As the first day of this year’s A Celebration of Harry Potter ended at Universal Orlando, the world found out actor John Hurt had passed away. [Read more…]
By Patrick Santos and Gavin Hatch
Feeling thirsty? Join us at Universal Orlando Resort as we try out lots of the specialty beverages found in the Wizarding World. [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…]
By Patrick Santos and Gavin Hatch
This week we explore everything The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando has to offer. [Read more…]
This past weekend, fans from around the world came together at Universal Orlando Resort for the third annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter.” [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…]
Butterbeer is very popular with guests visiting Universal Orlando, coming in cold, frozen and even ice cream offerings. But now there’s an option perfect for the Winter season. [Read more…]
Wizards and Muggles from all over will gather at Universal Orlando for the second annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter,” taking place Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, 2015. [Read more…]
Just a month after opening, a major milestone has been reached at Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
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…]
The day that witches, wizards and muggles around the world have been waiting for has arrived. [Read more…]
This week marks the big VIP/media preview for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando, and there are several ways you can follow along from home. [Read more…]
As the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley draws near, more new elements for guests to experience are starting to appear. [Read more…]
Universal Orlando has revealed a few new details about the Hogwarts Express attraction that will debut as part of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley this summer. [Read more…]
Harry Potter fans from all over gathered at Universal Orlando Jan. 24-26, 2014 for a special celebration featuring stars from the films, Q&A’s, presentations, and more. We were there all three days and have our recap below.
During a special live webcast today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed first-ever details about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. The expansion will double the size of the area already dedicated to Harry Potter at Universal Orlando, expanding it across both Universal theme parks. [Read more…]
Testing for the Hogwarts Express train ride that will take guests between both Universal parks has begun, and we have a look at its slow-moving test. [Read more…]
Universal Orlando today posted their first official pictures of the Hogwarts Express being installed onto the tracks that will make up a new experience when The Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion opens in spring 2014. [Read more…]
Universal’s official Wizarding World of Harry Potter website has a new feature. From the main page, if you click on Hogsmeade, you’ll be taken to an eye-level view just inside the entrance. From here when you move the mouse pointer left, right, up or down, your view will change, letting you virtually look around. [Read more…]
The magical transformation continues. Although still very much a work in progress, the magnificence of Hogwarts castle is beginning to take shape above Hogsmeade as work continues on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Hogwarts will be the home of a thrilling, new, state-of-the-art attraction – Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey – that uses ground-breaking technology to bring the magic, characters and stories of Harry Potter to life in ways never before experienced. Set to open in Spring 2010, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will feature multiple themed attractions, shops and a restaurant.
Photo by Kevin Kolczynski, Universal Orlando Resort