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Experience HHN Scares All Year Round at Universal Horror Unleashed in Las Vegas

Horror lovers, soon you can live the Halloween Horror Nights vibe all year long at Universal Horror Unleashed. 

By Tara Bennett
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As soon as September rolls up on the calendar, horror fans know that it's officially Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Orlando Halloween Horror Nights time. The annual two-month long celebration of the scary season features IP-centric haunted houses, scare zones and live entertainment events scattered throughout both theme parks. But once All Hallows' Eve week arrives, the pumpkins get snuffed out and the horrifying thrills slink back into the shadows for another year. 

But what if it didn't?

With the ever-rising popularity of the Halloween Horror Nights at both theme parks, Universal Destinations & Experiences is giving horror fans more of what they want, by turning HHN into a year-long destination in Las Vegas with the newly christened name: Universal Horror Unleashed

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What To Expect From Universal Horror Unleashed In Las Vegas?

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The brand-new experiential attraction will be located in Las Vegas as part of AREA15, an immersive entertainment district. Per Universal Destinations & Experiences, the 20-acre area will feature a "variety of unique, immersive, and horror-centric experiences will surround eerie eateries and bone-chilling bar areas." Unlike the annual HHN haunted houses and themed regions, Universal Horror Unleashed will be unique in that it will be a continuously updated experience with must-see seasonal events and one-of-a-kind merchandise. 

With the announcement of the official name today, Page Thompson, President, New Ventures, Universal Destinations & Experiences said, “Universal Horror Unleashed is another way we are using our unique style of horror storytelling to engage fans of this genre. We look forward to bringing frightful fun to Las Vegas year-round.” 

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While none of the venue's core attractions have been announced yet, guests can expect to see representation from Universal's long-list modern and classic horror properties from Universal Monsters to current hits like ChuckyThe Purge, Nope and more. As construction and development progress, Universal Destinations & Experiences promise updates about what will be inside, from the IP featured to the food, drink and merchandise that will be exclusive to the venue. 

Halloween Horror Nights 2023 is going on now at Universal Orlando Resort through Saturday, Nov. 4. Universal Studios Hollywood is letting in the ghouls through Tuesday, Oct. 31. You can peruse all ticketing packages right here.

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