Although the popular Halloween Horror Nights event was canceled at Universal Studios for both its Florida and still-closed California parks, the popular fall season isn’t just fizzling out like a candle.
Today, it was confirmed that Universal Orlando Resort will be welcoming new seasonal eperiences that includes two all-new haunted houses to be available during regular park hours plus a host of other tricks and treats to mark the season.
What to Expect
Two Haunted Houses in Universal Studios Florida
Access to the two haunted houses is included with theme park admission. There may be times when the Virtual Line experience is available for the haunted houses. Guests can use the Official Universal Orlando Resort App to select a Virtual Line time to visit.
“Universal Monsters: The Bride of Frankenstein Lives”
- One of Universal Pictures’ most notorious monsters will step out of the shadows as she stops at nothing to revive Frankenstein’s Monster at any cost.
“Revenge of the Tooth Fairy”
- Guests will be immersed in an original story that uncovers a dark ritual behind the innocent childhood tradition.
* Haunted houses may be too intense for young children and are not recommended for guests under 13.
Scarecrow Stalk in Universal Studios Florida
- A new scavenger hunt that sends guests to find unique scarecrows and collect stamps at 13 retail locations throughout the park.
- A Halloween treat awaits those who successfully complete the stalk.
Trick or Treat in Islands of Adventure
- While venturing through Islands of Adventure, guests 12 and under can trick-or-treat to collect Halloween candy at retail locations marked by pumpkin signage.
Costume Dress Up Encouraged
- Guests can share their Halloween spirit and don family-friendly costumes while visiting Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
- Complete costume guidelines can be found here.
More to Explore
For additional Halloween treats this fall, guests can also:
- Halloween Horror Nights Tribute store is an immersive retail location dedicated to the legacy of the world’s premier Halloween event, to purchase limited-time “throwback” merchandise and to get a taste of the horror with an assortment of nearly 20 sweet and savory items.
- Limited-time food & beverage options to celebrate the season.
- In Universal Studios, this includes a variety of Halloween-themed drinks like the Frozen Candy Corn beverage at the all-new Skeleton Bar at Café La Bamba, the iconic staple, Pizza Fries, at Louie’s Italian Restaurant, and all-new food trucks near the haunted houses that feature uniquely themed items such as “Franken Fried Chicken & Funnel Brains.”
- In Universal CityWalk, guests can pick up the “Jack the Clown” and “Pumpkin Spice” specialty doughnuts at Voodoo Doughnut. Plus, guests can sip on specialty drinks themed after icons from Halloween Horror Nights history at Universal Orlando’s hotels, including “The Director” and “The Chance.”
- Classic horror flicks available at Universal Cinemark in CityWalk now through October 31.
Health and Safety Measures
As a reminder, Universal Orlando continues to implement enhanced health and safety procedures and guidelines Specific health and safety protocols for the haunted houses include:
- Face coverings worn by team members – including scareactors – and guests.
- Everyone following social distancing guidelines in the queue and inside the haunted houses. Plexi-glass will be installed in various areas to help keep separation between scareactors and guests.
- The required use of hand sanitizer before entering each haunted house. It will also be available for guests to use immediately after they exit.
- Managing the guest flow inside the haunted houses by pulsing travel parties and limiting capacity.
See it for Yourself
Halloween Seasonal Experiences are included as Part of Daytime Theme Park Admission beginning the weekend of September 26th and 27th and then daily from October 3rd through November 1st