September 5, 2009
Universal to offer glimpse of Potter park
Universal Orlando promises a
first-ever glimpse later this month of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at its Islands of Adventure park in Florida.
The glimpse will come in the form of a Webcast on Sept. 15, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Reporters and bloggers have been getting invitations to the event.
theme park within a theme parkis expected to include a 15-story Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
There will also be a Hogsmeade Village with shops selling chocolate frogs, butter beer and wands.
Presumably, visitors will pay in U.S. currency, not in the knuts, sickles and galleons of Harry Potter's world.