With visitors starting to line up at 4 a.m., Diagon Alley opens to huge crowds at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Thousands of Harry Potter fans stood in long lines to partake in opening day; at one point, the Escape From Gringotts ride had a six-hour wait. Potter fan Luke Viramontes:
There are a lot of crazy fans like me here, so it’s definitely a great environment to be in. I’m here because I love Harry Potter.