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Are you Brave Enough to go to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios?

by Mary Melnick

Sep 25, 2023

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Only the bravest of family travelers should venture to Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights. Every year, Universal Orlando turns into the spookiest place in Florida, if not in the country. On select nights throughout the season, visitors and locals alike can head to the popular amusement park for frights, scares and thrilling adventures. Explore 10 terrifying haunted houses; five scare zones; live entertainment; and themed attractions, food and merchandise.


Calling all Stranger Things fans! This year, one of the most popular haunted houses includes Stranger Things 4. Band together with your squad to resist Vecna’s gruesome curse and take on one of the scariest seasons of the popular show yet. Now’s your chance to take a page out of Eleven’s book and stop him once and for all in the ultimate showdown in Vecna’s blood-red mindscape.


Stranger Things isn’t the only hit show with a haunted house this year. The video game-turned-HBO show The Last of Us makes an appearance. Your group will encounter the haunting and overgrown world of Naughty Dog’s video game in a brand-new, terrifying way as you make your way through the abandoned city of Pittsburgh.


Other haunted houses include The Exorcist: Believer; Chucky: Ultimate Kill Count, Universal Monsters: Unmasked; Dr. Oddfellow’s Twisted Origins; Dueling Dragons; Choose Thy Fate; YETI: Campground Kills; The Darkest Deal; and Bloodmoon: Dark Offerings.


Watch out while walking through the park, you might enter one of the five scare zones — you’ll be just as scared on the streets as scare actors stalk you. The five zones feature Dr. Oddfellow’s Collection of Horror; Dark Zodiac; Jungle of Doom: Expedition Horror; Vamp ’69: Summer of Blood; and Shipyard 32: Horrors Unhinged.


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