Harry Potter: Magic at Play is coming to Chicago this November

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Harry Potter: Magic at Play is coming to Chicago this November


Explore, climb, and play your way through three floors of fun inspired by Harry’s own adventures in discovering the wizarding world, packed with playful celebrations of your favorite places and moments.


Whether you’re a lifelong fan or a wide-eyed first-year, you’ll be introduced to the magic in all-new ways through hands-on games, activities, and surprises that will bring out the young witch or wizard in all of us.

Related – Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is coming to the US!


Enjoy a Butterbeer™ or a Honeydukes™ treat together, plus shop for classic and exclusive goods for the whole family in the Harry Potter™: Magic at Play gift shop— open to the public (no ticket required).

The 30,000-square-foot site will simulate Harry’s journey into wizarding with hands-on playing and exploring, including:

  • Starting out in the Dursleys’ living room.
  • Hopping a boat to Hogwarts.
  • Levitating a feather in Charms class.
  • Fending off a swarm of Cornish Pixies.
  • Practicing Quidditch.
  • Visiting Hagrid’s pumpkin patch and the Forbidden Forest.

Related – All 8 Harry Potter Movies are leaving HBO Max in August

Harry Potter: Magic at Play is coming to Chicago this November


  1.  Dates:
    November 11, 2022, to May 14, 2023
  2.  Location:
    Water Tower Place
    835 N Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611
    We are located at the corner of N Michigan Ave. and E Pearson St.
  3.  Age Requirement:
    All ages are welcome, with fun for the whole family! Children’s tickets are available for ages 3–9, and children under 2 are free.
  4.  Operating Hours:
    • Mondays 12 pm–8 pm
    • Open Select Tuesdays and Wednesdays
    • Thursdays 12 pm–8 pm
    • Fridays 12pm–10pm
    • Saturdays 10am–10pm
    • Sundays 10 am–8pm
    • Hours vary around holidays and in-demand times. Please check our ticketing page for the most up-to-date hours.

Ticket prices start at $37.50 for adults and $29.50 for children 9 and under and will go on sale Wednesday, August 3rd.

To learn more or to purchase tickets click here.

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