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How to follow us for photos and tweets from Universal's Diagon Alley preview

Opening this summer at Universal Studios Florida, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley will bring even more of Harry PotterOs adventures to life. Guests will pass through London and the iconic brick wall archway from the films into Diagon Alley – a bustling, wizarding hub within a Muggle city.  There will be shops, dining experiences, and a new ride called Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – a multi-sensory, multi-dimensional journey that will take theme park attractions to a new level.

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Opening this summer at Universal Studios Florida, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley will bring even more of Harry PotterOs adventures to life. Guests will pass through London and the iconic brick wall archway from the films into Diagon Alley – a bustling, wizarding hub within a Muggle city. There will be shops, dining experiences, and a new ride called Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – a multi-sensory, multi-dimensional journey that will take theme park attractions to a new level.

The mystery of Harry Potter and the Unnamed Opening Day continues at Universal Orlando, but that isn't keeping the theme park resort from rolling out the red carpet this week for a media preview of the highly anticipated Diagon Alley expansion. (Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show is also taping in Orlando through Thursday, and the Today show is there for the show's third hour today). The Times will have a crew at the media preview today and Thursday, so follow us on Twitter at @thingstodotampa, on Instagram at @tampabaytimes, or at tampabay.com/things-to-do for the latest. Diagon Alley still doesn't have an official opening day. —Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer

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