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Last Updated: Thursday June 17 2010 13:46 GMT

In pics: Celebs at the opening of Harry Potter theme park

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Spooky smoke filled the sky above Hogwarts Castle at the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Harry Potter cast wave their wands

Most of the cast of the films showed up to the Potter park in America. They waved their wands to start a massive firework display.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

There are rides, restaurants and shops all based on the famous books and films. Here's a visitor picks out a magic wand at Ollivander's.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Actor Daniel Radcliffe met lots of Potter fans who turned out to see the stars.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Thirsty visitors queued up for glasses of Butterbeer.

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling chatted to children on the red carpet.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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Actress Bonnie Wright

Here's Bonnie Wright, who plays Ginny Wesley, arriving to the glitzy opening.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Members of the Hogwarts Choir sing for guests as they check out the park.