Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Dates: 2023 Guide

Abandon your muggle identity and step into the mystical world of wizards and witches, where the enchanting spectacle of Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle casts its spell upon your senses.

On March 17, 2023, Universal Studios reveals the highly anticipated return of Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle. Answer the call of the night at Hogwarts™ castle, where Dementors™, Death Eaters™, and other mystical creatures transform its walls into a tapestry of sinister images and mysteries. This spectacle conjures a fantastical experience, blending incredible special effects, dynamic projections, lively sounds, and an array of vibrant lights that infuse the castle with life.

Within the enchantment of Hogsmeade, embrace the chance to also encounter Lord Voldemort, whose mysterious presence heightens the adventure. So, round up your squad and step into the mystical world of Hogwarts Castle dementors death await, creating an unforgettable experience.

Follow along as we unlock the secrets of the dark side of wizardry in the spellbinding show, Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle.

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Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Dates and Details

“What time is Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” you may ask. Showtimes may vary depending on the specific date and season. However, you can typically expect the show to take place from dusk until the park closes.

The Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Hollywood returns on the select dates:

March 25 April 9, 2023

May 27 – 29, 2023

June 17 – August 13, 2023

September 1 – October 31, 2023

There’s no updated information regarding the showing nights a Universal Orlando, so check back later for more updates. Click here to stay updated on every event that returns to Universal Studios Hollywood and Orlando.

Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Venue

Located in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Orlando Resort 6000 Universal Blvd Orlando, FL 32819.

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Experience Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle

Hold onto your wizard hats and wands when darkness falls as terrifying creatures make their chilling return to Universal Studios, bringing back the spine-tingling experience.

During these magical evenings, visitors to Universal Studios Hollywood will have the chance to witness this awe-inspiring show as part of their park experience. The event promises an unforgettable encounter with the Wizarding World’s most iconic and chilling elements, such as the image of Lord Voldemort and the eerie presence of castle Dementors Death Eaters and other unspeakable terror.

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Plus, the event not only showcases the artistry of the Wizarding World but also pays homage to the legendary composer John Williams, whose captivating music has been an integral part of the Harry Potter film series.

As you stand in awe of the projection show, the castle’s walls seemingly come alive, transporting you to the darker side of the magical universe.


Start Date:

September 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm CDT

End Date:

October 31, 2023 @ 8:00 pm CDT



Universal Studios Orlando Events

6000 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819 United States


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