Monstrous News from Universal
Halloween Horror Nights has begun, and we have in-depth coverage for you from Orlando and Hollywood. Also, coaster announcements from Cedar Point and Busch Gardens Williamsburg.
Halloween Horror Nights Delivers Again at Universal Orlando: With its 31st edition, Universal Orlando Resort demonstrates once again why its Halloween Horror Nights earned the honor of being voted Theme Park Insider readers' top theme park Halloween event. We have reviews of all 10 houses, plus walk-through videos for our top choices.
Ride Review: Return of Universal Orlando's Revenge of the Mummy - While I was in Orlando last week, I also had the opportunity to ride the refurbished Revenge of the Mummy roller coaster during its technical rehearsals. Here's what I thought.
Go Behind the Scenes at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights: Let's not forget the west coast. Here's the write-up from our annual behind-the-scenes construction tour of Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights, with Creative Director John Murdy.
Universal's Pizza Fries to Make Hollywood Debut: The bigger news from Hollywood, though? Universal Orlando's pizza fries are coming to the west coast!
Halloween Time Gets an Early Start at Disneyland: Over at Disney, the Disneyland Resort has kicked off its Halloween Time celebrations in time for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Nothing Subtle About Knott's Berry Farm's Fall Flavors: Knott's Berry Farm has unveiled its Halloween specialty food items, which guests can find scattered throughout Knott's Spooky Farm and Knott's Scary Farm this fall. Subtlety was not on the menu.
Watch Theme Park Insider Thursday morning, when I and About Theme Parks’ Arthur Levine get into it over whether California or Florida is the best destination for Halloween.
Then stay tuned for our coverage of the D23 Expo 2022 from Anaheim Thursday night through Sunday!
What's Coming Next
King Ludwig Returns for Busch Gardens' New Coaster: Busch Gardens Williamsburg is calling back to one of its classic attractions with its new coaster for 2023 - DarKoaster, which take over the former Curse of DarKastle building next year.
Cedar Point Announces the End of Top Thrill Dragster - Sort Of: The Ohio park announced on its social media that it has retired its Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster 'as you know it.' So what does that mean?
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Thank you - as always - for your time and attention. Best wishes for the week ahead,
Robert Niles, Editor