Universal Orlando Resort has announced all new experiences for the Christmas 2017 season: new holiday offerings coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter for the first time ever, as well as an all-new Macy’s holiday parade. [Read more…]
The 10th annual U.S. Quidditch Cup is being held at Austin-Tindall Regional Park in Kissimmee, Fla. this year, from April 8-9. The Quidditch Cup is United States Quidditch’s most important event in their competitive season. Hosting 60 teams, this is the largest Quidditch event of the year. [Read more…]
One of the world’s most spectacular theme park rides just got a little more dazzling, as Universal Studios Hollywood has announced the upgrade of their Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey attraction with 120 frames-per-second projections. [Read more…]
If you’ve ever dreamed of staying in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter after park hours with just a few hundred close friends and some VIPs from the films, mark your calendar for September 1, when the MuggleNet Live Nineteen Years Later will take over Diagon Alley for the evening. [Read more…]
With a #FollowTheSpiders social media campaign and onstage announcement at Universal Orlando’s Celebration of Harry Potter, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London had confirmed that the new Forbidden Forest expansion to their Making of Harry Potter tour will open on March 31. [Read more…]
Universal’s theme parks are already deeply invested in J.K. Rowling’s saga of The Boy Who Lived, and now corporate parent NBCUniversal has deepened that commitment by securing the television and theme park rights to her Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts film franchises through 2025. [Read more…]
Magic-loving Muggles who are members of Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center can now purchase tickets to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone In Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic, coming in February 2017 to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
Visitors to Universal Orlando have long had the option of staying off-site in a selected partner hotel using a package that includes perks like early park admission. Now Universal Studios Hollywood is getting in on the act with their own Preferred Hotel program, which includes one hour of early entry into their newly opened Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Harry Potter film stars Rupert Grint, Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch and Katie Leung will be appearing at Universal Orlando for “A Celebration of Harry Potter” in January. [Read more…]
By Gavin Hatch
I’m back after a magical week in California. This episode we take a look at some of the decor around Disneyland Resort and stop over at Universal Studios Hollywood to check out their Harry Potter construction. Before all that though, we look at some of the offering at SeaWorld’s Summer nights event.
Thousands of self-proclaimed “geeks” will descend upon Orlando this summer to celebrate their individuality and obsession with everything nerdy at GeekyCon. [Read more…]
By Gavin Hatch
This week we check out lots of construction around the resort, try the whisky drink in the Wizarding World, show you some recently added shopping locations, and much talked about metal detectors. [Read more…]
By Banks Lee
A look back at the week of Tweeted photos from @Attractions Twitter feed [Read more…]
Hosts Banks Lee and Elisa Goldman bring you this week’s theme park and attraction news. On this week’s episode: [Read more…]
Get ready for a Potter takeover as “A Celebration of Harry Potter” returns to Universal Orlando early next year.
A second story from The Tales of Beedle the Bard is now being performed inside The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando. [Read more…]
LeakyCon, a sci-fi/fantasy film, television and book convention, will rebrand itself as GeekyCon and return to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando July 30 to Aug. 2, 2015. [Read more…]
Guests attending the LeakyCon fan conference in Orlando have the chance to attend a special private party inside The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. The party starts after the area closes to the general public on July 30, 2014. [Read more…]
Walls have been taken down today at Universal Studios Florida, revealing the London waterfront facades that are part of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley expansion.