About This Episode
Halloween Horror Nights has always played an important part in Universal Studios’ history.
Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) has transformed the horror industry by creating their own dreadful storylines and characters, as well as placing you right in the middle of your favorite scary movies. On select nights in the fall in Universal Studios Florida, you can step into terrifying haunted houses, come face-to-face with ghastly creatures in scare zones, and marvel at mind-bending live shows. Written words don’t do the event justice, but it’s so realistic and intense, there’s a reason why Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando has earned the title of the “World’s Premier Halloween Event”.
If you’re visiting the theme parks soon for the first time and just hearing of Halloween Horror Nights, this video will give you a glimpse of what to expect during your upcoming fall vacation. The same goes for you if you’re a local and looking for something bigger and better to do for this Halloween season. And for all you fellow die-hard HHN fans, share your own tips for the event in the comments below to help these soon-to-be first timers.
During Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando, there is nowhere safe to escape to in the theme park. The streets transform into demented scare zones that are swarming with creatures and monsters that are birthed from the darkness like hellish demons, morbid deformities, and the undead. You are quite literally walking through real life nightmares, including scare zones themed to popular horror movies and TV shows. Oh, and watch out for the roaming chainsaw hordes!
Every year there are new live shows that bring horror to life in a whole new way. In the past, there have been pulse-pounding dance troupes, mind-bending acts, pop-culture infused comedy skits, and a jaw-dropping lagoon show. These performances are perfect for those who may not be too keen with the intense scares of haunted houses, but still want some thrills.
Universal Orlando Resort may not have the history or pedigree of its rival theme park behemoth a few miles away in Lake Buena Vista, but one thing Universal has cornered the market on – is Halloween. Universal Orlando Resort has the World’s Premier Halloween Event – Halloween Horror Nights. This year celebrates the 30th Anniversary of this must-see event. At Halloween Horror Nights you step into terrifying haunted houses, come face-to-face with ghastly creatures in scare zones, and marvel at mind-bending live shows. I won’t be taking you into the haunted houses in the episode for two reasons. One; Universal Orlando Resort frowns upon that, and two; what’s the fun of giving away all the secrets – you’ll just have to come to Orlando and find out for yourself. I will; however, give you a look at the rest of this years’ Halloween Horror Nights 30th Anniversary event – coming up next!
A word of warning – this episode contains gruesome images of gore and horror. You might not want the little ones to watch this one. Ready?
During Halloween Horror Nights, you are never safe anywhere in the theme park. So-called scare zones are swarming with monsters, evil creatures, psychopathic killers and chainsaw wielding freaks!
If walking through scare zones creeps you out, you can always take in the mind-blowing live shows at Halloween Horror Nights – and for the 30th Anniversary you’ll be in awe during Halloween Nightmare Fuel located on the Fear Factor Stage. It’s a spectacle that ignites Halloween Horror Nights featuring fire, pyro and aerial performers.
Pounding electro music gets your heart racing as giant water screens glow with splashy images and lasers pierce the darkness at Marathon of Mayhem – rising from the depths of Universal Studios’ lagoon!
There is a reason why Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando is the World’s Premier Halloween Event! I’ve just given you a glimpse at what you can expect at this years’ 30th Anniversary celebration. Never go alone, and take time to appreciate the level of detail Universal Orlando Resort’s Art and Design team put into Halloween Horror Nights. Don’t miss it – the next time you visit Orlando.