ORLANDO, Fla. – Halloween Horror Nights is an all-hands-on-deck affair at Universal Orlando Resort.
This year, the Halloween celebration in Orlando, Florida, will have 10 haunted houses, several recalling slasher films or pop culture from the 1980s, including a house modeled after the Netflix hit show, “Stranger Things.”
Halloween Horror Nights lasts for 36 nights, but it’s planned for more than a year.
Each haunted house is a small, temporary attraction, elaborately designed and themed, built with studious attention to details and populated with “scare-actors” who chase but never touch the thousands of patrons passing through each night. This year’s Halloween celebration opened in mid-September.
Similar Halloween celebrations are held at Universal theme parks in California, Japan and Singapore.
This year is the 28th celebration of all things horror at the Orlando theme park resort.