Los Angeles – The newest Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 7, 2016. Harry Potter fans all over the world will now able to live the magic at a new theme park in Hollywood.
The first Wizarding World of Harry Potter Park opened at Universal’s theme park in Orlando, Florida, in 2010. A second Harry Potter-themed park opened in Orlando in 2014.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will include an immersive 3-D ride called Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, along with an outdoor family coaster, Flight of the Hippogriff. The Wizarding World also features depictions of Hogwarts castle and the village of Hogsmeade, both central backdrops for the Harry Potter book and movie series.
Universal Hollywood’s Wizarding World is heavy on opportunities for visitors to spend money on food and souvenirs. The Los Angeles Wizarding World has two eateries, Three Broomsticks and Hog’s Head pub, as well as Magic Neep and Butterbeer carts, plus eight retail venues: Honeydukes, Ollivanders, Owl Post, Zonko’s Joke Shop, Wiseacre’s Wizarding Equipment, Dervish and Banges, Gladrags Wizardwear and Filch’s Emporium of Confiscated Goods.