Wizards Weekend Day - Antioch, IL
THANK YOU TO ALL PEOPLE MAGICAL AND NOT...WITH YOUR HELP AND PARTICIPATION, HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES ENJOYED A MAGICAL DAY! WIZARD KIDS SCHOOL OF MAGIC, WIZARD VILLAGE, WIZARD-MUGGLE ARTS & CRAFTS FAIRE, AND OUR WIZARDS AFTER PARTY MADE UP ONE MAGICAL DAY IN ANTIOCH, IL.
INFORMATION FOR WIZARDS WEEKEND DAY 2020 WILL BE POSTED LATER THIS YEAR...NEW DATES ARE BEING CONSIDERED SO WE DON'T HOST THIS ON FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND ANYMORE. THANK YOU ALL!!!!!
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Wizards, Witches, and Muggles alike will gather in Downtown Antioch, IL for their third 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 smart-wand), 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!
Begin your magical day by picking up a Wizards Map at the Magical Information Booth, complete with schedules and wizard shops, etc. can be found at the Wizards and Muggles Craft Faire, in downtown Antioch, IL. Are you a Magical Crafter? If so, click here for more information and an application.
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 a.m. - NOON) all students will be sorted into magical classes. 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. No Wizards Cars in the Library Parking Lot, please park elsewhere and walk to the Library. Parents can plan to enjoy the Wizard & Muggle Craft Faire nearby while waiting. No refunds.
WIZARDS AFTER PARTY!!! A WIZARD NIGHT OF MAGICAL FUN will be held that night, Saturday, June 15th, 2019 from 4 pm till 8 pm. at the Antioch VFW Hall on North Avenue for ages 5 years-101 years! Wizards, Witches, and Muggles (hopefully no undesirables) will enjoy a night filled with magical fun. This magical evening will include magical fun throughout the Great Hall, everyone's favorite Gamekeeper, Music, Food Stations, Games and Wizardry Challenges! Your admission fee includes tickets towards Fun and/or Food - you pick! You can purchase additional tickets that night for more Food or Fun too! Admission registration must be made in advance, tickets are limited. $15 pp for ages 13-101 or $10 pp for ages 5-12 (please make other arrangements for all baby and toddler witches or wizards).
WIZARD VILLAGE SHOPS are open on Saturday, June 15th from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for Magical Fun...bring your SmartWands for photo ops! Pick up your map at the Magical Information Booth to find the 21 Wizard Shops! Return your completed map which has the contest forms to the Magical Information Booth at the Wizard & Muggle Fair by 3:30 p.m. for a chance to win a prize!
MAGICAL ATTIRE CONTESTS will be held on Saturday, June 15th at 2:00 p.m. at the Wizard & Muggle Craft Faire (located in downtown Antioch, at the Bandshell). 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, but no spells may be placed on the judges! Sign up at the Magical Information Booth on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. to participate.
WIZARD & MUGGLE FAIRE will be held in downtown Antioch. Bring your gold and green to enjoy this world of 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 the AC Faire are Saturday, June 15th from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
WIZARD SCAVENGER HUNT takes place on Saturday, June 15, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. 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 completed entries to the Wizard Info Booth by 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15th. Winners will be announced by owl and posted on the Wizards Weekend Facebook page.
Magical Maps available at the Magical Information Booth (near Bandshell).
Beasts, Wands, and Shrieking takes place, along with other magical 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 so that you all stay updated on the latest information. By attending this festival, you are allowing the Antioch Chamber (Antioch, IL) 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.