Wednesday, January 24, 2018

5 Spectacular Harry Potter Events To Look Forward To 2018

5 Harry Potter Events To Look Forward To 2018
Full of announcements, special events, and anniversaries that rocked the Muggle world, 2017 was a big year for the Harry Potter franchise. Get ready, set, mark your calendars! The new year is just beginning, and there are plenty of amazing events for Potterheads to look forward to 2018.  Here are five upcoming experiences that's in store! What are you excited for? Feel free to share in the comments below!

A History of Magic Exhibition Visiting NYC

A History of Magic Exhibition Will Stop At NYC

The British Library in collaboration with Bloomsbury and JK Rowling introduced A Journey Through A History of Magic in 2017 to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. The exhibition includes rare fantastical artefacts from the museum and the author's original archives. In October 2018, the event will be coming to the New York Historical Society. Tickets for NYHS members go on sale in February 14th. Tickets for the general public go on sale in April. Visit the website for more information.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Coming to Broadway

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Coming to Broadway

In Spring 2017, it was announced that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child would be hitting Broadway. Now, nearly a year later, it's coming true! The two-part show will start running at the  fully renovated Lyric Theatre in New York, and the official opening is on Sunday, April 22, 2018 with the original cast from the West End reprising their roles. Tickets are already available for pre-sale registration on the Cursed Child official website.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone book cover

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 20th Anniversary

In September 1998, Scholastic published Harry Potter and Sorcerer's Stone for U.S. readers continuing the phenomenon Bloomsbury had begun just the year before. To commemorate the book's twentieth anniversary, Scholastic will be re-releasing the book in July 2018, and the full series with brand new covers in September. For the next few years, UK Fans can expect new covers for the rest of the series as Bloomsbury announced a re-release for the 20th anniversary of Chamber of Secrets.

Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery Wizards Unite Mobile Game

Two New Mobile Games Will Be Released

Yep, two new mobile games will be released this year. Expected this summer, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery will invite players to create their own personalized characters to attend Hogwarts acting out their own story as they learn new magical skills and make friends. And, expected for fall, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will conjure magic in the real Muggle world as users can cast spells and discover fantastic beasts.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald cast photo

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Hits Theaters

Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is off to Paris, France in his next adventure. Familiar faces like Tina Goldstein (Katharine Waterston) and Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler) accompany the magizoologist as Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore's (Jude Law) feud against Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) grows. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will soar into theaters November 16th, 2018.

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