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WAYNESBORO: Waynesboro's 1st Annaul "Harry Potter Festival"

August 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm



5:30–8 PM: High-energy Celtic music from Across the Pond at Music Makers, 46 W. Main Street.

6:30–8 PM: Sorcerer’s Paint Party – Age 21 & up.

7:30 PM: MAGIC WIZARD’S PARTY – Christine’s Café. Entry fee includes giveaways, butter beer, treats and a movie ticket to “Fantastic Beasts.” Live music on the patio! Plus~a costume contest (ages 16 and up). Prizes!

9 3/4 PM: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” the most recent film in the Harry Potter universe, at the enchanting Waynesboro Theatre.




Tickets only available by purchasing a Potter Party package.


9 AM, 11 AM & 1 PM: Kidditch Lessons at the Main Street Park. Free. Ages 4–13.

10 AM: Care of Magical Creatures class time with the Antietam Humane Society and Professor Heidi at Martha’s Garden behind the downtown library.

10:15 AM: A special showing of the original series film: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”* at the Waynesboro Theatre.

10:30 AM–NOON: Sorcerer’s Paint Party. All ages welcome.

11 AM & 1:30 PM: Magical High Tea at TranquilaTEA Tea Room. Reservations are required. To reserve, call TranquilaTEA Tea Room and Gift Shop at 717-765-8327.

Noon–4 PM: Wand Workshop at Music Makers, 46 W. Main Street. Pick out or create your own wand!

1 PM: Gilderoy Lockhart book signing at the library. Bring your camera and your best smile!

1–2:30 PM: Sorcerer’s Paint Party. All ages welcome.

3–4 PM: Costume Contest: Main Street Park (ages 14 and younger). Win prizes!

3:30–5 PM: Sorcerer’s Paint Party. All ages welcome.

4–6 PM: Nearly Headless Nick’s 524th Deathday Party at the Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library.

7 PM: Magic Show on the BB&T stage in the Main Street Park.

8 PM: Outdoor showing of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at Main Street Park. Free.


Hogwarts Scavenger Hunt: Follow the clues throughout downtown Waynesboro to pick up the things you need to start Year 1. Get your school list at Brio Coffeehouse or Mainstreet Waynesboro starting August 16!

• See Harry Potter-themed artwork in our downtown galleries. Hours TBA.

• Character story times at the library.

Sorcerer’s Paint Parties on Friday night and Saturday 
Register in advance at: www.boropotterfest.com OR AT: http://www.artistatheart.org/calendarregister.html

*Tickets to “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at 10:15 a.m. included with the purchase of a $10 gift bag of Bertie Bott’s Beans.



DISCLAIMER: The Waynesboro Harry Potter Festival is a fan-based event run by a nonprofit organization made up mostly of volunteers to celebrate the spirit and theme of Harry Potter. Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling are in no way associated with or responsible for this event.




Downtown Waynesboro
Downtown Waynesboro
Waynesboro, PA 17268
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