In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, why did all of the guest students take carriages to the Yule Ball if the Yule Ball takes place at Hogwarts?

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    please explain your question in detail
    – codeczar
    Commented Apr 13, 2019 at 11:58
  • Were the guests staying at Hogwarts?
    – Paulie_D
    Commented Apr 13, 2019 at 11:59

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Because the guests were not staying exactly in Hogwarts, they were staying in the vessels they arrived in.

Durmstrang in their ship and Beauxbatons in their carriage.

They were 'parked' outside of Hogwarts, so the carriages were there to take the students from their vessels to Hogwarts.

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