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Universal Orlando unveils new nighttime lagoon show for Halloween Horror Nights

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Universal Orlando has unveiled a new unique nighttime lagoon show called ‘Halloween Marathon of Mayhem’ at Halloween Horror Nights, highlighting horror and pop culture in the Universal Studios Lagoon.

Halloween is swiftly approaching, and Universal Orlando has been busy dropping news of the upcoming Halloween Horror Nights, its biggest event of the year.

‘Halloween Marathon of Mayhem’ will feature giant water screens showing iconic horror scenes, more than 100 fountains, and special effects, electro music, and lasers.

Visitors will experience a new take on Stranger Things, Ghostbusters, Universal Monsters and Killer Klowns from Outer Space, as the whole lot invade the Universal Studios Lagoon.

Lagoon show featuring water screens and fountains

The nighttime spectacular runs on event nights, with Halloween Horror Nights 2019 kicking off on September 6 through November 2.

This year’s Halloween Horror Nights will boast 10 new highly-themed haunted houses, five scare zones, live entertainment, and more.

Guests can also use the ‘Halloween Horror Nights Mobile Game featuring Terror Trivia’, a way to test their HHN knowledge, compete, and get on the leaderboards.

Meanwhile, Universal Orlando Resort recently unveiled Universal’s Epic Universe, a new theme park with restaurants, an entertainment district, hotels and retail.

Haunted houses, scare zones and more at HHN

Epic Universe is rumoured to include rides and attractions based on How to Train Your Dragon and The Secret Life of Pets. It may also boast another Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and a Super Nintendo World.

Blooloop recently spoke to Patrick Braillard, Creative Development Show Director and Writer at Universal Orlando Resort, to find out what’s in store for Halloween Horror Nights 29.

Images: Universal Orlando

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Bea Mitchell

Bea is a journalist specialising in entertainment, attractions and tech with 10 years' experience. She has written and edited for publications including CNET, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, Evening Standard and BBC. Bea graduated from King's College London and has an MA in journalism.

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