Two Harry Potter Themed Park that No Fan Will Want to Miss

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Harry Potter fans, rejoice! You can now experience the wonderful world of Harry Potter yourself at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park. This exciting theme park has everything you need to immerse yourself in the full Harry Potter experience. Get your blood pumping on high-speed roller coaster thrill rides. Enjoy Harry Potter’s favorite mouthwateringly delicious foods. Get all of the wizardry supplies you need at the specialized theme shops. Universal Studios has it all.

Hogsmeade Thrill RidesIt wouldn’t be a true Harry Potter experience without a bit of thrill and adventure, and the rides in Hogsmeade provide just the thrill and adventure you need. With the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride, you will wind through the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry before soaring above the castle grounds. With the Flight of the Hippogriff ride, you will spiral around the pumpkin patch and swoop past Hagrid’s hut, watching out for Hippogriffs along the way.

Hogsmeade Attractions

Take a break from the thrilling roller coaster rides, and enjoy an entertaining show. Watch students from Hogwarts, Durmstrang and Beauxbatons compete in a Triwizard Tournament, or enjoy a presentation of wizarding songs from a small choir of Hogwarts students, complete with croaking frogs!

Hogsmeade Foods

All of the excitement is sure to make you hungry and thirsty, and what better way to satisfy your cravings than with Harry Potter themed food? Stop on in to the Three Broomsticks Tavern for delicious fare including fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, strawberry peanut butter ice cream and Butterbeer, or visit Honeydukes sweet shop for interesting and delicious treats including chocolate frogs, sugar quills, fizzing wizzbees and peppermint toads.

Hogsmeade Harry Potter Gear

Don’t let the magic end when it’s time to leave the park. Take some of Harry Potter’s magic home with you! Hogsmeade has a variety of shops where you can find anything you need to complete your wizarding adventure. Find gear and equipment including omnioculars, Quidditch equipment and The Monster Book of Monsters. Purchase Harry Potter apparel, such as t-shirts, banners and hats. Find toys, including movie prop replicas, chess sets and magical creature toys. You will feel like it is your birthday and Christmas all rolled into one when you step foot in one of Hogmeade’s full and enchanting shops.

Opening Soon: Diagon Alley

As if Hogsmeade wasn’t exciting enough, Universal Studios has something new and exciting in store for Harry Potter fans everywhere–an expansion called Diagon Alley, which is scheduled to open in the summer of 2014. Diagon Alley contains even more exciting rides, attractions, shops and dining establishments for Harry Potter fans who just cannot get enough.

Take your love of all things wizarding to the next level with exciting thrill rides such as the Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts ride. Find a new wand at Ollivanders magic wand shop or choose from the latest in wizarding fashions available only at Madam Malkin’s Robes for all Occasions. When you are ready to rest and refuel, enjoy the magically amazing food available at the Leaky Cauldron or treat yourself to something sweet from Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlour.

For true Harry Potter fans, Diagon’s Alley is a must-visit. If you have always wondered what it would be like to experience the magical world of Harry Potter, or if you love wizarding entertainment and thrills, you have to visit this amazing, magical park. Don’t wait until the magic is over. Purchase your tickets for Diagon Alley Universal Studios today!