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SoCal theme parks step up competition with expansions and upgrades




An exterior view of Hogwarts is seen during the 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter Opening' press preview at Universal Studios Hollywood in Studio City, California, on April 6, 2016.
An exterior view of Hogwarts is seen during the 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter Opening' press preview at Universal Studios Hollywood in Studio City, California, on April 6, 2016.
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Disneyland has long dominated the theme park business in Southern California, but this year some other Southern California amusement parks are giving Disney a run for its money. 

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened just last week at Universal Studios Hollywood, Knott's Berry Farm is revamping its 75-year-old Ghost Town, and Legoland will debut its new "Ninjago" attraction next month.

There are also some newcomers to the already crowded SoCal theme park market— Great Wolf Lodge, an indoor water park opened earlier this year in Orange County.

Joining Take Two to discuss: