Tag Archives: Hogsmeade

Flight of the Hippogriff Constructed at Hollywood’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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Universal Studios Hollywood is making headway on the construction of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Read More »

Universal Studios Hollywood Reveals New “Harry Potter” Signature Art

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The West Coast is already getting hyped for the Wizarding World experience when Universal Studios Hollywood opens in spring 2016, and even though the opening is months away, near-completed construction on Hollywood's Hogwarts Castle means that promo materials are on their way! Universal has recently released the first signature art for Hollywood's Wizarding World, and though it's nothing we haven't seen before, it's still a thrill to see the words "Coming Spring 2016" at the bottom of the flyer. Read More »

Sword of Gryffindor whereabouts


Dear Professor Longbottom, I was wondering if the Sword of Gryffindor was kept in your office now? And are you also now the head of Gryffindor? I've heard that Harry Potter sometimes comes to Hogwarts to teach Defense Against the Dark Arts, do you guys ever get time together when he's there? You are very brave by the way; I admire your courage! Read More »

Butterbeer Bonanza, a Three-Part Series: An Introduction

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We, the Creative Team at MuggleNet, have decided that a ranking of butterbeer must be done. Read More »

Universal Orlando’s WWoHP Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary!

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It's hard to believe that it has been five years since the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando first opened! Five years out, millions of "Potter" fans have visited the park, the Diagon Alley expansion has opened, and Hogsmeade parks have opened at several locations around the world. Read More »

Book Review: Intrepid Traveler’s “Universal Orlando 2015”

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If you've been to Universal Orlando, you know how amazing and overwhelming Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios can be. If you have yet to make your trip, you may be anxiously awaiting your first visit, desperately wanting to make the most out of your time there. In either case, you may want to consider purchasing a travel guide to help you plan your next visit. For those Ravenclaws who like itineraries and lists, Intrepid Traveler's "Universal Orlando 2015" by Kelly Monaghan may be a worthwhile investment! Read More »

Universal Orlando presented with awards for Diagon Alley

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All those long lines this summer in Orlando, Florida, were worth it. The attention to detail and the complete immersion into Harry Potter's world led to the theme park being awarded with one of the industry's highest honors. Read more here! Read More »

Fantastical Orlando giveaway winners explore Diagon Alley


Remember our Fantastical Orlando giveaway? Our winner, Bryan, and his wife Emily share their experience with us! Check it out here! Read More »

Construction photos: Hogsmeade taking shape at Wizarding World in Hollywood

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Construction on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is now well underway, and some new photos show Hogsmeade and Hogwarts coming along nicely! Read More »

Universal Studios Hollywood continues building Wizarding World of Harry Potter


Want to see the latest and greatest pictures of magical construction going on at Universal Studios Hollywood? Read More »

Diagon Alley Roundup – Part 1: Magic is in the air

Diagon Alley Roundup, Part 1: Magic is in the air

This last week, MuggleNet was down in Orlando, Florida, at Universal Orlando Resort for a VIP/media preview of the all-new Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley expansion. No doubt you've seen the trailers, the photos, the interviews, and the endless pictures of people standing on benches trying to get a glimpse - and all of that stuff is great. But what you can't see is the absolute best part of the park - the inherent magic. Read More »

New Prop Spotted in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade


A new prop has appeared in the Hogsmeade Village of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Could this be one part of a brand new interactive experience at the theme park? 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 »