Friday, October 20 – 6:30pm

Lighted Festival Parade Starts at 6:30pm

We’ll kick off our festival Friday evening with a parade
through town for everyone to enjoy, whether you have a wristband or not.

If you would like to participate in the parade please click on Harry Potter Festival Parade Rules, Regulations, Entry Form

Saturday & Sunday, October 21 – 22, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Venues Needing Wristband For Entry

Serpent’s Corn Maze

Walk through the long-dead remnants of a massive serpent set in our 5 acre corn field.
Will you find a way out? Takes approximately 45 minutes. Wristband required.

Dragon’s Alley

Shop, eat and peruse the goods at this riverfront location. Wristband required.

Festival Village

Explore and shop at our indoor village filled with rare finds and exciting activities. Wristband required.

Lego Display at the Owl Post

You’ll be amazed to see your favorite scenes from the books and movies faithfully recreated in Lego form.
See how many characters you can identify! Wristband required.

Live Wizard’s Chess at Riverfront Park

Come just to watch or maybe even participate in a life-sized game of chess.
While you’re there, shop at the many vendors surrounding the board! Wristband required.

Mandrake Greenhouse

Our greenhouse will be filled with all manner of magical plants.
Stop here to watch a show and learn all about them! Wristband required.

Owl Post – Hosted by the Audubon Society

Get your personalized acceptance letter and other documents. There is an extra charge for this souvenir.
Wristband required. Extra fee required for purchases.

Quidditch Tournament – Tensfeldt Park

You’ll be thrilled as you watch college Quidditch teams from across the country play in one of our newest,
fastest-growing sports in the world! Wristband required.

Download 2017 Quiddtich Schedule

Serpent’s Alley – Old Firehouse Alley

Need more shopping? Of course you do! Come by Serpent’s Alley to Find all the treasures you want. Wristband required.

Serpent’s Alley Stage

Looking for a break? Stop the Main Stage to listen to music or a book reading. Classes and contents will also take place.

Download the Main Stage Agenda

Sorting Hat Experience – Hosted by the Masonic Temple at Jefferson County Lodge #9

Put the Sorting Hat on your head and find out which House you belong to! Wristband required.

The Lost Tunnel – Hosted by the FCCU Building

Explore the hidden part of the Muggle village but don’t let the dragon get too close!
Also be sure to shop for costumes! Wristband required.

Wizard’s Prison at Riverfront Park

The dementors keep the prisoners contained, but be careful that you don’t also get dragged inside! Wristband required.

Other Events – Additional Charge May Be Required

Character Meals at 13 East (Neighbor’s)

Dine and hobnob with your favorite professors and students.
There is an additional cost and is not included with the wristband. You must purchase your Meal Tickets in advance.
Click on the “Shop” to reserve your seats.

These meals will be served at the new 13 East Banquet Hall at 216 Golf Drive, Jefferson, WI 53549.

Friday Dinner Buffet will be served at 8pm on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Saturday Breakfast Buffet will be served at 7am on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

Saturday Lunch Buffet will be served at 11am on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

Saturday Dinner Buffet will be served at 5:30pm on Saturday, October 21, 2017.


Friday, October 20 – 8:30pm
Saturday, October 21 – 6:30pm & 9:15pm

Drive-In Movies – Hosted by the Highway 18 Outdoor Theatre and the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce

Adults 12 – 64 years old – $9.00
Kids 5 – 12 years old – $5.00
Seniors 65 – 99 years old – $7.00
Active duty military and children 4 years old and younger are FREE

Friday at 8:30pm – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

Saturday at 6:30pm – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban; 9:15pm – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
There is an additional cost at the Drive-In entrance and is not included with the wristband.

Saturday & Sunday, October 21-22, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Helicopter Rides

Get a Thestral’s eye view of the entire 6 square miles of the festival in your own helicopter ride!
Cost is $45.00 per person and is not included with wristband.

Helicopters provided by Chemair Helicopters

Click Here to Schedule Your Helicopter Ride

Saturday, October 21 – 7:00pm

Harry Potter Themed Artrageous – Hosted by the Council for the Performing Arts

This one-of-a-kind interactive performance incorporates live art, music, dance,
life-sized puppetry, and audience participation all tied to Harry Potter!.
There is an additional cost and is not included with the wristband.

Purchase tickets here
View More Details Here


Sunday, October 22 – 7:00 am to 12:00 pm

Pancake Breakfast

The pancake breakfast will be served at St. Marks Lutheran Church, 324 S. Sanborn Ave. Jefferson, WI 53549

Everyone welcome! Only $5 for adults and $3 for kids ages 4-12 years-old.