Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets Sold Out for WWoHP Opening!

If you haven’t already purchased your tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood for April 7, the opening day for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, it looks like you’re out of luck! The theme park has announced that tickets for this Thursday, April 7, are now sold out!

The opening of Hollywood’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter is sure to be magical, with a host of exciting activities throughout the week to celebrate.

Today, April 5, marks the grand opening. Special guests, including Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), Warwick Davis (Professor Filius Flitwick/Griphook), and Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), are set to walk the red carpet, while John Williams, the composer for the scores of the first three Harry Potter films, will be there to conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

To make sure that you don’t miss any of the excitement, MuggleNet will be live on Periscope at the red carpet, and that’s just the start:

Tomorrow, April 6, don’t miss Ellie Darcey-Alden’s (Young Lily Evans in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2) takeover of MuggleNet’s Snapchat! (We’re mugglenetdotcom!)

Then, on April 7, we’ll be live at Universal Studios Hollywood for the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and you’ll be able to find us on Periscope, Snapchat, and Twitter throughout the day!

You can read the official press release from Universal Studios Hollywood below. Will you be there on April 7, or will you be following MuggleNet from home? Let us know in the comments below!

Press Release

Tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood are Sold-Out Online for April 7, Opening Day for “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” Date Specific Tickets Purchased Online via Theme Park’s EZ Rez Ticketing System Highlight Consumer Demand for Theme Park and Eagerly-Awaited Grand Opening of Game-Changing Immersive Land

Universal City, California, April 5, 2016 – Tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood for opening day of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” on April 7 are sold out marking the first time ever that the theme park has had to halt online ticketing transactions.

Anticipation for this long-awaited opening has also translated to the sell-out of all specialty products, including the popular VIP Experience and Front of Line ticket option for opening day, as well as Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9.

“We have been getting ready for this exciting day for the past five years and share the exhilaration with those guests who’ve made April 7th a sell-out day,” said Larry Kurzweil, President, Universal Studios Hollywood. “This incredible consumer demand speaks largely to the arrival of ‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,’ and the dramatic 75 percent transformation of Universal Studios Hollywood into an entirely new destination.”

Tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood can be purchased via EZ Rez™, the newly introduced, industry-leading online ticketing platform. This innovative, easy-to-use online ticket purchasing system features an array of new consumer benefits designed to enhance visits to The Entertainment Capital of L.A.  This includes premium savings with all online transactions, one-hour early entry to “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” and the opportunity to reserve specific date visits.

More information is available at www.UniversalStudiosHollywood.com. Like Universal Studios Hollywood on Facebook and follow @UniStudios on Instagram and Twitter.

Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A.SM, includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour; the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex, the Universal CityWalk Cinemas and the “5 Towers” state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue. World-class rides and attractions include the all-new “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” and renowned, behind-the-scenes Studio Tour featuring the intense “King Kong 360 3-D” attraction and the “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” thrill ride as the Studio Tour’s grand finale.  Other popular rides include the 3D-HD adventure, “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and immersive “Super Silly Fun Land,” the critically-acclaimed mega-attraction, “Transformers™:  The Ride-3D,” “Revenge of the MummySM—The Ride,” “Jurassic Park® —The Ride,” “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, adjacent to the award-winning “The Simpsons RideTM” the “Nighttime Studio Tour” which runs on select evenings, and soon-to-open “The Walking Dead” permanent attraction, debuting Summer 2016.

Mary W.

I am a Slytherin, a lifelong fan of Harry Potter, and a member of MuggleNet staff since 2014. In my Muggle life, I am passionate about human rights, and I love to travel around the world and meet new people.