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Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle Returns to Universal Studios Hollywood

  • Universal Studios Hollywood 100 Universal City Plaza Universal City, CA, 91608 United States (map)

Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle Returns to Universal Studios Hollywood for a Limited Time


If you missed this special event last year at Universal Studios Hollywood, it's back but only for a limited time! As night falls on Hogsmeade village, “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle” shines brightly with an awe-inspiring spectacle that showcases the four houses of Hogwarts: Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff and Slytherin and culminates with awesome beams of lights that fan into the night sky. Pictures and video don't do it justice, if you are a passholder or planning a visit to Universal Studios Hollywood, be sure to check dates and times because you won't want to miss this!

The colorful state-of-the-art light display and special effects projection is accompanied by a special musical arrangement created by Academy Award-winning composer John Williams based on his original scores composed for the film series. The musical arrangement that emanates in a surround sound environment was conducted by prolific arranger William Ross and recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra in London.

  • Saturday, March 3 – Sunday, March 4
  • Saturday, March 10 – Sunday, March 11
  • Saturday, March 17 – Sunday, March 18
  • Saturday, March 24 – Saturday, March 31

Just added dates:  April 1st-April 7th

Tips on viewing this show:

  • Get lined up early! It is a very popular show
  • Viewing from just before the entrance to the castle is best
  • Show lasts aprox. 5 minutes 
  • Be sure to stay till the end!
  • Handicap view area is available, just ask a cm for directions.

Universal Studios Hollywood’s critically acclaimed light projection spectacular “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle” is included with your ticket and annual pass.