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Diagon Alley July 8th Opening Plus New Details

Posted by: Melissa
June 18, 2014, 03:29 PM

It finally happened. After two years of construction, months of guessing at dates, and weeks of false positives, Universal Orlando has finally given us an official opening date. The Today Show aired the announcement this morning, ahead of the red carpet event happening tonight. It's finally official:Continued...

Pottermore's USA vs Liechtenstein Quarter Final Results

Posted by: Catherine
June 08, 2014, 10:11 AM

Pottermore has posted the result for June 8th Quidditch World Cup quarter finals between the United States and Liechtenstein. Mrs. Ginny Potter also reported breaking news on a kidnapping as apart of the celebration by the victors of this match. Take a look at the Daily Profit on PottermoreContinued...

More Released about Entertainment in Universal's Diagon Alley

Posted by: Catherine
June 04, 2014, 09:52 PM

Universal Orlando Theme Parks has released more information about entertainment experiences that will be hosted at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley. Two shows will be exclusively featured in the park. The first is a puppeteer performance of two stories from the TalesContinued...

Announcing the Leaky Sweepstakes to Preview Universal Diagon Alley!

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2014, 06:11 PM

Can't wait to get to Diagon Alley this summer? Neither can we. And now we are happy to announce that Universal is sending a winner from the Leaky Cauldron and three of his or her friends to Universal Orlando Resort to check it out early. Entry is free and easy and all the infoContinued...

Ginny Weasley Writes for the Daily Profit on Pottermore

Posted by: Catherine
May 14, 2014, 09:28 AM

J.K. Rowling is, once again, writing new material for Pottermore through news reports on the Quidditch World Cup. Ginny Weasley will be providing updated commentary on the tournament this week, and is expected to be "joined by her family" at the end of the week. As J.K. Rowling statedContinued...

Harry Potter Read-a-thon for HPA's Accio Books!

Posted by: Catherine
April 19, 2014, 11:33 AM

Earlier this month, the Harry Potter Alliance in Chicago had a read-a-thon for their Accio Books book drive. As many fans know, the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) is an international non-profit organization, constructed by Harry Potter fans, that fights injustice using morals and themes found in theContinued...

Hannah Hart is Coming to LeakyCon 2014

Posted by: Catherine
April 05, 2014, 12:28 AM

LeakyCon was excited to announce the arrival of a new special guest, Hannah Hart, to LeakyCon 2014 in Orlando. Hannah Hart, an avid Potter fan, is most well known as a YouTube sensation with her series "My Drunk Kitchen." Ms. Hart will be leading a special edition of "My Drunk Kitchen" at LeakyCon 2014,Continued...

The Leaky Cauldron's Menu at the Wizarding World!

Posted by: Catherine
March 04, 2014, 10:33 AM

Two new photos of what is to come this summer, with Orlando's new Wizarding World: Diagon Alley, have been released. These photos contain snap shots of what food will be on the menu in Diagon Alley's main restaurant: the real-life Leaky Cauldron! Tom Schroder, PR for Universal Orlando Resorts, postedContinued...

(Live Updates) Universal Webcast Reveals Even More Details About Upcoming Park Expansion

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2014, 10:39 AM

Are you watching the Web cast? We'll be putting all the new details up in this post (and updating our previous one FULL of details about the park here) with all the new details! (Remember, LeakyCon 2014 is in Orlando this summer and will be having a specialContinued...

Universal Orlando Releases New Info, Pics of Diagon Alley

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2014, 10:32 AM

Article by Margaux Herrera with on-site reporting by Melissa Anelli


Reading The Leaky Cauldron inside the Leaky Cauldron? They day is coming!

Universal Orlando is about to begin a Web cast that will reveal a lot of details about the upcoming Diagon Alley expansion at the Universal Studios themeContinued...

New Images of "Diagon Alley" in Orlando

Posted by: Catherine
January 18, 2014, 11:18 AM

The UORBuzz twitter has posted new photos of Orlando's "Diagon Alley" expansion of the Harry Potter theme park. The photos, with the scaffolding taken down to allow a clearer view, are of Diagon Alley's water front. This will be the entryway into the park. The outside of the entryway looks like several LondonContinued...

Universals New Trailer for "Diagon Alley" Park

Posted by: Catherine
January 17, 2014, 07:32 PM

Universal Orland has posted a new trailer for the Diagon Alley expansion of their Wizarding World theme park on their YouTube page. The teaser shows some of the most notable attractions in the books and films, such as the Weasley's Wizard Wheezes, Gringotts, as well as Knockturn Alley, Hogsmeade stationContinued...

The Leaky Cauldron is Coming to Real Life

Posted by: Melissa
November 05, 2013, 03:59 PM

Longtime Leaky Cauldron readers, it has finally happened: The Leaky Cauldron will officially exist in the real world, according to Travel Daily Media, who broke the news today. This has long been rumored with the expansion of the park: also coming to the park is a Gringotts goblin roller coaster as wellContinued...

LeakyCon Releases Dates, Location, and Registration Info for 2014 Conference!

Posted by: Melissa
October 11, 2013, 12:38 AM

No more waiting, let's get right to it! LeakyCon 2014 will be July 30 to August 3 at  the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. You know what that means? We're celebrating both Harry Potter's birthday AND Esther Day together! There are four levels of registration:Continued...

LeakyCon 2014 Launch Party at 10pm Eastern!

Posted by: Melissa
October 10, 2013, 09:13 PM

In just about one hour we are hosting a livestream at the LeakyCon YouTube channel kicking off LeakyCon 2014! We will debuting all sorts of videos from this year's LeakyCons and be bringing by a bunch of special guests including Joey Richter, Scarlet Byrne, Paul DeGeorge, Lauren Fairweather, all theContinued...

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