Universal puts Halloween Horror Nights tickets on sale
Universal Orlando is now selling advance tickets to the 2010 version of Halloween Horror Nights event, which will be its 20th edition of the fright fest. The announced HHN dates are Sept 24-25, Sept. 30, Oct. 1-3, 7-10, 14-17, 20-24 and 27-31 -- a total of 24 dates.

Not revealed yet: Icons, themes of haunted houses or even which of its two theme parks -- Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure (or both?) -- it will take place. "Guests will be immersed in the horrors of years' past and introduced to brand-new frights," the news release says.

Advance tickets go for $74.99 and are available at www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com. The site says details about the Frequent Fear Pass will come later. In previous years, there have been further discounts and promotional deals announced eventually.

Universal announced a "Gory Getaway Vacation Package that includes a three-night hotel stay, tickets, photographs and a CityWalk deal plus early admission to Islands of Adventure (Translation: Wanna see Harry Potter?). Reservations can be made at www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com or by calling 888-467-7677.