Universal Orlando Announces Details for 3rd Annual Celebration of Harry Potter #HPCelebration

Universal Orlando announced details this week for their popular Celebration of Harry Potter event, which returns to the theme park January 29-31, 2016.

Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando

Now in its third year, this special event hosted by Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. Consumer Products allows fans to celebrate all of Harry’s adventures, from the beloved books to the feature films and more.

Headlining the three day event will be Harry Potter film stars Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Katie Leung (Cho Chang), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood).

Joining them will be creative talent including Pierre Bohanna, head prop maker for the Harry Potter film franchise; Paul Harris, the world’s only Wand Combat choreographer; and designers Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina of MinaLima, who established the visual graphic style of the Harry Potter films.

Guests will enjoy three days of incredible experiences, including Q&A sessions with Harry Potter film talent, special panels and demonstrations with creative talent, and access to the Harry Potter Expo – where fans can enjoy the Sorting Hat experience, an interactive mini tour from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and more.

And let’s not forget the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida, along with Hogwart’s Express will be available to enjoy.

Access to “A Celebration of Harry Potter” is included with regular theme park admission or with an annual pass, with admission to certain activities being granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

While most of the activities for “A Celebration of Harry Potter” will be open to all Universal Orlando park guests and will take place at both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida theme parks, guests who purchase the exclusive event vacation package will enjoy certain special benefits and reserved sections for the panels and demonstrations.

For more information about the event, tickets and available exclusive event vacation packages, visit universalorlando.com/celebration.


About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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