Universal Orlando Hosts Harry Potter Special Event

“A Celebration of Harry Potter” will Feature Exciting Activities Across Both Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure from Jan. 24 – 26

Harry Potter 

Vacation Packages with Exclusive Benefits, Including Access to a Private Evening Reception in
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,

Go on Sale Thursday, August 22 at Noon EST

Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. announced today that they will host “A Celebration of Harry Potter”– a special event for fans of all ages that will celebrate all of Harry’s adventures, from the beloved books to the Warner Bros. feature films.

Beginning January 24, 2014, fans will enjoy three days of unforgettable experiences – including interactive Q&As with Harry Potter talent and more.  Special event vacation packages will go on sale August 22 and will include exclusive benefits such as access to a private evening reception held in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.   Full vacation package details are below.

Guests will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend Q&A sessions with Harry Potter talent, filmmakers, and other special guests (talent attendees will be announced at a later date)
  • Revisit some of their favorite Harry Potter film moments during a film tribute with Harry Potter talent and filmmakers (talent attendees will be announced at a later date)
  • Learn the art of “duelling” at a wand masterclass that’s featured at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter and hosted by Paul Harris – the choreographer who trained the cast of the Harry Potter films
  • And much more!

Guests will also have access to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, located in Universal’s Islands of Adventure, where they can soar above Hogwarts on the thrilling attraction, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, sip Butterbeer at the Hog’s Head pub, see a wand choose a wizard inOllivanders, explore iconic shops like Honeydukes, Zonko’s, and more.

While most of the activities for “A Celebration of Harry Potter” will be open to all Universal Orlando park guests and annual passholders, only guests who purchase the special event package will enjoy exclusive benefits and reserved seating for select events.  Packages are extremely limited and go on sale at noon EST on Thursday, August 22.  See below for full package details.

Packages for “A Celebration of Harry Potter” at Universal Orlando Resort

On Sale at Noon EST on August 22, 2013

On-Site Hotel Celebration Vacation Package ~ Starts at $675 per adult, tax inclusive ·       3-night accommodations at one of Universal Orlando’s award-winning on-site hotels – including complimentary Universal Express access to select rides and attractions·         3-day park-to-park ticket to both Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida·         Access to the exclusive evening reception held in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

·         Reserved seating for select events – including the Harry Potter film tribute, Q&A sessions and the wand masterclass

·         Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and breakfast at the Three Broomsticks

Off-Site Hotel Celebration Vacation Package ~ Starts at  $395 per adult, tax inclusive ·         3-night accommodations at a Universal Partner Hotel near Universal Orlando·         3-day park-to-park ticket to both Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida·         Access to all celebration activities– including reserved seating for select events and access to the exclusive evening reception in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

·         Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and breakfast at the Three Broomsticks

·         Note: This package does not include complimentary Universal Express access

Access to select events within “A Celebration of Harry Potter” is included in regular admission to Universal Orlando or with an annual pass.  For more information about the event, tickets and vacation packages, visit www.universalorlando.com/celebration.

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WIN Disney On Ice: Princesses & Heroes Tickets!

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As we posted last week, Disney on Ice: Princesses & Heroes is coming to the Amway Center and now is your time to enter to win four (4) tickets to see the show on either Friday, September 13 at 7:30 p.m., OR Saturday, September 14 at 11 a.m.!

Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail as Disney on Ice presents Princesses and Heroes at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida September 13-15, 2013.

 

Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one true love. See Prince Philip defeat the evil Maleficent as she transforms herself into a fire-breathing dragon in a race against time to rescue Sleeping Beauty’sAurora. Be there to discover a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin. And, watch in awe as the dreams of Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Rapunzel and Tiana all come true. High flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away!

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You can also use this special offer to get $4 off per ticket! When you go to purchase your tickets, all you need to do is enter the promo code MOMDOI. Please note that this offer is not valid on Front Row or VIP tickets and is valid only for Sat. 11 a.m., Sat. 7 p.m. and Sun. 5 p.m.performances.

Entering the contest is extremely easy and there are even ways to enter the contest every day! The contest starts today, and ends at 12:00 am on August 21, 2013!

There are few things to keep in mind when you’re entering the contest!

  • We will be giving away one (1)  four pack of tickets to see Disney on Ice Princesses & Heroes at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
  • The winner will be able to attend Disney on Ice Princesses and Heroes on either Friday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. OR  Saturday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m.
  • Winners must be 18 and older and you will need to present ID to pick up your tickets at the Amway Center Box Office.
  • Please note that these tickets do not include parking at the Amway Center.

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Disclosure: Through a partnership with Disney on Ice, I received tickets for my time and efforts in creating this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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