Welcome to Theme Park Insider! Join the community or log in
Theme Park Insider
Facebook Twitter YouTube Email Newsletter

Tournament quarterfinals: Universal Studios Florida's Halloween Horror Nights vs. Mardi Gras

Written by
Published: March 25, 2011 at 7:34 AM

It's time for the second quarterfinal in the 2011 Theme Park Insider Tournament: America's Best Theme Park Event. The way the brackets have worked out, this contest is essentially your chance to pick the best special event at Universal Orlando Resort.

Today, we're matching up Universal Studios Florida's Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights XX at Universal Orlando

vs. Universal Studios Florida's Mardi Gras

Universal Studios Florida's Mardi Gras

Fall haunts and scare zones vs. late-winter/spring concerts and scarf zones? Which event is more your style?

Post your thoughts in the comments, and feel free to spread the word on Facebook or Twitter, if you'd like to rally extra votes to your pick. Voting will be open until noon Eastern on Saturday. Then come back Monday morning for our next match-up: an all-Christmas battle between Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

Readers' Opinions

From Robert Niles on March 25, 2011 at 2:40 PM
One more reminder for Universal Orlando fans: We're looking for readers to join Team TPI. If you're a frequent Universal Orlando visitor and would like to help other TPI readers by writing about the Universal parks and hotels now and then, follow the link to learn how to apply to join the team.
From Hermione Potter on March 25, 2011 at 7:36 PM
I enjoyed Mardi Gras tonight, but I had to vote for HHN. The Mardi Gras event is so short (around 4 hours) in comparison to HHN and so much more is offered at horror nights (albeit for a fee) that it has to win.

This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Previous article: Tournament quarterfinals: Food & Wine Festival vs. Star Wars Weekends

Enter the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Harry Potter

Insider's Pick: There's only one place in America to where you can enter the world of Harry Potter: the Universal Orlando Resort. With Universal Orlando 2014: The Ultimate Guide to the Ultimate Theme Park Adventure, you'll learn everything you need to know to save money and time while enjoying Harry Potter and all the other world-class attractions at Universal Orlando.

Get it! In paperback | For Kindle | For iBooks