RIP tours.


2015 Event Information


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