ITHACA, NY…. It’s a weekend focused on mystical fun for the whole family! Coming this October 26 and 27, 2019, Wizarding Weekend Ithaca, an outdoor fan convention celebrating magic, science, and fantasy, will be held on the streets of Downtown Ithaca. Pull together your wands, robes, and gnome hats for a spellbinding fall weekend!
Programming, entertainment, and other activities will revolve around the fantastical as featured in literature, film, television, and gaming. Attendee donations collected during the event support all onsite activities including GorgeKeep School of Magic, live music and performances, kids’ activities, interactive exhibits, table gaming, and more. Now is the time to create your best fan art for the Fan Art Show and costumes for the Costume/Cosplay Contest.
Magical Passports, which include exclusive experiences and swag, are available now through the web site WizardingWeekend.com, starting at $20, and will rise in price September 1st, a good incentive to purchase your passports now.
The official “after party” for Wizarding Weekend is the Mystic Arts Ball, an evening of drinks, dancing, and divination at Liquid State Brewery on West Green Street. Your $25 per person Ball ticket buys you light snacks, divination experiencences, photo booth fun, dancing, and a cash bar. Limited tickets available for purchase at WizardingWeekend.com for attendees 21 or older with ID.
Wizarding Weekend is produced by FanUnity Inc, a non-profit dedicated to connecting fans with communities. For updates on activities and events, please check out the web site, WizardingWeekend.com.