June 25, 2022
WIZARDS WEEKEND DAY
DOWNTOWN ANTIOCH, IL
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2022
ONLINE TICKET SALES ARE CLOSED.
WALK-IN TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY ONLY. KIDS SCHOOL OF MAGIC 30 TICKETS AVAILABLE ($27 CASH at Wizard School, see below). WIZARD BANQUET 20 TICKETS AVAILABLE-BUY AT MINISTRY OF MAGIC BETWEEN 10-2 PM ($27 cash), LOCATION SEE BELOW.
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Wizards & Witches will gather in Antioch IL on Saturday, June 25, 2022 (maybe some Muggles too!) 4 Ways for Magical Fun!
Wizards, Witches and Muggles alike will gather in Downtown Antioch, IL for their 4th annual Wizards Weekend Day on Saturday, June 25, 2022. 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 Magical Fun all day long! There is plenty of MAGICAL FUN for your family to enjoy all day long!
Need to brush up on your spells? Register to attend our Kids School of Magic (ages 7-13, no adult school this year). All registered students receive a free Magic Band at School to enjoy Magic Moments at our Wizard Village Magical Shops and enjoy specials on our Magical Potions/Eateries. Not going to attend our Wizard School? Purchase your Magic Band in advance for $5 and enjoy all of the Magical Moments in Downtown Antioch, PLUS a special on magical food/potions! Additional events include our Magical Crafters Pop Up and our Wizard Banquet Finale! Ticket sales close in early June 2022, advance registration is required. Use BLUE button to register.
KIDS SCHOOL OF MAGIC - Students attend this morning session of wizardry. Dark Arts, Broom Flying 101, Spells, and educational magic will be taught by our Magical Professors to all students ages 7-13. Our Magical School will be held at the Antioch Senior Center behind the Fire Department off Orchard Street in downtown Antioch. Each student receive a keepsake gift, wand and Magic Band to enjoy all the Wizard Town Magical Moments and specials on Wizard Food/Potions. Kids School of Magic is 9 am till 11:30 am (check-in 8:30 am - 9:00 am at the Sr Ctr Entrance) (DO NOT DRIVE INTO SR CTR PARKING LOT TO DROP OFF STUDENT - follow signage directing you to church parking lot for student drop off and pick up). $27 pp. All students registering before 6/1/22 will receive a personalized invitation mailed by US Owl to their home. Each registered student receives a Magic Band too! Enjoy Magical Moments and Specials on Wizard Potions/Eateries. (Put students names/age and mailing address when registering). Tickets are limited, use BLUE button to register. ALL STUDENTS WHO PURCHASED ONLINE TICKETS SHOULD ARRIVE AT THE ANTIOCH SENIOR CENTER (817 HOLBEK, ANTIOCH, IL) FOR CHECK-IN BETWEEN 8:30 AND 9:00 AM. PARENTS, PLEASE FOLLOW DIRECTIONAL SIGNAGE (YOU WILL PASS SR CTR AND PULL INTO CHURCH LOT FOR DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP). SCHOOL HOURS ARE 9 AM TILL 11:30 AM. STUDENTS WILL BE GIVEN THEIR MAGIC BAND AND WIZARD MAP AT SCHOOL.
MAGICAL BANDS FOR MAGICAL MOMENTS & WIZARD FOOD/DRINK SPECIALS THRU OUR WIZARD VILLAGE at the Ministry of Magic Booth - Save NOW and register for your $5 MAGIC BAND which opens a world of Magical Moments to you, plus offers specials on Magical Potions and nibbles at our participating Wizard Shops and Eateries, plus participate in our Wizard's Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win a prize! Show your wristband to experience magical moments at our participating magical shops (10 am - 3 pm) only wizards/witches/muggles with magic bands allowed in for the magical moments. Then show your wristband to enjoy Magical Potion and Food Specials at participating restaurants (10-5). PLUS your Magical Moment Wristband allows you to participate in our Scavenger Hunt for chance to win our fabulous Wizard Raffle Prizes, located at our Ministry of Magic Booth. Save $5 by purchasing your MAGICAL BAND online before 6/17/22. $5 for all ages. Click on the Blue Button to register. Magical Bands sold at the event, if available, are $10 cash at the Ministry of Magic Booth off of Main Street, near 896 Main Street. EVERYONE WHO PURCHASED AN ONLINE MAGIC BAND SHOULD GO TO THE MINISTRY OF MAGIC BOOTH (10-3 PM) IN THE MINI PARK ACROSS FROM SOMETHING SWEET (SS IS LOCATED AT 891 MAIN STR). GIVE YOUR NAME TO RECEIVE YOUR MAGIC BAND TO ENJOY ALL OF OUR MAGICAL MOMENTS 10-3 AND ALSO ENJOY THE HORCRUX SCAVENGER HUNT.
MAGICAL POP UP CRAFT FAIR - Visit our Ministry of Magic Booth at our Magical Pop Up Mini Craft Faire on Main Street. Already have a Magical Band? Then pick up your Maurauder's Map of participating shops and magical moments to enjoy. Plus find your Wizard Pubs and Eateries to find your magical savings! Purchase your $5 Magical Wristband in advance by clicking on the Blue Button. Come to our Ministry of Magic booth to pick up your wristband (10-3). Magical Crafters are sold out, no further space is available. MAGICAL POP UP CRAFT FAIR IS 10-4 PM IN THE MINI PARK ACROSS FROM SOMETHING SWEET (SS IS AT 891 MAIN ST).
MAGICAL PRIZES TO WIN - Visit our Ministry of Magic Booth to view the incredible hand-made Wizard Prizes that are being raffled! A Nimbus 2000 Broom, A Wizard Bag Set, and a Wizard Yatchee Yard Game! You can purchase additional chances to win (cash only), no spells may be cast. All Magical Moment Wristbands include one free chance to win! The Ministry of Magic Booth is located in the mini park, next door to Vintage Mercantile at 896 Main Street in downtown Antioch.
SCAVENGER HUNT THROUGH OUR WIZARD VILLAGE - Your MAGICAL BAND also entitles you to a pick up a Maurauders Map so you can participate in our town-wide Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win a prize! Pick up your Scavenger Hunt form (included on the Maurauders Map) at the Ministry of Magic Booth from 10-3 (located at the Magical Pop Up Craft Fair on Main Street). Follow instructions and complete your Scavenger Hunt and head to the designated location to verify your Magical Hunt for a chance to win a prize! Make sure to take selfies of yourself at each Scavenger Hunt location to prove you found them. Magical Bands sold after 6/17/22 are $10 cash at the event, if still available. GET YOUR MAGIC BAND AT THE MINISTRY OF MAGIC BOOTH ON MAIN STREET, THEN ENJOY THE SCAVENGER HUNT, FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS ON THE WIZARD MAP. TAKE A SELFIE AT EACH HORCRUX, THEN TRAVEL BACK TO THE MINISTRY OF MAGIC BOOTH TO SHOW YOUR SELFIES. ALL WIZARDS COMPLETING THE HORCRUX SCAVENGER HUNT WILL GET A RAFFLE TICKET FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A HANDMADE NIMBUS 2000. KEEP YOUR TICKET, DRAWING WILL BE POSTED ON MONDAY, JUNE 27TH ON OUR WIZARDS WEEKEND FACEBOOK PAGE.
WIZARD BANQUET - Join your fellow wizards for our Wizard Banquet from 3-5 pm. You'll meet your Wizard Professors and a few DeathEaters might slither in. Magical Fun along with Photo Op with our Professors (DeathEaters optional). Enjoy our Mac n Cheese Bar to create your favorite version, plus a Wizard Potion Demo for Adults and one for Kids will be presented. Your ticket to our Wizard Banquet includes a token for one of these two drinks (depending on age!) Coming to the Wizard before the Banquet?: Your Banquet ticket includes a Magical Wristband to use earlier in the day in the Wizard Village. You can pick it up between 10-3 pm at the Ministry of Magic Booth at the Magical Crafter Pop Up Fair located next to 896 Main Street in downtown Antioch, then enjoy the Magical Moment fun (10-3) before attending the Wizard Banquet. Tickets are $29 pp ages 2-642, limited number of tickets available, advance registration required. Click on the BLUE button to register. EVERYONE PURCHASING ONLINE TICKETS FOR THE WIZARD BANQUET MAY GO TO THE MINISTRY OF MAGIC BOOTH ON MAIN STREET (ACROSS FROM SOMETHING SWEET AT 882 MAIN STREET) BETWEEN 10-3 TO RECEIVE THEIR MAGIC BAND AND WIZARD MAP TO ENJOY THE MAGICAL MOMENTS IN OUR WIZARD TOWN. MAKE SURE YOU ARE READY FOR BANQUET CHECK-IN OUTSIDE THE FRONT DOOR OF THE RIVALRY ALEHOUSE (945 MAIN ST) BEFORE 3 PM. CHECK-IN BEGINS AT 2:30 PM, DOORS OPEN AT 3 PM FOR THE WIZARD BANQUET. SIMPLY GIVE YOUR NAME.
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. 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. Everyone attending any event is at risk of exposure to Covid-19. This exists in all public places where people gather. Your registration for this event is your agreement that you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to Covid--19 at the Antioch Chamber's Wizards Weekend Day Event in 2022 and your image may be used for future marketing..
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