New LEGO Harry Potter Sets Will Be Released In July – Now Up At shop.LEGO.com

Earlier this week, we reported on the possibility that LEGO Harry Potter fans might be getting their hands busy anytime soon. Rumor has been circulating around lately among LEGO fan forums that the new LEGO Harry Potter sets will have an earlier release date. It was said that these much-awaited LEGO HP sets will be available as early as July instead of August. Now the rumor can finally be placed to rest since shop.LEGO.com has made it official that the new LEGO Wizarding World Harry Potter sets will be available beginning July 1. LEGO Shop@Home even updated its site by adding several new images and their respective official product descriptions on some of these sets.

This is a very much welcomed move from LEGO, and fans are really eager to have their try on these sets. As of to date, we only have sets 75953 to 75956 currently listed on LEGO’s online store and we are still waiting to see the rest of the Wizarding World sets. I guess it will not take long from now since LEGO has already uploaded to their servers the official, high resolution images of some these sets like those from Aragog in the Forbidden Forest (75950) and Grindelwald’s Escape (75951).

In any case, July 1st is just around the corner, and like the rest of you guys, I’m equally excited to see and build these sets. Check out these images and their corresponding descriptions, whenever available.

Aragog in the Forbidden Forest (75950)

157 pieces; $14.99

 

Grindelwald’s Escape (75951)

132 pieces; $19.99

 

Hogwarts Whomping Willow (75953)

753 pieces; $69.99

Return to Hogwarts™ castle in the flying Ford Anglia!

Help Harry and Ron race to Hogwarts™ in this action-packed LEGO® Harry Potter™ 75953 Hogwarts Whomping Willow™ set, as seen in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Fly the Ford Anglia into the spinning branches of the Whomping Willow, then help the young wizards escape to join Hermione at Hogwarts, featuring a dormitory, potions classroom, Professor Snape’s office and an owlery. This fantastic Harry Potter building kit includes 6 minifigures and a Hedwig™ owl figure.

  • Includes 6 minifigures: Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™, Hermione Granger™, Seamus Finnigan, Argus Filch and Severus Snape™, plus a Hedwig™ owl figure.
  • Features the buildable Whomping Willow™ tree, Flying Ford Anglia car and Hogwarts™ castle section.
  • Whomping Willow™ features spinning branches and the Shrieking Shack tunnel entrance.
  • Flying Ford Anglia features 2 opening doors and an opening trunk with suitcases.
  • 3-level Hogwarts™ castle section features a gate, parapet walk, 3 turrets, dormitory with 2 beds, potions classroom with worktable and Severus Snape’s office.
  • Spin the tree’s branches to capture the car, then throw it to the ground to release Ron and Harry and drive through the castle gate.
  • Patrol the ramparts with Argus Filch and his lantern.
  • Mix potions with Professor Snape™ in the classroom.
  • Accessory elements include potions, cauldrons, 2 suitcases, 5 wands, candles, a lantern, Daily Prophet newspaper and magic spell page, broom, tables, chair, tools and 2 inkpots with a quill.
  • Combines with the 75954 Hogwarts™ Great Hall for even bigger LEGO® Harry Potter™ adventures.
  • Recreate iconic scenes from the Harry Potter™ movies.
  • Whomping Willow™ measures over 7” (18cm) high, 7” (20cm) wide and 7” (20cm) deep.
  • Flying Ford Anglia measures over 1” (5cm) high, 4” (11cm) long and 2” (6cm) wide.
  • Hogwarts™ castle section measures over 10” (27cm) high, 13” (35cm) wide and 3” (8cm) deep.

 

Hogwarts Great Hall (75954)

878 pieces; $99.99

Welcome to magical adventures at Hogwarts™ Great Hall!

Build and recreate a magical fantasy realm from the Harry Potter™ movies with this detailed 4-level LEGO® 75954 Hogwarts™ Great Hall Harry Potter building kit, featuring a fireplace, benches, tables and reversible house banners, plus the Grand Staircase tower with a spiral staircase, potions room, treasure room, sorting hat, Mirror of Erised™ and lots of magical artifact accessory elements. This fantasy role-playing castle toy includes 10 minifigures and buildable Basilisk and Fawkes™ creatures, plus Hedwig™ and Scabbers™ figures.

  • Includes 10 minifigures: Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™, Hermione Granger™, Draco Malfoy™, Susan Bones, Professor McGonagall™, Professor Quirrell with dual Lord Voldemort™ face, Hagrid™, Albus Dumbledore™ and Nearly Headless Nick, plus buildable Basilisk and Fawkes™ creatures, and Hedwig™ and Scabbers™ figures.
  • Features the buildable Great Hall and a tower.
  • The Great Hall features tables, head table with seats, fireplace, 2 reversible house banners and 4 ‘floating’ candles, food (turkey leg, ice cream and a small cake), brooms, trophy cup and a teapot.
  • 4-level tower features movable Grand Staircase spiral steps at its base, potions room, treasure room with chest and a turret featuring the Mirror of Erised™ with changeable pictures and roosting spot for Fawkes™.
  • Also includes a boat with hanging lantern.
  • Place the students in the boat and sail to Hogwarts™ castle.
  • Help Hermione and Susan create magical potions.
  • Feast in the Great Hall and use the sorting hat to select the students’ houses!
  • Welcome the new students with Hagrid™ and Professors Dumbledore™ and McGonagall™.
  • Use the magic wands to pitch Harry against Draco in the Dueling Club!
  • Swoop Fawkes™ into battle and help Harry battle the giant Basilisk serpent.
  • Gaze into the Mirror of Erised™ with Ron and change the picture.
  • Turn Quirinus Quirrell into Lord Voldemort™ by rotating his head!
  • Recreate iconic scenes from the Harry Potter™ movies.
  • Accessory elements include 7 wands, 3 tumblers, an umbrella, lantern, broom, sorting hat, cauldrons, potions, candles, 2 wizard brooms, food, trophy, teapot, chest and a spider.
  • Combines with the 75953 Hogwarts™ Whomping Willow™ for even bigger LEGO® Harry Potter™ adventures.
  • Hogwarts™ Great Hall measures over 14” (37cm) high, 11” (30cm) wide and 7” (18cm) deep.

Hogwarts Express (75955)

801 pieces; $79.99

 

Quidditch Match (75956)

500 pieces; $39.99

Capture the Golden Snitch™ and win the Quidditch™ Match!

Play the most exhilarating wizarding sport with this 75956 Quidditch™ Match LEGO® Harry Potter™ play set. Join Harry, Hermione and Professor Snape™ at the games, featuring Gryffindor™, Slytherin™, Ravenclaw™ and Hufflepuff™ house towers with viewing stands and play feature functions, plus a base with Bludger stud shooter and 3 goalposts with a moving Keeper function to guard the rings. Use the broom’s mounted shooting function to shoot the Quaffle through the rings and recreate the famous Quidditch games from the blockbuster Harry Potter movies, or make up your own fun challenges with this fun-packed LEGO Harry Potter toy.

  • Includes 6 minifigures: Harry Potter™, Hermione Granger™, Severus Snape™, Oliver Wood, Lucian Bole and Marcus Flint.
  • Features Gryffindor™ house tower with an opening hatch, Slytherin™ house tower with a pop-up fire spell function, Ravenclaw™ house tower with a removable megaphone element, Hufflepuff™ house tower with scoreboard, and a base with 3 goalposts and rings, moving Keeper function and Bludger stud shooter.
  • Unpack the Quaffle, Golden Snitch™, Bludgers and bat, and prepare to play!
  • Use the Gryffindor™ house tower’s opening hatch to enter a player onto the Quidditch™ pitch.
  • Throw the Quaffle in the air to signal the start of the Quidditch™ match, then shoot the Bludger to knock the players off their brooms.
  • Fire the broom’s mounted shooter to launch the Quaffle through a ring!
  • Move the goalpost function to position the keeper in front of the rings.
  • Help Hermione cast a spell on Professor Snape™ using the pop-up fire function on the Slytherin™ house tower.
  • Use the megaphone and shout support for your team from the Ravenclaw™ house tower.
  • Keep score with the Hufflepuff™ house tower’s scoreboard.
  • Accessory elements include a chest, 2 wands, 4 brooms, Quaffle, Golden Snitch™, bat, 2 Bludgers, trophy, megaphone and scoreboard.
  • Each tower measures over 7” (18cm) high, 1” (4cm) wide and 1” (4cm) deep.

Author: Albert Balanza

Teacher, student, dad, AFOL, psych geek & everything in between. :)

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