Welcome to Freaks of HHN’s FULL GUIDE to Halloween Horror Nights 32! In this guide, we’ll discuss ticket information, attraction descriptions, entertainment guides, and more.
As HHN is an ever-evolving event, we will keep this guide as current as possibly by adding updates both before and during the September 1 – November 4 run. So be sure to check back for more information and HHN coverage. Now, let’s dive in to all things Halloween Horror Nights 32!
Halloween Horror Nights 32 is located at Universal Studios Florida, a theme park within the Universal Orlando Resort. Parking for this attraction takes place within two large structures at 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819. For the most accurate directions, make sure to enter the above address in your GPS or navigation app.
General parking costs $30 per day with prime upgrades (and valet service) available for additional fees. According to the Universal Orlando website, parking will be free of charge after midnight on HHN event nights.
Event Dates 2023
Halloween Horror Nights 32 will run on select evenings September 1 – November 4. For exact dates, check out the calendar below. These screen shots were taken directly on the Universal website:
Halloween Horror Nights 32 Ticket Options
There are several ticket options at Halloween Horror Nights 32, including single evening, multi-night passes, and vacation packages. Let’s explore each of these choices to find the right match for your and your family.
Keep in mind that ticket prices can increase at that gate. For the most effective shopping, make sure you purchase your HHN 32 tickets in advance at halloweenhorrornights.com.
Single Night Tickets
Starting at $79.99, a single night ticket grants one person entry into one evening of the event. Because exact pricing is based on seasonality and peak attendance, it is important to purchase single night tickets as early as possible.
Halloween Horror Nights Express Pass
A useful ticket upgrade, Express Passes allow guests to skip the regular, standby line at each haunted house and select Universal attractions. Passes can only be used once per attraction, so make sure to use it wisely. And please note that while Express access guarantees a shorter wait time, you still may have to stand in line during your visit to the attraction.
Multi-Night Ticket Options
For most diehard fans and haunted house enthusiasts, one visit just isn’t enough! For these individuals, a multi-night ticket is the perfect option. There are a variety of pass types and valid dates. Multi-night ticket options include Rush of Fear (with admission through most of September), Frequent Fear, Frequent Fear Plus, and Frequent Fear Ultimate.
*All multi-night passes also offer an Express upgrade with one-time access to the shorter Express queue line on each valid event evening. See below for more information*
You can see this year’s pricing and valid event dates below:
Rush of Fear
Rush of Fear includes access to the first four weekends of Halloween Horror Nights. It’s a great option if you’re looking get your HHN fix early in the season.
Frequent Fear Pass
The Frequent Fear Pass includes every Sunday – Thursday night throughout the event’s run PLUS the full first weekend.
Frequent Fear Plus Pass
Just a bit more expensive than the basic Frequent Fear Pass, the Frequent Fear Plus includes every Sunday – Friday AND the first and last Saturday of the event.
Ultimate Frequent Fear Pass
A Frequent Fear Ultimate Pass includes admission to all 48 event nights plus FREE PARKING after 5pm.
New for 2023!
Important Note – when buying a multi-night ticket, you will need to select which day you plan to start using your pass! This is a brand new requirement in 2023.
For an extra charge, you can add an Express option to ANY of the above listed multi-night tickets. While the additional cost is substantial (up to $500+ depending on your chosen pass), these tickets allow you to skip the standby line at every haunted house (Express can be used one time per house, per visit).
If you’re looking for a more premium experience, consider an R.I.P Tour package. Including guided priority access to all the houses, a pre-tour reception at Cafe La Bamba, reserved seating at live shows, and unlimited Express access to the Universal attractions; an R.I.P. Tour is a truly memorable experience for any HHN fan! Starting at $329.99, you can choose between a public or private R.I.P. package.
Scream Early Ticket
Along with event tickets, Universal offers a Scream Early add-on option. This pass allows guests to enter the park at 3pm to enjoy a few rides and grab a spot in their preferred Stay & Scream area until the houses officially open. If you want to make the most of your night of fear, a Scream Early Ticket is a must!
Halloween Horror Nights Vacation Packages
Stay close to the screams with a combination Hotel and Ticket Package. Find more details and book your experience at halloweenhorrornights.com.
Halloween Horror Nights Hotel & Ticket Package
Get five nights at a Universal hotel, admission to all three parks, and one night of screams with a Hotel & Ticket Package.
Florida Resident 2-Night Halloween Horror Nights Hotel & Ticket Package
The resident-exclusive package includes admission to all three parks and one night at Halloween Horror Nights.
1-Night Halloween Horror Nights Hotel & Ticket Package
Stay on property and scream your head off with one night of HHN admission.
Halloween Horror Nights 32 Attractions
Halloween Horror Nights 32 will terrify guests with 10 haunted houses, 5 scare zones, live entertainment, specialty dining, and the annual themed Tribute Store. Here’s more information:
*All house and scare zone descriptions are from statements released by the Universal theme parks.*
The Last of Us
“The Last of Us” engrosses guests in a struggle to survive against fearsome Clickers, Bloaters, and more from Naughty Dog and PlayStation’s award-winning video game.
Stranger Things 4
“Stranger Things 4” transports guests to Hawkins, Indiana where they will face off against the evil Vecna in the fourth season of Netflix’s original series.
Chucky: Ultimate Kill Count
Inspired by the hit USA & SYFY series and cult classic films, “Chucky: Ultimate Kill Count” casts this killer doll as the star of his very own haunted house for the first time. A true sadistic killer, Chucky has been mired in the agony of disrespect he feels from his peers at not being taken seriously. Thus begins his quest to turn his haunted house into a living slaughterhouse by killing every person who enters.
The Exorcist: Believer
Inspired by Universal Pictures’ terrifying new horror film from Blumhouse and Morgan Creek Entertainment (in theaters Friday, October 13), “The Exorcist: Believer” haunted house will unleash an entirely new level of terror to Halloween Horror Nights. In this new chapter, guests will be transported to a bustling street market in Haiti, where an innocent purchase of a strange folk doll with three eyes leads to the opening of a demonic portal, the awakening of sinister spirits and the subsequent disappearance of two 12-year-old girls in the U.S. The girls are found three days later with no memory of what happened to them. After the girls begin to exhibit unsettling behavior, it soon becomes clear that only an exorcism can save them – and everyone who comes in contact with them, including unwitting guests, is suddenly at risk of losing their souls.
Universal Monsters: Unmasked
Lurking sixty feet beneath the bustling streets of the City of Lights, the dank Catacombs of Paris house a much darker secret… The all-new haunted house “Universal Monsters: Unmasked” takes guests down into the infamous burial grounds where every corner and crevice overflows with millions of skeletal remains and even more sinister secrets. Deep within the Catacombs, Universal’s most notorious creatures – The Phantom of the Opera, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Dr. Jekyll and his deranged alternate personality Mr. Hyde, and Dr. Jack Griffin, aka The Invisible Man – also lie in wait as they bide their time and seek vengeance against guests after the opening of the Catacombs to public visitation. These desperate and dangerous fiends have become filled with a rage toward guests navigating the twisted tunnels of their underground labyrinth home. It is here, in the darkness, where they hunt these trespassers and where the sounds of guests’ screams will go unheard.
Dr. Oddfellow Twisted Origins
A demented, late-night circus led by an evil ringmaster and notorious icon looking for human souls to fuel his dark intentions in “Dr. Oddfellow: Twisted Origins”
Dueling Dragons: Choose Thy Fate
A horrific twist to a frightening, yet familiar tale and sinister battle between Fire and Ice in “Dueling Dragons: Choose Thy Fate”
YETI: Campground Kills
Blood-soaked campgrounds deep in the trenches of mountains where vicious, bloodthirsty monsters have returned with a vengeance in “YETI: Campground Kills”
The Darkest Deal
Selling their souls for fame in “The Darkest Deal” where they quickly learn a deal can be more than they bargained for.
Bloodmoon: Dark Offerings
A colonial cult looking to slaughter those who dare refuse to worship the Bloodmoon in “Bloodmoon: Dark Offerings”
Between houses, check out the thrills on the street with FIVE highly themed scare zones – all seemingly choreographed by the devious Dr. Oddfellow….
Dr. Oddfellow’s Collection of Horror
Come face to face with the devious legend who is promising immortality for those who dare to enter “Dr. Oddfellow’s Collection of Horror”
Cower in fear as the signs of the zodiac come to life in “Dark Zodiac” where Dr. Oddfellow uses his power to transform the zodiac signsinto horrifying horoscope creatures.
Jungle of Doom: Expedition Horror
Venture into the “Jungle of Doom: Expedition Horror” where Dr. Oddfellow’s twisted and bizarre experiments combine elements of nature and animals to create vicious jungle creatures looking to satisfy their cravings
Vamp ’69: Summer of Blood
Attend a music festival crashed by bloodthirsty vampires let loose by Dr. Oddfellow in “Vamp ’69: Summer of Blood”
Shipyard 32: Horrors Unhinged
Stumble upon Dr. Oddfellow’s crates and cages that once housed monsters of all kinds who have escaped in pursuit of chaos in “Shipyard 32: Horrors Unhinged”
At the Fear Factor stadium, guests can enjoy the new Nightmare Fuel Revenge Dream.
Visit themed booths around the park for all-new food and beverage offerings. Inspired by this year’s haunted house line up, these specialty dining options include menu items like Bloody Campground Poutine, El Pastor Torta and Sour Apple Pie Funnel Fries.
This annual shopping location will return with an NYC comic book theme. Guests can step into the pages of an original horror comic book in the “Tribute to Terror!”
HHN Activities – Outside the Park
Dead Coconut Club
At Universal Citywalk, the Red Coconut Club will once again become the Dead Coconut Club! Don’t miss the all-new theme and specialty menu.
Chucky’s Twisted Playground
Available only to Universal hotel guests, head to Cabana Bay for the chance to take some creepy photos at Chucky’s Twisted Playground. Taking place daily from 2-10pm, this photo illusion experience features five uniquely scary picture settings inspired by the USA & SYFY TV series. A valid hotel key is required for entry.
Check out the Spooky Swizzle Lounge at Cabana Bay Beach Resort or the Spooky Sunset Lounge (featuring pineapple jack-o-lanterns!) at Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites. If you don’t want to trek to one of those locations, you can find specialty Halloween-themed cocktails at all the Universal Orlando Resort hotels.
Universal Monsters Gallery of Legends
Visit seven different Universal hotels to find seven different photo opportunities themed to specific Universal monsters.
Taste of Terror
If you’re looking for a bit of HHN before the event officially starts, check out Taste of Terror! Running now until August 26, Taste of Terror includes all-you-care-to-enjoy tasting size portions of food and non-alcoholic drinks. With a Taste of Terror ticket, you’ll also receive:
- Souvenir Halloween Horror Nights light-up cup (21+ Only)
- Halloween Horror Nights Coca-Cola Freestyle® cup* (Separate fee applies to activate)
- One (1) digital download of a photo taken at the Taste of Terror
Behind-the-Screams: Unmasking the Horror Tour
Take a daytime, lights-on tour of some fan-favorite HHN houses! Pick between a 3- (starting at $119.99) or 6-house (starting at $169.99) tour to receive exclusive behind-the-scenes access and photo opportunities. Park admission is NOT REQUIRED for these tours.
Ready to Scream? Don’t forget to Download the Universal App!
Make the most of your night of fear by downloading the Universal Orlando app! Using this free phone application you can:
- Remotely check haunted house wait times
- Mobile order your favorite Universal foods
- Buy your HHN 32 swag with contactless payments
- Kill time in line with the Halloween Horror Nights Mobile game!
Halloween Horror Nights 32 opens September 1! Learn more about the event, purchase your tickets, and start planning your spooky evening at halloweenhorrornights.com.