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Harry Potter Celebration Coming to Universal Orlando in 2016

Entertainment | Donald Wood | November 12, 2015

Harry Potter Celebration Coming to Universal Orlando in 2016

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In January 2016, Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. Consumer Products will host "A Celebration of Harry Potter" that will include Q&A Sessions, interactive panels, demonstrations and more.

The three-day event will begin on Jan. 29 and run through Jan. 31 at Universal Orlando, and the event is scheduled to give fans the opportunity to interact with the cast and crew of the beloved film and book franchise.

At the event will be stars from the movie “Harry Potter” like Rupert Grint, Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch and Katie Leung. The actors will be participating in Q&A sessions, special panels and demonstrations.

In addition to the actors, fans will be able to interact with head prop maker for the Harry Potter film franchise Pierre Bohanna, Wand Combat choreographer Paul Harris and designers Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina.

Guests will also be granted access to the Harry Potter Expo where they will be able to enjoy the Sorting Hat experience, an interactive mini tour from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and more.

For fans of the movies and the books, they can also 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.

Access to "A Celebration of Harry Potter" will be included in the purchase of a regular ticket or an annual pass, and the event will be first-come, first-served, so arrive early. The events will take place at Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida theme parks.

For travel agents who book the exclusive event vacation package, their clients will have access to special benefits and reserved sections for the panels and demonstrations. For more information, check out Universal’s official travel agent website.

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