The all-new “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” light projection show will debut this spring at Universal Studios Hollywood and will feature amazing projections accompanied by John Williams’ iconic score. This limited-time entertainment offering will premiere on April 13, but before it’s unveiled to the world, fans will have the chance to attend the “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Premiere Event” and be the first to experience the stunning show.

What’s happening:

  • Universal Studios Hollywood is rolling out the red carpet for the “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Premiere Event.”
  • This special experience offers fans a first look at the new light projection show at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2019.
  • Event tickets are on sale now, which includes early entry to Universal Studios Hollywood.
  • This premium evening event invites guests to be among the very first to experience “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” The evening will include after-hours access to Hogsmeade village where guests can:
    • Explore the land’s shops
    • Ride signature attractions
      • Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
      • Flight of the Hippogriff

Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle:

  • The event’s main attraction is an exclusive first-look at the all-new “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” projection display that brings to light an exciting new dimension of sorcery within “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.”  
  • A mesmerizing pageantry of light, music and special effects will unleash the darkest creatures and villains from the Wizarding World, including the powerful Dark wizard Lord Voldemort.
  • Guests will be challenged to summon their inner strength and bravery in the face of the all-consuming Dark Arts as some of the awe-inspiring moments and creatures inspired by the films come to life within the majestic light display accompanied by an atmospheric musical score created by John Williams.

Good to know:

  • Additionally, guests will be treated to a premium catered feast of foods, beverages and desserts as part of this exclusive opportunity.
  • A new wand will also debut in conjunction with the exclusive event, offering fans a chance to purchase this limited edition memorabilia and add to their wand collection.
  • Advance purchase is recommended as limited tickets are available, and event nights will sell out.
  • “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” opens to the public on Saturday, April 13 and will continue through Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Universal Studios Hollywood.
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