Universal announce new Lagoon Show ‘Halloween Marathon of Mayhem’

Hey Thrill Seekers,

So just when we though we had ALLLLLL the Halloween Horror Nights news that we needed, Universal hit us with a brand new event that is heading to HHN this year!

A brand spanking new lagoon show is debuting at Studios just for HHN (6th September – 2nd November )…

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New “Halloween Marathon of Mayhem” Lagoon Show Coming to Halloween Horror Nights

Watch as the lagoon transforms with a spectacle of neon and synth, featuring iconic scenes from top horror films, cult classics and TV shows in “Halloween Marathon of Mayhem”.

The Lagoon is going to light up with iconic scenes from the following:
Stranger Things
Ghostbusters
Universal Monsters
Killer Klowns from Outer Space

The show will feature a blend of fountain based media, state of the art tech and special effects in a ‘new way’.

This is one 80’s nightmare you won’t want to miss.

Show times each event night are 10PM, 11PM and 12AM.

This is a verrrryyyy cool addition to Halloween Horror Nights in my opinion!

What do you guys think of this?

Stay tuned for more information on Halloween Marathon of Mayhem!

Screams Included,

Abby

Sesame Street Halloween Fun at SeaWorld and Busch Gardens

Hey Thrill Seekers,

Sesame Street is coming to SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa for a Halloween season of not-too-spooky fun for families this autumn.

Guests of all ages can join everyone’s favourite furry friends from Sesame Street as Count von Count, Elmo, Abby Cadabby and others take to the stage in ‘Sesame Street’s Countdown to Halloween’ show, where the Count is feeling lonely and it’s up to the audience and the loveable monsters from Sesame Street to get him into the Halloween spirit. Batty bats and spooky skeletons join the fun in a song-filled stage show that invites families to dance, play and sing along.

Pets Ahoy is getting its own seasonal twist and you will even have the chance to meet a mermaid in the mermaid grotto. It starts on the 22 September and children can dress in Halloween costumes and take part in fun-filled trick-or-treating in the park.

At Busch Gardens, Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends are also returning every weekend in October, including half term. Children are again welcome to dress in Halloween costumes and dance along as Count von Count serves as master of scare-emonies to lead his Sesame Street pals through his favourite tunes in the new stage show.  There will also be autumn-inspired activities at Gwazi Field in Busch Gardens, including a hay maze, pumpkin ring toss and much more.

Dining with Characters 

Families can even opt to dine with Sesame Street characters at both theme parks. At Busch Gardens, the ‘Lunch with Elmo and Friends’ buffet every Saturday and Sunday during the Halloween season will let children enjoy hugs and high fives with sing-a-longs, dance parties, and special photo opportunities.

At SeaWorld, ‘Count von Count’s Spooktacular Breakfast’ features a delicious buffet enjoyed with the furriest characters in town. The breakfast is a fun-filled experience sure to delight kids and parents alike.

Character dining requires an additional reservation.

Smiles Included,

Abby

 

 

Halloween 4: The Return of Micheal Myers announced for HHN28

Hey Thrill Seekers,

We wait and we wait for Halloween Horror Nights announcements and then BAM they all come at once!

Today, Universal have announced that the main man himself; Michael Myers is returning for a terrifying ordeal for everyone involved. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.

If you don’t know him, then get to know him because you’ll need to know everything you can about Michael Myers before taking on this house.. featureless mask, iconic jumpsuit, the plunging knife.. from the Shape to the Boogeyman to name a few, he is a force to be reckoned with and no one is safe.

In this house he has escaped from a prison transfer and hunted down his niece in Haddonfield..

“You’ll be dropped right in the middle of Michael Myers’ path, where he is on his way to eradicating his niece. He takes out everyone in his way…and you’ll be right in the middle of the action. Try your best to escape the bloodbath – not even Loomis, Myers’ psychiatrist, can save you.”

I LOVE THIS ONE!! Do you?!

Screams included,

Abby

Halloween At SeaWorld…

Hey Thrill Seekers,

Its getting closer and closer to Halloween and that means its time to hear a bit more from the parks about what they’re looking to do…

We’ll start with SeaWorld.

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Halloween meets the sea every weekend in October during SeaWorld Orlando’s Halloween Spooktacular. This family-friendly event immerses guests in an underwater “fantasea” with trick-or-treating, whimsical pumpkin fish, sea-themed arts and crafts, and up-close animal encounters.

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular takes place from 12 p.m. to park close every weekend, October 1-30. Like all special events at SeaWorld, Halloween Spooktacular is included with park admission.

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Spooktacular Highlights Include:

Waves of Trick-or-Treat Fun – Costumed youngsters can trick-or-treat for ghoulish goodies. Each sea-themed, trick-or-treat station features an assortment of candy favorites including Tootsie Roll and SunRype Fruit To Go, just to name a few.

Penelope’s Garden Party – This dynamic “underwater” environment comes to life each weekend with a live DJ, animal interactions, a variety of craft opportunities, bubbles floating overhead and whimsical sea-themed characters.

Sesame Street’s Countdown to Halloween – Celebrate a Spooktacular Halloween at SeaWorld with The Count, Elmo, Abby, and the rest of everyone’s Sesame Street friends! The Count is feeling lonely this Halloween, and it’s up to you and the loveable monsters from Sesame Street to get him into the Halloween spirit. Batty bats and spooky skeletons join the fun in a song filled stage show that invites you and your family to dance, play and sing along.

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Spooktacular Dance Party – Children join Princess Penelope and her under-the-sea friends for a Spooktacular Dance Party where they can participate in line-dancing favorites as clouds of bubbles fill the evening air. The party will kick off at the Village Square in the front of the park every event night one hour before park closing.

Looks like loads of fun at SeaWorld this Halloween, get yourself over there and let us know what you thought.

Smiles included…

Jamie

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Universal Orlando Confirm The Return Of Michael Myers For HHN26

Hey Thrill Seekers,

Halloween Horror Nights is just around the corner and today Universal have named another classic return….

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Here’s what Universal had to say;

The original Halloween maze we created for Halloween Horror Nights 24 was a massive success. For fans of the original film, it was an opportunity to walk through the scenes of a revered horror film and be pursued by horror icon Michael Myers.

Just like the movies, we’ve been inspired to continue the story. You’ll experience the final scene of 2014’s maze and immediately walk in-between the homes of Haddonfield. You’ll be attacked by Myers the entire way before seeking refuge within the hospital. We’re recreating all the iconic events from the story, including Myers’ fiery “end”.

Check out this video teaser.

Universal went on to state;

Growing up with the original Halloween, I always loved and appreciated that its sequel was simply titled, Halloween II. It literally picked up the events within seconds from where the previous ended. I found this so cool. What I thought was the end was merely the first half of a horrific story!

The sequel continued Myers’ terror on the town of Haddonfield. And instead of a sleepy neighbourhood, we were placed into the confines of Haddonfield Memorial Hospital. It’s a cold, stark setting, but also—just like the original—very familiar.

And just like in 2014, we couldn’t be happier to be collaborating with Malek Akkad, producer of so many instalments of the Halloween franchise.

I had the pleasure? of visiting the first Halloween House in 2014 and it was by far my favourite, I can’t wait to see what they have in store this time!

You can buy Halloween Horror Nights Tickets directly from Orlando Attraction Tickets from as little as £82.00

Screams included…

Jamie

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Halloween Horror Nights Reveals Halloween House

Hey Thrill Seekers,

As we head toward September and the start of Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights we’re beginning to get a very good sense of what can be expected. Last night Universal announced their final house and it has all the elements to be a cracker!

Is there another film franchise that optimises the theme more than Halloween? For anyone not familiar with the story, Halloween tells the tale of fictional Midwestern town of Haddonfield, Illinois. On Halloween night in 1963, a six-year-old Michael Myers murders his older sister by stabbing her with a kitchen knife. Fifteen years later, he escapes from a psychiatric hospital, returns home, and stalks teenager Laurie Strode and her friends. Michael’s psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis suspects Michael’s intentions, and follows him to Haddonfield to try to prevent him from killing.

The original film was made for $325,000.00 and grossed $70 Million Worldwide! The film is known for the iconic figure of Michael Myers and the eerie music that played throughout the film.

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“The Shape” will be lurking around every corner in the Halloween house. The theme music will be blaring through every inch of Haddonfield, Illinois. And you’ll now be able to witness, in real life, “The night He came home”.

“The Shape” was the term used to describe Michael Myers. To accompany the announcement Universal also released this video.

Halloween Horror Nights looks like an event not to miss. You can purchase Halloween Horror Nights Tickets directly from Orlando Attraction Tickets where you’ll be able to sample not only Halloween but also The Walking Dead, From Dusk til Dawn and Aliens Vs Predator to name just a few.

Screams included…

Jamie

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Look Who’s Coming Back To Halloween Horror Nights 24… Maybe?

Hey Thrill Seekers,

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights is shaping up nicely for you 2014. Recently Universal have officially announced The Purge: Anarchy, The Walking Dead, Face Off and From Dusk til Dawn.

What we haven’t had announced yet is that one icon horror figure or film that makes you say “Holy Moly”… last year it was The American Werewolf in London this year we think it could well be Halloween itself in the form of horror icon Michael Myers.

Last week on twitter @HalloweenMovies the official account for Mr Myers and the Halloween brand possibly jumped the gun a little and released this image below. I flukey captured the image before it was hastily removed.

10408003_10154444956985643_7756082054220431015_nThe image definitely looks official and is most definitely the horror icon Universal would dedicate a house too…

We’re awaiting Universal Orlando to officially announce it but I think its pretty safe to say Michael Myers will be scaring the bejesus out of guest in 2014 🙂

You can purchase tickets for Halloween Horror Nights at Orlando Attraction Tickets for as little as £54.00. So what are you waiting for… or are you scared 😉

Screams included…

Jamie

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