Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood Guide

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 Hollywood 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 entertainment, and experience many of the park’s most exciting rides and attractions.

The Purge scare zone at Halloween Horror Nights
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Scary clown at Halloween Horror Nights
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Ghostbusters ghost at Halloween Horror Nights
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Scary pumpkins at Halloween Horror Nights
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Haunted Houses & More
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Event Map
Scary Poltergeist toy
Halloween Horror Nights 2022 Dates
Event starts at 7:00 pm. Closing times vary.
September Dates
September 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, 29-30
October Dates
October 1-2, 6-9, 13-16, 20-23, 27-31
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 15, 22
Medium crowds: Sep 8, 11, 16, 23, 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27, 31
High crowds: Sep 9-10, 17-18, 24-25, 30; Oct 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30
These crowd levels only apply to Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights event.
We make no warranties regarding the accuracy of these projections.
The Weeknd musical artist

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