4 Underrated Attractions to Try When Visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios

Tons of Harry Potter fans visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, Florida, every year to ride thrilling rides, drink butterbeer, and get their very own wands. However, there are plenty of other attractions located in the Wizarding World that going largely underrated. 

If you’re going to universal soon, don’t miss these four overlooked features.


You’re going to need a way to remember all the great times spent at Universal Studios, and Shutterbutton’s is by far one of the most unique ways to capture the memories. The store, located in Diagon Ally, allows you and your party to create moving photos straight out of the movies. While it can be a bit expensive, you can choose to purchase a DVD photo album that makes for an incredibly cool way to look back on your trip.

Live Shows

Tired of walking from ride to ride, heel spurs forming on each foot with the sun beating down on your face? Take a break and enjoy a show! While there are plenty of live shows throughout the park, The Wizarding World has its own selection of entertaining shows to enjoy. Some of the most popular shows include The Tales of Beedle the Bard, The Frog Choir, Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees, Olivander’s Wand Show, the Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle, and The Triwizard Spirit Rally. 

These shows make for a much welcome break from the rides while immersing you and your family in the world.


Some of the most memorable dining experiences in the entire park can be found in the Wizarding World. If you’re hungry for an actual meal, head on over to The Three Broomsticks in Hogsmead or The Leaky Caudron in Diagon Ally for a selection of mouthwatering dishes. Or, if you’re craving something sweet, Honeydukes has more sweets than you’ll be able to get your hands on, and Florian Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlor is home to a wealth of different ice cream flavors.

And you won’t be able to leave without first slurping down a butterbeer—or two.

Interactive Wand Locations

When you visit Olivander’s Wand Emporium, you could get an average collectible wand, but for just a bit more money, you could get your very own interactive wand that lets you interact with the environment. 

These wands come in the same models as the collectible wands, but with a clear plastic tip that lets you cast spells on certain objects throughout the park. Each interactive piece requires a different flourish of the wand, and hunting them all down is certainly rewarding.

Let the Magic Begin

These are some of the best, underrated attractions within the Wizarding World of Harry Potter that you need to try during your visit to Universal.