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P. 270: Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Premiere Event details
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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood (USH) Discussion Thread

Postby Jew » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:57 am

FWIW, Universal is billing these dates as preview dates.

Preview the show starting April 13 during the select nights below:

April 13-28
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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood (USH) Discussion Thread

Postby ryder » Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:32 pm

Also, I've heard reports the show will be 8 minutes long. It can't be too much longer, because the viewing area is so small, they have to be able to cycle many shows in a given evening.

I've also heard rumors it may play after summer, into another noted season...

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Postby k_peek_2000 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:23 am

KBrylczyk wrote:
Shut It Down wrote:Has anyone seen the most recent pictures for the Jurassic World update? It appears the entire section after the initial lift hill and into the first lagoon scene will be entirely enclosed!! Very exciting but at the same time kind of upsetting. I was expecting an update with some new scenes added but it appears this will be an ENTIRELY different ride once it reopens.

Universal's go-to for the past 15 years. Put guests in a box, add screen, splash water, repeat. I called this "upgrade" the day it was announced. Verbatim, "Watch, this Jurassic World project is going to enclose the entire ride with screens and splash you a little more than they already did." Boom, eat me, Universal. If I wanted to watch videos all day I'd sit at home for free and watch YouTube.

You understand that by enclosing a portion of the ride that also allows them to upkeep higher end AA figures, right? It's just just about screens.

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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood (USH) Discussion Thread

Postby jedimaster1227 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:33 am

Universal Studios Hollywood has sent us a press release announcing that tickets are now available for the "Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Premiere Event" taking place on April 11th and April 12th, 2019.


Universal Studios Hollywood rolls out the red carpet for the “Dark Arts at Hogwarts™ Castle Premiere Event,” a special experience that offers fans a first look at the new light projection show at “The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM” on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2019.

This premium evening event invites guests to be among the very first to experience “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” with exclusive, coveted after-hours access to Hogsmeade™ village, where fans can also explore the shops and experience the land’s signature rides, “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™” and “Flight of the Hippogriff™.”

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.

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.

Event tickets are on sale now, which includes early entry to Universal Studios Hollywood, and are available to purchase here. 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.

More information is available at http://www.UniversalStudiosHollywood.com. Like Universal Studios Hollywood on Facebook and follow @UniStudios on Instagram and Twitter.
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