Schedule - 2017

Join Us! 
October 6-7, 2017

Grab your wand, hop on your broom, and come for a weekend of magic at the
third annual Chestertown Harry Potter Festival on October 6-7, 2017.
Explore our colonial river town and join us for spectacular activities
and events, for children and adults—wizards and muggles alike.
Activities are free, unless otherwise noted. Donations are always welcome and 100% of proceeds benefit local non-profits including the Garfield Center for the Arts and the Kent County Public Library.

Friday, Oct 6:

4:30-5:30PM HP Literary Discussion at Bookplate (2017 Topic TBA)
6:00-9:00PM Festival Kick-off Party at Garfield Center for the Arts (Free for age 12 and under; $5 everyone else)
Saturday, Oct 7:
9- Noon Kidditch (free)
10-5 Quidditch Tournament (free)
9-3 Chestertown Wandmaker’s Co-op (free)
10-3 Scavenger Hunt thru “wizard village shops” (free)
10-4 Potter in the Park (free)
10:30-noon4-5:30 PM Kids’ Hogwarts Experience $25
10:30-noon4-5:30 PM Enchanted High Tea (ticketed, details TBA)
11-2PM Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban movie at the Kent County Public Library (free)
1:30-2:30PM DADA with Professor Lupin (Location TBA)
12:30-3:30PM Hogwarts Potions Class (free)
5:30-7:30PM The Witching Hours: Time to take a breather. Check out our local restaurants and pubs for a delicious meal and magical libations.
7:30-10:30 PM Azkaban Prison Break Party at the Garfield Center for the Arts
Practice your patronus because you’ll be dancing with the dementors to evil wizard rock. Test your Harry Potter knowledge and tournament skills with a trivia contest and themed games. Advance purchase tickets $15. $20 at the door. Soft drinks and snacks available for purchase. Carded cash bar, food trucks and restaurant available next door. More details, coming soon, check back!

The festival aims to celebrate the spirit and theme of Harry Potter while promoting our local community and its arts.