The Walking Dead returns for USF's Halloween Horror Nights

June 3, 2016, 10:08 AM · Universal Orlando announced this morning that wildly popular AMC franchise "The Walking Dead" will return for another go at Universal Studios Florida's Halloween Horror Nights this fall.

Sister park Universal Studios Hollywood is opening a year-round The Walking Dead attraction on July 4, which will be included in Hollywood's version of Halloween Horror Nights, as well, so the franchise will have a role in Universal's Halloween event on both coasts once again.

With its blockbuster ratings, drawing millions of viewers each week, The Walking Dead remains one of the most popular shows on television, now in its sixth season. With its zombie genre being a horror staple, the show's natural fit for Halloween Horror Nights, as well, despite some loyal fans' frustration with its now-annual recurrence in an event that's known for mixing it up from year to year.

Here's the promo video:

This year's maze will combine the "best of" elements from the previous four HHN mazes, along with moments from the sixth season of the show.

This year, you’ll struggle to escape from Hershel’s barn, get reacquainted with the Governor’s macabre Walker collection, race through Terminus and end up in the sewers of Alexandria. We’re pulling all of the creepiest environments from our past mazes—like the horde of Walkers in the forest during a lighting storm, which always had guests running and screaming!

Universal previously announced The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and The Exorcist for this year's HHN.

Replies (4)

June 3, 2016 at 12:50 PM · If they really want to capitalize on must see TV...a Game of Thrones house in which you have to survive a wedding. That would really test the nerves.
June 3, 2016 at 8:33 PM · I liked it better the year before last compared to last year.

Either way, though. I'm looking forward to it.

June 4, 2016 at 2:05 AM · With the Negan storyline, I wonder if the Walking Dead story has reached its endgame. Can't be worse than this and they still survive. Terminus had real potential in its story, but they wrapped the action way too soon. Walking Dead is not so scary with zombies. The humans are more scary.
June 7, 2016 at 5:49 AM · Can visitors get made up as zombies (do their own makeup) and do the tour?

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