Major Sweets Candy Co. Sign, Jack-o’-Lantern Lamp Posts, and More Added to Halloween Horror Nights 31 Scare Zones

More new Halloween Horror Nights 31 scare zone sets have made their way into Universal Studios Florida. We’ve been watching these develop over the course of this week.

New York

What was once just a black box with stairs is now the “Judges Booth” in the New York area of Universal Studios Florida.

It has a tarp resembling wood paneling around it, a “Judges Booth” banner on the front, and orange and black banners hanging from the top.

Hay bales and pumpkins are stacked next to the booth.

Halloween Horror Nights 31 Scare Zone

Next to the tractor and collapsing tent we previously noted are two food stands.

Halloween Horror Nights 31 Scare Zone

The new sign on one stand reads “Major Sweets Candy Co.” The most recent speculation map has this area listed as a “Candy Mutants” Scare Zone.

We don’t know the details of this character just yet, but it’s nice to have a face to match the scare zone. There is a sucker and candy corn tucked into his top hat along with a spooky candy apple.

Nearby, a backdrop is up directly in front of Revenge of the Mummy (which is hopefully reopening soon).

The backdrop looks like a cornfield, as seen through wooden gates. Hay bales and pumpkins are in front of it.

Jack-o’-lantern decorations are also up on lamp posts in New York for even more eerie energy as we get closer to September 2, when Halloween Horror Nights will reveal these scare zones’ secrets!

The flat jack-o’-lanterns have creepy black arms with torn burlap hanging below them, so they look like scarecrows.

Central Park

More trusses and catwalks have been erected near Central Park — which is closer to the Hollywood section than New York.

Central Park trees now have lanterns dangling from their branches.

The speculation map indicates this will be a scarecrow Scare Zone.


A few more decrepit church sets have been added to the scare zone in the Hollywood area.

A sign at the front of this scare zone calls it Nettlewoods Cemetery. Previous speculation maps just referred to it as a “vampires” scare zone, which could still be true.

We noticed a new element added to this small platform.

This is an actor-activated trigger. Scareactors use these to set off various effects, including special lighting or sounds. This particular one is placed so the Scareactor can tap it with their foot to set off an effect.

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