Schedule of Events


Catch the complementary Hogwarts Express to travel between Chestnut Hill College and the Top of the Hill.
A note from Harry: Taking public transportation to Chestnut Hill is encouraged for wizards and muggles alike. The complementary Hogwarts Express Shuttle will be making stops at the Chestnut Hill West Station and Mount St. Joseph Academy all day, Saturday October 19, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Friday, October 18

Chestnut Hill College Events

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Harry Potter Conference


Community Events

5:30 p.m.

Opening Ceremony @ Top of the Hill Fountain Plaza


6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Dumbledore’s Powers Maze, Woodmere Art Museum


7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Harry Potter Pub Crawl


Saturday, October 19

Chestnut Hill College Events

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

4th Annual Philadelphia Brotherly Love Quidditch Tournament


Community Events

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

The Firebolt 5K to Benefit the John Story Jenks Elementary School


10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Dumbledore’s Powers Maze, Woodmere Art Museum


11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hunt for the Horcrux Activities


12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Defense Against the Dark Arts Classes


12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Fortune Telling


1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sorting Hat Demonstrations


1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Magic Shows and Balloon Art


4:30 p.m.

Closing Ceremony at Norwood Fontbonne Academy


For more information on the activities in the Harry Potter Festival, click here for a schedule of activities and businesses participating.


To download this event schedule in PDF form, click here.


To view the Brotherly Love Cup Quidditch tournament bracket, click here!