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Islands of Adventure

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  • Hogsmeade vs. Diagon Alley: Sizing up 2 Potter 'worlds'

    Hogsmeade vs. Diagon Alley: Sizing up 2 Potter 'worlds'
    In the tradition of the "Harry Potter" movies, Universal Orlando has come up with a sequel. On Tuesday, Universal Studios will open Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, a follow-up to the blockbuster boy-wizard attraction that debuted...
  • Orlando: Hotel deal gives early entry to Harry Potter's Diagon Alley

    Orlando: Hotel deal gives early entry to Harry Potter's Diagon Alley
    Diagon Alley opens Tuesday (today) as the latest feature in the Universal Orlando kingdom in Florida. For those who can't wait, Hilton Orlando offers a room and three-day park-to-park tickets that allow you to enter an hour earlier than everyone else...
  • Universal Studios: Where things stand at Diagon Alley

    Universal Studios: Where things stand at Diagon Alley
    Thousands of Americans are spending time this Independence Day holiday weekend in London – the one that’s been created at Universal Studios in Orlando. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley has been in a “phased”...
  • Tips for navigating Diagon Alley, opening Tuesday at Universal

    Tips for navigating Diagon Alley, opening Tuesday at Universal
    After months of anticipation, Diagon Alley will open Tuesday morning at Universal Studios Florida, offering parkgoers shopping, dining and a 3D thrill ride in a setting that faithfully re-creates scenes from the blockbuster Harry Potter movies....
  • Exploring Universal's Diagon Alley from A to Z

    Exploring Universal's Diagon Alley from A to Z
    From Goblins to Gillywater and wands to Wiseacre's, there is plenty for the eye to see at Universal Orlando's newest expansion, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley.  The main attraction and the dining centerpiece -- Harry Potter and...
  • Universal Studios: Five thoughts about the first look at Diagon Alley

    Universal Studios: Five thoughts about the first look at Diagon Alley
    Five quick impressions from my first trip behind the wall at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios:    - There’s a lot of shopping … but then, it’s the wizarding shopping district, right?...
  • Diagon Alley Premieres at Universal Studios Florida with 'Harry Potter' Stars

    On the same day it opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter four years ago, Universal Orlando Resort conjured up more magic to premiere its newest themed world, Diagon Alley, which opens July 8. A red carpet event took place in front of the London...
  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • Universal Orlando introduces new app, free wifi at its theme parks

    Universal Orlando introduces new app, free wifi at its theme parks
    As the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley approaches, Universal Orlando is introducing a new mobile app and offering free wifi to guests at theme parks Universal Studios and  Islands of Adventure plus Universal CityWalk....
  • Potterwatch: There be dragon at Universal

    Potterwatch: There be dragon at Universal
    Things are falling into place for Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, and in some cases, they're being lifted into place. Over the weekend, a crane put a 60-foot dragon atop the area's centerpiece attraction, Harry Potter...
  • Universal Studios: Video from Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley

    Universal Studios: Video from Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley
    Universal  Studios has released a video with scenes from inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, which is expected to open to the public this summer. The video shows primarily exteriors of Diagon Alley establishments such as...