All About the Harry Potter Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood™

Wizarding World of Harry Potter

There is much to see and do at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Studios Hollywood™. Visitors enter a world that is full of magic, Butterbeer, hippogriffs, Quidditch, and more. Planning a vacation here will make for perfect, fun-filled family memories. What’s more, there are Universal Studios Hollywood™ discount tickets available to help you save and make the most from your time in Hollywood.

With so many attractions to tempt visitors, here are the top things to see and do while visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™.


There are two main attractions in this magical world: Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ and Flight of the Hippogriff™.

First, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ takes you through the castle and up above the grounds of Hogwarts™, flies over the park and offers amazing views. You will have close encounters with a variety of magical creatures on this thrilling ride.

Flight of the Hippogriff™ brings visitors to the Care of Magical Creatures grounds and up close to Fang. As you board the ride, visitors will learn how to approach Hippogriff.

With carts shaped as the magical creature, the roller coaster takes riders by Hagrid’s hut and all around the pumpkin patch. This ride is a must for Happy Potter fans.


Find your perfect wand at Ollivanders™, or rather, let the wand find you. Throughout this magical world, there are fifteen opportunities to try out and practice different spells with your wand. You can try conjuring some flames with the Incendio spell or perhaps practice the Alohomora spell that unlocks doors.

If you wish to hear a choir, then check out the frog choir performed by students from Hogwarts™ with help from some giant frogs. Listen to familiar songs that are sung by students from all four houses.

You can choose to cheer with everyone else as a procession of students from the three famous wizarding schools put on performances to rally up excitement for the start of the Triwizard Tournament.


Eat and drink at the famous Three Broomsticks™. Enjoy some good Butterbeer, typical British food, and great conversation at this weathered tavern. At the back, be sure to drop in at Hog’s Head™ for Pumpkin Juice, Butterbeer, specialty drinks, and other alcoholic drinks.


There are plenty of shopping options in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. Get your wand at Ollivanders™ before heading over to Honeydukes™ to enjoy all kinds of delicious treats, including Fizzing Whizzbees, Acid Pops, and Peppermint Toads. The Owl Post™ will have all your stationery needs, along with many owl-themed gifts. For the jokers in the family, Zonko’s™ Joke Shop has the best jokes, toys, and novelty items.

Other great shops you won’t want to miss include Dervish and Banges™, Filch’s Emporium™ of Confiscated Goods, Hogsmeade™ Station, Gladrags Wizardwear, and Wiseacre’s Wizarding Equipment.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Studios Hollywood™ is a world unlike any other, one that you will not want to miss. Come and explore the magic in Hollywood that will leave you and your family with memories that last a lifetime.