Your Wizarding Weekend ticket includes an illustrated map with exclusive details about the extraordinary events, a visit with the Sorting Hat, and access to all the alchemy and otherworldly activities! See the hallowed halls and pick up your festival map on Sat., July 23, starting at 10 am at Morgan Park Academy Alumni Hall, 2153 W. 111th St. This festival is family friendly and ideal for all ages!


June 15 – Day of
$50 | Family of up to 6
$25 | Adult/Single Ticket

At the Door
$60 | Family of up to 6
$30 | Adult/Single Ticket

All the festival’s proceeds are being used for beautification efforts in the community.

Wizarding Weekend Highlights

40+ themed pop ups at local businesses in Beverly/Morgan Park, including: 

Halfway to Christmas Great Hall Feast*

Open Outcry Brewing Company
Thurs., July 21 (2 seatings)

Magical Movie Marathon*

Harry Potter films
Beverly Arts Center
Thurs., July 21–Sun., July 24

Wizarding Trivia

Cork & Kerry Tavern
Fri., July 22

Hogs Head Inn Bewitched Brunch*

Horse Thief Hollow Brewing Company
Fri., July 22, Sat., July 23, Sun., July 24

Quidditch Match & Lesson

Loyola University Quidditch Team
Food popup by Butter Upon Bacon*
Morgan Park Academy

Enchanted Readings

Bookie’s Book Store
Chicago Public Library, Beverly Branch

Enchanted Readings

Horcrux Scavenger Hunt
throughout Beverly/Morgan Park

Potions, Spells, & Care of Magical Creatures Classes

Givins Beverly Castle

Visit this page again to see new details magically appear! Questions? Call 773-233-3100.

*Festival ticket does not include cost of food, drink, or movie pass. Reservations recommended for seated events.

Magical goings on around the neighborhood

Before your letter to Hogwarts arrives for the Wizarding Weekend, check out these bewitching events to get you in the spellbinding spirit!

*Tickets to Trivia Tournament and Movie Marathon are sold separately and are not included in general festival admission*

Wizards, dragons and Choristers, oh my! Be mystified by the sounds and sights of beautiful, unimaginable creatures. Get lost in the chants and spells of our CGMC dreamworld. This magical spectacle of a show imagines the impossible and unearths the reality of your dreams.

Sunday, May 22, 3p.m.

This three-part Harry Potter themed Trivia Night is hosted by Baig of Tricks Entertainment, Inc. at the iconic Cork & Kerry!

Come to one or all of the events culminating in a Friday night finale on July 22nd. Compete to win prizes and eternal glory!

Teams up to 8 people welcome. $10 per individual per night.

  • Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m. 
  • Thursday, June 9, 7 p.m.
  • Friday, July 22, 7 p.m.

In celebration of the Beverly/Morgan Park Wizarding Weekend, the muggles of the Beverly Arts Center invite you to join us for a Magical Movie Marathon as all eight Harry Potter films “Slytherin” to the Baffes Theater for one weekend only!

Thursday, July 21, 2022 – Sunday, July 24, 2022

The Beverly/ Morgan Park Wizarding Weekend is a community led, fan developed event. It is not endorsed, sanctioned, or in any other way associated directly or indirectly with Warner Bros. Entertainment, J.K. Rowling or her representatives.