When Universal Orlando Resort first opened up the World of Harry Potter it became a family travel icon with many families swarming the attraction and kids in awe of being like the real Harry Potter and at Hogwarts. Well Universal Studios in Orlando is about to open the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. We still don’t know what date it’s going to open. They keep claiming sometime this summer. There was a rumor that it was June 30th, but that is just a rumor.
This week, Universal Orlando Resort will host a series of live webcasts for a sneak peek at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. Some of your favorite stars will be a part of those webcasts. The webcasts will be held Wednesday, June 18 – Friday, June 20, and can be viewed at www.universalorlando.com/DAwebcasts. See below for the full schedule:
Wednesday, June 18 at 8 p.m. ~ The Diagon Alley Red Carpet Event
- Enjoy interviews with some of your favorite Harry Potter film stars as they arrive for the exclusive red carpet preview event for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley.
Thursday, June 19 at 12 p.m. ~ All Aboard: A Journey on the Hogwarts Express with Oliver and James Phelps
- Join James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley in the Harry Potter films) as they take you on a journey aboard the Hogwarts Express from Hogsmeade station to King’s Cross Station.
Friday, June 20 at 12 p.m. ~ Behind the Bricks: A Tour of Diagon Alley with Tom Felton and Matthew Lewis
- Get a virtual tour of some of the most iconic places within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley with your hosts, Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films), Matthew Lewis (NevilleLongbottom in the Harry Potter films) and Alan Gilmore (Art Director for the Harry Potter films and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter).
For more information about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, visit www.universalorlando.com/wizardingworld.
In the video below enjoy a sneak peek with the Weasley’s as they visit Diagon Alley.