From magical spells to magical creatures, from dark villains to daring heroes, it's all here at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ now open at Universal Studios Hollywood™. Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade™, and sample fare from some of the wizarding world's best-known establishments. Plus experience pulse-pounding rides and attractions that transport you into a world of magical thrills and excitement. Check out this video celebrating our one-year anniversary!
rides & attractions
Immerse yourself in the adventures of Harry Potter™ at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle, and experience pulse-pounding rides and attractions that transport you into a world of magic and excitement.
HARRY POTTER AND THE FORBIDDEN JOURNEY™
Soar above the castle grounds on a groundbreaking ride that lets you join Harry Potter™ and his friends on an unforgettable thrilling adventure. *Certain Restrictions Apply – see below
FLIGHT OF THE HIPPOGRIFF™
Take off on a family-friendly coaster that spirals and dives around the pumpkin patch, and swoops past Hagrid’s hut. **Certain Restrictions Apply – see below
Experience Ollivanders™, Makers of Fine Wands since 382 BC, where you can see a wand choose a wizard.
TRIWIZARD SPIRIT RALLY
Cheer on students as they lead the excitement for the Triwizard Tournament.
Enjoy songs by Hogwarts™ students accompanied by their croaking frogs.
*Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ - Test Seat available at entrance to measure certain body shapes and sizes. Refer to our Rider's Guide for more detailed information. Guests must be 48" (122 cm) tall to ride.
**Flight of the Hippogriff™ - Test Seat available at entrance to measure certain body shapes and sizes. Refer to our Rider's Guide for more detailed information. Guests must be 39" (99 cm) tall to ride. Children must be accompanied.
shopping & dining
From Chocolate Frogs™ at Honeydukes™ to wands at Ollivanders™, the streets of Hogsmeade will bring the world of Harry Potter™ to life. And when you’re ready for a feast, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is where you can enjoy authentic food and drinks from the Harry Potter™ stories.
Fish & chips, shepherd’s pie, BBQ chicken and ribs, the “Great Feast”, soup, salads, desserts, Pumpkin Juice™ and Butterbeer™.
Butterbeer™, fresh fruit, cold beverages, bottled beers and snacks.
Purchase your own Ollivanders wand or choose from a selection that includes Harry Potter™ film character wand replicas, collectible wand sets and more.
Visit the legendary shop for sweets,including Bertie Bott’s Every-Flavour Beans™, Exploding bonbons, Peppermint Toads, Fudge Flies, Chocolate Frogs™ and more.
Send a letter from here with a Hogsmeade™ postmark and buy Harry Potter™ stationery.
ZONKO’S™ JOKE SHOP
Novelty items, toys and Pygmy Puffs.
DERVISH AND BANGES™
House crest apparel, accessories and more.
WISEACRE’S WIZARDING EQUIPMENT™
Hogwarts™ Express and Platform 9¾™ items as well as Hogwarts robes .
MAGIC NEEP™ CART
Fresh Fruit, cold beverages, bottled beers and snacks.
Hogwarts robes and jumpers, hats, accessories and jewelry.
FILCH’S EMPORIUM™ OF CONFISCATED GOODS
Hogwarts™ clothing, movie prop replicas, magical creature toys, and Marauder’s Maps.
Bookmark this page and come back for the latest updates on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Studios Hollywood™ in Los Angeles, California.April 26, 2017
A Breakthrough Thrill Ride Awaits
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Studios Hollywood elevates Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ to 4K-HD with State-of-the-Art imagery projecting at twice the frame rate for an even more immersive experience!April 07, 2017
Celebrate the one-year anniversary of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™!
Revisit your favorite Hogsmeade™ shops, indulge in the authentic fare, and discover all of the new delights the wizarding world has to offer. Plus, ride Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ – the gravity-defying adventure with Harry and his friends.February 28, 2017
Magical Sweets in Honeydukes™
Discover popular sweets lining the shelves of Honeydukes™, the legendary shop in Hogsmeade™, where you can find tasty, colorful treats inspired by the Harry Potter™ stories, including Exploding Bonbons, Sherbet Lemons, Fizzing Whizzbees and Chocolate Frogs™. You can even fill up a bag with Bertie Bott’s Every-Flavour Beans™ or enjoy favorites such as Peppermint Toads and Fudge Flies.January 17, 2017
Learn the Secrets Behind the Magic
Ever wonder how the magic of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ was brought to life? Watch the secrets unfold with Alan Gilmore, art director of the Harry Potter films. Discover the original props from the films located throughout the land, and get an inside look at the wardrobe, classrooms, spells and even the Weasleys’ flying car.December 19, 2016
Cast Spells with Interactive Wands at Hogsmeade™
Did you know you can cast spells throughout Hogsmeade™ at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™? Wave your wand, recite the spell, and watch as the magic unfolds! Find out more about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Studios Hollywood!November 15, 2016
Come face to face with Magical Creatures
Watch the trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, opening at Universal CityWalk® November 18. Then, come explore even more magical creatures at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Studios Hollywood™.October 26, 2016
All Aboard the Hogwarts™ Express!
Take a picture* with the Weasleys’ flying car, Dementors™ or Hogwarts™ castle right outside your window with our special background photo op. Capture your family’s magical moment at the Hogwarts™ Express Photo station, and purchase your picture to share with family and friends.
Come ready to enjoy all of the magical thrills on your next visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™.
*Picture is available for purchase only.September 30, 2016
See What Awaits You Inside Three Broomsticks™
Take a look inside the rustic tavern where visitors of Hogsmeade™ come to dine on hearty fare. Find out what makes Three Broomsticks™ a can’t-miss experience for the whole family and why it was named Theme Park Insider’s 2016 Best Quick-Service Restaurant.August 25, 2016
7 Reasons to Explore Hogsmeade™
See why Hogsmeade™ is the perfect place for Harry Potter™ fans, foodies, pranksters and magic-lovers alike! Explore our guide to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ for tips on where to get the best Quidditch™ gear, a frosty Butterbeer™, an enchanting wand, or even an authentic shepherd’s pie!July 28, 2016
See what guests are saying about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
Watch reactions to their first-ever experience in Hogsmeade™ and to the authentic and enchanting world from the Harry Potter™ stories.May 24, 2016
Take to the skies with Harry Potter™ on a new 3-D Ride!
Make your way through the corridors of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Then experience an unforgettably thrilling adventure on the groundbreaking Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ ride that lets you soar above the castle grounds with Harry Potter™ and his friends.April 22, 2016
Check Out Flight of the Hippogriff™, Our First Outdoor Family-Friendly Coaster!
Learn the proper way to approach a Hippogriff, before you take off on a family-friendly coaster that spirals and dives around the pumpkin patch, and swoops past Hagrid’s hut.April 07, 2016
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is NOW OPEN!
We are excited to announce that The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is officially open! Check out this video of our Grand Opening Celebration!March 01, 2016
Join the Hogsmeade™ Hunt!
Find each wizarding item on participating websites for a chance to win a trip for 4 to Universal Studios Hollywood to visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™! Visit the Hogsmeade™ Hunt website every day and you can also be one of the daily instant winners of a Harry Potter™ Collectible Hero Wand!
Thank you for your interest. Hogsmeade™ Hunt has ended.
February 02, 2016
EZ Rez™ Offers First-Time Ever Date Specific Tickets, Early Entry to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Advance Online Purchase Savings
Starting today, Universal Studios Hollywood is introducing EZ Rez™, an innovative, easy-to-use online ticket purchasing system featuring an array of new consumer benefits. In addition to affording guests the unique opportunity of booking date specific tickets, EZ Rez™ ticket holders will be able to benefit from early entry to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ when the immersive land officially opens on April 7. Early admission to the land will begin one hour prior to park opening. As an added benefit, guests purchasing admission tickets and annual passes via EZ Rez™ will also enjoy premium savings with all advanced online transactions. Anytime admission tickets will continue to be available.January 19, 2016
The Ultimate Harry Potter™ Trip Around the World
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood
on April 7, 2016.
In celebration of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ opening at Universal Studios Hollywood, we’re offering Harry Potter™ fans a chance to win The Ultimate Harry Potter™ Trip Around the World .
Thank you for your interest. This sweepstakes has ended.December 08, 2015
Just Announced! Opening April 7, 2016
The announcement you’ve been waiting for is finally here! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood on April 7, 2016!December 08, 2015
Our New Commercial Gives You a Peek into the Wonder That Awaits at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
Watch as Universal Studios Hollywood’s newest wonder comes to life at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. The magic begins on April 7, 2016!December 01, 2015
On December 8th, We’ll Share Very Big News!
Stay tuned for a very special announcement for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™! #WizardingWorldHollywoodNovember 19, 2015
Make Your Way Through Hogsmeade™
Explore the village of Hogsmeade™ with the Hogwarts™ Express conductor and visit some of the wizarding world’s best-known shops and eating establishments, from Three Broomsticks™ to Honeydukes™ to Ollivanders™ wand shop.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, Coming Spring 2016.October 27, 2015
Explore The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ Interactive Online Experience
Take a 360° virtual tour of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ coming Spring 2016. Explore in depth the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade™ and some of the wizarding world’s best-known establishments. Explore NowJune 02, 2015
Hogwarts™ is Coming to Hollywood!
Universal Studios Hollywood™ Introduces “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” Bringing the Most Anticipated Global Phenomenon to California in an Authentic Entertainment Experience, Beginning Spring 2016. “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™” Attraction, located within Hogwarts™ Castle, makes West Coast Debut.May 22, 2015
Now Open – Feature Presentation
Here you’ll find merchandise from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, which will open at Universal Studios Hollywood in Spring 2016. Items include Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry attire, replica character wands from the Harry Potter™ films, and sweets such as Bertie Bott’s Every-Flavour Beans™ and Chocolate Frogs™.