If you were under the impression that you had to wait for your acceptance letter to Hogwarts to arrive in order to experience the world of Harry Potter, guess again. All over the country, you can discover small towns transforming into their own wizarding worlds, bringing our favorite books to life in an extraordinary way. Wondering if New York is home to any of these otherworldly festivals that will bring out the magic in you? Then check out this one location that you’re absolutely going to want to visit in 2018.

For another glimpse at this magical festival, check out the below video:

Have you made it to Ithaca’s Wizarding Weekend before? To find out more about how you can keep yourself busy in this beautiful area, take a look at this Mini Road Trip That Will Take You Through Ithaca’s City of Waterfalls!

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