Universal Orlando Resort Announces “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Event

The second annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event is a three day affair set to take place in Universal Orlando Resort between January 30-February 1, 2015.

Scheduled to appear at the event are the film’s talent Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, and Evanna Lynch.  

Additionally, creative talent includes Paul Harries who Wand Combat choreographer, Kazu Kibuishi, illustrator of Scholastic’s Harry Potter book covers, as well as Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina of MinaLima, the creaters of the visual graphics of the films.

Events include Q&A and autograph meetings with the film talent as well as discussions and demonstrations from the creative talent.

There is also the “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Expo which takes place on a Universal soundstage and feature things such as the Sorting Hat experience, recreation of the Great Hall set, Studio Tour London, an interactive Pottermore exhibit, and plenty of photo opportunities.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Hogsmeade at Island of Adventure, and the all-new The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon at Universal Studios are some things guests can experience independently.  

Guests with vacation packages and those with a park-to-park ticket will be able to ride the Hogwarts Express as they travel between King’s Cross Station and Hogsmeade Station.

Access to the “A Celebration of Harry Potter” is included with regular theme-park admission or with an annual pass.  Certain activites are a first come, first serve basis.

An exclusive event package is available that includes benefits and reserved seating for the discussions and demonstrations.

This year the event will also include discussions and interactive experiences especially for kids such as a wand combat master class a Harry Potter film trivia, and more.

For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/celebration