Halloween Horror Nights Orlando Guide

Halloween Horror Nights Orlando Guide

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Halloween Horror Nights

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2019 Event Information

During Halloween Horror Nights, the streets of Universal Studios Florida come alive with hordes of horrifying mutants, monsters, and maniacs. At this gruesome event, you can explore terrifying haunted houses, brave multiple creature-filled scare zones, enjoy outrageous live shows, and experience many of the park’s most exciting rides and attractions.

2019 Dates

  • 6:30 pm – 1:00 am: September 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25; October 2, 21, 29
  • 6:30 pm – 2:00 am: September 26, 27, 28, 29; October 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31; November 1, 2

Dates and times are subject to change. Event occurs rain or shine.

These crowd levels only apply to Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights event.

Low crowds: September 6, 7, 8, 12, 15, 18, 19, 25, 26; October 2, 9, 21, 29
Medium crowds: September 13, 14, 20, 22, 29; October 3, 6, 10, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31; November 1, 2
High crowds: September 21, 27, 28; October 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27

NOTE: These crowd levels are predictions based on attendance levels from past years. Crowd predictions are more likely to be precise as the date approaches. Although we strive to provide the most accurate information, we make no warranties regarding the accuracy of the projections.

1. Stranger Things
Experience terrifying moments from Stranger Things 2 and 3, and visit iconic locations, including Starcourt Mall.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

2. Us
The Wilson family—and you—are hunted at every corner by terrifying doppelgängers who seek to murder their priveled doubles.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

3. Universal Monsters
Face the classic Universal Monsters as they come together to tear you apart.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

4. Ghostbusters
Relive scenes from the original Ghostbusters film and come face-to-face with ghoulish spirits.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

5. Killer Klowns from Outer Space
Evade the murderous klowns awaiting you as you explore an eerie amusement park or find yourself in their cotton candy cocoons.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

6. House of 1000 Corpses
Rob Zombie’s horror film comes to life as you escape the blood soaked house of the Firefly family.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

7. Depths of Fear
A mining corporation has constructed an installation in deep waters that are infested with parasitic Mouthbrooders. Infected humans are driven to violence.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

8. Graveyard Games
Walk through the gates of a cemetery in the dead of night where vengeful spirits have awakened.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

9. Nightingales: Blood Pit
In an Ancient Rome arena, a grisly race of creatures are attracted by dead and dying gladiators. Attempt to survive or become history.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

10. Yeti: Terror of the Yukon
In a remote part of Canada, loggers and trappers seek refuge from the frigid weather, but something far more dangerous lurks.

Experience details: This is a walkthrough experience the contains sudden scares.

11. Academy of Villains: Altered States
The Academy of Villains dance group return for an all-new performance featuring a mix of dance and theatrics.

Experience details: This is a live action show.

11. Halloween Marathon of Mayhem
Towering water screens and piercing lasers tell a twisted new take on Stranger Things, Ghostbusters, and other featured films.

Experience details: This is a nighttime show featuring fountains, lasers, and more.

1. Anarch-cade
A sinister 80s-inspired arcade has taken over, and you only get one life.

2. Zombieland Double Tap
The infection has spread and bloodthirsty zombies are everywhere.

3. Rob Zombie Hellbilly Deluxe
Step into the heavy metal horror of Rob Zombie’s music and imagery as his most popular songs come alive.

4. Vikings Undead
Brutal, horn-helmeted warriors have risen from the grave and have channeled their rage into an onslaught of gore.

5. Vanity Ball
Blade-wielding artists slice up willing participants into horrific living works of art.

1. Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
Take your music for a ride as you make a vertical climb 17 stories high and experience first-ever moves.

Attraction details: This is a high-speed roller coaster ride.
Height requirement: Between 51 inches (130 cm) and 79 inches (201 cm)
Recommended audience: Teens
Overview: This has a 90-degree vertical lift, high speeds, and first-ever moves. With the addition of music, what’s not to love about this coaster? At the end of the ride, you can purchase a photo or music video of your on-ride experience.

2. TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D
Fight alongside Optimus Prime and the Autobots to protect the Allspark and save Earth.

Attraction details: This is a 3-D motion base ride.
Height requirement: At least 40 inches (102 cm); guests between 40 inches (102 cm) and 48 inches (122 cm) must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Everyone
Overview: This ride brings the Transformers characters to life with larger than life animation. You are completely immersed in the storyline with the use of simulation, practical effects, and more. Universal did a phenomenal job at combining so many different techniques into one ride.

3. Revenge of the Mummy
Plunge into total darkness and face fireballs, scarab beetles, and an army of warrior mummies.

Attraction details: This is a high-speed roller coaster ride.
Height requirement: At least 48 inches (122 cm)
Recommended audience: Teens
Overview: What’s great about this coaster is that it has enticing sets and provides a thrilling experience. The entire ride takes place in a dark environment and includes effects like fog and fire; it’s a one-of-a-kind roller coaster.

4. Fast & Furious – Supercharged
Join the Fast & Furious crew for a full-throttle, high-octane experience where you’ll be immersed in a street chase.

Attraction details: This is a motion base ride.
Height requirement: At least 40 inches (102 cm); guests between 40 inches (102 cm) and 48 inches (122 cm) must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Everyone
Overview: Fast & Furious – Supercharged is a familiar ride experience. It places guests right into the heart of the action most would expect to find in a Fast & Furious film.

5. Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts
Enter Gringotts Wizarding Bank and face its stringent security measures as you make your way to the vaults. Throughout your journey, you’ll encounter Harry, Ron, and Hermione, but you’ll also have to evade the wrath of Voldemort and Bellatrix.

Attraction details: This is a 3-D high-speed roller coaster ride.
Height requirement: At least 40 inches (102 cm); guests between 40 inches (102 cm) and 48 inches (122 cm) must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Everyone
Overview: Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts is a part roller coaster and part motion base ride. It incorporates physical effects and screens to place you into detailed environments. These combinations work perfectly with the ride experience.

6. MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack
Test your alien-zapping skills. If you can save Earth, you might just get promoted to a full-fledged Men in Black agent.

Attraction details: This is an interactive dark ride.
Height requirement: At least 42 inches (107 cm); guests between 42 inches (107 cm) and 48 inches (122 cm) must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Everyone
Overview: If you love video games then this ride is for you. The attraction practically puts you in a gaming universe. This is always a great ride for competing with family members and friends.

6. The Simpsons Ride
Crash, soar, and swoop your way through Krustyland and Springfield with the Simpsons family.

Attraction details: This is a simulator ride.
Height requirement: At least 40 inches (102 cm); guests between 40 inches (102 cm) and 48 inches (122 cm) must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Families
Overview: The Simpsons Ride can best be described as amusing. It’s not intense, but it does simulate some jarring movements.

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