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LeakyCon casts a spell on Orlando

August 4, 2014
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A massive banner with the LeakyCon tagline animated the check-in area.

A magical fan conference, known as LeakyCon, graced the Orange County Convention Center last week.
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Hogwarts Express soft opens at Universal Orlando

July 2, 2014
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Hogwarts Express soft opens at Universal Orlando

All aboard! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley expansion at Universal Orlando doesn’t open until July 8, but the park delighted hard-core PotterWatching fans (some of whom have waited outside the new attraction for each of the past 24 days) with an unpublicized “technical rehearsal” of the Hogwarts Express train ride...
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Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter confirms interactive wands

June 18, 2014
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Park-goers at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter can become wizards during their visit and create magic of their own using interactive wands.
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Opening July 8 at Universal Orlando

June 18, 2014
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Opening July 8 at Universal Orlando

After months of rumor and speculation, we finally have an official Diagon Alley opening date. The new Wizarding World of Harry Potter attractions at Universal Orlando will formally open to the public on July 8, 2014. The date is later in the summer than many fans speculated, and those who had booked travel for later...
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First video footage of Harry Potter’s London at Universal Studios

June 9, 2014
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First video footage of Harry Potter’s London at Universal Studios

The big media blitz for Universal Orlando’s new Wizarding World of Harry Potter– Diagon Alley doesn’t begin until next week, but guests at Universal Studios Florida got a sneak peek at the expansion’s London waterfront facades without the construction walls that have covered the area since the Jaws ride was decommisioned. Barricades were removed...
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Diagon Alley Dragon installed at Universal Orlando

May 25, 2014
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Diagon Alley Dragon installed at Universal Orlando

  We are still a few weeks away from the June debut of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley expansion at Universal Orlando. But yesterday the crowning jewel of the new attraction was installed, in the form of an enormous fire-breathing dragon which will perch above the area’s signature Gringotts ride. Several...
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