Halloween

Halloween Horror Nights Cancelled At Universal Orlando and Hollywood

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The year 2020 is a real frickin’ jerk. I think if anything we can all agree on that. Joining an ever growing list of horror film delays and cancellations, we now know that Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood enormously popular Halloween Horror Nights has been cancelled.

Officials announced the decision over the weekend in a statement.

“Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood have made the difficult decision to not hold Halloween Horror Nights events this year. Universal Orlando Resort will be focusing exclusively on operating its theme parks for daytime guests, using the enhanced health and safety procedures already in place. Universal Studios Hollywood continues to face ongoing business restrictions and uncertainty around its opening timeframe. We know this decision will disappoint our fans and guests. We are disappointed, too. But we look forward to creating an amazing event in 2021.” The official statement read.

Japan has been focusing on creating a new experience in their haunted drive-ins. These have attendees pull their car into a garage and watch a narrative unfold around them from the safety of their vehicles. Perhaps, we will see some other haunts adopting the same approach for Halloween in the U.S.
2020 would have marked the event’s 30th anniversary.

Let us know what your thoughts are  on Universal’s decision in the comments section.

Trey grew up wedged in-between the aisles of a video store. After a Cronenbergian inspired sequence, He has officially become fused with both film and video games. He writes all things pop culture, and has accidentally kicked two sharks and lived. Give him a follow and Tweet him something not too judgy @TreyHilburn.