Special Guests Announced for ‘A Celebration of Harry Potter’ 2018!

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Oct 09, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner | Comments

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Universal Orlando’s ‘A Celebration of Harry Potter‘ will return to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter from January 26th-28th 2018, and we just got word of the first round of special guests in attendance at the event!

Stanislav Yanevski (Viktor Krum) will attend the event for the first time, as well as James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), who have previously attended. More talent will be announced at a later date, and has previously included Rupert Grint, Bonnie  Wright, Katie Leung, Evanna Lynch, Warwick Davis, Devon Murray, Matthew Lewis, Mark Williams, Alan Gilmore, Bryn Court, Eric Davis, Paul Harris and MinaLima.

According to Universal Orlando the 3-day celebration will also offer guests the opportunity to:

  • Attend Q&A sessions with select film talent (complete talent lineup will be announced at a later date)
  • Experience and participate in the interactive and unique activities and displays from J.K.Rowling’s Wizarding World at the Harry Potter Expo
  • Enjoy special panels and demonstrations giving fans a close look ‘Behind-the-Scenes’
  • 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. Plus, ride the Hogwarts Express between the two lands with a park-to-park ticketAnd much more!

Hotel packages begin at $285 per adult, which not only includes three-night hotel accommodations at a Universal Orlando on-site hotel and three-day two-park, park-to-park tickets to Universal Studios Florida AND Universal’s Islands of Adventure, but also includes special guest access to the Harry Potter Expo, admission to a private evening reception in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, special access to panels and demonstrations and special access to new Workshops! Click here for more information on packages available, which are on sale now.

We’re hoping that this year will include a few Fantastic Beasts sneak peaks or new ride information, given the promise of ‘new surprises’! Are you hoping to attend this year?





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