The first-ever Harry Potter store is shortly arriving in New York City coming summer for all enthusiasts and fanatics. The store is going to be the only official retail space for the J.K. Rowling series that has ruled the generations with its magic spells and witches.
According to a press release, the Harry Potter New York store will house the largest collection of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts products in the world under one roof.
The Harry Potter flagship store is going to be located beside Manhattan’s Flatiron Building, at 935 Broadway. Being next to one of the iconic estate buildings in New York, the store will stretch up to 20,000 square feet. The three-storeyed building would offer a wide range of experiences to all the lovers of the famous series.
The superstore would provide Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, signed artworks, collectible items and personalized robes along with other vivid items such as exclusive house wands. Alongside its retail products and other experiences; visitors would be able to enjoy coffee, ice cream, and butterbeer at the superstore.
“This will be the largest dedicated Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts store in the world”, said Sarah Roots, senior VP for worldwide tours and retail at Warner Bros. She further added that it will become a must-visit fan destination where Wizarding World enthusiasts can engage with interactive experiences and numerous photo opportunities as they step into the magic.
Roots said that NYC was the “ideal city” to launch this store because of many Wizarding World fans. She added that the city has a cutting-edge retail environment and a community that embraces innovative experiences.