Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights is canceled for 2020 due to coronavirus

"Horror fans holding out hope that the coronavirus pandemic would ease up in time for the haunting season are out of luck in 2020.

Universal Studios Hollywood announced Friday that its annual Halloween Horror Nights has officially been canceled.

'“Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort have made the difficult decision to not hold Halloween Horror Nights events this year,' an emailed statement from the theme park read. 'Universal Studios Hollywood continues to face ongoing business restrictions and uncertainty around its opening timeframe. Universal Orlando Resort will be focusing exclusively on operating its theme parks for daytime guests, using the enhanced health and safety procedures already in place.'"