See the brand new lagoon show at Universal Orlando during their premier Halloween event (Photo: Universal Orlando)

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A brand-new show is premiering at Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights this year. Halloween Marathon of Mayhem will take place three times a night in the park's center lagoon. Watch as the lagoon is transformed in a spectacle of neon and synth, featuring classic scenes from your favorite horror films, timeless cult classics and terrifying TV shows.

The viewing area for this new lagoon show is located in Central Park and it will have three performances a night during the event: 10PM, 11PM and 12AM. This new show will blend dazzling dancing fountains, colorful lighting and state-of-the-art technologies and special effects in a whole new way.

Halloween Marathon of Mayhem will feature iconic scenes from your favorite films and TV shows, including many of the properties featured at this year's event. Watch as the 1980s take over the park with clips from Netflix’s Stranger Things, Ghostbusters, Universal Monsters and Killer Klowns from Outer Space. And listen as a 1980s synth score blasts in time with the effects!

While waiting for the show to start, (before digging into that bucket of popcorn,) be sure to download the official Universal Orlando app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. That way you can take part in the return of TERROR TRIVIA!

Now's your chance to prove that you're the ultimate Halloween Horror Nights fan. Compete in trivia contests for the coveted top spots on the leaderboards in 11 horror-packed levels. Answer questions about this year's houses as well as the history of the event. If you're good enough, you can even unlock achievements, including one named after Pizza Fries!

The event is sooner than you think. The gates to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida open in just a couple weeks! With 5 terrifying scare zones, 10 haunted houses, 2 outrageous shows and some of your favorite rides and attractions, this is the greatest Halloween event around. It runs on select nights from September 6th through November 2nd. You do not want to miss it!