Monthly Archives: August 2013

“Extra” Kicks off 20th Season at Universal Studios Hollywood

“Extra,” the second longest running entertainment newsmagazine in syndication, will kick off its 20th season from its new home at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A., bringing the latest breaking news from the worlds of entertainment, pop culture, crime, politics and lifestyle to millions of viewers daily, beginning on Monday, September 9, 2013.

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Knott’s Halloween Haunt Pricing 2013

Knott’s Scary Farm, home of spine tingling fears, has added even more thrills and excitement to its already monstrous Halloween Haunt lineup.  Guests will thrill to the many ways they can customize their night with new ticket, dining, and Elvira merchandise opportunities now on-sale.

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Halloween Horror Nights 2013 Preview

On Tuesday morning, August 27th, members of the media were invited to Universal Studios Hollywood to get a sneak peek at Halloween Horror Nights 2013’s monsters and make-up! Theme Park Adventure was there and has video and images to share with its fans!

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Halloween Horror Nights 2013 Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for “Halloween Horror Nights,” Southern California’s premier Halloween event, taking place at Universal Studios Hollywood on 21 select nights from September 20 through November 2, 2013.

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Golf Tournament for Fairytale Town this October

Enjoy a day swinging clubs on the green at the Fairytale Town Classic Golf Tournament on Thursday, Oct. 3, starting at 1 p.m. The 18-hole tournament will take place at Teal Bend Golf Course in Sacramento. Proceeds support education programs and park improvements at nonprofit Fairytale Town.

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Summer Nights at Sam’s 3 is Here!

This is it, TPAers! If you can believe it, this is THE final Summer Nights gathering for 2013 before we switch into Autumn mode!

On Sunday, August 25th at 7:00 P.M., we will gather once again on the patio outside of Trader Sam’s and Tangaroa Terrace at the Disneyland Hotel to mix and mingle – fans, haunters, and industry pros all under the Tiki torches with tropical drinks in hand!

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El Cucuy Comes to Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

The age-old fear of “the boogeyman” comes to life at Universal Studios Hollywood in an all-new grisly twist, “El Cucuy: The Boogeyman,” as the latest in the lineup of award-winning “Halloween Horror Nights” authentically disturbing mazes opening September 20.  Adding to the torment of “El Cucuy’s” grim and dark legend is an exclusive and chilling narration by Danny Trejo, one of Hollywood’s leading villain character actors.

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Sinister Pointe’s Spirit Lounge Needs You!

Long-time friends of Theme Park Adventure, the gang at Sinister Pointe have a ghoulish new concept they’re wanting to bring to Southern California: Spirit Lounge. This 21+ bar and lounge takes a Gothic cue from Disney’s Haunted Mansion attraction and is packed with spooky, immersive special effects that will thrill and completely entertain!

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Blackout Comes to New York, Los Angeles and Chicago

After five years of revolutionizing the haunted house industry, BLACKOUT will premiere a new type of horror theater this fall:  BLACKOUT:elements.  The immersive performance takes inspiration from the four basic elements, thrusting BLACKOUT fans into an intense world of fear unlike anything they’ve experienced before.  After signing a waiver, all audience members must walk through the experience completely alone.  Immersing themselves in the elaborately designed set pieces, audience members are forced to interact with the characters in a series of twisted and petrifying scenarios.

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The Walking Dead Returns to Halloween Horror Nights

This year, the contemporary urban city streets, towering skyscraper, brick-faced facades and industrial exteriors that make up Universal Studios’ world-famous production facilities will serve as a backdrop location for “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood as Southern California’s premier Halloween experience creates maze settings from iconic movie sets and soundstages never before used in this popular, award-winning event.  “Halloween Horror Nights” begins on Friday, September 20, 2013.

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