Halloween may still be over four months away, but that doesn’t mean the anticipation can’t begin now! Universal Studios has already begun the hype as tickets for Halloween Horror Nights 2023 (HHN 32) are officially on sale now! This follows up the news released this morning that a “The Last of Us” house will be coming to HHN 32 on both coasts, an announcement that was received by MUCH fanfare throughout the Universal community.
In Florida, Universal Orlando has released Single-Night Tickets and HHN Express Passes, as well as the always-popular R.I.P. Tour & Behind-the-Screams Tour, for Halloween Horror Nights 2023. Frequent Fear Passes, which give access to multiple nights of the evet throughout the year, will be made available at a later date. Pricing for Single-Night tickets begins at $79.99, up $6 from last year’s starting prices. Express Pass pricing for the event begins at $129.99, with R.I.P. Tours starting at $299.99. As always, demand for this event will be high, so be sure to secure your tickets as early as possible. HHN 32 will encompass a total of 44 nights this year, starting on September 1st & running through October 31st. For specific date-based pricing, head to HalloweenHorrorNights.com.
As for California, Universal Studios Hollywood has released ALL of their offerings for the event, including Single-Night Tickets, both standard & unlimited Express Passes, R.I.P. Tours, Frequent Fear Passes, & HHN Early Access Tickets. In years prior, Early Access was included in all HHN tickets, but it will now be a $10 upcharge to get into the event up to 90 minutes early. Single-Night pricing begins at $74 for Hollywood, up $5 from 2022, with Express Passes beginning at $209 & R.I.P. Tours starting at $379. Frequent Fear Passes, which allow admission to multiple nights of the event (up to a total of 30 nights), begin at just $199, with an Unlimited Frequent Fear Pass (for a total of 38 nights) beginning at $329. Universal Hollywood also offers an “After 2 PM Day/Night” ticket that allows guests access to general park admission after 2pm as well as Halloween Horror Nights admission at night; this ticket also includes guaranteed access to Super Nintendo World, as well. Universal Hollywood’s version of HHN will begin a few days later than Orlando’s, beginning on September 7th & running through October 31st, for a total of 38 nights.
In a Press Release about the event, Universal stated: “This highly anticipated event will bring guests’ worst nightmares to life with 10 all-new movie-quality haunted houses inspired by everything from top names in terror and pop culture to unfathomable original abominations devised by the twisted creators of the event.” While the Universal Orlando event will have 10 haunted houses, the Universal Hollywood event will have 8 haunted houses as well as a “Terror Tram.” Both events will feature “Scream-Filled Scare Zones,” access to park attractions, & live entertainment on top of the ever-popular Haunted Houses.
As always, Annual Pass Members at both coasts will have access to discounted (or complimentary, for highest-tiered Passes) tickets, which can be purchased through your Travel Agent or online with Universal directly.
Stay tuned to Theme Park Professor for more information on this fan-favorite, must-see event as it draws closer by the day, including new haunted house releases, ticket discounts, & more!