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Halloween Horror Nights Orlando event
Halloween Horror Nights VIII
Slogan The Last Scream You’ll
Year 1998
Icon/'s N/A
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Number of haunted houses 5
Number of scarezones 1
Preceded by Halloween Horror Nights VII
Followed by Halloween Horror Nights IX

Halloween Horror Nights VIII: Primal Scream was the eighth annual Halloween Horror Nights the event was advertised with a screaming face and calling it "The Last Scream You'll Ever Hear". The event featured five haunted houses, including two pairs of interconnected houses, one scarezone, two shows, and a parade.

Dates & Times[]

Event Nights[]

October 2-3, 8-10, 15-18, 21-25, & 27-31 1998

Event Times[]

Sundays through Thursdays ran from 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Friday's and Saturdays ran from 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Ticket Prices[]

Single Admission: $42.00 + tax

Stay and Scream: $17.00 + Price of Daytime Admission


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Other Attractions[]


Press Release[]

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- This Halloween, it's back to school for those who dare at Universal Studios Florida during the eighth annual Halloween Horror Nights celebration which runs this year for a record-breaking 19 nights beginning October 2 and continuing on October 3, 8-10, 15-18, 21-25, and 27-31.

Brave guests are registering for Fear 101 at Hell's High, one of five new, haunted mazes where substitute teachers from the beyond haunt the hallowed halls, a crazed cafeteria lady cooks up the ultimate mystery meat and the sadistic gym coach takes the phrase "no pain, no gain" much too seriously.

Tickets to this spine-tingling and gruesomely thrilling adventure are now on sale through the Universal Studios Florida website, www.usf.com, and will be available beginning September 1 at Ticketmaster outlets, or at Universal Studios Florida for day of admission purchases. Please refer to Halloween Horror Nights, VIII Ticket Prices and Discounts Fact Sheet below.

During the day guests can enjoy more than 40 rides, attractions and shows, but once night falls, the park is transformed into the most vivid of nightmares. With fear in their hearts, guests will make their way through a total of five haunted mazes, three terrifying stage shows and the most disturbing Festival of the Dead Parade ever.

Designed to keep guests screaming throughout Halloween Horror Nights VIII are:

* S.S. Frightanic. Escape from it all on the S. S. Frightanic. Guests will experience a not-so-relaxing trip on a ghost ship full of upper-class ghouls in first class, or encounter a most frightfully gruesome group hiding within the lower decks.

* Universal's Museum of Horror. There is more carnage than culture to be found in Universal's Museum of Horror, a fortress that pays homage to modern day slashers as well as their classic predecessors, but beware: these effigies are not made out of wax!

* Festival of the Dead Parade. It's a celebration of the dark side when hundreds of ghouls, zombies and whimsically wicked creatures march through the streets of Universal with new, themed floats in a tribute to fear.

* Shows. There will be three original shows including: Horrorpalooza, a main-stage show full of hair-raising performance, and the traditional Bill and Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure VII. There will also be a fogged Midway of the Bizarre, where guests can try their hand at side-show games while avoiding the bizarre creatures that inhabit the area.

* Lynyrd Skynyrd Concert. Guests will be able to rock to classic favorites like "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird" on October 18 when Lynyrd Skynyrd performs with opening acts Peter Frampton and Tommy Shaw. This concert is provided with no additional charge to the Halloween Horror Nights ticket price.

* For more information about Halloween Horror Nights, guests may call Universal Studios Florida at (407) 22-HORROR.


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Halloween Horror Nights VIII
Haunted Houses: Hell's High • Universal's Museum of Horror: Chamber of Horrors • Universal's Museum of Horror: Unnatural History • S.S. Frightanic: Carnage Crew • S.S. Frightanic: Fear in First Class
Scarezone: Midway of the Bizarre
Shows: Bill & Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure VII: Dial "E" for Excellent! • Festival of the Dead Parade  • Horrorpalooza • Inferno
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