Universal Orlando announced this morning what everyone already knew – that Diagon Alley is coming to Universal Orlando, allowing The Wizarding World of Harry Potter to encompass two Universal Orlando parks, as well as between the two parks on the Hogwarts Express. This area is scheduled to open in 2014! Keep reading for the press release and concept art.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley will come to life at Universal Orlando Resort in 2014. Diagon Alley and ‘London’ will be located within Universal Studios Florida. Guests will travel between ‘London’ and the existing Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure aboard the Hogwarts Express – just like in the books and film. Diagon Alley and ‘London’ will feature shops, a restaurant and an innovative, marquee attraction based on Gringotts bank.
ORLANDO, Fla. (May 8, 2013) – Building on the global phenomenon that is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. Entertainment today announced an expansion of historic proportion with the entirely new themed environment, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley.