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Harry Potter Pop-Up Festival - New Haven, CT
Ashley "Trix" Hamel, a Wizard Rocker and long time member of the HP fandom, as well as a friend to this Meetup and of mine, has launched a one day HP festival in New Haven CT. I do not actually know if I will be able to attend, or if any of our organizers will be able to. But I wanted to post this event to boost interest as well as help any of our members who want to coordinate travel. I hope that some of our members can help support HP fandom in CT and represent NYC =) Here are the details: A pop-up festival celebrating all things magical at New Haven's vintage Lyric Hall Theater. PICTURE THIS. A beautiful Saturday afternoon in mid-Spring, the perfect time to take a walk around the neighborhood with the kids, with your boo, or by your lonely poetic self. Lyric Hall has its doors open, balloons and color pop out, are those people in costume?!? And what do you know... It's a HARRY POTTER POP UP FESTIVAL! Inside are all manner of magical wares, creative, handmade items touching your whimsy and delighting your childlike sense of wonder. Musicians strum their original wizard rock tunes in the other room to a gathering of wzrd people. Day turns into night, and anticipation builds for a rocking concert from touring wizard rockers from all over the country. The butterbeer is pouring, friendly faces abound, and the night ends in a dance explosion that you'll remember for a long time to come.... **~~~~~~~~~~~~~~**~~~~~~~~~~~~~~** VENDOR FAIR 12-5pm stop by the front of the house for all your magical wares and handmade items! FREE and open to the public, all ages acoustic performances throughout the day get a picture taken with your favorite characters WIZARD ROCK SHOW 7pm doors // 7:30pm show featuring Hawthorn & Holly (NC), Ashley Trix & the WZRDS (CT), Errandofmercy (NY) plus a special set from improv comedy troupe, Harry Potter & the Brilliant Suggestion! sorry kids, 21+ tickets $15 The Facebook event page has additional details and information on how to apply to be a vendor:

Lyric Hall Theater

827 Whalley Ave. · New Haven, ct


What we're about

Public Group

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 ( - 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.

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