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Wizarding World of Harry Potter Construction Update: 3/9/09


I suppose this update is best viewed right after a trip to the last update from 2/3.

With Spring Break crowds approaching soon, construction continues rapidly at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter site at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure. Here's the latest from Hagrid's Hut, which has completed its exterior work and will now sit there while the rest of the Hogwarts building is shaped and sealed for the massive ride installation. Rumor has it that the Hut will only be for show and storage purposes, and not an actual building for guests to tour. A shame.

(sorry for the blurry quality of some of these pics - 'tis the life of a superspy)

Hagrid's Hut:

Hagrid 3.9   

Hagrid 3.9 2

Hagrid 3.9 3

Hagrid 3.9 4

A few shots from the Enchanted Oak construction site:

Oak 3.9

Oak 3.9 2

Oak 3.9 3

And the latest additions to the exterior of Hogwarts:

Hogwarts 3.9 3

Hogwarts 3.9 2

Hogwarts 3.9

Hogwarts 3.9 4

Hogwarts 3.9 5

For all Wizarding World of Harry Potter Updates, please click here!



I'm squeeing very loudly at this! Wonderful. Thanks for posting this :)


Oh my gosh! I can't wait!!!!


thanks for being our eyes with most of us so far away - you make it seem like it's really going to happen!!

thereasae mcelroy

i did live in fl and love it but i move to tx and i do miss the sunshind state. and i can not waite till it open up to see it i still have a home there and it will be so coll too see it.


thanks for all the up dates there amazing! i cait wait to go! I planing my trip for next june 2010 i just hope the wizarding world will be open!


OMG! I just can't wait for it to open!!
Thanks for the up dates!! Keep 'um coming!


Were is this? Where in the world?=)


i hate u guys!!!!


omggg! i cant wait!


Meee, that is in Orlando, Florida. DUH!! If you look at the bottom of the page, right before the comments, it says right there "Orlando"


Any idea when it all will be open?


Well, i'm not from USA so i can't the map so good.. :P but now i know. thanks


WOW must go here SOON!


I can't wait it to open!! thanks for the up dates! i love it!


I can't wait!!! I can't tell how big Hagrid's hut is, but it might be a great little souvenir shop or maybe you can get snacks/drinks.


no. Hagrids hut isnt gonna be used for anything but like a storage shed. but holy crap. I cannot wait. Im sooo excited.


Thanks for the great pics, keep em rolling! See you in 2010?!?!

Ari and Drew

I can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


The "enchanted oak"? Wtf is that?? don't tell me that's another term the American version of the books has introduced? Please tell me that's not the "whomping willow".

samuel carter

hi iv been a harry potter sopporter for a long time i really cant waith to see it wen it do see it it takes people away with the fairys


The Enchanted Oak WAS a really great resteraunt across from the Dueling Dragons roller coaster that was demolished to make way for awesome HP stuff! I live about 2 hours away and I too have been watching the park's developement closely!! Can't wait!


and the whomping willow is still the whomping willow in the american version of hp. >_>

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