Wizards and Muggles alike are rejoicing as A Wizarding World Holiday is coming to Changi! With life-sized setups inspired by some of the most iconic and well-known locations seen in the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films including, Hogsmeade Village, Diagon Alley, the Whomping Willow and Newt’s Menagerie, there’s magic to be discovered here at Changi Airport from 16 November 2018 to mid-February 2019. Here are 4 tips for you to experience a wondrous festive holiday here!
1. Visit a setup inspired by the magical shops and establishments found in Diagon Alley right here at T3
Step into this themed area inspired by Diagon Alley and participate in fun and exciting activities, just by posting 3 photos of the event on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag “#ChangiWizardingWorld”, and show them to the staff along with your free iChangi app^. In no time you’ll be enjoying 2 fun and exciting activities!
Activity Set A: Robes Fitting and Wand Challenge
Get fitted for your own robe and dress in your favourite Wizarding World attire in a set-up inspired by the Madam Malkin's Robes for All Occasions shop! Take portraits, download them onto your phone, and share them with your friends and family!
Swish and flick or wave your wand in the correct manner as you learn some of your favourite spells seen in the Harry Potter films!
Activity Set B: Quaffle Toss and Niffler Challenge Game
Now you can master some of your Quidditch skills and have fun at the same time! Be part of this great throwing practice activity inspired by the wizarding sport of Quidditch, as seen in the Harry Potter films!
Inspired by Newt Scamander's magical suitcase, in this game you can load up a Niffler’s stash with coins and try to make it topple!
Tip: As a limited number of people can try the games at any one time, we recommend that you come early and reserve a time slot. Digital queue numbers will be issued for all activities with an SMS alert once it’s your turn.
Location: Activities are available from 16 Nov 2018 to 6 Jan 2019 at Terminal 3 Departure Hall, Check-in Row 11
2. Plan your visit to Changi to catch the spellbinding snow and light show at the set-up in T3 inspired by Hogsmeade Village
Immerse yourself in the charming set-up inspired by Hogsmeade Village and see it come alive in a magical snow and light show. To add on to the festive cheer, get your very own moving photos inspired by the Daily Prophet at the photo activity, available during the weekends.
Snow and Light Show timings: 16 Nov to 6 Jan 19, weekdays (6pm, 7pm, 9pm) and weekends (1pm, 6pm, 7pm, 9pm)
Photo activity timings: Every weekend from 17 Nov to 30 Dec, 3pm and 5pm
Location: T3 Departure Check-In Hall, Level 2
3. Be first to capture memories with the Whomping Willow and Newt’s Menagerie at Changi!
To all fans of Harry Potter out there, here’s your chance to dress up and capture memories at these beautiful and unique setups inspired by the Whomping Willow and Newt’s Menagerie, as seen in the new film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
4. BONUS – Bring home exclusive Wizarding World merchandise! (Giveaway ahead)
Want to bring home a piece of magic with you to remember your visit here at Changi? There are 8 limited edition Harry Potter official merchandise items available for purchase at $10 each, with a minimum spending of $60 in public areas (or $120 in transit and supermarkets).
TIP: When you shop and dine as a Changi Rewards member, or through iShopChangi, you’ll be able to rock the launch special Gryffindor Knitted Scarf, while stocks last!
With these handy tips, you can now gather your friends and family and make the best out of your visit to A Wizarding World Holiday at Changi this festive holiday season! Discover the full line-up of events here!
CONTEST: Win two plush toys and two travel pillows!
Want to win any of the above limited-edition merchandise, all you need to do is to share this article on your Facebook page, and drop us an email* at firstname.lastname@example.org with the post link. In the email, tell us which is your favourite set-up. The four most creative responses will walkaway with two plush toys and two travel pillows each. P.S make sure that your post is set to public! Contest ends on 3 Dec 2018.
^The iChangi app allows you to access FREE Wi-Fi in the terminal and lots of useful information about Changi.
*Emails received are solely for the purpose of this giveaway. No marketing and promotional messages will be sent.