Tag Archives: Orlando

Conventions and Events List 2016–2017: No Muggles Allowed!

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With convention season upon us, there are a large number of nerdy events to attend. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Roundup: Teasers, Ilvermorny, and Vegan Wands

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Thanks to the Celebration of Harry Potter taking place this weekend in Orlando, there's been a sudden slew of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" news. Read More »

Alumni Roundup: Welcome to Hufflepuff, Rupert!

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Welcome to a special edition of the Alumni Roundup, featuring some of the highlights from this weekend's A Celebration of Harry Potter in Orlando. Read More »

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 »

UPDATED: A Celebration of Harry Potter 2016 Dates Announced!

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Exciting news - the dates for the third annual A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando have been announced! Read More »

Vote Leaky Cauldron for Best Amusement Park Restaurant!


The Leaky Cauldron has been nominated for "USA Today"'s best amusement park restaurant, and you can help it win! Find out where to vote online 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 »

New “Fountain of Fair Fortune” show premieres at Universal Orlando!


Only this week, we posted an interview with designer Michael Curry in which a brand new "Beedle the Bard" show was hinted at. Now, "Attractions Magazine" has revealed that a brand new show, another of Beedle the Bard's tales, is now being performed at the park! Read More »

Pottermore releases Celestina Warbeck information!

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Ever wondered about the background of Molly Weasley's favorite singer, Celestina Warbeck? Well, now, Pottermore has released brand new information written by J.K. Rowling about the magical singer, including the fact that today is the singer's birthday! Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter coming to Universal Orlando Resort in 2015!


Universal Orlando Resort announces that they will be hosting the second annual "A Celebration of Harry Potter" expo in 2015! Read More »

Behind-the-scenes photos from Diagon Alley!


There's been lots of buzz recently around the opening of Diagon Alley in Orlando at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The sculptor, Bryn Court, who worked on all the "Harry Potter" films, as well as countless other movies, worked as head sculptor on Diagon Alley,creating many of the sculptures that you see in the park today. Check out a selection of behind-the-scenes photos below! Read More »

Changes announced for LeakyCon!


As this year's LeakyCon came to a close on Sunday, the organizers announced some changes for next year’s LeakyCon at the closing ceremony. Read More »

MinaLima on bringing “Harry Potter” magic to Diagon Alley


"Harry Potter" fans know the design team MinaLima as the force behind all the wonderful designs and props in the "Harry Potter" films. For the newly opened Diagon Alley extension of the Orlando theme park, Universal used MinaLima to help bring the park to life. In a new interview, the MinaLima team, Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, speak about their work on Diagon Alley. Read More »

MuggleNet at LeakyCon: Podcast, panel, and the BIGGEST GIVEAWAY EVER

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It's that time of year again, folks - LeakyCon time! One of the nerdiest, fandomiest (?), electric, RIDICULOUS BEST WEEKENDS of the entire year. This year (if we may brag for a moment), we have gone above and beyond and are bringing LeakyCon goers something, well, magical. Read More »

Diagon Alley preview picture and video roundup!

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As I'm sure you'll be aware, over the last few days some MuggleNet staff members were lucky enough to be at the preview event for Diagon Alley! Last night saw the preview of Diagon Alley itself take place, and we were able to get lots of pictures and videos as the event happened. If you missed out on seeing the pictures as they were posted, check them all out below in our handy roundup, and look out for a full report coming soon! Read More »

New details on Leaky Cauldron fare and Fortescue’s ice cream flavors revealed

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We have just received information on some of the brand new delicious food coming to the Diagon Alley expansion at Universal Orlando, thanks to Jim Hill over at the "Huffington Post". You won't believe what delicious dishes and mouthwatering ice cream flavors are coming. We are drooling just thinking about it! 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 »

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 »

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 »

Madame Puddifoot’s Tea Shop window and interior revealed at Universal Orlando!

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Pictures have been revealed of the new shop front for Madam Puddifoot's Tea Shop at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Orlando (Hogsmeade). The shop front, which reveals the window for the cozy tearoom Harry visits with Cho in "Order of the Phoenix", currently features an Easter cake for the holiday. The interior has also been revealed. Read More »