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“Today”‘s contest to win a trip to the Grand Opening of Diagon Alley continues!


We posted last week about the contest "Today" is running in which 25 lucky winners will win an all-inclusive trip to the Grand Opening of Diagon Alley in Orlando. The contest is now in full-swing - have you been keeping up? Read More »

“USA Today” gets first look at Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley

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"USA Today" was given a first look at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley. Check out their video tour, plus new photos of the area right here. Read More »

New details and concept art emerge for Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts’


New concept art, videos, and information are released regarding the Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts ride as well as the Diagon Alley grand opening. You can read all about it right here. Read More »

Diagon Alley concept art, including Borgin and Burkes, Knockturn Alley, and the Gringotts dragon

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Along with the recent news about the Wizarding World expansion opening in mid-June, we now get a look at some of the exciting new features of Diagon Alley. Some concept art has been revealed, giving us a new look at Knockturn Alley, Borgin and Burkes, the dragon atop Gringotts, and what looks like streets in Hogsmeade and London. Read More »

Universal Orlando raises pay as it adds new jobs for WWoHP

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Universal Orlando has said that they will be raising starting pay for employees beginning June 1. The resort is currently in the process of trying to fill hundreds of new openings, ahead of the impending opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley this summer. Read More »

Details about Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts will be revealed

On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Universal Orlando Resort will reveal all-new details about Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – the revolutionary new attraction found within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. It will be a groundbreaking, multi-dimensional thrill ride that will place riders in the middle of an incredible adventure as they navigate their way through the Gringotts vaults. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley will open this summer, located within Universal Studios Florida, will double the size of the sweeping area already dedicated to Harry Potter’s adventures at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, expanding it across both Universal theme parks. It will create new experiences based on the signature areas of London, Diagon Alley and Knockturn Alley. HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. © 2014 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved.

Universal Orlando will be releasing all new details about the highly anticipated ride Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts. Find out how you can hear all the news right here on MuggleNet. Read More »

Universal releases new video of the Hogwarts Express!

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Just yesterday we shared with you a new video showing a first look at the inside of Gringotts, and now Universal has also unveiled a video that shares more information about the Hogwarts Express! Read More »

Diagon Alley to open mid-June, according to Loews Hotels Chairman, plus first-look video inside Gringotts Bank

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We have some incredibly exciting news for everyone! In an interview with Fox Business, the chairman of Loews Hotels, Jonathan Tisch, let slip the opening date of Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Orlando! Read More »

Win the chance to be at the the grand opening of Diagon Alley!

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Do you want to be at the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley? Well, thanks to NBC's "Today", you could win the chance to be among the first to experience the new additions and attend the grand opening celebration! Read More »

New construction photos from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley expansion

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We have a ton of new construction photos showing the highly anticipated Diagon Alley expansion at Universal Orlando in Florida. The pictures highlight the progress that has been made at the site in the past few weeks alone. Read More »

Development continues in Orlando as opening date draws closer!

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We still don't have an exact opening time for the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley development in Orlando, but construction continues to be steaming ahead. MiceChat has posted a series of new pictures that shows how the development is coming along. Read More »

‘Today’ broadcast from Universal canceled – Opening date still in question

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Speculation about the opening date announcement for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley expansion area was running high this week as NBC's "Today" was scheduled for a LIVE broadcast from the Universal grounds. However, we may need to wait just a little longer for the announcement. Read More »

Diagon Alley expansion to feature authentic Cabman Shelter

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It's no Madam Puddifoot's, which was just unveiled in the Hogsmeade section of Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter, but Twitter user Alexis (@SaLeM_xo) has pointed out a cool new feature of the Diagon Alley expansion! Read More »

The Knight Bus arrives at Diagon Alley in Orlando


That's right! The Knight Bus now has a home at the brand new Diagon Alley expansion at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando. There have been some more details released about its purpose and position in the new park. Read More »