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A celebration of Harry Potter returns to Universal

Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11:51 am



By Peter Covino

A&E Editor

Need a little bit of the Harry Potter magic?

You can  fall under the spell of Harry Potter and the gang, Jan. 26-28 with the return of “A Celebration of Harry Potter,” at the Universal Orlando Resort.

This is the annual ultimate fan experience that features 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.

Brand new this year, for the first time ever 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.

Also scheduled during the three-day event, guests will 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

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.

Additional details of events included in the celebration are   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, go to tickets-packages.