‘Christmas in the Wizarding World’ Comes to Utah


Nov 22, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Events, Fans, News, Products, Warner Bros.

Crowds of Potter fans welcomed the first ‘Christmas in the Wizarding World’ unique retail experience in Utah this month, where The Shops at South Town recreated a wintry Hogsmeade for visitors to enjoy, complete with wizarding pop-up shops!

The experience is fully interactive, with animated shop windows and an interactive ‘Quaffle Toss’ game, surrounded by a display of Quidditch themed merch.


Peeking in

Aside from the usual (and brilliant) Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts merch (sweets from Honeydukes, house robes and sweaters, plush toys etc), the shopping experience also offers festive merchandise, such as ornaments and stockings. Ollivanders also features, allowing visitors to be chosen by their wand, assisted by the store’s Wandkeeper.


To remember your visit, a photo opportunity featuring backgrounds from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films

Heather Nash, Marketing Manager at The Shops at South Town said the following on the experience:

“The Shops at South Town is Utah’s premier, one-stop destination for shopping and making memories that last a lifetime. Christmas in the Wizarding World is an unforgettable retail experience and offers fans a unique opportunity to shop for the Muggle, witch or wizard in their life.”


 If you’re in Utah, find out more about the experience here. We can’t wait to see where else Hogsmeade will appear this festive season!

Finding Hogwarts

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