The Halloween Horror Nights rumor mill is bubbling today, with fans eager for some form of spooky action in the parks with the start of Halloween season.
Rumored to being next week, two houses are expected to open during the day at Universal Studios Florida. If you look closely at recent park hour changes, September 19 now lists an 8:00 PM close for the park. The new offering would be available only on Saturdays at first, and then Wednesday through Saturday starting in mid-October. No details are available on the logistics of exactly how these houses would work in light of new health and safety measures.
As with all rumors, this has yet to be confirmed by Universal Orlando Resort, but we will keep you informed as to any updates
Halloween Horror Nights started at Universal Studios Florida in 1991 under the title Fright Nights. It started as a three-night occasion on October 25, 26, and 31, 1991, with one frequented house, The Dungeon of Terror. The main year, the affirmation cost was $12.95. From 1991 to 2001, the occasion was held at Universal Studios Florida.
The occasion was renamed “General Studios Florida Halloween Horror Nights” in 1992 and promoted as the second yearly Halloween Horror Nights. There were two frequented houses, with The Dungeon of Terror getting back to the Jaws line building, and The People Under The Stairs making its presentation in Soundstage 23. The occasion ran five evenings, October 23, 24, 29, 30, and 31.
The Third Annual Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida saw the occasion increment to seven evenings. Because of the re-opening of the Jaws fascination, the in-park frequented house moved from the Jaws line in Amity to the Nazarman’s veneer in the New York region. The quantity of frequented houses expanded to three, with the third at the Bates Motel set at Universal Studios Florida.
Halloween Horror Nights 4 extended to an eight-night run in 1994.This year denoted the arrival of a recently planned Dungeon of Terror, alongside three more spooky houses. Notwithstanding Nazarman’s and the Bates Motel, the new areas were in the Earthquake flood line and the Boneyard. This year likewise denoted the main utilization of the expression “Scaracters”, just as the primary authority “Fiend School” for entertainers partaking in the occasion. Ticket costs expanded to $36 this year.
Halloween Horror Nights V highlighted a 12-night run and three frequented houses, one of which was a double way house. It was likewise the first run through Universal themed the occasion around a character, for this situation Tales from the’s Crypt Keeper. The occasion was captioned “The Curse of the Crypt Keeper.
General Studios Hollywood had highlighted Halloween attractions in 1986 and 1992. Looking somewhat like the cutting edge occasion, the 1986 exertion was really a cable car visit, and was damaged by the inadvertent demise of a retail representative who, in the same way as other workers at that point, had elected to act in the occasion. The 1992 occasion was an immediate consequence of the achievement of Fright Nights at Universal Florida the prior year, however was not fruitful. Halloween Horror Nights authoritatively dispatched at Universal Studios Hollywood October 9, 1997, going through the 2000 season. From 2001 to 2005, Halloween Horror Nights went on rest at Universal Studios Hollywood, at that point returned in 2006. It has proceeded with yearly since.Between 2007 and 2014, Universal Studios Hollywood utilized Universal’s House of Horrors, its perpetual frequented fascination, as a piece of Halloween Horror Nights, by re-theming it for the occasion.
Back in Florida, Halloween Horror Nights VI through X followed the recipe produced for Halloween Horror Nights V in 1995, developing from 15 evenings in 1996 to 19 of every 2000. There were three frequented houses every year, despite the fact that from 1998 on, two every year were double way houses, for an aggregate of five encounters.
Since the September 11 assaults happened so near Halloween Horror Nights XI, Universal rolled out numerous improvements to restrain the occasion. Bunches of carnage was rejected from the occasion, and blood was supplanted with green “goop”. The names of a few houses, alarm zones, and shows were changed. The first symbol character “Eddie” was rejected. Edgar Sawyer was considered as a hysterical, cutting apparatus using thriller buff that had been distorted by a fire. He should be a danger to past symbol Jack and the slogan “No all the more joking around” was utilized, and seen on early commercials and product. Eddie was at last taken out from the occasion before it started, despite the fact that he was all the while showing up on that year’s logo and product with the authority “I.C.U.” slogan. As a rushed substitution, Jack would return alongside a line of product bearing the slogan “Jack’s Back.” Eddie’s back-story was changed, and his name was changed to Eddie Schmidt, Jack’s more youthful brother. The occasion again ran for 19 days, confirmation was $48, with five frequented houses. The double house was in Soundstage 22.