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Video & Info on: The 3rd Annual Harry Potter Festival is October 18th and 19th in Chestnut Hill!

Philadelphia, Pa – September 27, 2013. The Chestnut Hill Business Association (CHBA) announced

today that Germantown Ave. will transform into Hogsmeade on October 18th

Hill Harry Potter Festival. Thousands are expected to attend, many in costume. Throughout the weekend,

Chestnut Hill restaurants and retailers will offer Harry Potter fun and activities including inspired edibles

like Golden Snitches and butter beer, mazes, face painting, wand making, scary stories and fortune telling.

The 4thAnnual Brotherly Love Quidditch Tournament takes place on the majestic ground of Chestnut Hill College and features collegiate and community Quidditch teams from across the nation. Quidditch is a popular, semi-contact sport, played by wizards and witches in the Harry Potter novels. The Quidditch Tournament not only gives players the chance to live out the fantasy of Harry Potter, but provides enchanting entertainment to thousands of spectators. In 2011, 2,500 people attended. A complimentary Knight Bus Trolley and Chestnut Hill College Shuttle will transport Wizards and Muggles all over town, from Germantown Avenue to Chestnut Hill College.

The Opening Ceremony at the Top of the Hill Plaza on October 18th

Dumbledore kicking off the festival weekend with a pep rally for the Quidditch Tournament players from

Chestnut Hill College with costumed characters, music and fun. Also on Friday, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00

p.m. Chestnut Hill will host a Harry Potter Pub Crawl; participating restaurants include Tavern on the

Hill, Iron Hill Brewery, McNally’s, Campbell’s Place, Chestnut Hill Grill, Chestnut7 and Roller’s Flying

Fish Restaurant. Advance reservations are required for the pub crawl as only 250 spots are available;

please call 215-247-6696 beginning October 8th

 beginning at 5:30 p.m. will feature

 to purchase tickets.

The Opening Ceremony at the Top of the Hill Plaza on October 18th

Dumbledore kicking off the festival weekend with a pep rally for the Quidditch Tournament players from

Chestnut Hill College with costumed characters, music and fun. Also on Friday, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00

p.m. Chestnut Hill will host a Harry Potter Pub Crawl; participating restaurants include Tavern on the

Hill, Iron Hill Brewery, McNally’s, Campbell’s Place, Chestnut Hill Grill, Chestnut7 and Roller’s Flying

Fish Restaurant. Advance reservations are required for the pub crawl as only 250 spots are available;

please call 215-247-6696 beginning October 8th

 beginning at 5:30 p.m. will feature

 to purchase tickets.

For More Info on Chestnut Hill and Harry Potter Enter HERE