It’s about to happen!  Are you ready? If you have a tween or teen that is a serious Harry Potter fan then you’ve heard the news about the big release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two.  Release parties and celebrations are being hosted by local bookstores and select Wake County Public Libraries this weekend.  Start your families magical journey early and visit one of these family-friendly release gatherings below:

Harry Potter & the Cursed Child Parts One & Two Release Parties in the Raleigh Area

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two Release Party at Quail Ridge Books

Saturday, July 30th.  10:00 p.m. – Midnight. Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh. (Check out their new location at North Hills.)

This release party is a ticketed event.  Receive up to two tickets with the pre-purchase of the book from Quail Ridge.  Any tickets left will be distributed that night.  Come out and relive the magic with this eighth epic story celebration.  Come dressed in your best wizarding attire and hang out with all your favorite characters.  Meet guests snakes and owls, as well as Harry Potter-inspired musicians and more.  Are you in the Readers’ Club?  Quail Ridge is treating Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two as an instant bestseller, so you receive a 30% discount.e

Note:  Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two is not a novel. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany, the book is the script of the play debuting in London’s West End on July 30.

Teen Harry Potter Fan Event

Sunday, July 31st.  3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Wake County Public Library Locations:  Cameron Village Regional Library, East Regional Library, Eva Perry Regional, North Regional Library, Northeast Regional Library, Southeast Regional Library, and West Regional Library)

Have a teen who is a big Harry Potter fan?  The Wake County Public Library will be hosting a Teen Harry Potter Fan event on Sunday, July 31st from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Come out and celebrate this series and enter for a chance to checkout Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, make a wand and try your hand at other wizarding challenges. The event is for students in grades 6–10. Call the library of your choice listed above to register.

Harry Potter Countdown to Midnight Party 

Saturday, July 30th.  8:00 p.m.  Barnes & Nobles Locations:  Crabtree Valley Mall, Cary CommonsBrier Creek Commons Triangle Town Center, Streets of Southpoint

Join in for a special Countdown to Midnight Party leading up to the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two, a special rehearsal edition script book, which goes on sale 7/31 at midnight. The party will feature a special Muggle Wall where customers can share their favorite memories of Harry Potter as well as amazing giveaways and fun activities!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebration

Sunday, July 31st.  9:00 a.m.  Barnes & Nobles Locations:  Crabtree Valley Mall, Cary CommonsBrier Creek Commons, Triangle Town Center, Streets of Southpoint

If you missed the midnight party, or if you read the book and now want to talk about it, join B&N all day for events and activities as they celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

 

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