Universal Hollywood adds a preview night for its Halloween event

June 27, 2019, 6:58 PM · Halloween Horror Nights kicks off on Friday the 13th this September at Universal Studios Hollywood. But fans can get a preview of the annual Halloween event one night earlier, with a just-announced "Fan Preview Night" on Thursday, September 12.

General admission tickets for the evening are now on sale for $69, with the Universal Express-include ticket selling for $179. The Express ticket also will include admission to a special panel discussion with Halloween Horror Nights creative directors John Murdy and Chris Williams as well as the traditional one-time, front-of-line access to each HHN maze and attraction, plus priority seating for the Jabbawockeez show. (So I guess it's official that they are back this year?)

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood will run this year on Thursday through Sunday nights through November 3. General admission tickets for select nights, Frequent Fear, and Ultimate Fear passes also are now available on the Universal website.

So far, USH has announced the return of Stranger Things as well as Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man and a Holidayz in Hell maze for the event, with six more maze announcements promised. Throw in the year-round The Walking Dead Attraction, and that's 10 mazes for this year's scarefest.

If you're looking for information about Orlando, Halloween Horror Nights starts one week earlier there, on September 6.

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June 28, 2019 at 12:13 PM

I’m actually hesitant to go back this year. Why? Because the scares have become predictable and same with set designs. Scene - Black hallway - scene - another black hallway. Repeat ad nauseum.

And the conga lines take away from the scares. Sure, they pulse groups through but it eventually bottlenecks.

I love the properties they use and the sets are beautiful but I can’t recommend going to USH as much as I used to. I just wish WB was still doing their event.

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