Tis the season for KrampusÂ as Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort bring the terrifying dark Christmas legend to life in an all-new â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ maze beginning September 16, 2016.
The creative minds behind the nationâ€™s best and most extreme Halloween events unleash the wrath ofÂ Krampus, Legendary Pictures and Universal Picturesâ€™ Christmas-themed horror film co-written and directed by Michael Dougherty, in a sinister new â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ maze.
The dead of winter sets the stage for the terror thatâ€™s about to unfold one cold, dank and dreary Christmas Eve as the fabled anthropomorphic “half-goat, half-demon” horned creature emerges to terrorize those devoid of holiday spirit.Â In scenes lifted from the film, guests will navigate the dysfunctional Engel family home to encounter the evil ancient spirit of Krampus â€“ the dark shadow of Saint Nicholas â€“ and his band of Dark Elves and sinister Gingerbread Men, who cause the family to fight to see the light of day.
Universal Studiosâ€™ â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ is the ultimate Halloween event. For more than 25 years, guests from around the world have visited â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ in Hollywood and Orlando to become victims inside their own horror film. The streets of each coastâ€™s event are transformed into highly-themed scare zones where menacing â€œscare-actorsâ€ lunge from every darkened corner. Multiple movie-quality haunted houses are erected throughout the event, based on anything from iconic slasher films to hit horror television series to haunting original stories.
Additional details about Universal Studiosâ€™ â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ will be revealed soon. For more information about Halloween Horror Nights at either Universal Studios Hollywood or Universal Orlando Resort, visitÂ www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.