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Universal Studios Hollywood Serves Up Terrifying Treats and To-Die-For Merchandise When Halloween Horror Nights Kicks Off Thursday, September 8, 2022.

Universal Studios Hollywood Serves Up Terrifying Treats and To-Die-For Merchandise Featuring Haunted Houses: “The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare,” “Killer Klowns from Outer Space,” “Universal Monsters: Legends Collide” and More When Halloween Horror Nights Kicks Off Thursday, September 8, 2022.

Universal City, Calif. – September 6, 2022 – Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood is tempting guests with a terrifying menu of horror-inspired cuisine and a selection of exclusive merchandise themed to the 2022 event, which runs select nights Thursday, September 8 through Monday, October 31.

Fans of The Weeknd, who bravely step into his all-new haunted house for an unprecedented experience, can follow the Blinding Lights to the all-new The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare Bar, a space reminiscent of a late-night club as featured in The Weeknd’s music videos and short films. Guests can enjoy mixed drinks aptly named for the multi award-winning artist’s tracks plus nosh on light bites such as pizza fries.

Inspired by the nearby “Killer Klowns from Outer Space” haunted house, fans can dine at the Killer BBQ From Outer Space. The circus-themed eatery will serve up a variety of savory and sweet items including: BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich, Loaded Mac & Cheese, shareable 22” All-Beef Hot Dog, Loaded Nachos, Funnel Fries, Acid Pie and specialty cocktails. Killer Klowns afficionados will also scream in delight for Jojo’s Ice Cream, dishing out tasty treats inspired by the horror-comedy, including the Killer Kone, Ruijing Popkorn Shake and Acid Pie Shake.

In celebration of Los Angeles’ diverse culture, the Plaza de los Muertos is returning to Universal Plaza. Guests can toast the living and the dead with two bar options this year. The Dia de Los Muertos Bar will serve craft cocktails such as Calavera Juice, Sugar Skull Punch and Smoked Margarita in a festive light-up skull mug along with a Michelada option. A new Margarita Bar serves an assortment of libations, including a mixed Spicy Strawberry Vodka Margarita and Muerte Margarita along with a variety of frozen margarita options. The Little Cocina will offer an array of food options such as Beef Birria Tacos with Red Sauce, Cheese Tamale, Esquites, Churro Bites, Chamoy Pineapple Spears and more. Additionally, a light-up Sugar Skull popcorn bucket, which includes free refills, will be available for purchase.

The Halloween Horror Nights terrifying event menu will include vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free items for those with every type of appetite.

Voodoo Doughnut at Universal CityWalk partakes in the terrifying festivities with seasonal specials, including Ghost, Jack-o-Lantern and Tombstone decorated yeast doughnuts and a Halloween Sprinkle cake doughnut.

 Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood is tempting guests with a terrifying menu of horror-inspired cuisine and a selection of exclusive merchandise themed to the 2022 event, which runs select nights Thursday, September 8 through Monday, October 31.

Halloween Horror Nights guests can elevate their experience with a variety of apparel, souvenirs, drink ware and collectibles featuring their favorite haunted houses as well as items from the artist signature series showcasing the legendary Universal Monsters. In addition, for the first time ever at Universal Studios Hollywood, merchandise based on fan favorite character Lil Boo celebrating “Every Day is Halloween” will debut in stores.

            Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood begins on Thursday, September 8 and runs select nights through Monday, October 31. Tickets purchased online or at the Universal Studios Hollywood Front Gate provide guests with Early Event Admission to select houses, beginning at 6pm each night of the event (subject to change). Various ticket options are available for purchase, including General Admission, Universal Express, After 2pm Day/Night, R.I.P. Tour and popular passes, Frequent Fear and Ultimate Fear, which allow guests to experience the scares again and again. Click here for more information about each ticket type and for terms and conditions.

The horror also comes to life on the east coast at Universal Orlando Resort with 10 terrifying haunted houses. The event runs select nights now through Monday, October 31.

            For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.

Karen Michelle & Artists For Trauma Present The Love Your Body Event.

Karen Michelle in Partnership with Artists for Trauma invites you to a day of Fashion, Shopping, Red Carpet, and much more…

About this event

NEW EVENT DATE – October 3rd, 2021

Red Carpet • Fashion Show • Beauty • Shopping & More!

An afternoon of fun with a Getty Image covered Red Carpet, Fabulous Fashion Runway Show featuring Established and New Emerging Fashion Designers, Shop from all of our Fantastic Vendors and have some photo-op fun and enjoy a Complimentary Dessert Reception.

Love Your Body Events are about Self Esteem & Empowerment of Women & Girls of All Shapes, Backgrounds, Sizes & Ages! A place where Everyone is Welcome!

We are proud to Announce Deborah Alessi, CEO/Founder of Face Forward, Inc., will be receiving our Prestigious Karen Michelle Heart Award for Outstanding Contribution to the community. The Heart Award will be presented by our Previous Recipient, Laura T. Sharpe CEO/Founder of Artists for Trauma in our Upcoming LYB 2021 Event! Join us October 3rd, 2021 for this Special Red Carpet, Fashion Runway Show Event!

A new addition for 2021 is the Artists in the Garden Art Auction with proceeds benefiting the building of AFT “Artists Retreat” at the Risk Rock Studios in Thousand Oaks. Collaborating with Kelly “Risk” Graval, this signature brick and mortar art studio will help adaptive artists recover from life altering traumas.


•       Red Carpet

•       Fashion Show

. Art Show/Auction

•       Heart Award Presentation

•       Glitter Hair

•       Flower Crown Bar

•       Ice Cream Samples

•       Dessert Reception

•       Tons of Amazing Vendors

•       Photo Ops

•       Shopping

•       Cosmetic Treatments

•       Candy Bar

•       Makeup

•       Jewelry

•       New Artists in the Garden Art Auction and Author in the Garden!


•       Full Access to the Entire Event

•       Red Carpet & Fashion Event

•       Complimentary Dessert Reception


•       Day Pass Ticket items above are included plus …•       A Destiny Massage Oil Candle valued at $25

•       Complimentary Lunch – Fast Pass Line 

•       Red Carpet & Fashion Event!

•       Complimentary Dessert Reception

$49 – LYB VIP TICKETS INCLUDE:•       Day Pass Ticket items above are included plus …

•       Swag Bag full of Gifts 

•       Complimentary Lunch – VIP Line 

•       Red Carpet Viewing & Fashion Event Viewing!

•       Complimentary Dessert Reception

•       Full Access to the Entire Event


•       V-VIP Line Entry 

•       Full Access to the Entire Event 

•       Complimentary Lunch – V-VIP Line

•       Red Carpet & Fashion Event! 

•       Complimentary Dessert Reception 

•      Deluxe Swag Bag full of Gifts



Valet Parking at the hotel is $12. We encourage ride sharing or car service. Please note parking is valet only – there is no self-parking.


18+ to attend. 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

It’s Baaaack… “Halloween Horror Nights” Now Open at Universal Studios Hollywood.

“Halloween Horror Nights” Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood, Bringing to Life Southern California’s Most Immersive and Most Terrifying Halloween Event, Select Nights Now October 31

Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood is now open!! The event runs Thursdays – Sundays through Halloween, October 31.

By Margie Anne Clark

Universal City, CA, September 9, 2021 – A lot of spooky things are happening at Universal Studios Hollywood! You won’t want to miss the spirited shenanigans that have materialized in the park just in time for the Halloween season! Mere mortals will have the chance to experience a frightfully delightful frenzy of spooks during “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood and it’s back with a vengeance, screaming onto the scene opening night to deliver Southern California’s most and immersive Halloween experience to guests and ghouls alike. The spooktacular Halloween haunting features seven intense mazes, the return of its iconic Terror Tram, nightmarish scare zones and the award-winning hip hop dance crew, Jabbawockeez, “Halloween Horror Nights” continues on select nights through Sunday, October 31.

Event dates are September 9-12, 16-19, 23-26, 30 and October 1-3, 7-10, 14-17, 21-24, 28-31; tickets are available for purchase at Hollywood.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.

This year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” event unleashes a host of the scariest experiences yet with this awesome lineup:

·        “The Haunting of Hill House,” based on Netflix’s critically-acclaimed supernatural thriller.

·        “Universal Monsters: The Bride of Frankenstein Lives,” inspired by Universal Pictures’ cinematic monsters with an all-original story about one of the studio’s most infamous creatures. The maze and adjoining scare zone also feature an original score composed by GRAMMY® Award-winning musician, SLASH.

·        “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” a chilling maze featuring a demented Leatherface and his unrelenting chainsaw.

·        “The Exorcist” maze will possess guests as they live the tormented aberrations experienced by Regan and her determined mother.

·        “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers” based on the classic slasher film featuring Myers and his signature white mask.

·        “The Curse of Pandora’s Box” is an original concept maze inspired by the most fearsome creatures in Greek mythology.

·        “The Walking Dead,” a fully immersive journey inspired by AMC’s popular television series.

·        “Terror Tram: The Ultimate Purge” takes guests on a nightmarish journey into the world of The Purge as they try to survive the night along the world-famous Universal backlot.

·        Jabbawockeez, the award-winning hip hop dance crew, is back with nightly performances of its high-energy show featuring their gravity-defying dance moves, elevated by special effects and pulse-pounding music.

The following tickets options are available at Hollywood.HalloweenHorrorNights.com and advance purchase is recommended as event nights will sell out:

·        General Admission: single night admission to “Halloween Horror Nights”

·        Universal Express™: single night admission to “Halloween Horror Nights” and one-time express access to each maze, Terror Tram, theme park ride and attraction

·        Universal Express Unlimited: single night admission to “Halloween Horror Nights” and unlimited express access (per day) to each maze, Terror Tram, ride and attraction

·        Day to Night Ticket: after 2pm Daytime General Admission plus same-day evening admission to “Halloween Horror Nights”

·        Day to Night Ticket + Universal Express™: after 2pm Daytime General Admission and one-time (per day) express access to each ride and attractions, plus same-day evening admission to “Halloween Horror Nights” with one-time express access to each maze, ride and attraction

·        Ultimate Fear Passbe scared all 32 nights of “Halloween Horror Nights”

·        Frequent Fear Pass: visit up to 26 select nights during the seasonal event

·        R.I.P. Tour: Guests can scare in style with the R.I.P. Tour featuring one-of-a-kind experiences and photo opportunities with a VIP guide, trolley transportation, valet parking, gourmet dinner at the VIP Dining Room plus unlimited Universal Express access to mazes, Terror Tram, rides and attractions.

For updates and exclusive “Halloween Horror Nights” content, visit Hollywood.HalloweenHorrorNights.com, like Halloween Horror Nights – Hollywood on Facebook; follow @HorrorNights #UniversalHHN on InstagramTwitter and Snapchat; and watch the terror come to life on Halloween Horror Nights YouTube.

About Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour. As a leading global entertainment destination, Universal Studios Hollywood delivers highly themed immersive lands that translate to real-life interpretations of iconic movie and television shows. Attractions include “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” which features a bustling Hogsmeade village and such critically-acclaimed rides as “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” and “Flight of the Hippogriff™”, the new mega attraction “Jurassic World—The Ride” featuring the spectacularly realistic Indominus rex dinosaur, and the all-new ride “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!” Other immersive lands include “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and “Super Silly Fun Land” as well as “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, located adjacent to the award-winning “The Simpsons Ride™” and DreamWorks Theatre featuring “Kung Fu Panda Adventure.”  The world-renowned Studio Tour is Universal Studios Hollywood’s signature attraction, inviting guests behind-the-scenes of the world’s biggest and busiest movie and television production studio where they can also experience such thrill rides as “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” and “King Kong 360 3D.” Universal CityWalk, located adjacent to the theme park, features such popular restaurants as the all-new NBC Sports Grill & Brew, VIVO Italian Kitchen, Antojitos Cocina Mexicana, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and Voodoo Doughnut, along with dynamic shopping and entertainment options, including Universal Cinema, featuring deluxe recliner seating in screening room quality theatres.

Guidelines for Universal Studios Hollywood’s “Halloween Horror Nights” will align with the destination’s overall health and safety protocols and preserve the unique nature of our event’s guest experience. All guests and performers will be required to wear face coverings within all indoor venues, regardless of vaccination status. As always, we continue to monitor local conditions and react appropriately. Please note the CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread COVID-19 if they are infected, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19, and Universal cannot guarantee that guests will not be exposed during their visit. Before visiting, click here to review the safety guidelines for Universal Studios Hollywood.