Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience Is Coming to the Washington, DC Area This Fall
Ready yourself to follow the spiders, because Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is making its way to Washington, DC this fall. Thanks to its incredibly successful run in the United Kingdom, fans in the United States will now have the opportunity to rediscover the Forbidden Forest for themselves at Morven Park in Leesburg, VA.
The magical light trail will be welcoming fans starting in October, which means this year, Potterheads can celebrate Halloween in true wizarding world style. Following a magical outdoor trail, fans can expect to revisit some of the most iconic events that took place in the Forbidden Forest, not to mention that there will be various magical creatures lurking about. You can likely expect to see a centaur or two, as well as some of the fantastic beasts Newt Scamander carries in his magical case.
At the end of the trail, you’ll be welcomed to a themed village (let’s pretend it’s Hogsmeade) where you can enjoy some food and drink after your adventures. Merchandise will also be available for purchase so you can take something home to remember the event by. If you’re already shrieking with delight, invite your friends and grab your tickets when they become available on July 28.
If you’re in the UK and visited the Forbidden Forest Experience at Arley Hall, Cheshire, last year, you’ll be thrilled to hear that there’s a really good chance the event might return to Cheshire on an annual basis.
After concerns were raised about the impact the attraction could have on roads and the general local area, operators Ravenswood Experiences took the case to Cheshire East Council. They’re requesting a temporary change in the use of the land for the next five years so the Forbidden Forest Experience can continue to be hosted at Arley Hall. Should their request be approved, the event will return to Cheshire every year between October and January.
We’re thrilled that more fans will have the opportunity to enjoy this magical experience, and hopefully, the event will come to even more cities in the future.