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    Posted on Nov 19, 2015

    Here's All You Need To Know About The New Harry Potter Theme Park At Universal Studios Hollywood

    It looks like California's version of the theme park will have just about everything that the Florida one did at launch.

    Californians: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is almost here!

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    In anticipation of the 2016 opening, Universal Studios has released a special sneak-peek video showing off the park's attractions.

    View this video on YouTube

    Courtesy of your tour guide, the conductor of the Hogwarts Express...whose job was probably so stressful with the Dementors and that flying car and whatnot.

    It looks like everything that was in the Orlando, Florida, version of the park at launch will be in the Hollywood location as well.

    For example, the Three Broomsticks will be there with popular British fare like shepherd's pie and fish & chips...and of course, some butterbeer to wash it all down.

    You'll also be able to stop in Honeydukes for some sweets.

    Options include the famous Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans (watch out for the earwax flavor) and Chocolate Frogs (which come with a holographic Famous Wizards/Witches card).

    Ollivander's wand shop will be open, where one lucky guest will get to have a wand "choose" them.

    After the little show, you'll be able to head into the rest of the shop and buy a wand of your own. Perhaps something with a phoenix-feather core?

    And of course, looming over it all will be Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

    The video doesn't go into detail about what will be contained within, but the Orlando version has a multimedia motion ride as well as fun holograms and animatronics (like the Sorting Hat) in the hallways while you wait in line.

    Unfortunately, the video doesn't mention any of the Diagon Alley features that Orlando now has.

    However, Diagon Alley was a later addition to the original Hogsmeade park, so the same could potentially happen for Universal Studios Hollywood.


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