Sunday, May 20, 2018

6 Harry Potter Events to Enjoy The Magic This Summer

Summer is just around the corner! Are you looking for fun Harry Potter festivals to attend and parties to celebrate? 2018 is already filled with some amazing events for Potterheads, and the exciting months ahead are no different. From wizarding communities around the world, here are six special events that will conjure magic and memories for a lifetime!

(Please note: the links and events listed in this post are not commissioned or sponsored).

Harry Potter Exhibition

The Harry Potter Exhibition has toured all around the world, displaying costumes and props from the below Harry Potter series. Now the tour comes to Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan, Italy from May 12th to September 19th. Fans can get a fantastic close look at the dramatic settings from the film series's most popular locations, authentic costumes and props. Book your tickets at the exhibition's official website!

The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle

Show off your house pride at Universal Hollywood with The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle! The spellbinding projection and lights show is back every night this summer from June 24th – August 19th and September 1 – 3. Tickets into the theme park are required to attend.

Sorcerer's Stone 20th Anniversary

The journey begins again for Harry Potter fans! June 28th, 2018 marks the twentieth anniversary of Scholastic publishing Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone for U.S. readers, and Scholastic is celebrating in a big way. For students and educators, A Magical Summer of Reading has kicked off with a charming read-along that will run from May to September. The series is also getting a revamp with a new cover re-release; fans can buy the books individually in advance or purchase the entire set in September.

Wizardly World of Kent

Wizards and witches of all ages are invited to celebrate the magic in the City of Kent, Ohio. In partnership with Akron Children's Hospital, Main Street Kent is hosting a festival filled with costume contests, live music, potion classes, and more. Wizardly World of Kent event takes place on Saturday, July 28 at 10 AM - 8 PM. Check out their facebook page to learn more!

Expecto Con

Want to go to Hogwarts this summer? ExpectoCon is bringing everything we love about the series to Wisconsin for a weekend convention where fans can become apart of the story from classes about dragons to supporting your favorite Quidditch team. (Thank you to Danelle Witte who for suggesting this event!)

Festival of Wizardry

Before fall begins Transfigured Towns is bringing magic back Ontario, Canada with Festival of Wizardry. Dust off your broomsticks for a weekend of performances, cosplay, interactive magical displays, Quidditch and more. Tickets are only available online, so check out their facebook page and official website for info!

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