Enjoy a fun day at the museum with $2 admission for wristband guests!
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.
"Welcomes all!" this castle says
For none should be turned away
Kindness above everything
And the cookies they will bring
The Patrick Henry Hotel Lobby will be whisked into a magical frenzy as it hosts GeekMob Roanoke and Turn the Page!
Evil some may call you;
but it is just not so
Ambitious yes, and always clever
But dark and evil? Hardly ever.
The Taubman Museum has been transformed! It will be home to the Green Castle- home of the snakes!
They will host RSVP's Ghost Talk as well as our Scales and Dragon Tales: Snake Show!
Welcome those who face a challenge
straightforward, never flinching.
For wizards, valiant, true and brave
The adventure is just beginning.
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
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.
The epicenter of our magical day- The City Market Building will be home to our Wiseacre Wizarding Wares- the largest magical gift shop in Roanoke! You can get magical souvenirs, Class Pass wristbands, and experience a wand choosing ceremony brought to you by FunTimes Party Warehouse!
The Grand Hall within the City Market Building is also host to our Magical Feasts on Friday and Saturday!
Science is the closest thing we get to everyday magic! Stop by and see the amazing wonders that surround us. $5 admission with festival wristband. Alchemical Academy is also located at Century Plaza doing color changing potions on the street!
The Where in the World is Grindelwaldo? Escape Room Game is hosted here too!
Password Hint: The Half Blood Prince’s Mother was captain of a school club. What was the club?