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Fantastical Orlando giveaway winners explore Diagon Alley

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

Exclusive! Production designer Michael Curry talks Diagon Alley’s “Tale of the Three Brothers”

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In an exclusive interview with MuggleNet, production designer and award-winning artist Michael Curry opens up about bringing "The Tale of the Three Brothers" to life for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley and hints at possible upcoming WWoHP projects. Read More »

Surviving a summer visit to Universal Orlando – A Floridian’s tips for a magical Wizarding World experience

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The grand opening of the WIzarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley is exactly one week away! Are you planning a trip to Orlando but finding yourself wondering what the Florida weather is like in the summer or looking for tips on how to get the most out of your visit? Here are just a few of a native Floridian's tips for surviving a summer visit to Universal Orlando! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: Seventeen Years Later

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What consists of misguided Philosopher's Stone reviews, Neville in a party hat and a unicorn in traffic? The Potter Twitter Roundup of course. Check it out now! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: The Hulk and the Snorkack

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Want to see Matt Lewis get punched by the Hulk? Then check out this week's Twitter roundup! Also includes a sneak peek of Diagon Alley and Tom Felton working it in yet more Burberry. Read More »

“The Tonight Show” takes on Diagon Alley!

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"The Tonight Show" broadcasts live from Diagon Alley as part of the media preview leading up to the opening date announcement of the park. Take a look at Jimmy Fallon and his experience so far in Diagon Alley! Read More »

Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley Preview Week schedule released!

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We've been waiting what seems like forever to find out when Universal Orlando will announce the opening date to the newest addition to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and FINALLY, we have more information! Read More »

Bonnie Wright and the Phelps twins tour Diagon Alley!

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Bonnie Wright and James and Oliver Phelps took a tour of Universal Orlando's the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley today! Check out some photos here. Read More »

Vacation packages now available for Diagon Alley

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Universal Orlando Resort has released their first vacation packages for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley. Check out what the package includes here. Read More »

New Diagon Alley commercial keeps us “dreaming”

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Universal Orlando has released a new commercial for the opening of Diagon Alley, featuring brief glimpses of Gringotts, the fire-breathing dragon, and more. Check it out here! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: A Seal of Approval

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It was the week for announcements! Those and a couple of pinnipeds. Check out the Twitter Roundup to find out more. 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’

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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 »

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

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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 »

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 »

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 »