Harry Potter-inspired Wizardfest parties happening across the country with trivia, magical cocktails, and more

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Wizardfest

Do you want to party like they do at Hogwarts? Now’s your chance, thanks to Harry Potter-themed Wizardfest parties taking place across the United States.

The pop-up party is geared toward Potter-heads with magical drinks like Butterbeer, Fire Whisky, Polyjuice Potion, and even Unicorn Blood for those who practice the dark arts. The evening also includes Harry Potter-themed trivia, magicians, music, dancing, and cosplay. The best-dressed fans can enter a costume contest to win cash and prizes.

For Quidditch fans, there’s Quidditch Pong Tournament that rewards the best Keepers and Seekers with cash and prizes.

Wizardfest

Last year, Wizardfest parties sold out in New York, Chicago, and Dallas. This year, witches, wizards, and Muggles can attend these magical gatherings in the following cities:

September

  • Wednesday, September 19 – Majestic Theatre, Madison, WI
  • Thursday, September 20 – Ready Room, St. Louis, MO
  • Friday, September 21 – The Bottleneck, Lawrence, KS
  • Saturday, September 22 – Blue Note, Columbia, MO
  • Sunday, September 23 – Exit/In, Nashville, TN
  • Tuesday, September 25 – Zydeco, Birmingham, AL
  • Thursday, September 27 – Cabooze, Minneapolis, MN
  • Friday, September 28 – Red Carpet Nightclub, St Cloud, MN
  • Saturday, September 29 – Joe’s Bar, Chicago, IL
  • Sunday, September 30 – The Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, MI

October

  • Monday, October 1 – EXPO Market, Buffalo, NY
  • Wednesday, October 3 – Wescott Theater, Syracuse, NY
  • Thursday, October 4 – Upstate Concert Hall, Saratoga County, NY
  • Friday, October 5 – Revolution Bar & Concert Hall, Amityville, NY
  • Saturday, October 6 – Reverb, Reading, PA
  • Wednesday, October 10 – The Rock Box, San Antonio, TX
  • Thursday, October 11 – Brewster Street Ice House, Corpus Christi, TX
  • Friday, October 12 – Trees, Dallas, TX
  • Saturday, October 13 – Scout Bar, Houston, TX
  • Sunday, October 14 – The Willow, New Orleans, LA
  • Wednesday, October 17 – Bogarts, Cincinnati, OH
  • Thursday, October 18 – Jergels, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Saturday, October 20 – NYC Harry Potter Dance Party Cruise hosted by Rocks Off, New York, NY
  • Wednesday, October 24 – Mainstage Morgantown, Morgantown, WV
  • Thursday, October 25 – Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro, NC
  • Friday, October 26 – Ottobar, Baltimore, MD
  • Saturday, October 27 – The Canal Club, Richmond, VA
  • Sunday, October 28 – Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Wednesday, October 31 – Union Stage, Washington, DC

November

  • Saturday, November 3 – Akron, OH
  • Sunday, November 4 – Old National Centre, Indianapolis, IN
  • Tuesday, November 6 – The Bluebird, Bloomington, IN
  • Thursday, November 8 – The Mercury Ballroom, Louisville, KY
  • Friday, November 9 – Skully’s Music-Diner, Columbus, OH

Ticket prices vary by city and generally range from $15 – $60, depending on which tier you purchase. The base level is a General Admission ticket, but you can add on a wand and the option to skip the line or get early admission to the party. The Supreme Package includes a ticket, wand, priority entry, and perhaps other goodies depending on your city.

To purchase tickets to Wizardfest, head over to their website.

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