Harry Potter fans will be able to visit Hogwarts in Southern California next spring as Universal Studios Hollywood has announced “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will open its doors April 7, 2016.

The amusement park will feature numerous attractions includinging a 3-D ride called “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” and an outdoor coaster geared towards families coaster called, “Flight of the Hippogriff.”

There will also be a Hogwarts castle and the village of Hogsmeade – plus plenty of places to spend money including Honeydukes, Ollivanders Wand Shop, Owl Post, Zonko’s Joke Shop, Wiseacre’s Wizarding Equipment, Dervish and Banges, Gladrags Wizardwear and Filch’s Emporium of Confiscated Goods.



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