Halloween Horror Nights IX: Last gasp was the ninth annual Halloween Horror Nights event in Orlando. Located in Universal Studios Florida, the event was advertised with a depiction of The Mummy calling it the "Last Gasp". The event featured five haunted houses, including the first 3-D house in Halloween Horror Nights history, one scarezone, two shows, and a parade, and was held for 19 days in October 1999.
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The dead will rise and maniacal
madmen will rule beginning Friday, Oct. 1 as Universal Studios Florida
officially unearths Halloween Horror Nights IX: Last Gasp.
Fiendish and grisly creatures from beyond will mix with thrill seekers
from all over the world who visit Universal during the month of October to
live the movies -- and their worst nightmares. With more spook and startle
than ever before, each of the 19 bone-chilling nights promises the adrenaline-
rushing intensity of a good scare as guests make their way through five
haunted mazes, three wicked stage shows and a Season of the Witch Parade.
The Halloween Horror Nights celebration begins October 1 and continues
Oct. 2, Oct. 8 through Oct. 9, Oct. 14 through Oct. 17, and Oct. 21 through
Oct. 31. Tickets to Halloween Horror Nights are available through the
Universal Studios web site, www.uescape.com, Ticketmaster outlets, Spencer
Gifts stores and at Universal Studios Escape for day of admission purchases.
(Editor's Note: Please refer to Halloween Horror Nights IX Ticket Prices and
Discounts Fact Sheet.)
Music will mingle with the usual shrieks and cackling on the opening
weekend of Halloween Horror Nights when top musical performers, including
Tonic, Citizen King and Dishwalla, take the Halloween mainstage to perform
their chart-topping hits. Friday night's line up includes opening act Virgos
Merlot, followed by Citizen King and then Tonic. Saturday night will open
with Fuel followed by Dishwalla. The performances during opening weekend are
included in the regular price of admission to Universal Studios Halloween
During the daylight hours, Universal Studios Florida is a fun-filled theme
park featuring popular rides and attractions such as Twister: Ride it Out,
Terminator 2: 3-D, Back to the Future: The Ride and Woody Woodpecker's
KidZone, but when the sun goes down the most menacing and bizarre creatures of
the netherworld emerge from the darkness ready to feast on fear.