15 September 2009

Updated: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens Spring 2010

At a press conference earlier this morning, Universal Studios confirmed that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will officially open in the Spring 2010. No specific date was given. Names of the three main park rides are Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Flight of the Hippogriff and Dragon Challenge. Flight of the Hippogriff will include interaction with Hagrid as you fly on a Hippogriff for training. Dragon Challenge will center on flying either a Hungarian Horntail or Chinese Fireball. Other attractions include the Ollivanders Shop, Owl Post, Dervish and Banges, Three Broomsticks, Honeydukes, Zonko's and Filch Emporium.A ton of artwork was revealed of virtually every part of the park, including a map.

Update: 28th January 2010. Another video of the cast talking about Ollivanders wand shop.



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