Witches and Wizards of Woodstock

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Woodstock Square
Woodstock Library

WWoW is back! Just in time for Halloween! 

Save the date: Sunday, October 27, 2019, 1-6 p.m.

The Hat is Back!: Once again the Woodstock Square will be transformed into a world of enchantment. The hit fantasy festival of the past two summers moves to the fall this year. This all-ages event features our magical hat, the Loyola University Lumus quidditch squad, fantasy-themed trivia contests, scavenger hunts, games, crafts, shopping, amazing food and all manner of entertainment. The Woodstock Public Library, Woodstock Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the City of Woodstock are working together with Square businesses and amazing sponsors to make sure our guests have a magical fall afternoon. Follow the WWoW event on Facebook to catch the latest updates.

Here is our preliminary event schedule:

  • Magical Talking Hat: 1-6 pm
  • Quidditch Training: 2-5 pm (20 minutes sessions)
  • Costume Parade and Contest: Parade begins at 4 pm, contest immediately after
  • Owlery: 2-5:30 pm (Hawks too!)
  • Wandering Magician: 2-6 pm
  • Balloon Sculpting: 1-5 pm
  • Crafts (two or three different ones): 1-5:30 (while supplies last)
  • Cosplay Scavenger Hunt: 1-6 pm
  • Family Trivia: 1:30 pm (60-90 minutes)
  • Challenging Trivia: 4:00 pm (60-90 minutes)
  • Alpacas: 1-6 pm
  • Photo Opportunities: 1-6 pm
  • Movie in the Opera House (TBD): 5 – 6:30 pm
  • Lots of music, food and great shopping!

More events and activities will likely be added as we get closer to the big day– so stay tuned!

Volunteers! This event is only possible with our amazing group of volunteers. If you’d like to be a volunteer witch’s familiar or wizard’s minion, please let us know: nweber@woodstockil.info.

Check out some images from last year’s great event:

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