Universal Orlando announces Diagon Alley will open July 8

Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on June 18, 2014 

By Jana Morreale

jmorreale@bradenton.com

Dust off your wands. Stars from the “Harry Potter” series announced that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley will be opening to the public on July 8.

Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) appeared during a media event at Universal Studios Orlando.

In opening remarks Universal Studios president Bill Davis said “We’re not finished yet. There are many, many stories to tell. He also said that more announcements would be made in the following months on new additions to the park.

Media outlets from all over the world have converged in Orlando for a three-day media event and will get a first look a Diagon Alley tonight during a red carpet opening event which begins at 7 p.m.

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