Gateway to Wizarding World of Harry Potter Begins to Take Shape


May 05, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

Construction continues at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park attraction underway in Orlando, Florida. Via this link you can now see new photos online today of work being done to the giant castle of Hogwarts, as well as the developing entrance way to the park.

Thanks so much to Brian for emailing! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando is scheduled to open sometime next year.

95 Responses to Gateway to Wizarding World of Harry Potter Begins to Take Shape

Avatar Imagetreebeliever says: That is so awesome! I cannot wait for more updates on this.Avatar ImagegaylebathanHP says: YEAH!! more updates!! hahaha :DAvatar ImageR-for-H says: YAY!! Can't wait til it is finished!Avatar Imagegoodenough says: Yay! It looks so cool! I have to get to the US and go there when it's finnishesAvatar Imageloony_slytherin says: Whoo coool!!!!Avatar Imagevictoria_price says: omg that looks outstanding, i want to go, I guess that means il need a passport lol, how exciting........Avatar ImageTeambaylagoon says: I will be there opening day, for certain.Avatar Imagehpftw says: Ahh this is so cool! I can't wait! This looks so promising! Yah, I'll probably be there when the gates first open!Avatar ImageLinnyish says: Eee how exciting! :DAvatar ImageHPNAIV says: Ahh! SO exciting! We will walk through that gate next year! I can't believe it, that's so soon :DAvatar Imagehbp will be betterthan tdk says: supern ..cant waitAvatar Imagejoelface says: Gaaah! So excited. I can't wait to go. Though I'm kinda anxious to see how big the park is going to be... I feel like I might be disappointed with the size...Avatar ImageAvangelis says: thats greatAvatar Imagejojojojo says: I can't wait, I've not been abroad in years, starting saving up now so we can go when it opens!Avatar ImageLulaL says: Promised the little girl she could go back to Orlando after Harry Potter World opens.Avatar ImageMeri says: Oooh! It looks promising! I'll just have to come, even though I don't really like amusement parks - don't even get me started on how ridiculus the idea of going on a rollercoaster is... But Hogsmeade! And Hogwarts! I'll be there!Avatar Imagesupergirlinfrance says: This is awesomeAvatar Imagesupergirlinfrance says: I am going there when it open'sAvatar Imagesupergirlinfrance says: I am going there when it open'sAvatar ImageSnapesSilverDoe says: I know where I'm holidaying next year!Avatar Imagemhaeyemhaeye says: Cool! It's looking really awesome so far!Avatar Imagebellyrox says: How exciting!! I'm already going to the US this year, but it looks like I'll have to book another trip for next year, just so I can go! And then another trip for the year after for LeakyCon 2011...I may as well just move to the States heheAvatar Imagetaekwondochik44 says: OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD!!!!!!! Amazing amazing!!!! Completely and totally A-FREAKING-MAZING!!!! I can't wait!!!! Hogsmeade, Great Hall, Roller coaster!!!!! *major fangirling spaz!!* I'm saving up for LeakyCon 2011 so I won't be there for the opening next year. But oh yeah LeakyCon!!! It'll be worth it!Avatar ImagePhlegm De La Coeur says: Exciting!! I love the Proclamation "Magic At Work" hanging at the front of the construction. :)Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: Just viewing these pictures gives chills to my bones in the realization that for the first time we Muggles will actually be able to immerse ourselves in the world of Harry Potter. The entire experience is one that will probably overwhelm us. I cannot wait to see the final product.Avatar Imageericaeeks says: Ah! I can't wait! I'm so glad I moved to Florida!! :-D (don't worry though, there were more reasons than this to move down here.. cause that would of been odd.. haha)Avatar ImageNeville Fan says: Wonder if they'll ever make a HP park in Europe? Prob not as there only seems to be Disney that seems to do it outside of the US. :(Avatar ImageErinM says: I can't wait to go! I hope it opens on time so I can be there. I'm supposed to be in Orlando the first week of April...what do you think?Avatar Imagetwilightstinks2 says: i cannott wait for hp theme park i dont care how far it is but my dream has always been to go to the real hogwarts castleAvatar Image.full.blood.prince. says: *drools*Avatar Image.full.blood.prince. says: I might go there after I graduate high school. As my senior trip. Of course, I'm gonna have to get a job. But it's always been my dream to go to Hogwarts. And now it's being built for the public! (*drools*)Avatar ImageBoyWithALightningScar says: Definitely starts to look nice now. Can you imagine, in a year it's gonna be like in the movies!Avatar ImageWendelin the Weird says: Looking good! :)Avatar ImageDolemite says: Fabulous - too bad it won't be open while I am there in November.Avatar ImageBre Sartain says: I can't wait!Avatar ImageHorcruxalej says: I Really Want to go to this!!!! the rides not so exciting for me but all the other stuff i cant wait.Avatar ImageCool Grandma2 says: It is nice to get some news on the park.Avatar Imagemugglemom4 says: This place is going to be amazing!Avatar Imageblackhair says: its awesomeAvatar Imagedragonsmaidan says: I am so excited for this theme park. Avatar Imagemaera-kyrie says: Hooray! This is so exciting! Thanks, Sue!Avatar Imageoldenoughtoknowbetter says: Ooooo, a new reason to take a trip to Orlando!! Can't wait!Avatar Imagefelixismycat says: It looks amazing. I wish it was in the UK though... It's unlikely I'll be able to afford the trip to Florida =(Avatar ImageDlcohm7 says: I live in Florida.I'm so excited for this.I have treelawnees hair.Didn't spell that right don't think.Would love to audition for her.Can't wait! weee :)Avatar ImageIt must be bunnies says: I better start saving up! This looks really promising!Avatar ImageLivelaughlovepotter says: SQUEE! **Needs excuse to go to Florida...**Avatar ImageLooie says: This is going to be the coolest themepark!Avatar Imagefloridianhp says: aswome!!!! =0 =)!!!Avatar Imagefloridianhp says: aswome!!!! =0 =)!!!Avatar ImageOcaorange12 says: Totally awesome!!!!Avatar ImageElVampiro9878 says: I can't wait!!! Avatar Imagekbicprez says: I love the pix of Hogwarts. I'm starting to get very excited about the park!Avatar Imagesirius17 says: This is crazy! Does anyone know when it will be done?Avatar Imagebudgie says: I wonder if my friends in Council Bluffs will be going? Maybe I could hitch a ride.Avatar Imagejenbabe705 says: I just might live there.Avatar Imagelunaspec_gimmy says: Woah, the castle is looking to be proper amazing!Avatar Imagemaria_djtc says: YAY! I am so excited for it!Avatar ImageSlytherin Princess101 says: I soooooooo want to go there when it gets finished!!!Avatar ImageFresca says: I hope the place looks as good in reality as it does in the phots. I wonder if they will have cooling-off devices around Hogsmeade and Hogswart in the summer months?Avatar ImageChristina Ravenclaw says: Already starting saving up to drag my boyfriend to the opening with me haha WOO LEAKYCON 2010!Avatar ImageWingardium Leviosa says: This is going to be so amazing!Avatar ImageRaWr...WeReWoLf says: ahhhh i'm so excited!!!!Avatar ImageRaWr...WeReWoLf says: ahhhh i'm so excited!!!!Avatar Imageshezz05 says: I have season passes to the Universal parks and every time I go I peek through the holes to see the progress on the castle. It looks like it is really coming along now! I can't wait!Avatar Imageshezz05 says: I have season passes to the Universal parks and every time I go I peek through the holes to see the progress on the castle. It looks like it is really coming along now! I can't wait!Avatar Imageshezz05 says: I have season passes to the Universal parks and every time I go I peek through the holes to see the progress on the castle. It looks like it is really coming along now! I can't wait!Avatar ImageMary11_hplvr4l says: ahh! can't wait to go! :)) its gonna be so awesomee :DAvatar Imagebecmajec says: Wish I could go there. A bit far from sydney though. Maybe one day. Avatar Imagebecmajec says: Wish I could go there. A bit far from sydney though. Maybe one day. Avatar Imagebecmajec says: woopsAvatar Imagelumosshimmy says: So exciting! Although I'm more excited about concept art than construction photos, but I still can't wait!!Avatar Imagestarkitty313 says: Awesome! Looks great.Avatar ImageBeAchL0veEr05 says: Looks like a lot of construction . . . can't wait to see it done :)Avatar Imagekingdom says: woo!! i can't wait for this part of the park to finally open!! it works out perfectly for me. i currently live in miami, florida, (only about two hours, on a busy day), to orlando. next year is my senior class trip, and hopefully the park will be open by then. either way... i will be one of the first people there, you can bet on it!Avatar Imagethe_spectacle says: Wowee! I can't wait to see it finished!Avatar Imageavrenim says: i can't wait til it's all finished so i can go!Avatar ImageSwmDude says: I can't wait fir this to open I've been to Universal 5 times and can't wait for this to open it will be the best theme park for me ever!!!Avatar ImageAriel says: Wow how exciting!Avatar Imagehermyone08 says: this is really going to be amazing when it's all done! :)Avatar Imageplacebowiz says: fcuk yeah!Avatar Imagegrlgoddess says: Wow! I really hope I can make it there!Avatar ImagePrisoner Of Azkaban says: Can't wait for this to be done already. Looking forward to going next year hopefully.Avatar ImageJersey says: I wonder when it will be doneAvatar Imageladybugzmom says: YAY!!! I can't wait Hogwarts here we come!!!Avatar Imageericaeeks says: If this has been mentioned already, I apologize! But when this opens up, me thinks we should have a leaky gathering on opening day. How cool would that be? Avatar ImageJTEL99 says: It looks like it's coming right along! Cool!Avatar Imagejonfrog says: cant wait must go now Avatar ImageHeavenly_Horcrux says: I can't wait to go!Avatar Imagepotter_mom_in_GA says: I told the kids we were going next year. I can't wait!!Avatar Imagelau399 says: aaaa...I'm sooo going!Avatar Imagedauodwa says: I just hope that when its all finished, the place isn't just one big way to make more money from Harry Potter fans. Hopefully it will be a place which Potter fans can enjoy without having to spend their life savings.Avatar Imagetourdefrance says: It does look quite cool, but I don't think I'll ever have the opportunity to goAvatar Imagebrentbrehony says: That is so cool!!!Avatar Imagecarmenriots says: I am so EXCITED! Avatar ImageiLoveDolores says: i can't stop SQUEE-ing!!! =D

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