Universal Orlando announces A Celebration of Harry Potter celebrity list and other details

Universal Orlando announces A Celebration of Harry Potter celebrity list and other details


Universal Orlando made some major announcements today in regards to the annual Celebration of Harry Potter event held at the resort.

The list of celebrites attending the event this year include Rupert Grint (portrayed Ron Weasley), Matthew Lewis (portrayed Neville Longbottom), Katie Leung (portrayed Cho Chang), Bonnie Wright (portrayed Ginny Weasley), and Evanna Lynch (portrayed Luna Lovegood).

The celebrities will be appearing in several Q&A sessions and other events.

The event will also include special events featuring people involved in the Harry Potter fims, such as:

  • Pierre Brohanna, Head Prop Maker for the film franchise.
  • Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina of MinaLima, who established the visual graphic style of the films.
  • Paul Harris, wand combat choreographer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
  • The creators and talent that have made Harry Potter: The Exhibition

There will also be several activities for guests to participate in during A Celebration of Harry Potter.  These events include:

  • An interactive mini-tour experience from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.
  • Find out which class you are by trying on the Sorting Hat.
  • Experiences with Pottermore, an interactive Harry Potter experience
  • A Scholastic booth featuring a Harry Potter coloring book, raffles and more!

A Celebration of Harry Potter is held at BOTH Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios and is included with your daily admission, and dressing up in your Harry Potter robe is encouraged!

There are certain areas of the event reserved for vacation package holders.

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