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Halloween Horror Nights 30 (2021)

Updated: Feb 6



2021 (HHN 30)


Halloween Horror Nights 30


Universal Studios


"30 Years of Fear"

"Never Go Alone"

"The Biggest Thing In Fear for 30 Years"

”30 Years of Screams”


Jack the Clown, Eddie, The Usher, The Caretaker, Lady Luck, Chance, The Storyteller, Fear, The Director, & MORE


September: 3-4, 9-12, 15-19, 22-26, & 29-30 (2021)

October: 1-3, 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 26-31 (2021)


6:30-1:00 AM or 6:30-2:00 AM

Event operates rain or shine.


Single night tickets on sale date:

June 17, 2021

Multi-night tickets on sale date:

August 5, 2021

Single Night Admission - Starting at $70.99

Single Night Express - Starting at $69.99

R.I.P. Tours - Starting at $199.99

Unmasking The Horror Tours - Starting at $79.99

Multi-Night Tickets:

Rush of Fear - Advance price $129.99/ Gate $149.99

Rush of Fear With Express - Advance price $399.99/ Gate $419.99

Frequent Fear - Advance price $159.99/ Gate $179.99

Frequent Fear With Express - Advance price $459.99/ Gate $479.99

Frequent Fear Plus - Advance price $189.99/ Gate $209.99

Frequent Fear Plus With Express - Advance price $529.99/ Gate $549.99

Ultimate Frequent Fear - Advance price $284.99/ Gate $304.99

Ultimate Frequent Fear With Express - Advance price $729.99/ Gate $749.99




House #1 Name: Beetlejuice

Location: Parade Warehouse (B79)

Maze Description:

Enter the world of the original film, more twisted and terrifying than ever. Wander checkered hallways and through the model graveyard as the infamous bio-exorcist haunts you, taunts you and torments you at every turn. It's Showtime!

"Beetlejuice was the first “ghost host” of Halloween Horror Nights – originally called ‘Fright Nights’ – during the event’s debut in 1991. As Halloween Horror Nights 2021 celebrates a milestone year, this former host will become the supernatural star of a bone-chilling haunted house based on Warner Bros. Pictures and Tim Burton’s Academy Award-winning horror-fantasy film. Guests will be at the whim of the self-described “Bio-Exorcist” as they shadow Beetlejuice’s every move through artfully recreated scenes from the popular film. From the infamous haunted attic within the Maitland home, to the model graveyard and Dante’s Inferno Room, guests will have the extraordinary chance to enter the movie surrounded by its most iconic characters. With brash defiance, Beetlejuice is ready to turn on the juice and see what shakes loose – and his plans don’t include returning to the land of the unliving."

(This house makes a return from 2020.)

House #2 Name: The Haunting of Hill House

House Location: B108-S

House Description:

It stands like a brooding creature, waiting for its victims. Enter the decaying remains of an aging mansion that lives – even if all who dwell there are long dead. Step right into Netflix’s supernatural masterpiece, The Haunting of Hill House. Each unsettling room, each darkened hallway, takes you deeper and deeper into your worst nightmares. Come face-to-face with The Tall Man, The Bent-Neck Lady, The Ghost in the Basement and more. Enter the Red Room and you may find yourself spending all of eternity listening to the sound of your own screams.

"Netflix’s critically-acclaimed series “The Haunting of Hill House” will bring its ominous presence to Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood in all-new mazes, awakening the imposing and mysterious Hill House as it beckons guests to embark on the dark journey experienced by the Crain family. Iconic scenes from the Netflix series will be featured throughout the maze, including the omni-powerful Red Room – the heart of Hill House – and the infamous Hall of Statues, where deceptive powers overtake everyone who enters. Testing even the bravest guests, they’ll attempt to escape the entanglement of the estate’s eternal stranglehold or succumb to the powerful forces of Hill House – leaving them to wander the endless halls forever…alone."

House #3 Name: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

House Location: Soundstage 23 (SS23B)

House Description:

Inspired by the 1974 iconic slasher film “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” the “Halloween Horror Nights” mazes will depict a harrowing and intense experience as guests try to outrun the maniacal Leatherface and his unrelenting chainsaw. Guests will embark on a killer journey through a series of familiar scenes from the film and eventually fall victim to a family of cannibals. From a dilapidated gas station to an eerie, old farmhouse, they will witness unimaginable horrors around every corner, soon discovering that nowhere is safe from the demented Leatherface.

House #4 Name: The Bride of Frankenstein LIVES

House Location: Soundstage 23 (SS23A)

House Description:

At its core, Halloween Horror Nights is an extension of the horror film legacy originated by Universal Pictures, and the event continues to honor its blockbuster history with a haunted maze highlighting one of the studio’s most sinister creatures – The Bride of Frankenstein. “Universal Monsters: The Bride of Frankenstein Lives” picks up where the 1935 classic film “The Bride of Frankenstein” left off, thrusting guests into chaos as the Bride becomes an unstoppable scientist and begins her mission to revive Frankenstein’s Monster. Her unwavering quest to find eternal life will come at a cost, and guests will soon find themselves entwined in a frenzied battle in their daring attempt to escape.

(This house makes a return from 2020.)

House #5 Name: HHN Icons: Captured

House Location: Soundstage 24 (SS24B)

House Description:

Over the last 30 years Halloween Horror Nights has introduced a murderer’s row of original characters. Now they’ve joined forces – some newly risen to true Icon status – to form a monstrous Hell of Fame, taunting and terrifying you at every turn. You’ll meet Jack the Clown, The Storyteller, The Caretaker and many more – all in one house for the first time ever. As you search for escape you’ll encounter tormented victims as well as each Icon’s demonic super fans. Who’s the most evil of them all? Depending when you visit a different Icon will reign supreme.

The most notorious Halloween Horror Nights icons in history are joining forces to inflict unimaginable terror upon guests in Halloween Horror Nights Icons: Captured. Guests will quickly realize they’re the hunted as they encounter a monstrous “Hell of Fame” where they’ll have no choice but to face the brutal cruelty and madness of this foreboding collection of Halloween Horror Nights legends, which include:

The Caretaker, a once well-respected surgeon who has become eerily infatuated with the removal of internal organs – especially while his patients are conscious.

The Director, an aspiring filmmaker obsessed with capturing the suffering and torture of his victims on film – placing them in their very own living horror movie.

The Usher, who seeks to invoke violent vengeance on those who don’t follow the rules of his theater.

The Storyteller, who stops at nothing to entrap guests into her latest tales of terror, where no one lives happily ever after.

Jack the Clown – the original Halloween Horror Nights icon and the most feared of them all – and his assistant Chance, a deadly pair who thrive on tormenting victims in ways that embody their sick sense of humor.

House #6 Name: Revenge of the Tooth Fairy

House Location: Soundstage 24 (SS24A)

House Description:

You’re about to discover the sinister reality behind the seemingly innocent childhood tradition. All children must give up their baby teeth to the goblinesque tooth fairies or pay a gruesome price. It’s an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. Step into an old manor house that has been swarmed by yellow-clawed fiends, dripping with blood, teeth and gore. Grit your teeth as you see the evil fairies extract their toothed bounty by force while their victims struggle in vain. Hold in your screams or risk exposing your own teeth to their monstrous grasping claws.

Revenge of the Tooth Fairy will entice guests to uncover the darker ritual behind an innocent childhood tradition. Long ago, parents struck a bargain with vicious, goblin-esque tooth fairies to protect their children from these evil creatures who crave pearly whites – all children must give up their baby teeth or pay a gruesome price. Guests will step into a heinous realm of blood, teeth and gore where these fairies extract their toothed bounty by force and the only way out is to hold in their screams and keep their mouths shut.

(This house makes a return from 2020.)

House #7 Name: Puppet Theater: Captive Audience

House Location: Sprung Tent 1

House Description:

Open scene: A creepy abandoned old theater from early 1900s San Francisco. A puppeteer and a ballet troupe have been trapped there ever since, and they’d kill for an audience. Whether you’re a puppet or a patron, that’s your cue to scream. All the blood will drain from your face as you see the Green Room run red with blood. Your horror grows as you come upon grotesque living marionettes made from severed limbs. If you manage to escape their gory puppetry, then you’ll become a part of the skeletal audience rotting in place.

"The demented side of puppetry and theatre will take center stage in Puppet Theatre: Captive Audience as guests are transported to San Francisco’s abandoned Grandeur Theatre in the early 1900’s. They’ll find the Pasek’s Puppet Troupe trapped within its ruins in the midst of rehearsing for their next grisly performance. With a fanatical need to entertain any captive audience, the troupe has turned to transforming trespassers into living puppets – dismantling and sewing them back together as life-sized marionettes for additions to their horrific encore. Will guests escape in one piece or will it be their final curtain call? No matter what, the show must go on…"

House #8 Name: The Wicked Growth: Realm of the Pumpkin

House Location: Sprung Tent #2

House Description:

An evil rot has taken root in the land. It’s time once again for the rise of the Pumpkin Lord who grows Halloween like a malignant vine. His minions are scouring the countryside, collecting unwilling sacrifices in order to summon the Pumpkin Lord. The closer to Halloween, the more people practice the traditions, the greater the powers of the Pumpkin Lord grow. As the pumpkins grow ever bigger, your fear grows ever greater, and your odds of escape grow smaller. From the cemetery to the forest, there’s no breaking free from the tenacious vines of the merciless Pumpkin Lord.

"The beloved tradition of Halloween has more sinister roots waiting to be unearthed and as the grower of this ritual, the Pumpkin Lord is preparing for his yearly human harvest in Wicked Growth: Realm of the Pumpkin. Lured in by the familiar sights and sounds of the holiday, guests will find themselves trapped in an endless maze of traditional Halloween domains, including a dilapidated haunted house, an ominous graveyard and even a wicked witch’s cottage – all overrun by ruthless creatures engulfed in ghastly pumpkin growth. They’ll follow the ceaseless vines as they twist and turn right into the Pumpkin Lord’s lair, where he eagerly awaits new victims and is never truly satiated."

House #9 Name: Welcome To Scarey: Horror In The Heartland

House Location: MIB Tent #3

House Description:

The town placed a sign at the entrance to Carey, Ohio, saying it’s a nice place to live. Unfortunately nobody lives here very long. No one escapes from Carey, where bad things just happen, and new terrors rain down year after year. If it claws, bites, feasts on blood, or just likes to rip people to shreds, it somehow finds its way to Carey. Experience an endless parade of unimaginable terrors, from horrifying creatures to bloodthirsty maniacs. You can scream all you want in Carey. But everybody’s too busy doing their own screaming to pay much notice.

"Some of the most haunting original stories from Halloween Horror Nights over the years have been set in the mysterious town of Carey – and this year, Welcome to SCarey: Horror in the Heartland will combine these stories and bring them to life once again in a first-ever haunted house that pays homage to the event’s 30-year history. Guests will be transported back to the shady township of Carey and enter familiar settings that will leave fans shrieking from nostalgia and horror. From the ghastly cave of vampires from The Hive, the decrepit attic of Dead End and the disturbing Meetz Meats human deli from Leave it to Cleaver, they’ll find no escape from the evil of Carey once and for all."

House #10 Name: Case Files UNEARTHED - Legendary Truth

House Location: Shrek Theater #2 (40D)

House Description:

Follow the trail of a private eye as an investigation into the supernatural leads you into a dark world of ghouls and terrifying creatures.

"The world of Legendary Truth, an evolving story following a mysterious paranormal research group, has haunted guests via unique haunted houses throughout Halloween Horror Nights history. In Case Files Unearthed: Legendary Truth, guests will step into the well-worn shoes of the infamous Boris Shuster – the elusive private eye investigating the supernatural – as he endlessly searches for clues to a series of strange occurrences throughout New York City. Falling further into the shadowy, dark world of the paranormal, guests will face an overwhelming onslaught of ghouls, poltergeists and terrors, all while trying to solve the biggest mystery of them all – how they’ll survive…"


Scare Zone #1 Name: 30 Years 30 Fears

Scare Zone Location: Plaza of the Stars/Production Central

Scare Zone Description:

The monsters you’ve most dreaded from past Halloween Horror Nights have taken over the streets. They’re back and you’re history.

"The most infamous characters from past Halloween Horror Nights scare zones will reunite to take over the Avenue of the Stars in 30 Years, 30 Fears. Guests will enter a gory reunion where the past has come back to haunt them with creatures of blood and bone, beastly monstrosities and chainsaw-wielding fiends lurking around every corner."

Scare Zone #2 Name: Lights, Camera, Hacktion - Eddie's Revenge

Scare Zone Location: Hollywood

Scare Zone Description:

Get ready for the feel-bad movie of the year. Eddie Schmidt, Jack the Clown’s brother, is filming a horror film and the monsters are real.

"Eddie Schmidt, Jack the Clown’s diabolical brother, is returning to Halloween Horror Nights to film a gory Hollywood sequel in Lights, Camera, Hacktion: Eddie’s Revenge – except this time, the monsters are real. Vampires, evil clowns, creatures from the watery depths and other horrific beings from event’s past will roar on the scene where guests will make their short, and painful, cameo."

Scare Zone #3 Name: Gorewood Forest

Scare Zone Location: Mel's Die-In/Central Park

Scare Zone Description:

Sixteen years after the gory sacrifices of Terra Cruentus, the heartless Terra Queen is back. Evil is in her nature.

"The heartless Terra Queen is back and her wicked plans to remake the world in her terrifying image will take root in Central Park, transforming it into the grisly Gorewood Forest. Guests will find nowhere to hide from her menacing minions as they harvest fresh blood to feed her ever-growing power."

Scare Zone #4 Name: Seek and Destroy

Scare Zone Location: New York Streets

Scare Zone Description:

In Seek and Destroy, guests will find themselves in a New York dystopia where a ruthless alien cyber regime, led by The Controller, has taken over – relentlessly scanning the city streets for humans and turning them into fuel. With the regime’s loyal followers hiding in the darkness endlessly hunting for new victims, guests must either join them or be destroyed.

Scare Zone #5 Name: CryptTV

Scare Zone Location: San Francisco

Scare Zone Description:

Step inside Crypt TV, a dark universe of monsters that reside in the same reality—on your screen, in your pockets and now San Francisco.

"Crypt TV Guests will step inside Crypt TV, a dark universe of monsters that reside in the same reality on their screens, in their pockets and now, in real life. In this nightmare world that’s overtaken San Francisco, creatures of all shapes and sizes exist, including The Look-See, the Sunny Family Cult, Harclaw and Miss Annity. Now, they’ve been brought to life in a world of fear that will engulf any guest who enters."


Show #1 Name: Marathon of Mayhem - Carnage Factory

Location: Universal Studios Lagoon

Show Description:

There’s no manufacturing the screams as a terrifying show comes to life in Universal Studios’ lagoon. It’s a fear factory.

"Marathon of Mayhem: Carnage Factory, a brand-new nighttime lagoon show that will transform the expansive Universal Studios lagoon into renowned visions of fright highlighting some of the top names in horror and Halloween Horror Nights history that are featured in this year’s event."

Show #2 Name: Halloween Nightmare Fuel

Location: Fear Factory Stage

Show Description:

A new show is igniting Halloween Horror Nights, featuring fire, pyro and aerial performers.

"Halloween Nightmare Fuel, a fiery new show featuring nocturnal creatures, aerialists of the night and frightful fire performers – all set to pulse-pounding rock, metal and electronica music."


Transformers: The Ride 3-D

Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit

Revenge of the Mummy

Men In Black Alien Attack

Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts


This will the the OFFICIAL 30th Anniversary of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort!

October 27th, 2020 - The Puppet Theatre: Captive Audience behind the scenes video was officially released by Universal. This is teased to be a haunted house that will appear when the event returns in 2021.

March 5th, 2021 - Official event dates are revealed for the return of HHN in 2021. The Beetlejuice haunted house will return in 2021!

March 30, 2021 - Auditions for the event begin.

June 17, 2021 - Tickets go on sale! (Single Night, Express, RIP, UTH)

June 17, 2021 - Website Updated! The return of Jack is revealed. Some preview merchandise goes on sale in the park. The Universal Blog posts amazing article about Jack.

June 17, 2021 - Additional EXCLUSIVE HHN30 Offerings Revealed!

“Jack’d Up Experience"

UO hotel guests have access to an all-new, limited-time “Jack’d Up Experience" at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort – where guests get a closer look into the chaotic world of Jack and some of the sinister environments inspired by his past invasions of Halloween Horror Nights. Enter the twisted world of Jack the Clown and take a mind-trip through the chaotic Carnival of Carnage. Pose for photos, go inside Jack's human-sized blender, and undergo a maniacal transformation. Access to this experience is limited to guests staying on property at a Universal Orlando hotel!

"Horror Icons Bar"

Cabana Bay Hotel’s Swizzle Lounge lobby bar will transform into the “Horror Icons Bar,” featuring specialty beverages and snacks inspired by the event’s most infamous icons. Guests will revel in past Halloween Horror Nights Icons in this wicked lounge. Purchase specialty drinks as well as spooky snacks. You'll be surrounded by images of your favorite icons, including Jack, Chance, The Storyteller, and more, along with props and costumes that pay an eerie homage to Halloween Horror Nights past. The bar is open to anyone visiting the Universal Orlando Resort! You do not have to be an on-site hotel guest to visit the bar!

July 8, 2021 - The Haunting of Hill House announced as a haunted house/maze at both the Orlando & Hollywood events.

July 15, 2021 - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre & The Bride of Frankenstein LIVES revealed for both coasts.

July 19, 2021 - Universal Orlando confirms that Scareactor Dining WILL NOT be one of the food & dining options available for #HHN30.

August 5, 2021 - Multi-night ticket options go on-sale. HHN Icons: Captured house is announced.

August 12, 2021 - All houses, scare zones & shows revealed on the official #HHN website.


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