This article is your complete guide to the question, is Harry Potter at Disney World 2023? And believe it or not I actually worked in Disney World selling tickets and this is by far one of the most common questions I would receive.
It’s important to note that Harry Potter land is located at Universal Orlando and spans over two theme parks, Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida. There is no land dedicated to Harry Potter at Walt Disney World Florida or any Harry Potter rides in Disney World.
Below we will break down some of the other most common questions we receive regarding Harry Potter in Disney World and also which parks you can find Harry Potter!
Is Harry Potter at Disney World?
We are going to start with the most common question once again in case you missed it above, and that is does Disney World have Harry Potter? And Disney World does not have Harry Potter Land or any Harry Potter rides in 2023. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter can be found at Universal Orlando. It is specifically split between two amazingly theme d lands Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure and Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida.
Another one of the main reasons it’s important to understand The Wizarding World of Harry Potter parks is Universal Orlando has some amazing benefits specifically for Harry Potter. The main benefit we love is Universal Early Park Admission where guests can enjoy all of the Harry Potter rides one hour before other park guests!
Where is Harry Potter in Disney World?
Just to make sure we are covering all of our basis, Harry Potter World is not located in Disney World. And one of the most important reasons we are covering this question so much is I would consistently see families show up to the Magic Kingdom park during my time working as a Disney World Cast Member. So we are just trying to make sure you are as prepared as possible for your next Universal Orlando trip.
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Is Harry Potter at Disney or Universal?
Another common question we receive on this topic is, is Harry Potter Disney or Universal? And Harry Potter can be found at Universal Studios Florida and Universal Hollywood. Hogsmeade village can be found between Islands of Adventure park in Orlando and Universal Hollywood. And Diagon Alley can be found at Universal Studios Florida.
Is Harry Potter Disney?
Another popular question we receive regarding the films themselves is, is Harry Potter Disney? The movie rights to Harry Potter are owned by Warner Bros. Entertainment who licensed them to Universal for the theme parks. No Harry Potter films are streamed on Disney+, Hulu, or Netflix. However guests can enjoy all Harry Potter movies on the NBC streaming service Peacock and HBO Max.
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Which Orlando Park Has Harry Potter?
Okay but what if you’re still unsure which park has Harry Potter in Florida? To confirm, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Florida is split between the two main Universal Orlando theme parks which are Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure park. Each Wizarding World of Harry Potter Land has unique rides based on specific stories from the books and the movies. Both Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley also share the Hogwarts Express attraction which is included with a Universal Orlando park-to-park ticket.
How Far is Disney World From Harry Potter World?
Okay so what if you already booked your trip, how far is Harry Potter World from Disney World? According to the driving app Waze, Harry Potter World is 8.7 miles from Walt Disney World. This trip will take you approximately 20-30 minutes when traveling by car.
There are also plenty of other options when travelling between Universal Studios and Disney World, such as shuttle transportation.
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Is Harry Potter Owned By Disney?
What if we look past the theme parks, is Harry Potter owned by Disney? And Harry Potter is still owned by J.K. Rowling who awarded the theme park rights to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Universal Orlando Florida and Universal Hollywood.
Why is Harry Potter not Disney?
So after all of that you might be wondering, why is Harry Potter not Disney? And originally J.K. Rowling did sign a letter of intent with the Walt Disney Company to develop a Harry Potter section in Disney World. However, J.K. Rowling did have strict creative guidelines which caused Disney to back out of the deal.
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