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The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts™ Castle starts June 23 at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
This summer, experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ in a whole new light. Starting June 23, witness The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts™ Castle, an all-new spectacle with dazzling lights and music. Watch in awe from Hogsmeade™ village as projections are cast against the majestic backdrop of Hogwarts™ castle. Celebrate Hogwarts™ pride as the spirit of the four houses is brought to life in stunning light and sound. The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts™ Castle is the perfect way to end your day at Universal Studios Hollywood™.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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™.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
On December 8th, We’ll Share Very Big News!
Stay tuned for a very special announcement for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™! #WizardingWorldHollywood
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.
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 Now
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.
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™.