View attachment 16729 At the live event today, more details were revealed about this this summerâ€™s opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter â€“ Diagon Alley Never before has a theme park created a guest experience like this: you climb aboard the Hogwarts Express in Hogsmeade and moments later arrive at Kingâ€™s Cross Station â€“ where the wonders of London and Diagon Alley unfold before you. And it is all real. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter â€“ Diagon Alley will be located within Universal Orlandoâ€™s second theme park, Universal Studios, and will create new experiences based on the signature areas of London, Diagon Alley and Knockturn Alley. View attachment 16730 Universalâ€™s creative team has been working closely with Stuart Craig and the production team from the Harry Potter films to make the new area as authentic and spectacular as possible â€“ just as it did with The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade. The vision for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter â€“ Diagon Alley is unprecedented, with Universal Orlando creating the worldâ€™s first centrally themed, multi-park experience. View attachment 16737 After arriving at Kingâ€™s Cross Station aboard the Hogwarts Express, guests will pass through London and the iconic brick wall archway from the films into Diagon Alley â€“ a bustling, wizarding hub within a Muggle city. View attachment 16734 There will be shops, dining experiences, and a new ride called Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts â€“ a multi-sensory, multi-dimensional journey that will take theme park attractions to a new level. Take a look at this video: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter â€“ Diagon Alley will give visitors the exciting opportunity to: Board the Hogwarts Express and journey between Londonâ€™s Kingâ€™s Cross Station (located in Universal Studios Florida) and Hogsmeade Station (located in Universalâ€™s Islands of Adventure). The journey will be filled with views of London and the British countryside â€“ as well as a few surprises. Park-to-park admission is required. View attachment 16733 Experience a groundbreaking new, multi-dimensional thrill ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, which will place riders in the middle of an incredible adventure as they navigate their way through the perils of the Gringotts vaults View attachment 16732 Witness the magical experience of a wand choosing a wizard at Ollivanders: Makers of Fine Wands since 382 BC, one of the wizarding worldâ€™s premier wand shops View attachment 16741 Discover the darker side of magic in Knockturn Alley, the darkest of dark places that features Borgin and Burkes â€“ a shop specializing in the Dark Arts that will offer a wide variety of Dark objects, such as Death Eater masks, skulls, and other sinister items View attachment 16735 Explore some of Diagon Alleyâ€™s famous shops, including: Weasleysâ€™ Wizard Wheezes View attachment 16739 A vibrant shop featuring novelty items, magical jokes, and toys inspired by the books and films that will amaze the mischievous child in everyone Madam Malkinâ€™s Robes for All Occasions Guests will find a variety of wizardwear from Hogwarts school uniform ties, scarves and jumpers, to authentic wizardâ€™s robes and character costumes Magical Menagerie Features a collection of plush animals, such as owls and Hippogriffs Wiseacreâ€™s Wizarding Equipment View attachment 16740 Guests can grab wizarding essentials such as telescopes, binoculars, armillary spheres, compasses, magnifying glasses and hourglasses Quality Quidditch Supplies A wide assortment of apparel and equipment including Quidditch sweaters, brooms, Golden Snitches, Bludgers, Bludger bats, Quaffles and more Scribbulus Features authentic writing implements and products such as feather quills, ink and inkwells, bookmarks, journals, parchment paper, seals, stationery sets and postcards Leaky Cauldron View attachment 16736 Enjoy traditional British fare that includes favorite dishes such as fish and chips, bangers and mash and more Florean Fortescueâ€™s Ice-Cream Parlour View attachment 16731 For frozen treats in a variety of tantalizing and unique flavors such as strawberry-and-peanut-butter ice-cream and many others More details about the unique experiences that can be found in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter â€“ Diagon Alley will be released over time. For more information about the area, visit www.universalorlando.com/harrypotter.