For the first time ever, Harry Potter fans will come together for the Wizarding World Festival. Warner Bros. Discovery announced the inaugural event will be coming to the U.S. in 2023. Witches, wizards, and Muggles will come together for a weekend of magical memories.
“The Wizarding World is a global phenomenon with millions of fans that span generations. We are beyond excited to celebrate this magical community and bring everyone together for an epic fan festival, more than a traditional fan fest, a true experiential celebration, a must-see event,” said Peter van Roden, Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment. “From a beloved book series and iconic films to experiential touchpoints all across the globe, the Wizarding World franchise is truly special and we can’t wait to see fans of all ages come together for an event that celebrates it all.”
The Epic Celebration
The three-day festival will take place in the enchanting environments created by J.K. Rowling. It will be the ultimate fan experience that is sure to ignite and engage fans from all around the world.
Created in partnership with Superfly X and presented with Fever, the festival will include panel discussions, film screenings, special guest appearances, cosplay and trivia competitions, autograph signings, photo opportunities, exclusive merchandise, special announcements, and more magical experiences!
“Superfly X has a long history in festivals and location-based entertainment, so we’re delighted to bring that expertise to the Wizarding World with a festival of this magnitude,” said Stacy Moscatelli, Co-President and Chief Strategy Officer at Superfly X. “The global Wizarding World community is one of the most dedicated, dynamic fanbases in the world so it made perfect sense to us to work with Warner Bros. to celebrate such an iconic franchise. The Wizarding World Festival is sure to conjure memories that will last a lifetime.”
Get The Latest Announcements
Warner Bros. Discovery says more details, including location and dates, will be revealed soon. To stay up to date on the latest information about the Wizarding World Festival, including location and dates, visit WizardingWorldFestival.com to sign up for announcements.
About The Wizarding World
The Wizarding World continues to evolve, giving Harry Potter fans fresh and exciting ways to engage with the world based on J.K Rowling’s original stories. What began with Harry Potter being whisked from King’s Cross Station onto Platform nine and three quarters has grown into one of the world’s most beloved brands.
It includes eight blockbuster films, three epic Fantastic Beasts films, Harry Potter & The Cursed Child — the multi-award-winning stage-play, state-of-the-art video and mobile games from Portkey Games, innovative consumer products, thrilling live entertainment (including four theme park lands), and insightful exhibitions.
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