Halloween Horror Nights 23 (2013)
Updated: Feb 2
HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 23 (2013)
2013 (HHN 23)
Halloween Horror Nights 23
"What Evil Has Taken Root?"
Sept. 20-21, 26-29, Oct. 3-6, 10-13, 16-20, 23-27, and Oct. 31-Nov. 2 (2013)
(Howl-O-Scream opened on 9/27/13.)
6:30pm – 12am
6:30pm – 1am
6:30pm – 2am
Event operates rain or shine.
Single Night: $91.99
Single Night Express: $49.99-$99.99
Rush of Fear: $72.99
Rush of Fear+Express: $184.99
Frequent Fear: $83.99
Frequent Fear+Express: $189.99
Frequent Fear Plus: $99.99
Frequent Fear Plus+Express: $249.99
Stay & Scream: Sun.- Thur. $38.99
Stay & Scream: Fri. $53.99
Stay & Scream: Sat. $69.99
On-Sale Dates for last year:
General Admission & Multi-Night:
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Thursday, July 26, 2012
EVENT GUIDE COVER:
House #1 Name: After Life Death's Vengeance
House Location: Sprung Tent 2
House Description: Serial killer Bobby "The Blade" is about to meet Ole' Sparky. 2000 volts are going to send him to a horrific realm of pain. His victims have waited an eternity for vengeance. They're bound to turn Bobby’s afterlife into an unimaginable, infernal torment.
House #2 Name: The Cabin In The Woods
House Location: Soundstage 21A (SS21A)
House Description: Experience a live recreation of the film that ripped the horror genre inside out. Beneath the cabin’s rustic appearance lies a secret facility that unleashes terrifying beings that you thought only existed in nightmares.
House #3 Name: Evil Dead
House Location: Soundstage 24
House Description: Relive "The Most Terrifying Film You Will Ever Experience" as gruesome Deadites try to possess your soul. There is nowhere to hide as every creaking floorboard and tangled vine is just waiting to pull you down, making you one with the Evil Dead.
House #4 Name: Havoc: Derailed
House Location: Disaster Overflow Queue (B67)
House Description: Hang on tight aboard a militaristic train convoy that’s secretly transporting the “Dogs of War” — a genetically engineered super-soldier outfit. These bloodthirsty maniacs are bent on mayhem and destruction, with their sights set on twisting the metal of a speeding train. This is Havoc!
House #5 Name: Urban Legends: La Llorona
House Location: Sprung Tent 1
House Description: She is known as the weeping woman. Her legend is one of tragedy... and of murder. She drowned her children in the cold, watery depths and now torments all who hear her with icy, mournful cries. Forced to walk the earth for eternity, she seeks others to share her pain and suffering, now and forever.
House #6 Name: Resident Evil: Escape From Raccoon City
House Location: Soundstage 21B (SS21B)
House Description: Raccoon City is overrun with Umbrella Corporation’s most terrifying experiments, and the only option is complete destruction. You’ll need to duck and dodge Lickers, Hunters, and Nemesis himself if you want any chance of escaping Capcom’s video game terrors before missiles send everything back to hell.
House #7 Name: The Walking Dead: No Safe Haven
House Location: Parade Building (B79)
House Description: Walk in the footsteps of the survivors as Season 3 of AMC’s horror hit relentlessly attacks you from all sides. Stay alert—walkers could trap you anywhere along your journey from the town of Woodbury to the claustrophobic confines of the derelict prison.
House #9 Name: An American Werewolf In London
House Location: Soundstage 22
House Description: Based on the John Landis horror classic, you’ll travel to the Slaughtered Lamb, experience the gruesome wolf attack on the moors and live the chaos of Piccadilly Circus. Beware the moon because tonight it brings only death.
THE WALKING DEAD: THE UNDEAD STREETS
For the first time ever, Universal dedicated the entire HHN street experience to AMC’s The Walking Dead.
Around every corner you encountered iconic scenes from all 3 seasons of the show, while trying to avoid blood-thirsty walkers.
"AMC's The Walking Dead has overtaken the streets of Universal Studios®. From Atlanta to the forests and into Woodbury, you’ll have to fight your way through some of the most iconic locations in the show if you want to survive the night."
The Fall of Atlanta
Location: New York Streets
The smell of death is in the air as you make your way past an iconic tank, sandbag barriers, and decayed rotting corpses on your journey through this decimated city. But be warned—the city’s not empty.
Location: Central Park
Tread carefully through these woods, as you never know who you might encounter. Lurking deep in the hidden depths are unforgettable scenes and characters from Seasons 1, 2 and 3.
Location: KidZone Entrance
There’s no one telling ghost stories at this derelict campsite, but there are plenty of undead. Will you dare to go closer to the eerily abandoned RV? Keep your wits about you or you might become a ghost story yourself.
Location: Mel's Drive-In Area
Something’s burning and it’s not a Sunday roast. Gasoline fumes ignite your senses as you encounter the smoldering remains of a singed country farm. See and smell the putrid barn, the red tractor, and more as you learn what’s causing that horrifying stench.
Location: Hollywood Boulevard
Turn around and live—proceed and face your fate. Stick together as you head down this street, because the spiked barriers are there for a reason. If you refuse to heed the spray-painted warnings, you’re in for a terrifying walk that will feel like an eternity.
RIDES & ATTRACTIONS:
Transformers: The Ride 3D
Hollywood Rip Ride Rock It
Revenge of the Mummy
The Simpsons Ride
Men in Black: Alien Attack
The 22nd Annual 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.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show - A Tribute
Shiver with antici-pation with Rocky and the gang!
OTHER INFORMATION/EVENT TIMELINE:
December 31, 2012 - Legendary Truth: The Collective Facebook Page posts a Level 1 Investigation & Lockdown Notice.
June 4, 2012 - A Pre-Season Website "Makeover" is applied to the Offical Universal Orlando HHN Website. In March 0f 2013, a minor facelift is applied to the UK Universal Orlando Annual Events page. You can find the UK Event page here: https://www.universalorlando.co.uk/Annual_Events/Halloween-Horror-Nights.aspx
April 23, 2013 - Official event hours released.
April 26, 2013 - Ticket options are onsale on the Universal Orlando UK site.
May 25, 2013 - Halloween Horror Nights Panel is presented at Halloween Extreme in Orlando. An official "Media Briefing" memo is posted to the LT Facebook page. It is OFFICIAL! Legendary Truth will return at HHN 23! Samples of merchandise for Legendary Truth & Horror Unearthed Legions are revealed by A&D. T-Shirts, hats, caps, keyrings, magnets, and more will be sold on the Universal Orlando Website.
June 6, 2013 - Building permits for 7 locations within Universal Studios appear on the City of Orlando Permit site.
Midnight, June 27, 2013 - First HHN 2013 maze is announced. Cabin in the Woods is the maze. HHN website goes dark.....tag line of "What Evil Has Taken Root?" goes live.
June 27, 2013 (AM) - Website is updated with basic event information. Tickets go on sale. First "evidence" video is posted on the site.
July 5, 2013 - Express Add-On prices and options appear on main website. They cannot be purchased.
July 11, 2013 - Single Night Express Add-Ons can be purchased via the official website.
July 16, 2013 - Evil Dead maze announced.
July 17, 2013 - Rocky Horror Show announced.
July 22, 2013 - Legendary Truth Interactive Experience Game registration begins.
July 25, 2013 - The Walking Dead maze & Street Experience announced!
July 30th - HHN gets a new Twitter account:
August 12-16th is "HHN 23 Reveal Week"....
Urban Legends: La Llorona is announced on August 12th.
After Life: Death’s Vengeance 3D is announced on August 13th.
Havoc: Derailed is announced on August 14th.
An American Werewolf in London is announced on August 15th.
An 8th & final maze has yet to be announced!
August 29th - Resident Evil announced and full website is live.