The Second Annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Begins This Week At Universal Orlando Resort

Have you visited Universal Studios to check out The Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Unfortunately, I have not.  I’m hoping to visit REAL soon though! The last time I visited Orlando, we didn’t have time to visit Universal Studios.  I was in Florida for a press trip and time didn’t allow us to visit.  But like I said, I’m hoping to finally see the park up close and personal. My family and I are HUGE fans of all Harry Potter movies so we can’t wait to visit!

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This weekend, fans from around the world will come together to celebrate Harry Potter’s adventures at the second annual A Celebration of Harry Potter. Hosted by Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros., this three-day event will allow fans to enjoy incredible experiences from Q&A sessions with some of their favorite Harry Potter film talent to exploring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and more.


The event will include unforgettable experiences, such as:

·Q&A sessions with film talent and other special guests, including Robbie Coltrane (Rubeus Hagrid), Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore), James Phelps (Fred Weasley), Oliver Phelps (George Weasley) and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood)

·A special opening event on Friday evening starring the Harry Potter film talent, MinaLima, and award-winning artist Kazu Kibuishi and more.

·A live duelling demonstration and wand combat masterclass hosted by Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, featuring the world’s only Wand Combat choreographer, Paul Harris

·A live demonstration with award-winning illustrator Kazu Kibuishi, who will be drawing some of the Harry Potter characters on stage in this interactive panel hosted by Scholastic.

·A look behind the scenes of the graphic props of the Harry Potter films with graphic designers, MinaLima

·A Celebration of Harry Potter Expo with unique and interactive exhibits from Warner Bros., Pottermore, Scholastic, MinaLima, Harry Potter: The Exhibition and Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, including the opportunity to try on the Sorting Hat

·Special kids discussions and interactive experiences such as an exciting duelling demonstration and wand combat masterclass with Paul Harris, an interactive Dance Like a Beauxbatons and Battle Like a Durmstrang experience, as well as Harry Potter film trivia

·Park guests can enjoy The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade at Universals Islands of Adventure and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida plus the iconic Hogwarts Express that transports guests between the two lands if they have a park-to-park ticket

·And more!

Access to select events within A Celebration of Harry Potter is included in regular admission to Universal Studios. Admission to panel events will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  1. I so wish I could attend this!

  2. Amy Orvin says:

    It looks like fun!

  3. Emily Smith says:

    I wish we lived closer to a Universal Studios! This would be so fun to go to.

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