Halloween's busting out all over

September 27, 2007, 12:17 PM · What? It's still September? So what? On theme park calendars, that means it is time for Halloween.

HalloweenTime is already running at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. Lots of events are opening this weekend, including Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida in Orlando, Knott's Halloween Haunt in Buena Park, Calif. and Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Africa in Tampa, Fla. Disney World's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party kicks off this weekend, too.

Next week brings Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood and family-friendlier Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld Orlando.

If you are attending opening nights at any of these events, please your very newsy, descriptive reviews to the Blog Flume. Otherwise, let's fill up the Discussion Board with trip reports and reviews.

Happy screaming!

Replies (4)

September 27, 2007 at 12:49 PM · I'll be off to Universal Friday night, camera in hand, then back Saturday for the Passholder party (Charge to get in though, pah)
September 27, 2007 at 2:04 PM · Gareth, we're in between Universal Annuals right now. Ours lapsed a few months ago but we're getting set back up for it on Saturday. Can you provide some more details on what the passholder shindig is (either on the board or email me).


September 27, 2007 at 2:09 PM · We are going to Howl O Scream in Tampa this Saturday night and HHNs on 10/13. Why do you think none of the tickets have sold out this year for HHNs? In the past most of the Express Passes are gone by now. I missed HHN 16 but attended 14 and 15. Seems that most people were disappointed with 16. Do you think that could be contributed to the seemingly low ticket sales?
September 27, 2007 at 4:47 PM · Taken Directly from the Universal Website :

Ultimate Passholder Horror Party

Dates: Friday, September 28 & Saturday, September 29, 2007
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Amity (JAWS®) area of the park

This exclusive party entitles you to additional privileges including:
Priority entrance into nearby haunted houses
Photo opportunities with Halloween Horror Nights scareactors
1 FREE carnival midway game play
2 FREE drinks (beer, wine, water, soda) with souvenir cup* followed by Happy Hour drink specials
Early park admission for event
Preferred seating at the evening’s first performance of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure
Music & entertainment with a DJ
Premier Passholders – FREE
Preferred Passholders - $15.95**
Power Passholders - $19.95**

Call 1-866-PASS-4-FUN to purchase your tickets and reserve your space now. Advanced purchase is required.

NOTE: Applicable sales tax will be added to all ticket products.
* Limit one (1) souvenir cup per passholder with valid party ticket
** Cost is per person per event night

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