Sometimes theme park legends can take on a life of their own. Today’s example: Does J.K. Rowling (author of the Harry Potter book series) personally have a tight control over every aspect of Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Recently we got the following email from TPU reader Eric: I was recently at the WWoHP
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Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure Officially Opens on June 13, 2019 at Islands of Adventure
FINALLY, we have an official date, name, and confirmation of the new coaster opening at Islands of Adventure this summer at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure was just announced as opening June 13, 2019! Now we have talked quite a bit about this ride here at Theme Park University.
Recently a post on the official Universal Orlando blog about what to look forward to in 2018 caught my eye. Indeed, there are several new projects that we know about that are coming to Universal Orlando Resort this year. The opening of Fast & Furious: Supercharged at Universal Studios Florida, the new Aventura hotel opening
Last time we explored how the Wizarding World of Harry Potter would have looked dramatically different at Islands of Adventure. This time around, we will examine some of my favorite concept art that ended up in the Wizarding World. We start with my absolute favorite. Located to the left of the Three Broomsticks in Hogsmeade
Part of our goal here at TPU is to report on themed entertainment from a different perspective than other blogs. Most other attraction websites report on what is going on, mostly dedicated to pictures peeking over construction fences. On occasion, you’ll get to read an interview on who just built the latest restaurant or roller
In the latest on our extensive series on Hard Rock Park, Josh Young takes a look at some of the artistic and gutsy details that gave the park character.