7 Easy Tips for Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure (Episode 9)

Are you planning on making a trip to Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure? If so, you should know the best ways to experience The Boy Who Lived and all his wizarding friends.

Universal Orlando Creative has done a spectacular job of bringing the novels of JK Rowling to life.

Harry Potter World in Orlando (and yes, I did use that term…this is a Muggles’ guide), is divided into two sections:

I’ve put together a list of 7 ways to enjoy the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure. These tips can be useful in your solo trip or a trip with friends and family.

What to Know Before You Go to Hogsmeade in Islands of Adventure

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Which Park is Harry Potter World Located in Orlando?

Harry Potter World in Orlando (and yes I did use that term…this is a Muggles’ guide ), is divided into two sections as mentioned earlier.

What is the Difference between Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley?

Diagon Alley focuses on the Wizard’s experience shopping, dining, and socializing in the secret London location.

Hogsmeade in Islands of Adventure focuses on the experience of the Hogwarts students living and learning inside the castle. Plus, their experiences exploring the little village of Hogsmeade.

Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Does Universal Hollywood have Diagon Alley?

Universal Hollywood currently does not have a Diagon Alley section. You can still experience the Hogsmeade adventure in the Hollywood park!

What is Butterbeer?

In case you’re a Muggle, Butterbeer is a drink mentioned several times in the Harry Potter books. It is the drink of choice for many of the adolescents throughout the famous Wizarding story.

It’s a staple drink and a must have beverage whenever you visit Islands of Adventure.

Butterbeer Ice Cream at Diagon Alley Universal Orlando hogsmeade islands of adventure

How is Butterbeer served?

  • Cold Butterbeer
  • Frozen Butterbeer
  • Hot Butterbeer (seasonal)
  • Potted Cream Butterbeer
  • Butterbeer Fudge
  • Soft Serve Butterbeer Ice-Cream

Where to find Butterbeer in Islands of Adventure?

You can find a Butterbeer offering of some sort inside the Hogsmeade section of Islands of Adventure at:

  • Three Broomsticks
  • Hog’s Head pub
  • Honeydukes
  • The Butterbeer street carts
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