A Celebration of Harry Potter 2014 at Universal Studios Orlando

Warner Bros. and Universal Studios Orlando are partnering up again to celebrate the magic of the Wizarding World with a Celebration Harry Potter 2014 for the approaching weekend.

This celebration will recognize the amazing storytelling and cinematic feats used to bring this wonderful world to life. The celebration will take place from January 24th until January 26th 2014 at various locations in Universal Studios Florida.

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What to expect at a Celebration of Harry Potter 2014

Here’s what you can expect from this new event.

Hogsmeade at Universal Hogwarts Castle Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
Hogsmeade at Universal Hogwarts Castle Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

1 – Guest will have the opportunity to meet with select cast members:

  • Eva Lynch (Luna Lovegood)
  • Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom)
  • Oliver Phelps (George Weasley)
  • James Phelps (Fred Weasley)
  • Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley)

2 – Attend a wand making class hosted by Warner Bros.

A featured attraction at the London Studio tour.

3 – Go to an exciting Harry Potter film tribute with select cast members and filmmakers on Friday

Select cast members will be in tow along with Kazu Kibuishi, the talented illustrator of the latest Harry Potter book covers for the Scholastic U.S. edition.

4 – Visit the Harry Potter Expo

An interactive experience that will display the classic props from the movie along with the Sorting Hat Experience

5 – Explore Hogwarts castle and Hogsmeade

Where you will be able to join Harry on the Forbidden Journey ride, help Buckbeak on the Flight of the Hippogriff, explore Zonkos, and grab a cup of butterbeer!

Tips for a Celebration of Harry Potter 2014

  • Most of the scheduled events are included with park admission
  • Get to the park early and map out the events you’d like to attend in priority listing
  • Majority of the events are first come, first serve basis
  • Try to get to an event at least an hour and a half in advance

For a no obligation, FREE Universal Orlando Vacation Quote you can fill out the form with Destinations in Florida by Clicking HERE!

A Celebration of Harry Potter 2014 Schedule

Let’s go through this year’s itinerary at Universal Orlando Resort.

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Celebration overlooking Hogsmeade

Friday, January 24th

  • Kickoff at 7:30pm: A Harry Potter Film Tribute Location: Universal Studios-Universal Music Plaza
  • 4pm-7pm: Harry Potter Expo Location: Soundstage 33

Saturday, January 25th

  • 10am and 2pm: My Life on the Harry Potter Film Set-Talent Q&A Session Location: Islands of Adventure-Toon Lagoon Amphitheatre
  • 11:30am: Behind the Scenes of Pottermore Location: Islands of Adventure-Toon Lagoon Amphitheatre
  • 3:30pm: Dueling Demonstrations and Wand Combat Classes Location: Islands of Adventure-Toon Lagoon Amphitheatre
  • 9am-7pm: Harry Potter Expo Location: Soundstage 33

Sunday, January 26th

  • 10am: Bringing the Harry Potter Films to the ThemePark-Set and Prop Design Location: Islands of Adventure-Toon Lagoon Amphitheatre
  • 11:30am: Dueling Demonstrations and Wand Combat Classes Location: Islands of Adventure-Toon Lagoon Amphitheatre
  • 12pm: Graphic Design for the Harry Potter Films with MinaLima Location: Islands of Adventure-Toon Lagoon Amphitheatre
  • 3:30pm: My Life on the Harry Potter Film Set- Talent Q&A Session Location: Islands of Adventure-Toon Lagoon Amphitheatre
  • 9am-7pm: Harry Potter Expo Location: Soundstage 33

Ready to start planning your next Universal Orlando vacation? Listen to the latest podcast episode on Apple or on your non-Apple device now!

Final Thoughts

Don’t forget that the live webcast will happen tomorrow (January 23rd) at 10:30am to provide more information on the Diagon Alley expansion!

You can also visit the official Universal Studios website or visit the top Universal insiders at OrlandoInformer.com.

If you’re coming out this weekend, then let me know. It would be great to meet up with you all.

Until next time, Constant Vigilance Hipsters!

NikkyJ

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