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Video: Universal Orlando Celebrates One Year of Diagon Alley at London King’s Cross!

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Watch the video commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley at King's Cross London! 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 »

Firewhisky arrives at Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

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Last Friday night, the Hog's Head pub at Universal's Islands of Adventure, along with the Leaky Cauldron at Universal Studios Florida, began serving Blishen's Firewhisky to theme park guests looking to try something with more of a kick than Butterbeer. Read More »

Watch highlights from A Harry Potter Celebration at Universal Orlando!

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Are you sad that you missed out on A Harry Potter Celebration at Universal Orlando this weekend? Well, luckily for all of us, several videos from the event have been posted online, which mean that we can catch up with many of the highlights from the weekend. Read More »

UPDATED: Schedule revealed for A Celebration of Harry Potter!

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Universal has now unveiled the full, official schedule for A Celebration of Harry Potter. Included are discussions with "Harry Potter" cast members, graphic designers MinaLima, wand masterclass sessions with wand combat choreographer Paul Harris, and more! Read More »

Hot butterbeer now being served at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

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Visitors at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter can now sip hot butterbeer to keep out the winter chill! It was announced today that the new form of the wizarding drink is available throughout the theme park, and it makes a cozy alternative to the already popular cold, frozen, and ice cream butterbeer varieties. 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 »

UPDATED: “Harry Potter” cast members to appear at A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort!

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Universal Orlando Resort's A Celebration of Harry Potter is getting closer, and there are going to be some magical special guests in attendance! Find out who will be there! Read More »

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 »

The ABCs of LeakyCon 2014: “Harry Potter”

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There was certainly no shortage of Pottermania at this year's LeakyCon, which took place from July 30 to August 3 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida. Following up on our first recap of the event, here is a list of "Harry Potter" related memories we shared with our fellow attendees! 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 »