“Halloween Horror Nights” Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood,
Kicking Off Southern California’s Most Extreme Halloween Event
Select Nights Now through October 31, 2022
Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood rolled out the red carpet to celebrate opening night on Thursday, September 8, attended by such talent as legendary Hollywood icon, Jamie Lee Curtis; filmmaker Jordan Peele; filmmaker Jason Blum; Freaky star Vince Vaughn; Nope star Brandon Perea; Halloween Ends star Kyle Richards; “The Walking Dead” executive producer and director Greg Nicotero; Freaky director Christopher Landon and screenwriter Michael Kennedy; Black Phone cast members Mason Thames and Miguel Cazarez Mora, producer and director James Wan (M3GAN, Furious 7); Latino celebrities such as, singer and producer, Mario Domm from ‘Camila’, singer from ‘Grupo Firme’, Jhonny Caz; actor Jaime Camil; and Halloween Horror Nights executive producer, John Murdy, to name just a few.
Halloween Horror Nights continues on September 9-11, 15-18, 22-25, 29-30; October 1-2, 6-9, 13-16, 20-23, 27-31, 2022.
This year’s terrifying Halloween Horror Nights lineup of haunted houses and attractions includes:
• “The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare” which takes guests into the twisted mind of multi award-winning artist The Weeknd as they step into a surreal living nightmare filled with grotesque characters and themes inspired by his music and short films. Music by The Weeknd and scored by Mike Dean.
• “The Horrors of Blumhouse” brings to life Blumhouse’s supernatural thriller The Black Phone and horror-comedy Freaky.
• “Universal Monsters: Legends Collide” expands on the thrilling legacy from Universal Picturesas the most notorious horror icons, The Wolf Man, Dracula and The Mummy, come together for the first time ever in an epic battle.
• MGM’s “Killer Klowns from Outer Space” where guests will be trapped in a frightening funhouse of murderous clown-like creatures.
• “La Llorona: The Weeping Woman,” featuring the legend of La Llorona who comes to life to terrorize the living as she mourns the children she murdered.
• “Scarecrow: The Reaping” finds that Mother Nature’s retribution against the homesteaders for their sins of the past will be carried out by the farmland’s scarecrows who have remained mute witnesses – and are now guardians of destruction for anyone who crosses their path.
• “Universal Horror Hotel” lives ups to its reputation as the original owner, who was executed years ago for his dastardly deeds, continues to haunt the place today – and guests must escape his vengeful spirit or risk becoming a permanent resident.
• “Halloween” ventures back to where it all began in an eerily authentic haunted house that depicts the most chilling moments from the critically-acclaimed original film.
• “Terror Tram “ –This year’s iconic “Terror Tram” expands to include a cinematic twist on Jordan Peele’s blockbuster films in a crossover experience that reimagines Us, featuring The Tethered, a revolutionary army of vengeful doppelgangers, whose uprising invades the all-new Jupiter’s Claim set from the filmmaker’s latest pop nightmare, Nope.
All-new scare zones will taunt and torment guests as they navigate the darkness from one terrifying haunted house to the next, including:
• “El Pueblo del Terror” is an extension of “La Llorona: The Weeping Woman” as the horror continues once guests exit the haunted house and discover there is no escaping the frightening legend along with other supernatural characters from Latin America’s most frightening myths.
• “Sideshow Slaughterhouse” turns New York Street into a battle zone as the performers and workers from a seedy carnival sideshow are on a murderous rampage.
• “Clownsawz” features a demonic troop of clowns who band together to terrorize guests with chainsaws as they enter the park.
“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will be open during Halloween Horror Nights, inviting guests to experience some of their favorite attractions, including “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey,” “Flight of the Hippogriff,” and for the first time ever, Death Eaters — a group of malevolent wizards and witches, will roam Hogsmeade village on an evil quest to find others to follow in the footsteps of Lord Voldemort. Other rides open during the event include “Jurassic World—The Ride,” “Transformers: The Ride—3D,” “Revenge of The Mummy—The Ride” and “The Simpsons Ride.”
Tickets can be purchased at Hollywood.HalloweenHorrorNights.com. Advance purchase is recommended as event nights will sell out. Following are the various tickets options:
• All-new R.I.P. Tour: Groups of up to 12 can scare in style with all-new R.I.P. Tour featuring exclusive experiences with a VIP guide, trolley transportation, valet parking, a gourmet buffet dinner and drinks plus unlimited Universal Express privileges to mazes and attractions.
• After 2 p.m. Day/Night Combo: Experience the park’s popular attractions, by day and remain for the terror that awaits by night.
• Multi-Night Passes options: Frequent Fear Pass – Visit up to 21 select nights.
Ultimate Fear Pass – Scare every single night of the event.
2 Nights of Fear Pass – Scare for two select nights.
• Universal Express: This in-demand pass enables guests to enjoy one-time express access to all haunted house, attractions and Terror Tram experience.
Halloween Horror Nights brings together the sickest minds in horror to immerse guests in a living, breathing, three-dimensional world of terror inspired by TV, music and film’s most compelling horror properties. The event runs on select nights through Monday, October 31 at Universal Studios Hollywood and at Universal Orlando Resort.
For updates and exclusive Halloween Horror Nights content, visit Hollywood.HalloweenHorrorNights.com, like Halloween Horror Nights – Hollywood on Facebook; follow @HorrorNights #UniversalHHN on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat; and watch the terror come to life on Halloween Horror Nights YouTube.