A Harry Potter celebration is coming to Universal Orlando Resort next year

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Universal Orlando will be holding a Harry Potter celebration next year in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The celebration will be held from January 24 – 26, and will feature a variety of festivities, celebrating the world of Harry Potter.  Here are some of the events planned:

  • Q&A sessions with the cast members and filmmakers
  • A wand masterclass hosted by choreographer Paul Harris, duelling instructor for the feature films
  • Opportunities to explore Hogwarts™ castle, and shop and dine in Hogsmeade at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • An exciting Harry Potter™ Film Tribute with select cast members and filmmaker
  • Ride time on thrilling attractions such as Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey and Dragon Challenge

Tickets for this event come in two variations.  You can purchase a vacation package or a general admission ticket to the event.  Starting at $395 a person, you will get the following:

  • 3-night hotel accommodations
  • 3-day park-to-park ticket to both theme parks per day
  • Entry to a Private Evening Event held in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, (includes one free Butterbeer and light desserts) (Saturday)
  • Reserved area for the Harry Potter Film Tribute (Friday)
  • Reserved area for the Q&A sessions (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Reserved area for a wand masterclass with Paul Harris
  • Early Park Admission? to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – one hour before the park opens
  • Breakfast at the Three Broomsticks – one per person
  • CityWalk Party Pass

If you decide to opt out of the vacation package and just go with the general admission, this is what that entitles:

  • Harry Potter™ Film Tribute (Friday)
  • A wand masterclass with Paul Harris (first come, first served)
  • Q&A sessions (Saturday & Sunday; first come, first served)
  • BOTH Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme parks

For more information, head on over to the events official website here.

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Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @cgamache83