The Iron Dragon Station ★ Virginia Museum of Transportation

Need to learn how to travel about the magical world? Check in and take a ride on the amazing Iron Dragon! Take a photo with the world-famous 611 train, race your broomstick, take a flying class and tour the Steam and Potions Laboratory with Professor Courticus Plasterik! $5 admission with festival wristband. Train rides are $3 per person.

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The Blue Castle ★ 16 West Marketplace

For those with wit,
and thirst for knowledge.
For those with facts that astonish,
A castle hidden to the side
where blue and bronze banners fly.


16 West Marketplace will be hosting a drop-in-and-play Guide of our Festival's magical card game!

At the Blue Castle, you can also discover your true patronus in FunTimes Patronus Portal.

Grab a custom souvenir tattoo with Electric Eye Custom Tattoo! Or for those with more temporary desires, Henna Tattoos from 11 to 3!

Don’t forget to get your cards read and discover what the future has in store for you! ($10, no wristband required)

Jesi V. Art will be transforming faces into works of art all day long!

Get your photo with at the Dementor Kissing Booth!

Make magical laughter with awesome mad libs!

wok and roll will be open 11:30 to 3pm!

Don't forget to check out the book store, record shop and sip some delicious treats at Little Green Hive

The Dragon's Lair ★ Roanoke City Main Library

Books are where we found our first magical love. Discover great fantasy books, movies and more at the Dragon’s Lair! They’ll be hosting a FREE magical movie marathon all day long, as well as hosting magical games such as lifesize chess and so much more!

Wristbands are not required at the Dragon’s Lair.

Join the witches and wizards for a day-long Magic Movie Marathon, wizard chess & more dragons than you can shake a stick at.

P.S. Do NOT shake sticks at dragons. It makes them cranky.