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2nd annual 'A Celebration of Harry Potter': New details

Universal Orlando releases new details about the 2nd annual "A Celebration of Harry Potter."
Universal Orlando releases new details about the 2nd annual "A Celebration of Harry Potter."
Universal Orlando Resort

Yesterday Universal Orlando made the big announcement about the second annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event. The event celebrating the most beloved fairy story in the world takes place at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley January 30 – February 1, 2015. Universal Orlando has released new details about this magical event.

Most of the activities for “A Celebration of Harry Potter” will be open to all park guests at Universal Orlando, but Universal is offering a special exclusive event package with special benefits.

All park guests will have access to the following activities:

  • A Q&A session with stars from the Harry Potter Film franchise and other special guests
  • Experience the unique and interactive exhibits of the “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Expo
  • Special discussions of aspects of the Harry Potter franchise
  • Visit the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure
  • Ride the Hogwarts between the two fairy tale lands with a park-to-park ticket
  • And more

The exclusive event package offers the following added benefits:

  • A 3 night stay at either a Universal partner hotel, an On-site Universal moderate & value priced hotel, or and on-site Universal deluxe hotel
  • A 3 day park-to-park ticket to both Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida, including access to the Hogwarts Express
  • An exclusive Q&A session with select talent from the Harry Potter film series
  • Special guest access to the “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Expo
  • Reserved seating or viewing area for select events during the celebration
  • One breakfast at The Three Broomsticks in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade
  • Early park admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the park opens
  • An exclusive evening event in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley, with light desserts and one complimentary Butterbeer
  • A specially themed welcome parcel with a complimentary commemorative merchandise item

Those who choose to stay at an on-site hotel will also receive the following:

  • Complimentary on-site transportation to and from both Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida, as well as Universal City Walk
  • Complimentary Universal Express Unlimited ride access to skip the regular lines in both theme parks for all three days

Those who purchase the exclusive event package, but choose to stay at a Universal partner hotel will receive free scheduled transportation between their hotel and Universal Orlando Resort.

The exclusive event packages go on sale on Thursday, August 21 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Time. There will be a very limited number of special event packages available, so they will sell out fast.

Please visit www.universalorlando.com/celebration for more information about tickets, packages, and the event.