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Universal Orlando Resort & Warner Bros. to Host an Event in Celebration of Harry Potter in January 2014

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"A Celebration of Harry Potter" will Feature Exciting Activities Across Both Universal Studios and Universal's Islands of Adventure from Jan. 24 - 26

Vacation Packages with Exclusive Benefits, Including Access to a Private Evening Reception in
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Go on Sale Thursday, August 22 at Noon EST

Orlando, Fla. (August 7, 2013) - Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. announced today that they will host "A Celebration of Harry Potter" - a special event for fans of all ages that will celebrate all of Harry's adventures, from the beloved books to the Warner Bros. feature films.

Beginning January 24, 2014, fans will enjoy three days of unforgettable experiences - including interactive Q&As with Harry Potter talent and more.  Special event vacation packages will go on sale August 22 and will include exclusive benefits such as access to a private evening reception held in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.   Full vacation package details are below.

Guests will have the opportunity to: 

  • Attend Q&A sessions with Harry Potter talent, filmmakers, and other special guests (talent attendees will be announced at a later date)
  • Revisit some of their favorite Harry Potter film moments during a film tribute with Harry Potter talent and filmmakers (talent attendees will be announced at a later date)
  • Learn the art of "duelling" at a wand masterclass that's featured at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter and hosted by Paul Harris - the choreographer who trained the cast of the Harry Potter films
  • And much more!


Guests will also have access to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, located in Universal's Islands of Adventure, where they can soar above Hogwarts on the thrilling attraction, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, sip Butterbeer at the Hog's Head pub, see a wand choose a wizard in Ollivanders, explore iconic shops like Honeydukes, Zonko's, and more.

While most of the activities for "A Celebration of Harry Potter" will be open to all Universal Orlando park guests and annual passholders, only guests who purchase the special event package will enjoy exclusive benefits and reserved seating for select events.  Packages are extremely limited and go on sale at noon EST on Thursday, August 22.  See below for full package details. 


Packages for "A Celebration of Harry Potter" at Universal Orlando Resort

On Sale at Noon EST on August 22, 2013

On-Site Hotel Celebration Vacation Package ~ Starts at $675 per adult, tax inclusive

  • 3-night accommodations at one of Universal Orlando's award-winning on-site hotels - including complimentary Universal Express access to select rides and attractions
  • 3-day park-to-park ticket to both Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida
  • Access to the exclusive evening reception held in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Reserved seating for select events - including the Harry Potter film tribute, Q&A sessions and the wand masterclass
  • Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and breakfast at the Three Broomsticks

Off-Site Hotel Celebration Vacation Package ~ Starts at  $395 per adult, tax inclusive

  • 3-night accommodations at a Universal Partner Hotel near Universal Orlando
  • 3-day park-to-park ticket to both Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida
  • Access to all celebration activities- including reserved seating for select events and access to the exclusive evening reception in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and breakfast at the Three Broomsticks
  • Note: This package does not include complimentary Universal Express access


Access to select events within "A Celebration of Harry Potter" is included in regular admission to Universal Orlando or with an annual pass.  For more information about the event, tickets and vacation packages, visit www.universalorlando.com/celebration.


HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR.
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