Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights events in both Orlando and Hollywood will have a haunted house based around the most recent season of “Stranger Things.”
The new house will take its cues from the show’s fourth season and its supernatural villain, Vecna.
“From the opening shots of ‘Stranger Things 4,’ episode one, we knew this was meant to be an experience at Halloween Horror Nights,” John Murdy, HHN Hollywood’s executive producer, said in a press release. Executive Producer of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood. Lora Sauls, assistant director of creative development and show direction at Universal Orlando Resort, added, “We’re excited for our fans to live Vecna’s curse as we recreate the iconic and terrifying moments from the show.”
The “Stranger Things 4” locales mentioned in the press release include the Hawkins Lab, Creel House, and Vecna’s Mind Lair.
Along with the new house, Universal announced that the Orlando HHN event will be extended by four dates until Nov. 4, 2023. Halloween Horror Nights 32 was already going to be the longest in the event’s history, and will now extend that record to 48 nights.
HHN Orlando takes over Universal Studios Florida on select nights starting Sept. 1. Universal Studios Hollywood will kick off its own event on Sept. 7 and wrap up on Halloween.
Along with “Stranger Things 4,” the only other HHN house confirmed so far is based around the 2013 video game “The Last of Us.”