“I know this news is disappointing especially because this year we would be celebrating HHN’s 30th anniversary,” said Universal Orlando Resort president Bill Davis.
Fears over the COVID-19 virus elsewhere are actually leading airlines to increase the number of flights to Orlando International Airport.
The 2020 event was originally scheduled to run from Sept. 10 through Oct. 31 at Universal Studios Florida. While the start date hasn’t changed, Universal quietly pushed the final night of the event to Sunday, Nov. 1.
The 30th edition of Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights will run 39 nights, three fewer than the 2019 event.
This is the second straight year that Universal Orlando has added another night to the event "due to popular demand."
The awards are determined by surveys sent to “experienced amusement park voters.” This includes fans as well as industry suppliers, manufacturers, and journalists in some of the 22 categories.
Called Halloween Marathon of Mayhem, the show will utilize infrastructure that Universal debuted last year for its regular nighttime lagoon show, Cinematic Celebration.
Universal revealed the scare zones for the event, confirmed the return of the Academy of Villains, and mentioned another “brand-new show that will debut for the first time ever at Halloween Horror Nights.”
Just one day after revealing Jordan Peele’s “Us” for the event, Universal announced another original house named Graveyard Games.