Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. recently announced the return of “A Celebration of Harry Potter,” on January 26-28, 2018. This ultimate fan event can only be experienced at Universal Orlando Resort and will feature an array of interactive and engaging experiences that will allow guests to celebrate their love for the stories from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.
For the first time in event history, Stanislav Yanevski (Viktor Krum) will attend the special event and participate in festivities throughout the weekend, alongside returning fan-favorites James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley). More talent will be announced at a later date.
During the 3-day celebration, guests will also have the opportunity to:
- Attend Q&A sessions with select film talent (complete talent lineup will be announced at a later date)
- Experience and participate in the interactive and unique activities and displays from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World at the Harry Potter Expo
- Enjoy special panels and demonstrations giving fans a close look ‘Behind-the-Scenes’
- Visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida. Plus, ride the Hogwarts Express between the two lands with a park-to-park ticket
- And much more!
Celebration vacation packages are on sale now. On-site hotel packages start at $285 per adult per night, including tax, and include exclusive benefits such as special guest access to the Harry Potter Expo, admission to a private evening reception in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, special access to panels and demonstrations and special access to new Workshops – more details coming soon.
Packages also include three-night hotel accommodations at a Universal Orlando on-site hotel and three-day two-park, park-to-park tickets to Universal Studios Florida AND Universal’s Islands of Adventure. This package also includes special rates and benefits for Annual Passholders and Florida Residents. Packages are available on a first come, first served basis. For complete details and other packages available, click here.
You don’t have to travel all the way to Orlando to experience a Potter filled event, however. On January 20, you can join thousands of other fans of the boy who lived for the Potter inspired pub crawl that guarantees to be a magical experience. They will be giving away wands, trips to Universal Studios Orlando, a replica Nimbus valued at $300 and more! All wizards and witches can participate in different games along the way to win cash and prizes and the crawl will culminate with a $2000 costume contest (cash & prizes).
Each ticket purchased will get you your souvenir cup, bracelet for free drinks and entry to all venues and admission to after party at Roxys Rooftop. Each participant receives 5 complimentary drinks. Registration (Will-Call) will be at Roxys Pub 6…PM till 9PM. Bars participating are Roxys, Pawn Shop WPB, Banko Cantina, Roxys Rooftop and more TBA.
Costume contest will be held at Roxys Rooftop at midnight at the after party and will be for best overall costume male and best overall female. The contest will be for $2000 (cash and prizes).
They have also added a very special “Harry Potter” inspired Burlesque Performance by Cupcake Burlesque.
Live acoustic set by Tonks and Aurors. Tonks and the Aurors is a Wizard Rock band (original music about Harry Potter) that’s been slaying Death Eaters with rock and roll since 2007. Their anthems “Yes All Witches” and “We Are Magic” have caught the attention of MTV.com, Paste Magazine, TIME. and Mashable.
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