“Harry Potter” Stars Come to Universal Orlando for Opening of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure is about to welcome a brand new attraction. Last night’s opening ceremony for Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure drew quite a crowd, including some of the stars of the Harry Potter movies.

  • The following stars from the Harry Potter films attended the opening celebration:
    • Rupert Grint who played Ron Weasley
    • Tom Felton who played Draco Malfoy
    • Evanna Lynch who played Luna Lovegood
    • Warwick Davis who played Griphook and Professor Filius Flitwick
    • James Phelps who played Fred Weasley
    • Oliver Phelps who played George Weasley
  • The group of stars led special guests in a spellbinding moment to celebrate the epic new attraction.
  • You can see a recap of the opening celebration in the video below:

  • In addition to all the stars in attendance, the celebration included a special message from Hagrid himself, actor Robbie Coltrane.
  • Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure officially opens at Universal’s Islands of Adventure on Thursday, June 13.

More on Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure:

  • Universal Orlando revealed some of the creatures guests will encounter in the new attraction, including Fluffy, the three-headed dog, Cornish Pixies, Devil’s Snare and Centaurs.
  • Universal also recently gave a look at the Hagrid animated figure that will be featured in the attraction.
  • Guests will have the option to ride either the motorcycle or the adjacent sidecar, with each one providing a unique experience.
  • Guests will soar into the Forbidden Forest and encounter some of the Wizarding World’s most magnificent creatures.
  • The attraction will feature rich environments and sets including a forest of 1,200 live trees.
  • The new attraction will fill the space previously occupied by the popular Dragon Challenge coaster.

Be sure to keep an eye out for our review of this new attraction in the coming days.

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