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Grab your wands and Butterbeer because this holiday season Universal Studios Hollywood is casting a Christmas spell on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Starting November 2017, for the first time the Hogwarts grounds will be transformed into Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, that will include the Hogwarts castle dazzled with a light projection show and visual moments inspired by the films.

The nighttime experience at Hogwarts castle includes the latest in math projection technology as well as dimensional animations dancing across the castle to music from the Harry Potter movies. This technology fully immerses die-hard fans into the creative mind of J.K. Rowling.

With details like snow-capped roofs to the signature cobblestone streets, guests will be transported instantly to the magical world of Hogwarts.

The Hogsmeade village will also join in on the holiday season with festive decor themed to each of the storefronts and the familiar sounds of Harry Potter music. Along with the decorations and entertainment, there will be authentic holiday food and drinks straight from the books, including the signature Harry Potter drink… Butterbeer! The Wizarding World includes multiple locations for refueling like Three Broomsticks and Hog’s Head pub, as well as the Magic Neep and Butterbeer carts.

The escapism of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood began with J.K. Rowling’s capability of complex storytelling along with her multilayered characters that were eventually brought to life in the Warner Bros. films. Now guests of all ages can experience the visual landscape of Rowling’s imagination as well as the iconic Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

The land also includes the exhilarating Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride, now enhanced with 4K-HD and film projecting at 120 frames-per-second for an even more immersive experience. It also includes the Flight of the Hippogriff, Universal Studios Hollywood’s first outdoor family coaster.

Additional details about Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be released in the following months.

More information is available at the Universal Studios Hollywood website