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The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle Debuts January 31st, 2018!

The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle Debuts January 31st, 2018!

As a self-proclaimed Gryffindor Harry Potter nerd (sorted by one of the actual Sorting Hats featured in the films via the Harry Potter Museum Warner Brothers Hollywood), I am excited to see that Universal Orlando is turning their “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle” at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter into a new projection mapping experience called “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle.”

The new show features a dazzling display of lights and special effects, and is set to music based on the original scores from the Harry Potter films. The show will celebrate the spirit and pride of the Hogwarts Houses by wrapping Hogwarts Castle in each house’s unique color concept (Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw & Hufflepuff) as night falls on the island.

“The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle” will debut Wednesday, Jan. 31st at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade, and will run Feb. 5th, and Feb. 7th – Feb. 12th with previews during “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Jan. 26th-28th.  Additional dates will be announced later and an exclusive preview event will be available on Friday January 26th for “A Celebration of Harry Potter” package holders.

“The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle,” which depicted various Christmas memories inspired from the Harry Potter films, debuted last month to rave reviews and has also been featured at Universal Studios Hollywood. We’re happy to see that Universal Orlando is keeping the concept alive for a bit longer (hopefully, for good!).

Oh, and if you have extra time to spare at the parks – try eating your way through The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!