LeakyCon 2014, Part 3

August 17th, 2014 by

leakycon-lets-geek-outOver the past couple of days, we’ve been sharing our experiences from LeakyCon 2014 — first honoring some committed costume champs and then giving you a digital portkey to the new Diagon Alley area of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park.

Today, fire up the floo network because we’re taking you on one final tour of this year’s Harry Potter fan convention!

When we tell people about LeakyCon, sometimes they ask, “What do you do all day?” Dude, what do we NOT do?

We watch Quidditch, party to wizard wrock, dance, shop, discuss, and get snitchwiches delivered by BRoom Service at 2:00 in the morning — just to name a few of our recent activities. Check out our pics below to see how wizards get it done!

(Btw, in case you were wondering, snitchwiches are peanut butter + Golden Grahams + honey sandwiches. Soooooooooo good!)


That’s it for our LeakyCon 2014 coverage. Hope you enjoyed the peek into our wizarding gathering!

#Peeves was here - LeakyCon 2014

LeakyCon 2014, Part 2

August 16th, 2014 by

wizarding-world-of-harry-potterYesterday, we introduced you to Draco, Dobby, and multiple Bellatrix Lestranges — just some of the costumed characters we encountered at LeakyCon 2014.

Well, today we have even more pics from our time at this year’s Harry Potter fan convention. And if you weren’t jealous of us based on yesterday’s post, well, we are delighted sorry to taunt you with show you this gallery from the highlight of our trip… Diagon Alley!

That’s right, we got special admission to the new area of Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park. While all the Muggles were kicked out at 10:00 pm, LeakyCon attendees got to stay until 2:00 am!

See the pics below from our adventures in Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade during those witching hours. Then come back tomorrow for even more LeakyCon 2014 coverage!

Thanks to our friend, Carly, for contributing photos!

LeakyCon 2014, Part 1

August 15th, 2014 by

leakycon-logoA couple weeks ago, we boarded the Hogwarts Express and hung out with a bunch of wizards — drank butterbeer at the Three Broomsticks, shopped at Diagon Alley, danced the night away at a ball, speculated about Dumbledore’s private life, and debated the moral fiber (or lack thereof) of Snape.

In other words, we went to LeakyCon 2014!

You may recall that three years ago, we went to LeakyCon 2011. Well, since then, the annual Harry Potter fan convention has grown to be a totally massive geekathon, with almost 5000 attendees over five days.

And today you can meet some of the most dedicated of those 5000 fans: the ones who not only traveled to Orlando, FL to attend LeakyCon, but also put tons of effort into perfecting their costumes. (And you know it was a lot of work without access to Madame Malkin’s Robes for All Occasions!)

Check ’em out in our gallery below, and then tune in tomorrow and Sunday for even more LeakyCon 2014 coverage!

 

And we’ll leave you with this lovely lady x2…

Bellatrixes - LeakyCon 2014

 

Leave a comment and tell us which Bellatrix you prefer — or just which of these costumes is your favorite!