hey ricky, do you know what regular attractions will be open during this years event?
Great question. I’m trying to check on that for you.
Hi Ricky may sound like a silly question but from previous halloween horror nights there has been themes or characters which feature the halloween horror night aside from fear are there any other characters like previous events: jack, the storyteller, bloody mary, etC? Thank you Jodie
Many, if not, all icons from the past will be returning in some form this year. Jack, Storyteller, Caretaker, Director, and Usher will definitely be there. Bloody Mary will likely be seen somewhere as well.
hi Ricky! great blog! this may seem like a silly question but will gift shops be open? im really interested in knowing if the themepark is like fully operational throghout this event. lol we wont have access to IOA? 🙁
A ticket to Halloween Horror Nights grants you access to the Universal Studios park and any attractions that are open during the event, which are most of them. Many gift shops will be open as well.
Hi Ricky, I’ve never been to Horror Night before, so I just wanted to know if any horror movie characters will be there too? And will there be any characters to take pictures with, or will they all be running after people scaring them? lol, these are serious questions. Thanks!
It seems like some horror movie characters will be there, if they have been involved in past years of HHN. There are no character meet-and-greets for photos, as they’re supposed to scare you. However, some “scareactors” will pose for pictures with you if you aren’t too scared. 😉
Ok thanks 🙂
Does a ticket to Halloween Horror Nights also cover Islands of Adventure, or no?
Just wondering, thanks. 🙂
No, Halloween Horror Nights takes place this year within the Universal Studios theme park only.
I’ve been to the HHN 2 times in Hollywood and this year will be our 1st time attending the one in Orlando. Are they both similar meaning the Hollywood and orlando HHN. If not which one is better and why Thanks
The two events are similar in nature but the Orlando version is much bigger. The Hollywood version is its younger cousin, getting better year by year, but Halloween Horror Nights Orlando is the original. If you enjoy the Hollywood version, you’ll be amazed by the Orlando one.
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Is it appropriate to wear costumes to Halloween Horror Nights?
No, costumes are not allowed. They don’t want guests to be confused with their scareactors.
Essentially, yes. Islands of Adventure has reduced hours throughout September and October due to light crowds. On most days it closes at 6 or 7pm.
I’m not familiar with Cindy’s House lore… What is it? I’ve been to 9 HHN events over the past 12 years & not familiar with it.
You’re not familiar with Cindy because she never quite made it into the event as planned. She was supposed to be the icon several years ago, but was swapped out for her father (the Caretaker) when the real-life issue of child abductions became prominent around the same time. She has appeared a couple of times in the past, briefly, and now has finally received her own house. And it’s a good one!
Hey Ricky this will be my first time at HHN. I am concerned for my kids on a level of 1-10 how scary is it for kids. My kids have been in other haunted houses before.?
It totally depends on your kids. Some can handle it, some can’t. Do they watch R-rated movies? If not, then it will be very scary. If so, then perhaps not so bad, though it is scary even for adults. The event is intended for ages 13+. With that said, I’ve seen a handful of younger kids there having fun.
Thanks than it should not be to bad.
hey ricky i was wondering which rides will be open during horror nights ? the last and only time i went was while they had it at both parks, never been to horror nights just being in universal studios.
The Simpsons Ride, Men in Black, The Mummy. Rip Ride Rockit was supposed to be open, but recent unexpected “issues” have caused it to shut down indefinitely.
Hi there Ricky. Do you know if all 8 houses allow the use of the Halloween Horror Nights specific speedpass or just some of them? I want to buy it, but at $59 each I want to be able to visit all 8 houses with it. Thanks!
Yes, you get access to each house one time during the night.
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It is also probably the only way you can see all 8 houses. I went on a Thursday and the crowds were so bad then, I could barely move in the streets. I was told by a fellow patron to upgrade or else I would probably only be able to see 2 or 3 houses at most. Got to see Bill and Ted, rides, and visit all eight houses and zones.
i had read somewhere that there would be (new this year) a cafe/bar near the scare zones where, for $9.99 per person, you can rest a while, order drinks (food,too?) & watch others get the crap scared out of them. Is this true & where is it? Thanks
This year, they have added the “VIP Lounge” which is $9.99 for admission. Inside, you can order drinks from waitresses without waiting in the long lines that plague all the drink stations throughout the park. You can also browse a fantastic display of props and artwork from Horror Nights’ past. Some of the street characters show up in there from time to time (Jack, the Usher, etc.) It is located near the Fear Revealed scare zone, but you won’t see too many scares there. Also, on Thursdays, the Horror Nights designers are making special presentations about the event inside the VIP Lounge.
I thought Halloween Nights was great. The only thing that deeply disturbed us was we passed through the metal detector archway, my husband went through and triggered it…the security told him to take his belt off, never wanded him to ensure he had nothing on him, never made him go back through the archway. I brought it to the police’s attention and their statement was “their useless that is why we are here”. Why bother paying for security when they aren’t going to do their jobs!!!!
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