What we're about


Welcome Harry Potter Fans!

We are HP-NYC, "The Group That Shall Not be Named". And Harry Potter isn't over till we say its over.

We are the largest HP fan club in the world with over 2000 members. Our members span every type of person possible but we are united in our love of these books.

We meet regularly on the 1st Thursday of every month and have special events almost every month. If you are looking for a way to meet new friends and forge new relationships in this huge city of ours, then you've come to the right place.

Our Events

We have a wide range of events and activities that are as diverse as the interests of our members. We strive to provide an experience that allows you to indulge in your talents and creativity while having a tremendously fun time.

Some of our events include:

- Trivia Nights

- Board Game Nights

- Movie Screenings

- HP Themed Crafting

- Fan Fiction Readings

- Cosplay Photoshoots

- Wizard Rock Shows

- Convention Presentations and Appearances

- In Costume Ice Skating



Our main sponsor is Jordan Dené (http://www.jordandene.com/) - Maker of kitchen armor, outfitter of crayon soldiers.

Jordan Dené is a matchmaker of sorts, first introducing and later marrying practicality and pop culture. Pennsylvania-bred and Brooklyn-based, Jordan specializes in creating aprons with geek-chic graphic designs and creative curios like the best-selling crayon bandolier (as seen in Real Simple’s holiday gift guide).

Although initially sewing was solely supposed to be a creative outlet, thanks in part to Etsy’s enthusiastic crafting community, Jordan’s hobby quickly turned into a wonderfully hectic small business.

Jordan’s products are crafted with individual care and are fashionable, functional and 100 percent customizable. With handcrafted items like the ever-popular TARDIS aprons, golden snitch necklaces and canvas bags embroidered with whichever Hogwarts House suits your fancy, Jordan’s shop has everything to fit your niche needs.

Upcoming events (4)

HP Movie Trivia at Bryant Park Lounge - January

Bryant Park Lounge

This is a sponsored event post brought to you by the trivia organizers @ Friends from Bayside and Beyond (https://www.meetup.com/hangout-in-queens). We thought this might be of interest to TGTSNBN members =) The original event post can be found here: https://www.meetup.com/hangout-in-queens/events/257411364 I went to a previous trivia they held and had a great time. They use a system where groups of people rotate teams between rounds, so you not only have a blast playing trivia, but also meet a new wide range of Harry Potter fans! ---- Details Prepay required at https://www.eventjer.com/links/6969A.asp 6:30 PM- Harry Potter (movies) Trivia. This is a multi group event open to all Harry Potter movie fans. It is not meant to be age specific or gender balanced.. ============================================================================= Harry Potter fans test their knowledge of the beloved Harry Potter movies during this interactive trivia event. Categories may include: The Dark Arts, HOGWARTS, Magical Spells & Potions, Magical Objects, Magical People and Animals & Magical Creatures. Coming Alone? No problem! Part of the fun is meeting new people. We will put you on a team with other HP Fans! 95% of the participants come solo How it works We will have 4-6 teams and approximately 5 rounds. Work with your team-mates to get the most questions right and you are eligible to win some great prizes at the end of the event. $15.95-$20.75 depending on when you register. Prepay required at https://www.eventjer.com/links/6969A.asp

Feb. Meetup Book Discussion Series: Sorcerer's Stone

Uno Chicago Grill

Please join us for our Harry Potter book discussion series. This month's discussion will be on Book 1: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

March Monthly Meetup - Game Night!

Pizzeria Uno

It's our annual game night!! Bring your favorite board games and post in the comments which ones you are bringing. Please note: Bringing a game is NOT REQUIRED. We always have enough people bringing games. What we do encourage is that if you do bring a game, that its a game that can handle at least 4 players. Our recommendation for how the evening should go is that you change the game you are playing and move around the room between each game.

MISTI-Con 2019: Wizarding Through the Ages

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tarrytown

UPDATE: The MISTI-Con 2019 FundRazr is now live! Check it out and contribute to the convention to get some cool perks and VIP badges! https://fundrazr.com/misti-con2019?ref=sh_66sTBa_ab_AnCrN8wA3sGAnCrN8wA3sG ---- From the Official Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/misticonorg/: -- Get your broomsticks ready! MISTI-Con 2019 is happy to announce our move to the Doubletree by Hilton in Tarrytown, NY on the weekend of July 18-21, 2019! This location opens some wonderful possibilities for us, and addresses many of the issues that we posted back in May: • The DoubleTree has 246 rooms so everyone who attends MISTI will be able to stay on site if they want to do so. • Tarrytown is within an hour of 4 major New York airports and is fully accessible by public transportation (bus and train) • The size of the facility is much better suited to the size of MISTI-Con (though MISTI will remain an intimate convention!) • The facility is much more accessible While we are so happy to make this announcement, the hotel will not take any reservations until 1 year prior to the convention, we will keep you up to date as to when that will be opening. Poster Credit to Jenn Wotchertonks (https://www.facebook.com/jenndrucker?fref=gs&dti=383320918535195&hc_location=group)

Past events (661)

Lunch after Ice Skating at Reichenbach Hall

Reichenbach Hall

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