ATTENTION!!! All Wizards, Squibs, Muggles and Mudbloods visit us at Platform 198 3/4 N. Main St, Rutherfordton, NC on July 31st from 11am-2pm to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday and the release of the new book, 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'.

Free activities, games and fun for all ages - come dressed in your best wizard gear or as your favorite character.  Harry Potter's birthday celebration is at noon.  Pre ordered books receive a 10% discount and are entered into the drawing for 'The Creature Vault'.  Drop by Great Expectations for a butterbeer and pre order your book today.

Join in activities such as:

Sorting Hat/House Tie

Ollivander's Wand Choosing Outlet

Hogwarts Memory Wall

Find the Golden Snitch for a prize

Lightning Bolt or Dark Mark 'tattoo'

Prisoner of Azkaban mug shot photo booth

and much more!!!


Send your pre-orders to Great Expectations Bookstore via owl, in person weekdays 10-3, or over the phone 828-286-9616.


  • Occurred Sunday, July 31st, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


Great Expectations Bookstore and Cafe

198 N. Main St
Rutherfordton, NC 281389