This October, all your wizarding dreams will finally come true - an entire town in Ontario will be transformed into the world of Harry Potter for a magical three-day festival.

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Goderich, Canada's prettiest town, is hosting an event called Harry Potter and the Transfigured Town from October 13 to 15 of this year. The festival is dedicated to all die-hard fans of J.K. Rowling's boy wizard and is intended to raise funds towards the improvement of the town.

A couple of exciting activities have been confirmed for the festival so far, including:

  • Official Quidditch Canada matches for Goderich's Cup,
  • Unofficial Quidditch matches for the Marauder's Cup,
  • Live performances by The Lovegoods, as well as Tonks and the Aurors,
  • Multiple vendors and participating businesses (including a craft wand shop),
  • A Poly-Wizard Tournament,
  • A House challenge,
  • A scavenger hunt,
  • Free face painting, and much more!

Tickets cost between $15 and $20 and you can get them in advance here.


Tickets were sold out a few days ago, but the hosting organization Dads & Dragons has announced that 2000 more tickets are now available and will be sold on Tuesday, Jan 31! Read the following for more details:

More Tickets Are Now Available For Goderich’s Harry Potter Festival

Cover photo is of Hogsmeade from the HP series.