Halloween Horror Nights 2009

39 Weird (but true) Halloween Horror Nights Rumors, Secrets and Fun Facts

With the haunt season in full effect, I thought it’d be great to give you some of the best Halloween Horror Nights secrets, rumors, and fun facts to get you excited for the event.

Halloween Horrors Nights (HHN), created by Julie Zimmerman and John Paul Geurts, began as Fright Nights over in Hollywood, California and was brought to Florida in 1991 for three nights.

Because of the incredible visionaries who first brought this event to life, over the past 29 years HHN has become the premier Halloween spectacular in the world!

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Halloween Horror Nights Tips 2021 2022

25 BEST Halloween Horror Nights Tips (2021 Survival Guide)

2021 Halloween Horror Nights Tips and Survival Guide!

You poor unfortunate soul. Do you dare to venture out to this year’s Halloween Horror Nights?

If so, you are in for more than ghostly encounters. This year’s Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) will take place on select nights from September 3rd through October 31st of 2021 at Universal Studios Florida.

That’s almost two whole months!

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Halloween Horror Nights 1992 (The Year that Changed It All)

Are you ready to learn about the changes that happened at Halloween Horror Nights 1992?

In 1992, the event was renamed Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights (advertised as the 2nd Annual Halloween Horror Night) instead of the previous Fright Nights.

The 1992 year would add a new maze, The People Under the Stairs, in one of Universal’s soundstages.

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Halloween Horror Nights 1991 with glowing pumpkins

Halloween Horror Nights 1991 (Fright Nights…The Year that Started it All)

Hey Hipsters! It’s time to relive the ghastly history of Universal’s most anticipated yearly event, Halloween Horror Nights.

Halloween Horrors Nights, created by Julie Zimmerman and John Paul Geurts, began as Fright Nights over in Hollywood, California and was brought to Florida in 1991 for three nights.

My goal with this frightening series is to guide you down the road of the Halloween Horror Nights legacy at Universal Studios Florida.

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5 Best Rides at Universal Studios Orlando Florida

5 Best Rides at Universal Studios Florida YOU MUST DO!

Lights, camera, roller coasters? Yep! That’s what you’ll get when enjoying some of the best rides at Universal Studios Florida.

As your trip approaches, you’ll be thinking about some of the top things that you can do at this Universal Orlando Resort theme park.

With a park known for its goal of immersing you deep into classic, box office phenoms, I thought it would be great to give you a list ranking the top five rides at Universal Studios.

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Hogwarts Castle in Florida Sun

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Guide YOU DIDN’T KNOW YOU NEEDED

Ready to take an adventure to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter?

Wizards call it home. Muggles call it the Islands of Adventure. And us Harry Potter fans? We just think of it as our own personal heaven.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort is one of the most popular and iconic theme parks of all time. With the films grossing over one billion dollars, the scrawny, green-eyed Chosen One has got many supporters in the Muggle world.

And if you are one of them good guys… WELCOME TO THE TEAM!

Here at ThemeParkHipster, we are totally obsessed with the ragtag bunch of teenagers that vanquished the Dark Lord. Personally, I can recite the movies to you as they play– word-for-word (well, if I’ve had A LOT of coffee I can).

So, it is a small wonder that I know the Wizarding World like the back of my hand. Luckily for you, I’m ready to spill the beans (magic or otherwise)! 

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Velocicoaster ride at Universal Jurassic Park

VelociCoaster has CHANGED THE GAME! (23 Tips for the BEST ROLLER COASTER)

You may be wondering, is VelociCoaster scary?

No need to worry because I’m going to give you the top things you must know before heading out to this Jurassic World inspired roller coaster.

And yeah… it’s wild, it’s crazy, but it’s also FUN!

Before we get started. I was invited by Universal Orlando Resort to explore their wonderful roller coaster. As always, the opinions I express in this article are my own. Enjoy!

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Dragon breathing fire on top of Gringotts Bank in Diagon at Universal Studios

SMACKDOWN: All Wizarding World of Harry Potter Rides Ranked!

Ready to conquer ALL the Harry Potter rides on your trip to Universal Orlando?

Muggle, wizard, hag, goblin or elf, you have DEFINITELY heard of the Boy Who Lived.  And if you are a regular ThemeParkHipster like me, you have DEFINITELY heard of the Harry Potter World in Universal Studios, Orlando!

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is something of a legend on this blog. It is one of the most well-integrated lands in any theme park I have ever seen.

From the Beauxbatons dance to Ollivander’s shop to the looming Hogwarts castle, everything is straight out of the movies.

BUT, the true icing on the cake are the Harry Potter rides! 

From riding a Hippogriff to escaping Dementors on the Hogwarts Express, your adrenalin will be pumping throughout the visit. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter rides are not for the weak-hearted– at least, not the rides we explore on this blog.

We are NOT here to talk about kiddy rides or the rides designed to keep the kids occupied while parents gulp down some Fire Whiskey.

Instead, we are going to talk about rides that have you screaming, gasping, laughing and awe-struck.

We’re a tribe of independent, solo ThemeParkHipsters! And we are on a mission to conquer the most daunting rides the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has to offer!

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Tips and secrets located in The Wizarding World of Diagon Alley

19 Incredible Things to Do at Diagon Alley Universal (Definitive Guide)

Complete Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Universal Orlando Guide for Muggles

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a dream come true for the legions of Harry Potter fans the franchise has built over the last two decades.

As one of the more popular attractions at Universal Studios, Diagon Alley features a huge selection of magical activities that range from riding the Hogwarts Express to being a part of the wand selection process first hand.

Diagon Alley is themed around the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling and is a must do for any fan!

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