LST | via PR Newswire | Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience debuts this fall. | WASHINGTON — Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment, in partnership with Thinkwell, Unify, and Fever, has announced that Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience will make its debut in the United States this year, beginning in the metropolitan area of Washington, DC. This news comes on the heels of a run that was a massive success in the United Kingdom. The breathtaking light trail will be open from October 2022 for Harry Potter fans of all ages to enjoy on the estate of Morven Park in Leesburg, VA. Beginning on Thursday, July 28, tickets will be available for purchase; however, those who sign up for the queue will be granted unique opportunity to acquire tickets.
The terrain will be transformed into a mystical outdoor trail through the use of hypnotic lights, with the route taking inspiration from the famous Forbidden Forest and including animals from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts novels. Visitors will relive some of their most memorable experiences from the Forbidden Forest, meet magical creatures like Hippogriffs, centaurs, unicorns, and Nifflers, and get the opportunity to try casting their very own spells.
Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is for the whole family and promises a wonderful time for fans of all ages, giving them the opportunity to experience the magic of the wizarding world in a whole new way. At the conclusion of the route, visitors will also find a themed village where they can enjoy delectable food and drink as well as a gift store with products from the movies Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. An unforgettable evening lies ahead!
The award-winning theatrical designers and experiential makers, Thinkwell, together with their collaborators Unify, collaborated with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment to develop the outdoor experience. Fever, the leading entertainment discovery site, and Unify were also involved in its development.
The marketplace on Fever will have tickets available for purchase, with pricing beginning at $25 for youngsters and $36 for adults.
On the website www.hpforbiddenforestexperience.com/leesburg, you may get more information about the experience as well as sign up for the ticket waitlist.
Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment (WBTE), part of Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences, is a worldwide leader in the creation, development and licensing of location-based entertainment, live events, exhibits and theme park experiences based on Warner Bros. iconic characters, stories, and brands. WBTE is home to the groundbreaking global locations of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, WB Movie World Australia, and countless other experiences inspired by DC, Looney Tunes, Scooby, Game of Thrones, Friends and more. With best-in-class partners, WBTE allows fans around the world to physically immerse themselves inside their favorite brands and franchises.
In the years since Harry Potter was whisked from King’s Cross Station onto Platform nine and three quarters, his incredible adventures have left a unique and lasting mark on popular culture. Eight blockbuster Harry Potter films based on the original stories by J.K. Rowling have brought the magical stories to life and today, the Wizarding World is recognised as one of the world’s best-loved brands. Representing a vast interconnected universe, it also includes two epic Fantastic Beasts films, (the third releasing in 2022), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – the multi-award-winning stage-play, state-of-the-art video and mobile games from Portkey Games, innovative consumer products, thrilling live entertainment (including four theme park lands) and insightful exhibitions. This expanding portfolio of Warner Bros. owned Wizarding World experiences also includes Harry Potter New York – a brand new flagship store, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo, and the Platform 9 3⁄4 retail shops.The Wizarding World continues to evolve to provide Harry Potter fans with fresh and exciting ways to engage. For the worldwide fan community, and for generations to come, it welcomes everyone in to explore and discover the magic for themselves.
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