2018 January, 11

It’s More Than Just Butterbeer!

2018-01-11T06:00:32-05:00January 11, 2018|Universal Studios Orlando|0 Comments

Of course, I love Butterbeer ! And it’s one of the most recognizable attractions of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! However, there are so many more treats that you can find on the cobblestoned streets of Hogsmeade or Diagon Alley! Candy! Whether it was on the Hogwarts Express or a trip into Diagon Alley, the students at Hogwarts loved to purchase candy! And you can too! There are well over 50 different candies, cakes and fudges within the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Here are just a few! Acid Pop Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans Blood Pop Candy Floss [...]

2017 April, 18

A Celebration of Harry Potter Packages

2017-04-18T06:00:58-04:00April 18, 2017|Universal Studios Orlando|16 Comments

Now that you have decided to attend Universal’s annual Celebration of Harry Potter, it is time to decide which vacation package will give you the perfect dose of magic! Vacation packages for the 2018 Celebration of Harry Potter have not been released yet, BUT the following information will help you figure out if you “need” the premium package. (We all “need” the premium package right?) These packages SELL OUT very quickly, especially the Premium ones. The first difference between the packages are the hotels available for each package… The Celebration Vacation Package is available at ALL of the Universal on-site [...]

2017 March, 16

A Celebration of Harry Potter – Universal Studios Orlando

2017-03-16T06:00:36-04:00March 16, 2017|Universal Studios Orlando|7 Comments

A Celebration of Harry Potter – Universal Studios Orlando 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. During this three-day event, not only do you have the opportunity to enjoy the everyday amazingness of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, BUT can also look forward to the following: Q & A sessions with the film talent. In the past such actors [...]

2016 June, 14

The Magic of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort

2016-06-14T06:00:11-04:00June 14, 2016|Universal Studios Orlando|0 Comments

  Every time I mention Universal Orlando to a friend or a client, the first thing they say is, “I really want to see the Harry Potter attractions!” As a very Muggle-like Muggle, I had never read any of the Harry Potter books or seen any of the movies until recently. When I found out that I would have the opportunity to go to Universal Orlando for a tour just for travel agents, I decided that I had better read the books and watch the movies so I’d know what those Harry Potter attractions were all about. I made it [...]

2015 November, 13

Universal Orlando – Without the kids

2015-11-13T06:00:00-05:00November 13, 2015|Universal Studios Orlando|0 Comments

Maybe you don't have children; Maybe you're empty-nesters; Maybe you have a houseful of children at home, and you're just ready for a long weekend of adult fun... Whatever the scenario, Universal Orlando can be a great place for a vacation without your kids!   There are four very nice hotels on Universal's property (Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, and Universal's Hard Rock Hotel) with an assortment of really cool perks - From easy transportation via bus, boat, or walking trails To awesome pools   To Early Entry to the Wizarding World [...]

2014 October, 29

The New Interactive Wand Experience at Universal!

2014-10-29T06:00:00-04:00October 29, 2014|Universal Studios Orlando|0 Comments

The Wand is a very important part of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It is a rite of passage for every student; it becomes an integral part of their life as much as their cloak or uniform! The wand is the wizard’s technology; it embodies your membership in the wizarding world; and it’s uniquely yours. Because the wand is so significant in this world of Harry Potter, there is no wonder that Universal brought this experience to life! This interactive experience was built into the new Diagon Alley and renovated into Hogsmeade’s Village. It is a simple technology of [...]

2014 September, 1

Dining at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

2014-09-01T07:00:00-04:00September 1, 2014|Dining plan, Universal Studios Orlando|0 Comments

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter brings to life two famous eating establishments of the Wizarding World: The Three Broomsticks and The Leaky Cauldron! Here’s what you need to know! The Three Broomsticks The Three Broomstick was a popular gathering establishment where Harry and his friends would meet to talk over a Butterbeer. It became a place for various meetings throughout Harry’s history at Hogwart such as when he met Hagrid to learn about the dragons in the Triwizard Tournament or when he, Ron and Hermione met to discuss Lord Voldemort. For you and your family, it will be the [...]

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