June 1, 2007
Orlando, FL -- "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" will be anchored by the most recognizable landmark in Harry Potter's world: Hogwarts castle. Fans will get the chance to experience some of their favorite locations both within Hogwarts and around the castle grounds when the new land opens at Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Universal Orlando Resort are partnering to create the world's first fully immersive Harry Potter themed environment based on J.K. Rowling's books and the Warner Bros. films. Opening in 2009, "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" will feature rides and attractions, as well as shops and restaurants that will enable guests to sample fare from the wizarding world's best known establishments.
Harry Potter artwork courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved.