Halloween Horror Nights Orlando Guide

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Get the most out of your terrifying night at this horrifying event.

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  2. Planning Resources
  3. Crowd Levels

About Halloween Horror Nights

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. Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights has been named the best Halloween event by Amusement Today’s Golden Ticket Awards countless times.

Pumpkin creature at Halloween Horror Nights
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Abandoned car at Halloween Horror Nights
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Abandoned building at Halloween Horror Nights
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Scareactor at Halloween Horror Nights
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Haunted Houses & More
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On-Site Hotels
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Event Map
Monsters wreaking havoc
Halloween Horror Nights 2022 Dates
Event starts at 6:30 pm and ends at 2:00 am.
September Dates
September 2-4, 7-11, 15-18, 21-25, 28-30
October Dates
October 1-2, 5-9, 11-16, 19-24, 26-31
Dates are subject to change. Event occurs rain or shine.

Planning Resources

Halloween Horror Nights 2022 Touring Plan
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Halloween Horror Nights Tips
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Halloween Horror Nights 2022 Crowd Levels
Low crowds: Sep 7-8, 15, 21-22, 28; Oct 5, 11, 19, 24, 26
Medium crowds: Sep 3-4, 9-11, 16, 18, 25, 29; Oct 6, 12-13, 20, 27, 31
High crowds: Sep 2, 17, 23-24, 30; Oct 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30
These crowd levels only apply to Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights event.
We make no warranties regarding the accuracy of these projections.
Scary abandoned house

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