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Wizarding World of Harry Potter goes Hollywood

Accio! Harry Potter fans hoping to summon the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to California get a look inside the upcoming theme park, set to open in the spring.

Harry Potter's magical world is coming to California.
Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

For years, those of us wanting to drink our fill of butterbeer had to travel all the way to Orlando, Florida.

Thanks to Universal Studios Hollywood, fans will soon have their own Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal City, California.

If you can't wait until spring, when the theme park is set to open, you can get a peek in a video posted Thursday on YouTube.

A Hogwarts Express conductor takes you on a tour of Hogsmeade village, where you can visit some of the wizarding world's best shops like Zonko's Joke Shop and Dervish and Banges.

There's the Owl Post so you can send letters home with the official Hogsmeade mail post. Hogwarts castle and Hagrid's hut both get a shoutout for fans hoping that Hollywood's Harry Potter attraction has the same enchanted destinations as its Florida counterpart.

If you're hungry from all that magical shopping, there are eateries like Three Broomsticks and Hogshead Pub. Honeydukes candy shop is on hand to replenish our supply of chocolate frogs. Ollivanders wand shop is there too, of course.

The new park also promises rides like the immersive "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" and "Flight of the Hippogriff."

I'm counting down the days till I can wave my new wand and get hopped up on butterbeer.