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Harry Potter Festival in Chestnut Hill

A magical celebration of wizards and Quidditch

Harry Potter Festival

On October 17-18, the Chestnut Hill neighborhood will play host to a weekend’s worth of spellbinding events at the Harry Potter Festival. Credit: Courtesy of Chestnut Hill Business Association


October 17-18, 2014


There will be wizardry and wonder in the air this October as Chestnut Hill transforms for the Harry Potter Festival.

On October 17-18, the Chestnut Hill neighborhood will play host to a weekend’s worth of spellbinding events that will keep children and adults — and wizards and muggles — entertained.

The popular event features familiar characters from the world of Harry Potter, special activities for fans of all ages, live entertainment, food and more. Hunt for Horcruxes, watch local colleges face-off at a Quidditch tournament and more during the magical weekend celebration. Stay tuned for more information!

Shopping Transformations

Beyond flavors from the world of Harry Potter, Chestnut Hill neighborhood businesses and shops on and around Germantown Avenue also transform into familiar locales from Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade like Madam Puddifoot’s Tea Shop, Weasley’s Wizarding Wheeezes and many more.

Harry Potter’s Philadelphia  

Be sure to check out Harry Potter’s Guide To Philadelphia, our special Hogwartsian Itinerary in honor of Chestnut Hill’s Harry Potter Festival.

In it, we compiled the bars, restaurants, museums and other attractions the young wizard would visit if he came to Philadelphia. We even matched photos from Harry’s world with places in Philadelphia like the Hall of Prophecy at the Ministry of Magic with the Mutter Museum. Click here to check out the full guide.

Harry Potter’s Philadelphia Itinerary

Harry Potter Festival 2013 Video  

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