Universal Orlando and Warner Bros to host “A Celebration of the Harry Potter Films” including cast Q&A, after-hours Wizarding World party

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Universal Orlando Resort announced today a new upcoming 3-day special event called “A Celebration of the Harry Potter Films” that will feature stars from the film series, filmmakers, Q&A sessions, an after-hours party, and movie screenings.

Vacation packages will go on sale Sunday, July 31st for the special event that’s being presented by Warner Bros. celebrating a decade of movie history by allowing fans to share their love for the Harry Potter films. The event will take place from Friday, November 11, to Sunday, November 13, at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure, home to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

During this special event, guests will receive the following benefits:

  • An evening gala in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Autograph signings with stars from the Harry Potter films
  • Q&A sessions with Harry Potter filmmakers and cast members, along with the creators of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Screenings of all eight Harry Potter films – including “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” – at the AMC Universal Cineplex 20 in Universal CityWalk. Access to the screenings can be added to the vacation packages for an additional fee.
  • Packages are limited and go on sale at noon EDT on Sunday, July 31. There will be two vacation package options: the Celebration Vacation Package and the Premier Vacation Package. There will also be additional ways for a limited number of people to participate in celebration events without booking a vacation package. (Stay tuned for more details.)

    Vacation Packages starts at $369 per person and include:

  • 4-night accommodations at a Universal Partner Hotel
  • 3-day ticket to both of Universal Orlando’s theme parks
  • More time to enjoy The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with Early Park Admission starting at 6 a.m.
  • Reservation to one in-park Harry Potter talent Q&A session (one per person
  • Commemorative pin (one per person)
  • Harry Potter Blu-Ray set (one per package)
  • The Premier Vacation Package starts at $699 per person and includes the above, plus:

  • Reservation to one in-park Harry Potter cast member autograph session
  • Admission to the exclusive nighttime gala event on Sunday, November 13
  • Breakfast at the Three Broomsticks
  • A few extra facts about the Celebration:

    Specific celebrities to be in attendance have not yet been announced, but Universal has said that Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling will not be there.

    Autograph and Q&A sessions will take place in various areas within Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

    Food and drinks will be included in the evening Wizarding World gala.

    For more information about the event and vacation packages, visit www.universalorlando.com/celebration.

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