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Huge Harry Potter Convention Coming to New Jersey This Week

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    NEWSLETTERS

    (Published Tuesday, May 16, 2017)

    What to Know

    • A Harry Potter Convention is coming to New Jersey on Saturday, June 10.

    • PotterCon is a 21 plus event set to take place at the Asbury Park Convention Hall.

    • Tickets can be purchased for $15 on Ticketmaster.

    Dust off your wands and get ready to sip on some Butterbeer. A Harry Potter convention is coming to the Garden State. 

    PotterCon is set to take place at the Asbury Park Convention Hall on June 10.

    Fans of the hit franchise can participate in events related to the series, including a live sorting ceremony, a costume contest, trivia and more, according to the event’s Facebook page.

    The traveling 21 and older festival is being promoted as "the official day-drinking and mingling interactive destination for witches, wizards, squibs, and magical creatures alike."

    Unfortunately, tickets have sold out for the New Jersey event, but there will also be a PotterCon in Long Island this June, according to the event's website

    In 2016, over 3,500 fans of the franchise gathered at the PotterCons hosted in New York City and Memphis.

    PotterCon was created in 2012 by writer, Margaret Kaminski. The event is not affiliated or endorsed by the Harry Potter franchise. 

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