Select Nights – September 15 – November 4
Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights
Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights, the nation’s premier Halloween event, puts you right into some of the most pulse-pounding moments in horror history. On select nights from September 15 through November 4, 2017, the streets of Universal Studios Florida theme park come alive with hordes of horrifying mutants, monsters and maniacs. With over 25 years of experience to draw from, nobody creates a more nightmarish Halloween event filled with truly original scares and authentic horror movie moments. Each night of Halloween Horror Nights, you can explore terrifying haunted houses, make your way through multiple scare zones where creatures lurk around every turn, enjoy outrageous live shows, and experience many of the park’s most exciting rides and attractions.
This year marks the 27th year for the event and there will be a record number of 34 nights that Halloween Horror Nights will be held. Dates for this year are:
15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30
1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
Please keep in mind due to the intense nature of this event, it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.
Information will be updated for 2017 as it becomes available.
In order to experience this event, guests must purchase separate Halloween Horror Night ticket media.
There are four different options that can be purchased that relate to Halloween Horror Nights. Gusts can purchase the General Admission ticket, where you choose which date you would like to experience the horrifying fun. General Admission Flex Tickets start at $77.99 and range to $85.99.
Halloween Horror Night Flex Tickets
Halloween Horror Nights Flex Tickets let you decide when you’ll dare to experience the most frightening Halloween event ever. Come any one event night from Sunday through Friday or any one event night from Sunday through Saturday.
Halloween Horror Nights Flex Tickets: Sunday – Friday
The most convenient way to experience this Halloween event is with a Halloween Horror Nights Flex Ticket. The Sunday through Friday option allows you to choose from any one of 26 nights.
Halloween Horror Nights Flex Tickets: Sunday – Saturday
With a Halloween Horror Nights Sunday – Saturday Flex Ticket, this option allows you to choose from any one of 34 nights.
Halloween Horror Night Frequent Fear Pass
For those who would like to experience Halloween Horror Nights on multiple evenings, you can purchase the Frequent Fear Pass.
Rush of Fear
Come back every event night during the first 10 nights of Halloween Horror Nights. Advance price – $91.99
Rush of Fear + Express
Take on the terror the first 10 nights of Halloween Horror Nights. When you include Halloween Horror Nights Express Pass with your Rush of Fear Pass, you’ll be able to bypass the regular lines one time at all the haunted houses, plus at participating rides and attractions. Advance price – $299.99
Get up to 21 nights of fear. EVERY Sunday–Thursday event night, the first Friday and Saturday, plus the last Friday. Advance price – $102.99
Frequent Fear + Express
Get up to 21 nights of fear. EVERY Sunday–Thursday event night, the first Friday and Saturday, plus the last Friday. When you include Halloween Horror Nights Express Pass with your Rush of Fear Pass, you’ll be able to bypass the regular lines one time at all the haunted houses, plus at participating rides and attractions. Advance price – $339.99
Frequent Fear Plus
Get up to 28 nights for one low price. Experience EVERY Sunday–Friday event night, plus the first and last Saturday. Advance price – $118.99
Frequent Fear Plus + Express
Get up to 28 nights for one low price. Experience EVERY Sunday–Friday event night, plus the first and last Saturday. When you include Halloween Horror Nights Express Pass with your Rush of Fear Pass, you’ll be able to bypass the regular lines one time at all the haunted houses, plus at participating rides and attractions. Advance price – $399.99
Ultimate Frequent Fear
Attend ALL event nights with the Ultimate Frequent Fear Pass. Advance price – $199.99
Ultimate Frequent Fear + Express
Attend ALL event nights with the Ultimate Frequent Fear Pass. When you include Halloween Horror Nights Express Pass with your Rush of Fear Pass, you’ll be able to bypass the regular lines one time at all the haunted houses, plus at participating rides and attractions. Advance price – $599.99
Guests wishing to enjoy a full Halloween Horror Nights experience can choose to purchase both tickets to the spooky fun, as well as their on-site hotel stay. Vacation packages provide Guests with on-site hotel accommodations, Park-to-Park daytime admission to theme parks, admission to Halloween Horror Nights. and more. Packages start at only $225 per adult, per night, tax inclusive.
Vacation Package Includes:
- 3-Night Hotel Accommodations
- 2 Park, 3-Day Park-to-Park Ticket to Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure
- 1-Night Admission to Halloween Horror Nights (Sunday–Friday)
- Early Park Admission – one hour before the theme park opens to one Universal Orlando theme park
- Access to select live entertainment venues at CityWalk
In addition, due to the popularity of Halloween Horror Nights, (the haunted houses can quickly shoot up to having 1 to 2 hour waits) one of the best suggestions for those wishing to participate in the fun is to purchase the Halloween Horror Nights Express Pass. This pass allows you to cut past the regular lines at all the haunted houses, as well as at participating rides and attractions. Do be aware that only a limited number of these Express Passes are sold each night.
Guests can choose to participate in the R.I.P. VIP Tours where they can receive in-depth behind-the-scenes tour of some of Horror Nights’ most intriguing houses. During the Behind the Screams: Unmasking the Horror Tours get a daytime, lights-on, chilling look into how Universal Orlando’s Art & Design team transforms the biggest names in horror into haunted houses.
Finally, Fuel up for the fear with the Halloween Horror Nights Scareactor Dining Experience which occurs every event night at Universal Studios’ Classic Monsters Cafe. Enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat themed dinner buffet with a special menu and a digital download of one photo taken during the dining experience. Plus, you might run into some of this year’s most popular scareactors.
Each year, Halloween Horror Nights features multiple haunted houses. Many are themed after horror intellectual properties. Previous experiences include The Walking Dead, Halloween, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Purge, American Horror Story, and Insidious.
In addition, each year, the creative and demented minds of Universal Creative include unique creations that are designed to frighten. Last year saw Ghost Town, Tomb of the Ancients, and A Chance in Hell.
The first house for 2017 has been announced! American Horror Story will return, this time focusing on brand new content from Season 2: Asylum, Season 3: Coven and Season 6: Roanoke.
The second house announce for 2017 is The Shining. This house will bring the iconic film to life.
The scares are all around during Halloween Horror Nights and that couldn’t be more true in the various Scare Zones located throughout the park. Terror is lurking behind ever corner to jump out and scare you courtesy of scare actors. Whether you’re just walking through or watching others get the snot scared out of them, the Scare Zones can’t be missed!
The terror continues with live shows during Halloween Horror Nights. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure is a staple year in and year out, with their irreverent look at some of the year’s most interesting pop culture events. Additional shows also take the spotlight each year.
Universal Orlando Attractions
During Halloween Horror Nights, it’s not only about the frights. Sometimes you need a breather. Many of Universal Studios Florida’s popular attractions are opening throughout the evening to enjoy.
Each year during Halloween Horror Nights, there are special food and beverage options specific to the event.
Arrive early. Due to the massive popularity of the event, the earlier you arrive, the more you will have the opportunity to experience the thrills and chills!
Halloween Horror Nights has a pretty active social media presence. Make sure to follow along for all the latest details and while you’re there, make sure to use the hashtag #HHN27
For more information about Halloween Horror Nights, visit their event website.