Harry Potter Festival in Chestnut Hill October 16 and 17

East Southampton Avenue will be closed to auto traffic.  There will be a disc jockey playing games with kids, sorting hat demonstrations, and skits will be acted with the Potter characters.

Harry Potter Conference at Chestnut Hill College
10 a.m. Conference registration (free) is requested.

The Pub Crawl begins at 7:00 p.m. and is a ticketed event. Tickets available beginning Wednesday September 23 at 9 a.m. HERE

Hay Maze at Woodmere Art Museum

Harry Potter Festival & Quidditch Tournament 

Saturday October 17, 2015

The Quidditch Tournament begins at 10 a.m. at Chestnut Hill College

Opening Ceremony: Chestnut Hill West Septa Station with The Hogwarts Train

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • The “Hunt for the Horcrux” activity
  • Hay Maze at Woodmere Art Museum
  • Complimentary Knight Bus Trolley transports Wizards and Muggles all over town
  • Defense Against the Dark Arts classes
  • Sorting Hat Demonstration
  • Hedwig’s Hollow Selfie Park at Buckley Park


  • fortune tellers
  • face painters
  • magicians
  • caricatures
  • games and activities
  • specialty food, drink and retail promotions
  • Musicians, *Photo Booth*

 Most, but not all, events are free.