Potterheads unite! For the past 4 years, at the end of January/early February, Universal Studios Orlando has held A Celebration of Harry Potter. This special event brings together Harry Potter fans with the actors and artists who helped bring J.K. Rowling’s magical world to the big screen. So you wanna go right?

The dates for this year’s Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando are January 26 until January 28th, 2018!

NOW that the 2018 package inclusions have been released, what are the main differences between the PREMIUM Celebration of Harry Potter Package and the CELEBRATION Package? Since these highly coveted packages are non-refundable, it is VERY important we understand what we are getting.

BOTH packages include the following…

3-Night hotel accommodations
2-Park 3-Day Park-to-Park Ticket to Universal Studios Florida™ AND Universal’s Islands of Adventure™
Access to select live entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk™
Breakfast at the Three Broomsticks™ in Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ – one per person
Commemorative merchandise item from A Celebration of Harry Potter™ – one per package
Commemorative pin from A Celebration of Harry Potter™ and lanyard – one per person
Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ one hour before the theme park opens to one (1) Universal Orlando theme park as determined by Universal Orlando
Exclusive Evening at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ (includes access to both Hogsmeade™ and Diagon Alley™) with desserts and one complimentary Butterbeer™ – one per person (Friday)
Exclusive Talent Q&A session with select film talent
Special Guest access to the Harry Potter™ Expo (Friday – Sunday)
Special Guest access to Workshops (first come, first served)


The PREMIUM packages contains these additional inclusions…

Breakfast at the Leaky Cauldron™ in Universal Studios Florida™- one per person
Evening Reception at the Harry Potter™ Expo (Saturday)
Exclusive Autograph and Photo Session with select film talent
Reserved section for select Panels and Demonstrations
Shutterbutton’s™ Photography Studio¥ session at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Diagon Alley™
Special Guest access to Panels and Demonstrations (guaranteed)

It is worth it to point out that you do have special guest access to Panels and Demonstrations with the Celebration package, but they are on a first come, first serve basis. The Premium package guarantees access!

Now that we have the details, when can we book these packages? You will be able to book them VERY soon. If you want a Premium Package do not delay in your purchase! They sell out quickly!

Are you tempted to attend A Celebration of Harry Potter 2018? I sure am ready to go again! Packages will be released VERY soon! If you are looking for the perfect gift for the Potterhead in your life, THIS IS IT! Contact me today to be placed on my A Celebration of Harry Potter vacation package waiting list. You do not want to miss this amazing event!

Are you planning a trip to Universal in Orlando and need a little assistance? I am here! My name is Lizeth and I am an Orlando destination specialist. Contact me at, on Facebook or by phone at 1-800-670-4312, ext. 143.