“A Celebration of Harry Potter” kicks off next week at Universal Orlando Resort

"A Celebration of Harry Potter" kicks off next week at Universal Orlando Resort


From January 24 to 26, fans from around the world will enjoy “A Celebration of Harry Potter” – a special event hosted by Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. Entertainment that will celebrate all of Harry’s adventures from the beloved books to the feature films. Stars from the Harry Potter films will be in attendance, including James Phelps (Fred Weasley), Oliver Phelps (George Weasley) and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood). Additional talent to be announced soon at Facebook/UniversalOrlandoResort.

The event will include unforgettable experiences, such as:
· Q&A sessions with film talent and crew
· A special evening event starring several cast members of the Harry Potter film series and award-winning artist Kazu Kibuishi. Guests will enjoy film clips, Q&A sessions with cast members, and get a glimpse of new details about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, opening summer 2014.
· A wand masterclass hosted by Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, featuring Wand Combat Choreographer Paul Harris and a special guest.
· A one-of-a-kind Harry Potter Expo with interactive activities from Pottermore, Scholastic, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, MinaLima, Harry Potter: The Exhibition and more.
· The opportunity to visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade – which features multiple themed attractions, shops and a restaurant, and is where the wonder, excitement and adventure of the Harry Potter books and films comes to life

Access to “A Celebration of Harry Potter” is included with regular theme park admission or with an annual pass. Those without an annual pass can experience the full offering with a 3-day, park-to-park ticket. Admission into panel events will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information about the event and tickets, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com/Celebration.



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