Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood dropped an unexpected announcement today for a brand new nighttime experience coming towards the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at their parks. A powerful spell has been cast over Hogsmead with this new nighttime show called, “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle”.
The Dark Arts of the Wizarding World is coming this Summer at Universal Parks & Resorts. Source: (©Universal Orlando)
Here’s what you can expect from today’s announcement:
“This exciting all-new light projection experience will cast a mesmerizing display unleashing eerie creatures and villains upon the stone walls of the castle. Illuminating the darker side of the Wizarding World, this spectacle of music and lights will unleash some of the eeriest creatures and darkest wizards of the Harry Potter series, cast ominously against the stone walls of the castle.”
“As darkness falls on Hogwarts castle, Dementors, Death Eaters and other unspeakable creatures including Acromantula, Mountain Trolls, and Thestrals will cloak the castle in with their great presence. Eventually, the chilling visage of the Dark Lord, Voldemort, appears to close the castle’s takeover… until one of the wizarding world’s most famous defensive charms is cast.”
Universal Studios Hollywood will be kicking off the new nighttime show on selected nights, starting on April 13-28 and then return on May 25-27. Universal Orlando will debut the new show later this year and dates have not been announced yet.
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