The One Place Near Dallas – Fort Worth That Transforms Into A Magical Harry Potter Wonderland

Did you grow up reading all the Harry Potter books, then waiting in line for each of the eight theatrical releases? The Harry Potter frenzy may have faded, but the mystique behind the boy wizard and his adventures remains a favorite for all would-be wizards and enchantresses, especially around Halloween.

If magic spells, bubbly potions, and invisibility cloaks still pique your imagination – and you are at least age 21 – then you should pull out your magic quill and sign up for the three-day adult-only Worthwich School of Witchcraft and Wizardry magical retreat Oct. 27-29, 2017. Touted as an immersive retreat to a school of magic and home for misfit wizards, the magical event takes place at the Parrie Haynes Ranch in Killeen, located about 150 miles from Fort Worth. Sound spellbinding? Read on:

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Tickets for the all-inclusive magical retreat can be ordered here and are $400 per person (there are also special group rates). Students will need to provide their own sheets, blankets, pillow, and towels. Trunks are recommended!

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If you’re looking for a spookier October activity, check out our recent article on this small town with insane paranormal activity near Dallas – Fort Worth. For a more laid-back fall activity, this fall foliage train ride near the Metroplex is perfect!