Wizards & Witches Gather in Antioch IL on Saturday, June 15, 2019 Wizards, Witches and Muggles alike will gather in Downtown Antioch, IL for their 2nd annual Wizards Weekend Day on Saturday,June 15, 2019. Join us to celebrate all things of a magical nature, bring your owl (just kidding), your wand (or smartwand), and dress as the character you most closely relate to. Be ready for Wizard fun all day long! There is plenty of FREE FUN for your family to enjoy this magical day!
Contests, games, and more magical moments are being conjured at Antioch's Wizards Weekend Day. Be part of this magical world. Antioch will transform itself with the swish of a wand (and the help of magical volunteers) to bring a day of magical fun to all creatures-magical or muggle alike. Wizards and Muggles of all ages will enjoy many magical moments this weekend! For the past year, planning for Wizards Weekend Day has been underway, creating magical moments for all ages. If you are interested in volunteering for this magical event, you can contact the Antioch Chamber at 847-395-2233 or visit our WIZARDS WEEKEND Facebook page.
Kids School of Magic*--is for children ages 7-12. THERE ARE A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR SALE While at their Magical School (June 15th, 9:00-NOON) all students will be sorted into magical classes. There are only a limited number of students accepted. Magical Classes include Herbology, Defense Against the Dark Arts, plus more magical classes. All students receive keepsake items and are encouraged to bring their (or their parents) smartwands (cell phones) for photos. Our School of Magic is only open to students and will be held at the Antioch Public Library in downtown Antioch. Parents can plan to enjoy the Wizard & Muggle Craft Faire nearby while waiting. No refunds. More info to follow
A Wizard Night of Magical Fun will be held that night, Saturday, June 15th, 2019 from 6 pm till 9 pm at the Antioch VFW Hall on North Avenue for ages 5 years to 99 years! Wizards, Witches and Muggles (hopefully no undesirables) will enjoy a night filled with magical fun . . . MORE MAGICAL DETAILS TO FOLLOW
Wizard Village Shops are open on Saturday, 10-3 for Magical Fun...bring your SmartWands for Photo Ops! Pick up your Map at the Magical Information Booth to find Wizard Shops! Return your completed for to the Magical Information Booth by 3:30 pm for a chance to win a prize!.
Magical Attire Contests will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm at the Wizard & Muggle Craft Faire (located in Downtown Antioch). Magical attire is a must. Magical beasts (dogs only) may also dress for a chance to win prizes! Wizards & Witches of all ages may enter our Magical Costume Contest, no spells may be placed on judges! Sign up at the Magical Information Booth on Saturday at 2:00 pm to participate.
Wizard & Muggle Craft Faire will be held in Downtown Antioch. Bring your gold and green to enjoy out of this world creativity from our crafters. Interested in becoming a crafter? Click HERE to find Magical Crafter information and also you Muggles (non magic people) can find AC info too. Hours for AC Faire is Saturday 9-4.
Wizard Chess-.INFO COMING SOON
Scavenger Hunt takes place on Saturday, June 15th, between 10 am and 3 pm. Maps will be available at the Magical Information Booth at the Wizard & Muggle Craft Faire. Search through the wizards village and complete your challenges for a chance to win magical prizes. Return your complete entries to the Wizard Info Booth by 3:30 pm on Saturday, June 15th. Winners will be announced by owl and posted at Wizards Weekend Facebook page.
Magical Maps available at the Ministry of Magic Information Booth.
Beasts, Wands, and Shrieking takes place along with other mystical fun.
Bring your SmartWands (cell phones) for all of your photo ops.
Many more magical moments will be enjoyed by wizards and muggles alike. To keep updated on our Wizard Fun, visit our WIZARDS WEEKEND Facebook page and share with your magical friends for updated information. By attending this festival, you are allowing the Antioch Chamber, Illinois to use any images taken for the purposes of marketing only. Wizards Weekend Day is a community event hosted by the Antioch Chamber and is not held in conjunction or associated in any way with J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Free Admission to Wizards Weekend and Wizard and Muggle Craft Faire. Fee and advance registration to Kids School of Magic (6/15/19, 9 am till Noon). Other nominal fees for purchases may apply. No gold accepted, only Muggle Green and Plastic. Wizards Night of Magical Fun, 6/15/19,_, 6 pm till 9 pm) requires fee and registration (INFO TO FOLLOW)