New Harry Potter Thrill Ride Coming to Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Universal’s Islands of Adventure is closing the popular Dragon Challenge roller coaster on September 5, 2017 to make room for a brand new thrill ride at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade.

According to the official blog of Universal Resort, this new ride will feature:

  • This all-new thrill ride will take you deeper into J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, where you will encounter some of your favorite characters and creatures. It’ll be unlike anything we’ve ever done before and it will be fun for the entire family.
  • The new attraction will be one of the most highly-themed coaster experiences Universal has ever created. It will combine a new level of storytelling with an action-packed adventure…and a few surprises along the way.
  • The award-winning Universal Creative team is once again collaborating with Warner Bros. and the production design team from the Harry Potter films to bring this new coaster experience to life.
  • This ride is going to redefine the category and transport you to thrilling places, drawing you into even more exciting adventures within the wizarding world. It’s going to be the perfect addition to Hogsmeade.

Stay tuned for more details and make sure to ride the Dragon Challenge one more time before it closes!