A Celebration of Harry Potter special event kicks off on Friday, Jan. 26 with an enchanting performance featuring highlights from The Harry Potter Film Concert Series performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra during the Opening Event.
Just a few of the events coming to this year’s Harry Potter Expo include:
– An all-new virtual reality experience featuring Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.
– Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, a mobile game launching under Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Portkey Games.
– Hogwarts Houses Rally and Costume Showcase, a chance for fans to shine onstage and showcase house colors, passion and creativity in a competition for the best themed attire.
– Launch of The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle at Universal Orlando Resort, which will be streamed live.
For those not able to attend the event Universal Orlando will be live streaming on the Universal Orlando Resort Facebook page and @UniversalORL Twitter. Here’s a list and timetable of what will be shown live:
Friday, January 26
7:15 PM – 8:30 PM: A Celebration of Harry Potter Opening Event
9 PM – The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle Projection Experience
Saturday, January 27
10 AM – 10:30 AM – Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: Special Effects Secrets with John Richardson (Panel)
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM – Graphic Design for the Harry Potter Film with MinaLima (Panel)
2 PM – 2:30 PM – Learn Wand Combat Skills with Choreographer Paul Harris
4 PM – 4:45 PM – Q&A Panel with the Harry Potter Film Stars
5:30 PM – 6 PM – Hogwarts House Rally: Costume Showcase
6:45 PM – 7:45 PM – A Celebration of Harry Potter Evening Tribute
Sunday, January 28
10 AM – 10:30 AM – Dance Like a Beauxbaton and Battle Like a Durmstrang
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM –Harry Potter The Exhibition: Magic of Costumes
2:30 PM – 3 PM – CineConcerts – Sound & Image: The magic behind the music, and the journey to construct a complete score live to picture (Panel)
4:30 PM – 5 PM – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment: Explore Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery (Panel)
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM – Q&A Panel with the Harry Potter Film Stars