HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 21 (2011)

HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 21 (2011)

YEAR:

2011 (HHN 21)


EVENT NAME:

Halloween Horror Nights 21


LOCATION:

Universal Studios


CATCH PHRASE:

"Be Careful What You Wager Because Nobody Beats The House!"

"How much will you wager?"

"Are You In?"

"Your Fate Is In Her Hands."


ICON/ICONS:

Lady Luck


DATES:

September 23, 24, 29, 30, October 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 (2011)


HOURS:

6:30pm - 2am on Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29

6:30pm – 1am on Oct. 9, 13, 16, 20, 23 & 27

All other event nights: 6:30pm – 12am

Event operates rain or shine.


TICKETS:

Single Night Admission: $81.99

Rush of Fear Pass (All Nights for First 3 Weekends): $69.99

Rush of Fear Pass w/ Express Access (All Nights for First 3 Weekends): $169.99

Frequent Fear Pass: $81.99

Frequent Fear Pass w/ Express Access: $169.99

Frequent Fear Plus Pass: $96.99

Frequent Fear Plus Pass w/ Express Access: $219.99


EVENT GUIDE:


EVENT MAP:


HAUNTED HOUSES:


House #1 Name: The In-Between in 3D

House Location: Sprung Tent 1

House Description: An ominous portal reveals a 3rd dimension where all is not what it seems: a realm where our world and another collide. Surrounded by fiendish creatures, your eyes will deceive you with every step through this phantasm of terror.


House #2 Name: Nevermore: The Madness of Poe

House Location: Sprung Tent 2

House Description: The madness of Edgar Allen Poe’s greatest works has come to life. Step into the mind of the iconic writer, where every turn of the page takes you closer to the brink of insanity.


House #3 Name: The Thing

House Location: Soundstage 23A (SS23A)

House Description: Paranoia spreads like an epidemic among a group of researchers in an isolated Antarctic outpost as they are infected, one by one, by a horrifying creature from another planet. In a place where there is nothing, they found something.


House #4 Name: Nightingales: Blood Prey

House Location: Sound Stage 23B (SS23B)

House Description: Within every war, the Nightingales have appeared. Able to transform themselves to fit any setting, these savage banshees feed on the weak and the helpless. Patrolling WWI era trenches, you discover that you are more than just at war…you’re being hunted.


House #5 Name: Winter’s Night: The Haunting of Hawthorn Cemetery

House Location: Sound Stage 22

House Description: As snow falls on this normally serene gothic cemetery, the deceased souls that occupy its confines have their sights set upon you, insuring that the chill you feel up your spine is more than just the cold of night.


House #6 Name: Saws N’ Steam: Into the Machine

House Location: JAWS Queue

House Description: Spinning blades and massive, crushing pistons await you around every corner as you are forced deeper into the bowels of a mechanical nightmare. Give yourself to “The Machine.”


House #7 Name: The Forsaken

House Location: Parade Building

House Description: voyage, only three became legend. Condemned to a watery grave, the mutinous and cursed crew of that 4th ship has returned with a vengeance. For within the walls of a Spanish fort, a maelstrom has brought from the depths....death itself.


House #8 Name: H.R. Bloodengutz Presents: Holidays of Horror

House Location: Disaster Queue

House Description: Join creature feature host, H.R. Bloodengutz, in his final televised broadcast as he presents a SCARE-athon of holiday-based horror that is guaranteed to cleave you screaming for more.


SCAREZONES:


Scarezone #1 Name: NightMaze

Scarezone Location: Shrek Alley

Scarezone Description: Journey through the ever changing maze of darkness. This all black maze will morph and change as you walk through it. You will not be scared the same way twice.


Scarezone #2 Name: "7"

Scarezone Location: Hollywood Boulevard

Scarezone Description: As daylight shines upon our Temptresses, their appearance, though evil, allows you the spectacle of beauty. As night falls, these 7 temptresses will show their true colors and take on their true Fatal Evil forms. Beware of your own temptations.


Scarezone #3 Name: Grown Evil

Scarezone Location: Central Park

Scarezone Description: Enter, if you dare, into our garden where Evil grows. Nature has taken this once well manicured sanctuary back from the humans who once kept it. Now the creatures that inhabit the garden are making any human that enters their prey.


Scarezone #4 Name: Canyon of Dark Souls

Scarezone Location: International Food Concourse

Scarezone Description: Upon entering into the Canyon of Dark Souls, you will feel like a small spec of humanity as the overwhelming sense of death surrounds you. Creatures that dwell within the Canyon are not welcoming so walk slowly as to not disturb them.


Scarezone #5 Name: Acid Assault

Scarezone Location: New York

Scarezone Description: For decades now the city has been degrading from the effects of Acid Rain that still falls today, caused by factories which sprung up on the city’s edges during the 20th century. Those that have lived and survived the blistering decay are all alone in the city. Survivors have stripped the city of all life to sustain their own…dare to enter the ACID ASSAULT.


Scarezone #6 Name: Your Luck Has Run Out

Scarezone Location: Sting Alley

Scarezone Description: Enter if you dare into the lair of the LUCKY! Your choices will determine if you make it out alive. Witness lucks deadly wrath, will she choose you to be her next victim?


RIDES & ATTRACTIONS:


Revenge of the Mummy

The Simpsons Ride

Hollywood Rip Ride Rock-it

Jaws

Men in Black: Alien Attack


SHOWS:


Death Drums

A seductive, hard-hitting and raw extreme drumming experience is revealed at Halloween Horror Nights 21! Don’t just see one show as there are 3 different shows nightly. Make the choice and experience death drums.

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure

Party on as those two most excellent dudes return to skewer the biggest names in entertainment and pop culture.



OTHER INFORMATION:


Lady Luck connects the storyline for the event. She (or her persona) can be found in each house!


EVENT TIMELINE:


June 24th - HHN XX website goes offline and placeholder HHN info page is active.

June 28th - Tickets go on sale. HHN 21 teaser site goes live. "Nobody beats the House" is catch phrase. (In 2010 tickets were on sale June 14th. In 2009 tickets were on sale June 1st!!)


July 19th - First maze based on The Thing is announced.

The first HHN 21 Tweet is sent on August 1, 2011.

August 4th - 'Take a Chance' games go live. They are "Channel Surfing" & "The Key".

August 9th - More 'Take a Chance' games activated. They are "The Machine" and "Certain Rune".

August 12th: Another new 'Take a Chance' game goes live. It is "Tank You".

August 16th - New 'Take a Chance' game named "Loose Cannon" arrives.

August 18th: Another new 'Take a Chance' game titled "Don't Judge a Book" is online.

August 22nd: 'Take a Chance' game "Friend or Foe?" online.

The Full Website became active at 12 midnight on 8/30 (going into 8/31)...the reveal was preceded by an 11:30 special reveal to contest winners, Leaderboard Top 10 and selected media sites.

September 2nd: Three multi-player games added to Level 2 of the 'Take A Chance" games. They are "Secret of the Stones", "A Bit of the Bubbly" and "The Final Cut". Multi-player games only accessible from 6pm-6am. House back-stories for "The Forsaken", "Nightingale's: Blood Prey", and "Holidays of Horror" are revealed when level 2 games are won.

September 6th: 2 Additional multi-player games go live. They are "No Rest for the Dreary" and "Lend an Ear". The house back-stories are added for "Winter's Night" and "Saws N' Steam" when the games are won.

September 14th: Two new multi-player games are added. They are "Baby It's Cold Outside" and "Poster Child". More house back-stories added for "The Thing" and "The In-Between" when the games are won.


September 15th marks the first ever HHN Tweetup.

Media Gifts (a severed hand) arrive to media sites on Friday, September 16th. The HHN 21 website is updated with images of Evil Lady Luck.

HHN 21 Merchandise goes live in the online Universal Store on Monday, September 19th.

Employee Preview Night is held on Wednesday, September 21st. The final multiplayer game is online. It is called "Resting in Piece". The back-stories are added for the "Nevermore" house and for Lady Luck!

The HHN 21 Media Event is presented at 6PM on September 23rd.

The first HHN 21 Annual Passholder Event begins at 5PM on September 23rd.