Harry Potter Opening Ceremony & Pub Crawl

The festival begins at Top of the Hill Fountain Plaza 8705 Germantown Avenue with our Opening Ceremony and Quidditch Team Pep Rally at 5:30 p.m. The Opening Ceremony will also be attended by Harry Potter characters and a Thestral from Northwestern Stables.

The Pub Crawl begins at 7:00 p.m. and is a ticketed event.

Harry Potter Festival & QuidditchTournament

The Quidditch Tournament begins at 10 a.m. at the college.

  • The “Hunt for the Horcrux” activity
  • Maze at Woodmere Art Museum
  • Complimentary Knight Bus Trolley transports Wizards and Muggles all over town
  • Defense Against the Dark Arts classes


  • fortune tellers
  • face painters
  • magicians
  • caricatures
  • sorting hat demonstrations
  • games and activities
  • specialty food, drink and retail promotions


The Friends of J.S. Jenks Presents The Firebolt 5K

A 5K run and 1 mile walk in suppor tof the John Story Jenks Elementary School.