A Celebration of Harry Potter will feature virtual reality games and a trivia contest during the largest expo ever.

The fourth annual event will be held January 27-29 at Universal Orlando.

The Harry Potter Expo will be open throughout the weekend and include a Sorting Hat Experience, a chance to play Quaffle Toss and a Quidditch-inspired photo opportunity. Guests will also be able to test their knowledge of Harry Potter books at a trivia challenge.

Warwick Davis, who played Professor Flitwick and Griphook, will attend with Matthew Lewis, who played Neville Longbottom. Both appeared in all eight Harry Potter films.

Creative talent also set to appear includes Nick Dudman, make-up and creature effects designer for the Harry Potter films; Pierre Bohanna, head prop-maker on all of the Harry Potter films; Paul Harris, the world’s only Wand Combat choreographer; Mary GrandPré, famed illustrator for the Harry Potter books; and designers Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina of MinaLima, who established the visual graphic style of the Harry Potter films.

Access to A Celebration of Harry Potter is included with regular theme park admission or with an annual or seasonal pass.

For more information about the event, go to www.UniversalOrlando.com/celebration.


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The youngest of seven children, Terry O. Roen followed two older brothers into journalism. Her career started as a reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, where she wrote stories on city and county government, schools, courts and religion. She has also reported for the Associated Press, where she covered the Casey Anthony and Trayvon Martin trials along with the Pulse massacre. Married to her husband, Hal, they have two children and live in Winter Park. A lifelong tourist in her own state, she writes about Central Florida’s growing tourism industry for Florida Politics and Orlando Rising.

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  1. Natalie Engel

    I am a Huge Fan Of Harry Potter I Always Love Watching His Movies Very Much they Are So Magical My Favorite Characters is Professor Snape And Filius Flitwick Always My Favorites


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