An 11th Birthday Trip for a Harry Potter Fan

By Allison Sandberg

We are so excited to hear from our special guest, Misty Griffin. She is one of our content creators at Magical Memory Planners and works with our agents as well. Most importantly, she is a huge Harry Potter and Universal Orlando fan and has an amazing story to share with us. Misty planned a memory-making 11th birthday trip for two of her sons to Universal and she shares all the details with us. 

A Special Harry Potter Birthday at Universal Orlando

What is the big deal about an 11th birthday for a Harry Potter fan? In the books and movies, young wizards get their letter on their 11th birthday that tells them they are a wizard and are invited to attend Hogwarts for their wizard education. 

I know you did something special for your son’s 11th birthday. How did it start? How did you tell him? We told him he was going to Universal to celebrate his birthday, but we didn’t give him a lot of details ahead of time. 

What did you do once you got to Universal? We worked with the concierge at the Portofino Bay hotel to have his Hogwarts letter and balloons put in the room. There are also local …read more

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