Return to Halloweentown was the final installment within the Halloweentown sequence, being launched eight years after the unique. By this level, St. Helens was a transparent hub for Halloweentown followers to go to, regardless of additionally not being the filming location for the earlier two films.
In accordance with IMDb, Return to Halloweentown was filmed throughout three completely different location within the state of Utah: Salt Lake Metropolis, Ogden, and Provo.
Whereas none of those areas are the identical as cute little St. Helens, this wasn’t the primary movie within the franchise to be filmed in Utah. Halloweentown Excessive, the film previous this remaining installment, was additionally filmed in a few areas throughout the state. A lot of the filming occurred in Salt Lake Metropolis, whereas photographs inside the highschool the movie was set in had been achieved at Juan Diego Catholic Excessive Faculty.
Halloweentown II, nevertheless, was really filmed in British Columbia, Canada. A number of the scenes had been shot in Vancouver and Richmond, whereas others had been filmed within the Fantasy Gardens.
This is not an uncommon apply for movie franchises, as they usually shoot in new areas for sequels, regardless of the issue this may create in replicating a previously-used set. Fortunately, the distinction in filming areas wasn’t apparent to viewers, who didn’t appear bothered by the change.