UPDATED: Schedule revealed for A Celebration of Harry Potter!

Update Jan. 23: Universal has now unveiled the full, official schedule for A Celebration of Harry Potter, with a few changes in times and locations from the original version. See the new version below.

Included are some of the activities we previously reported, such as discussions with Harry Potter cast members, graphic designers MinaLima, wand masterclass sessions with wand combat choreographer Paul Harris, and more!

Friday, January 30

A Celebration of Harry Potter Expo (Soundstage 33) – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Movie in the Park (Music Plaza Stage) – 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
A Celebration of Harry Potter Opening Night Event (Music Plaza Stage) – 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 31

A Celebration of Harry Potter Expo (Soundstage 33) – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Behind the Scenes: Harry Potter Film Talent Discussion (Music Plaza Stage) – 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Kids’ Harry Potter Film Trivia (Music Plaza Stage) – 11:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Kids’ Dueling Demonstration & Wand Masterclass with Paul Harris (Music Plaza Stage) –11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
House Photo Meet-Up – Hufflepuff (Music Plaza Stage) –12:30 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
Graphic Design for the Harry Potter Films with MinaLima (Music Plaza Stage) –2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
Illustration of Harry Potter with Kazu Kibuishi (Music Plaza Stage) – 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
House Photo Meet-Up – Ravenclaw (Music Plaza Stage) – 4:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Dueling Demonstration & Wand Masterclass with Paul Harris (Music Plaza Stage) – 5:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 1

A Celebration of Harry Potter Expo (Soundstage 33) – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Dueling Demonstration & Wand Masterclass with Paul Harris (Music Plaza Stage) – 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Kids’ Dueling Demonstration & Wand Masterclass with Paul Harris (Music Plaza Stage) – 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
House Photo Meet-Up – Slytherin (Music Plaza Stage) – 12:30 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
Kids’ Dance Like a Beauxbatons & Battle Like a Durmstrang (Music Plaza Stage) – 2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Creating the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Music Plaza Stage) – 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
House Photo Meet-Up – Gryffindor (Music Plaza Stage) – 4:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Behind the Scenes: Harry Potter Film Talent Discussion (Music Plaza Stage) – 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

New this year, the event will also include autograph sessions with the attending Harry Potter cast members: Robbie ColtraneSir Michael Gambon, Evanna Lynch, James Phelps, and Oliver Phelps. There will be three autograph sessions on January 31 and three sessions on February 1, with select actors at each session. For more details, click here.

MuggleNet will of course be in attendance at the Celebration, keeping you up to date on all the excitement!

Will you be attending A Celebration of Harry Potter this year? Which events do you think look most exciting?

Catherine Lai

I have been a fan of Harry since 2000, a fan of MuggleNet since 2005, and a MuggleNet team member since 2013. I believe in the power of stories to bring people together, and nothing does that quite like Harry Potter. I’m an annoyingly proud Canadian and live in Toronto.