indianapolis area halloween events kids indy hogwarts child momsCalling all Potterheads! Indianapolis is offering up some magical opportunities to experience the Wide Wizarding World of Harry Potter, right in our own charming back yard! And hey—you can also make your own magic right at home while you have your own movie marathon. We’ve come up with some cool ways to interact with other HP fans, as well as experiencing Hogwarts and Diagon Alley in fun new ways. 

The Greendell Landscape Solutions corn maze is HP themed – it’s the Marauder’s Maze! Questions posted throughout the maze are Harry Potter themed and help you navigate a shorter route. The maze is open through October 31. Don’t forget to grab our $1 off coupon.

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Harry Potter Film Series—The Hilbert Circle Theatre presents three Harry Potter films  live in concert, in which the movie is projected on the big screen while the ISO performs John Williams’ beloved score. Dates run from September 23rd 2016 through June 2017. Tickets are going fast, so make sure you reserve your tickets now to catch your favorite Potter film

The IMAX Theater is hosting a movie marathon to celebrate the 15 year (and now I feel old…) anniversary of the first Harry Potter movie release. The full week marathon runs from October 14th through the 19th, and tickets are still available!

Tina’s Traditional Tearoom is hosting a Hogwarts High Tea in the Dark! It happens on November 18th, and you’ll want to get your tickets, because the October tea has already sold out. Butter Beer, Sorting Hat, and door prizes for best dressed. This is a theme-tea that will delight all the senses, and is a super cool experience for Potter fans of all ages! 

Ready to learn all about potions, brews and goos? The Indiana Historical Society is hosting Science Spooktacular on October 29th. This STEM event utilizes science to teach kids all about potions and more! This Halloween-themed event may not be Harry Potter on the surface, but who says you can’t use your knowledge from this workshop when waving your wand at home…

Speaking of which…not going to be able to make it out to catch any Harry Potter films on the big screen this fall? No worries. You can watch from your couch, as you control the DVD player with your Remote Control Wand. Yep. Get it here.

Making it a movie night with popcorn, sleeping bags, and the whole nine yards? What fun is movie night and a slumber party without games?! Thank youuuuu, Pinterest. (And hey, while you’re over there…check out what we like to pin!)

Harry Potter movie night isn’t complete until you serve up Butter Beer to your guests! You can have it delivered straight to your door, or check out these five recipes for Butter Beer, which range from easy to a little more advanced.

What else is going on out there in the world of wizards, witches, and Weasleys? This list will be ever-growing, so feel free to hit us up if you know of any other Pottertastic events! 

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