Halloween Horror Nights Florida: 2023 In-Depth Guide

Haunting howls and shill shrieks fill the air as Halloween Horror Nights returns in full force at Universal Studios Florida. Fight for your life as you escape through the terrifying haunted houses, scare zones, and more bone-chilling experiences!

This spine-tingling event serves up unlimited scares with haunted houses, live shows, and scare zones. Get ready for a heart-pounding adventure as you attempt to escape the clutches of terror within these attractions. But that’s not all – you’ll be thrilled by an abundance of live entertainment, adrenaline-pumping rides, and captivating attractions that will leave you screaming with sheer delight.

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Once you’ve braved the heart-pounding movie and TV-inspired Halloween attractions, it’s time to feast on delicious treats that are available throughout the celebration.

Ready to encounter the spine-tingling chills? Don’t face the unknown alone, Round up your crew now for a spooky celebration!

Follow along as we uncover the secrets of Halloween Horror Nights, braving the unknown and embracing the spine-tingling encounters that await.

Universal Studios Florida Halloween Horror Nights Tickets

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida is a separately ticketed event. Tickets start at $79.99. Click here to purchase.

Terrifying scarecrow scaring two womenPackage Your Universal Studios Florida Tickets

Unleash your spirit of adventure and let the enchanting city of Orlando fill your days with wonder. Package your Universal Orlando Resort tickets with other fun theme parks and hotels:

Halloween Horror Nights Orlando Florida Highlights

Haunted Houses

The Exorcist: Believer

Uncover a chilling mystery as you enter this haunted house, where the unsettling tale of Angela and Katherine, two missing girls found with no memory, unfolds. Yet, they are not alone in their journey – an ominous presence shadows their every move. Brace yourself for a spine-tingling sequence of events as you step inside, encountering scenes inspired by the Blumhouse film.

Chucky: Ultimate Kill Count

Enter a nightmare as Chucky, the notorious serial killer doll, makes his sinister presence felt in his haunted house. With a mayhem of tricks and frights, get yourself ready for a relentless onslaught of frights and surprises. It’s a battle of wits and survival as you navigate his twisted world, attempting to outlast his chilling kill count alongside your fellow survivors.

A scary actor in a mummy skull costume scaring two womenUniversal Monsters: Unmasked

Plunge into the depths of the Paris Catacombs, where a chilling new nightmare abounds. Confront a menacing horde of iconic monsters including Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the Hunchback of Notre Dame, the Phantom of the Opera, and the Invisible Man alongside your fearless squad.

Stranger Things 4

Summon your courage and stand strong against the horrifying curse of Vecna. Plunge into the depths of horror as you explore the most bone-chilling and terrifying season of Stranger Things to date.

The Last of Us

Step into a chilling new dimension of the renowned video game as you navigate its terrifying world like never before. Keep an eerie silence as you navigate this haunted house and outwit the Clickers and Hunters. Amidst the darkness, forge ahead with unyielding determination.

Dr. Oddfellow’s Twisted Origins

Prepare to yield to the strong pull of Dr. Oddfellow’s sinister menagerie, where twisted oddities greet your entrance. Yet, the currency for admission is chillingly high: the surrender of your souls, a somber toll to sustain his unending power.

Dueling Dragons: Choose Thy Fate

Enter a kingdom where two mighty warlocks, now transformed into dragons, engage in a cataclysmic confrontation after their quest for Merlyn’s spell book goes awry. Amidst their epic struggle, you and your squad are plunged into the heart of their conflict, compelled to select a path and determine the outcome.

Very tall scary looking scare actor with horns and a bloodied animal face in a black robeYETI: Campground Kills

Face an adrenaline-fueled adventure with your companions as you set foot in a 1950s campground under siege by colossal and menacing yetis, leaving destruction in their wake.

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The key to your survival is making a swift retreat to the ranger tower, a sanctuary from the ruthless beasts that prowl the area.

The Darkest Deal

Pinestraw Spruce, who struck a sinister deal with The Collector, trades his soul for boundless musical brilliance. In this haunting journey, you and your squad will discover the chilling consequences of fame and the haunting echoes of the deal.

Bloodmoon: Dark Offerings

Score your Universal Express or HHN Express Pass and step into the unsettling atmosphere of a Colonial-era village, where a once-joyous fall festival takes a sinister turn under the shadow of a blood moon. Amidst this ominous celestial event, moon-worshippers interpret it as a signal to unleash chaos upon non-followers, thrusting you and your scream squad into a spine-tingling battle for survival.

Scare Zones

Dr. Oddfellow’s Collection of Horror

Unveil the sinister secrets of Halloween Horror Nights as the mysterious Dr. Oddfellow entices you with an offer of immortality.

Dark Zodiac

Join Dr. Oddfellow on a daring quest to harness the Zodiac’s power and achieve eternal life.

An scary leprechaun waving a large club while scaring two peopleJungle of Doom: Expedition Horror

Step into the past as Dr. Oddfellow explores the 1920s, delving on a journey deep into a menacing jungle to carry out terrifying experiments on the forces of nature.

Vamp ’69: Summer of Blood

Groove to top bands alongside fellow concert fanatics until the electrifying moment when Dr. Oddfellow releases savage vampires into the audience.

Shipyard 32: Horrors Unhinged

Get on a journey to a 1940s San Francisco shipping yard, surrounded by mysterious crates and cages marked with Dr. Oddfellow’s symbol.

Live Entertainment

Nightmare Fuel Revenge Dream

The resurrection of the show that once ignited your most chilling dreams.

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Embrace the blaze of your fears, as pyrotechnics and aerial artists sync their mesmerizing performances to the pulsating rhythm of metal and electronica.

Rides and Attractions

Your Halloween Nights Horror separate tickets let you enjoy thrilling attractions with shorter wait times. Scream to your heart’s content on the park’s pulse-pounding rides, several of which will remain accessible during the event. Stay tuned for additional information.

Scare actor in a skull costumeDining and Shopping

Treat yourself to an array of seasonal delights after running and escaping monsters and terrifying creatures. Then, browse through themed merchandise, featuring unique souvenirs.

Halloween Horror Nights Florida Date

Halloween Horror Nights scares select nights from September 1, 2023, through November 4, 2023. This event begins at 6:30 PM.

Halloween Horror Nights Event Venue

Located at 6000 Universal Blvd Orlando, FL 32819.

Experience Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Orlando

Get ready to face restless spirits, monsters, and ghouls this Halloween season. Universal Orlando offers hauntingly fun activities for all adrenaline junkies!

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Round up your friends for a spine-tingling expedition through haunted houses, where the company of your constants provides a shield against the lurking frights. Enter the mind-ripping and blood-curdling scare zones if you dare. We’ve heard that there will be returning favorites like the Graveyard Deadly Unrest and Pumpkin Lord, so watch out for more attractions at Islands of Adventure.

Plus, take a break from the terror to enjoy outstanding live performances and please your palatte with food and drinks concocted just for the Halloween celebration. There are a variety of snacks or cuisines to choose from. No matter the year, Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights remains a delight.

Brave enough to face the madness and mayhem at this scary after-dark attraction? Then, grab your Universal Studios Florida Halloween Horror Nights 2023 tickets now. If you are among the fortunate Florida residents, the Halloween Horror Nights Florida Resident discount is your invitation to join the fear-filled festivities at an unbeatable price. Also, you can make a full vacation out of it with a  Universal Orlando Vacation Package

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Start Date:

September 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm CDT

End Date:

November 4, 2023 @ 11:30 pm CDT



Universal Studios Orlando Events

6000 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

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