It’s official and so exciting! Earlier this week, Universal Orlando Resort finally announced that Diagon Alley, the newest installment to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open on July 8. This is a highly anticipated event for Harry Potter fans from all walks of life. Al Roker, Jimmy Fallon, and even stars from the films themselves have been in on the action of sharing the exciting news in the last week.. Universal had a Red Carpet Event, Media events and special webcasts to kick off the announcement of the official grand opening date. Guests will get to experience amazing new adventures in this new installment of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Located in the Universal Studios Florida theme park, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley features shops, dining experiences and the next generation thrill ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts. The new Wizarding World of Harry Potter area will double the size of the sweeping Harry Potter land already found at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, expanding the spectacularly themed environment across both Universal theme parks. Guests with a park to park ticket will be able to board the Hogwarts Express and enjoy a unique journey as they actually travel between London and Hogsmeade.
The all new Wizarding World of Harry Potter has new experiences and places found in and around London in the Harry Potter books and films. Some new experiences include seeing the Knight Bus as they stroll through London, they can walk the streets of Diagon Alley and explore iconic shops like Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, dine in the Leaky Cauldron, and embark on a thrilling adventure through the Gringotts bank vaults.
In anticipation of the Grand Opening of Diagon Alley, Universal released a great Harry Potter Themed vacation package. You can book now through the end of July for travel dates between July 29, 2014 and December 31, 2014. This EXCLUSIVE vacation package includes: 4-night hotel accommodations, a 3-Day Park-to-Park Ticket, Breakfast at both the Leaky Cauldron in Universal Studios and the Three Broomsticks in Islands of Adventure. You will also receive early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the theme parks open and a special themed welcome parcel with a souvenir owl plush and welcome letter.
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