2018

Festival of Wizardry 2018

September 21, 2018 10:00 am - September 23, 2018 7:00 pm 377 Gypsy Ln, Blyth, Ontario

With so many witches and wizards from around the world trying to geek out together at our Festival of Wizardry, we are looking forward to hosting this magical event every year. Prepare your wands and dust off your broomsticks for this annual spellbinding event.

Please double check your ticket purchases in check out to ensure the proper day, as we’ve had a few witches and wizards not noticing the VIP option.

Friday, September 21st to Sunday, September 23rd!

Gates open at 10:00 am (9:00 am for VIP’s) & all activities cease by 7:00 pm

Features and Performances of Festival of Wizardry 2018:

    Actress Bonnie Wright                Musical Magic!

 

Interactive Magical Displays   Costumed Characters

 

         Quidditch Canada           And So Much More Magic!

 

We are excited to announce that Bonnie Wright, who played Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter films, will be at the Festival of Wizardry 2018 to do interviews, take pictures and sign autographs! Bonnie will be at the Festival on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018.

Returning and Improved from 2017

  • Perdue’s Cup Quidditch Tournament & Kidditch (Quidditch Canada
  • Wizard’s Classes (See Below) 
  • Broomsticks Mocktail Bar (The Ice Bar won’t be returning but the Better Beer Will) 
  • Costumed Actors (Theatricks, Hamilton Aerial Group, and More) 
  • Borealis Express (Grand River Inflatables
  • Wizard Rock (The Lovegoods
  • Food Trucks (Full Vendor List Coming mid-August) 
  • Vendors (Full Vendor List Coming mid-August) 
  • Scavenger Hunts

New for 2018

  • Borealis School for Aspiring Wizards*
    • House Tents
      • Raven: Divination Tables
      • Bear: Magic (MtG) Tournament
      • Werewolf: Artists Studio (supplies provided)
      • Sea Panther: Riddles, Escape Room and More
      • Not sure which house you belong to? Get sorted HERE
    • Classes*
      • Divination: Learn to see the future
      • Magic Duelling: Practice with trained dueling instructors
      • Magical Creature Lore: Meet and learn about magical creatures
      • Potions: Learn to brew your own potions
      • History of Magic: Learn about magic throughout history
    • Crafts
      • Wand Making 101
      • Magical Creature Making
    • Feast Hall
      • Enjoy food from the Food Trucks in the Great Hall
  • Restricted Section (19+ Area with Wizard Themed Alcoholic Cocktails)
    • Better Beer
    • Half-Giant Stout
    • Hungarian Fireballs
  • New Games
    • Polywizard Maze (Bouncy Maze)
    • 1st Year Boat Ride (Paddle Boat Lagoon)
    • Centaur Challange (Archery Tag)
  • Magic Shows (DaCosta Magic and Theatricks)
  • New Bands (The Mudmen & More)
  • The Improv Dandies comedy troupe (The Dandies)
    • Borealis Follies
      • Watch as Larry Otter and his friends have another epic adventure, taking on He Who Should Not Be Smelled!
    • Parody Panels
      • Wizardry 101
        • Wizards of varying experience levels come together to answer all your burning questions about magic and wizardry. All ages
      • They’ve got the power!
        • Top wizards have a summit to talk all things power. Who has the most? Should it be used for good or evil? Just beware… you may just find yourself in the midst of a duel!
  • World Record Attempt
    • On Saturday join thousands of your new friends on the worlds largest Scavenger hunt “The Wizards Quest” and help break a Guinness World Record
  • Bonnie Wright
    • Live Stage Interview with moderated audience question period (VIP Ticket Holders can sit in front rows)
    • Autograph Sessions: Autographs are $50 and have two limited windows (VIP Ticket Holder use express line)

*For entertainment purposes only, taking these classes do not make you magical, imagination does 🙂 

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Date

21 - 23 Sep 2018

Location 377 Gypsy Ln, Blyth, Ontario

Schedule of Events

Magical Events

Friday and Every Day

  • Quidditch Canada: Perdue’s Cup Tournament
  • Borealis School for Aspiring Witches and Wizards
    • House Common Rooms
  • Live Performances
    • Lovegoods and More
  • Costume Contests
  • Photobooths
  • Poly-Wizard Cup
    • Mazes & Riddles
    • Feats of Skill and Bravery
    • Contests of Cunning and Intrigue
    • Prove your loyalty and teamwork
  • Hog’s Head: Vendor Tent
    • Medium Vendors
  • Mold-On-The-Wold: Vendor Tent
    • Small Crafters

 

Saturday Additions

  • The Restricted Section (Saturday and Sunday ONLY Age of Majority 19+)
    • Themed Alcoholic Drinks
  • ‘The Mudmen’ An amazing Celtic Rock Band
  • ‘The Dandies’ improv comedy show

Sunday Pass: Same as Saturday with the following additions

  • ‘The Dandies’ Parody Panels
  • Bonnie Wright Live Stage Interview, Autographs and Photos

VIP Offerings

  • Get all the amazing offerings mentioned above with a three-day pass
  • Free 3 day Parking
  • Enter One Hour Early
  • Front Row VIP Seating (Limited)
  • Priority Lineup 
  • Selected VIP Discounts/Deals at Participating Vendors and Festival Merchandise Tables
Wizardly Wonders

YTV Kids came in 2017

Innerspace from Space channel came in 2017 as well

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