Pay tribute to Potter and Snape this weekend at Universal

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For those who didn’t already receive their invitation by owl, Universal’s annual Harry Potter extravaganza is back. In this event, wizards and witches gather in the streets of Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade to guzzle Butterbeer, stuff their faces with Chocolate Frogs and, on a more somber note, remember one of the franchise’s greatest stars, Alan Rickman, the sinister Professor Snape, who passed away this month. This year’s celebration features Q&A sessions with some of the films’ biggest stars – including Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) – along with an exhibition about the franchise’s global impact, an interactive mini-tour based on the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London and a prop showcase where fans gain exclusive insights into the making of the Marauder’s Map, the Daily Prophet and other magical trinkets.  The event is included in the price of admission, so if zealous robe-adorned wand-waving isn’t your thing, you may want to steer clear of the parks with the rest of the Muggles. 

9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Jan. 29-31 | Universal Orlando Resort | universalorlando.com | price of admission


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