Attention Harry Potter Fans! Let the magic begin on Saturday, October 12 and continue through til Sunday, October 13. This is a perfect event for Harry Potter fans of all ages! Loveland Castle in Loveland, Ohio will transform into Hogwarts Castle for one magical weekend.
When you visit you will see a live exhibition featuring many of your favorite Harry Potter characters, you can take classes with Hogwarts professors, try your hand at wand dueling, learn the magic behind Muggle science with the Headmaster himself, create a fantastic beast to take home, get sorted, make a house tie, drink some Butter Beer, and much, much more!
Now, remember that you must come dressed in your favorite wizard robes. This will be an unforgettable day of memories for Harry Potter fans.
The cost of entry is $9 for children and $12 for adults at the door. or one day. This is a family friendly event for all ages - the young and the young at heart!
Here is a sample of the events that may be offered:
- Wizard Magic & Muggle Science with Albus Dumbledore: Dumbledore will astound with some of his very favorite magic acts, and then share the secret of the science behind them.
- Dueling & Daring Tales with Gilderoy Lockhart: Not only will Gilderoy Lockhart teach brave students the art of dueling, he will also choose a few lucky volunteers to bring some of his most daring acts to life.
- Readings with Professor Snape: Listen as the distinguished Professor Snape reads some of his favorite stories from "Tales of Beedle the Bard."
- Discussions with Severus Snape: A chance for the mature crowd to talk about some some of the deeper topics in the Harry Potter series.
- TriWizard Performers: The lovely ladies of Beauxbatons Academy along with their Headmistress, Madame Maxime, will journey from France to perform and dance for the students of Hogwarts. The Proud Sons of Durmstrang will journey for the first time to Ohio to share their impressive acrobatic and combat skills.
- Hogwarts Frog Choir: The choir will entertain guests with songs from both students and amphibians.
- Dance Against the Dark Arts: Discover how dance can be used to tell stories in a fun and interactive workshop. No experience required.
- Magic of Music: Musicians will sing songs about the world of Harry Potter.
- Care of Magical Creatures: Talk about the fantastic beasts in the Wizarding World and maybe take one home.
- Potions Class: Attend a potions class and brew a special creation.
- Relics from the Room of Requirement with Professor Dumbledore: Wizards World 101-Magical Devices. The wizarding world is filled with enchanted objects, bewitched items, and magical devices. Test your knowledge of various items and score points for your house!
Here are a few characters that will be at the event Albus Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall, Professor Severus Snape, Gilderoy Lockhart, Rubeus Hagrid, Madame Maxime and the Beauxbatons students, the Proud Sons of Durmstrang, Sybill Trelawney, Argus Filch, The Grey Lady, The Fat Friar, Peeves, Nymphadora Tonks, Remus Lupin, Bellatrix Lestrange, and many others!
For more information of lots more events please visit the website Ohio Castle Day here.
The Knights of the Golden Trail and Loveland Castle are registered non profit organizations. A portion of the proceeds will go towards various charities with a specific donation to the Alzheimer's Association.