Universal Orlando News — Week of September 14, 2019

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Halloween Horror Nights reigns! Find photos, videos, and reviews of this year’s event inside plus all the Universal Orlando updates for this week.

Halloween Horror Nights 29

Turn on your blinky cups and start your screaming, it is time to get spooky! Halloween Horror Nights 29 is now open on select nights until November 2. Several of our friends covered opening night including Vincent Vision (above), Inside Universal, Attractions Magazine, and Thrill Geek. Check out their sites and channels for reviews, photos, and videos.

TouringPlans has your back with our ultimate guide (Part 1 and Part 2) and Do’s and Don’ts. Halloween Horror Nights 29 runs on select nights September 6 – November 2. Tickets are on sale now.

Weekly Crowd Levels

Detailed crowd level information can be found here.

Weather

Operating Hours & Early Park Admission

CityWalk is open until 2:00 a.m. daily, with free self parking starting after 6:00 p.m on non-Halloween Horror Nights days.

Admission

Two-day, two-park tickets are $284.99 per adult and $274.99 per child (plus tax). NOTE: Universal is running a buy two days get three days free promotional offer, good for five days for the price of two.

Volcano Bay tickets are at Anytime pricing at $80 per adult and $75 per child (plus tax).

Showtimes and Refurbishments

Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration Showtimes

  • September 14 – 20: No show

Universal’s Superstar Parade

  • September 14 – 15: 2:00 p.m.
  • September 16 – 17: 5:00 p.m.
  • September 18 – 20: 2:00 p.m.

Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle

  • September 14 – 20: 8:00 p.m. until park close, shows approximately every 20 minutes.

Complete showtimes are available on Universal Orlando’s website.

Refurbishments & Closures

  • Fear Factor Live!: August 5 – November 15 (used for Halloween Horror Nights)
  • Royal Pacific Resort Lobby Enhancements: March 1 – October 31 (phased)
  • Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges – September 3 – December 22
  • Me Ship, The Olive – September 3 – December 22
  • Hogwarts Express – September 24

Events & Festivals

Universal Orlando is celebrating their Annual Passholders this summer for Passholder Appreciation Days! Running August 12 – September 30, find exclusive discounts, offers, collectables, events, and more. For more information and details refer to Universal’s Passholder site.

Halloween Horror Nights is back! Experience houses based on Ghostbusters, Stranger Things, Jordan Peele’s Us, and more while you run from zombies, vikings, chainsaw maniacs, and Dragula in the streets. TouringPlans has your back with our ultimate guide (Part 1 and Part 2) and Do’s and Don’ts. Halloween Horror Nights 29 runs on select nights September 6 – November 2. Tickets are on sale now.

See you next week, and make sure to leave a question below for the Mail Bag!

Joseph Matt

Avid amusement park and video game fan. Enjoys picking up rare beers at breweries, exploring cities, cooking, and leading the young men of his fraternity.

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