Scottsville's Wizarding Fest 2018

AtScottsville, VA, United States
CountyAllen (KY1964)
Scottsville, VA, United States
Allen (KY1964)
Tel 2018-10-27
Categoria Events

This will be Scottsville's 4th Wizarding Halloween Celebration. It is a themed event celebrating wizardry and fantasy. Come dressed as your favorite witch or wizard, while you walk along the enchanted streets of Scottsville. Enjoy arts, crafts, performances and experiences throughout the day as you immerse yourself into a magical world.

Hello wizards, muggles, witches, supporters and fans — We have news. We were contacted by Warner Bros. Entertainment recently. They have been reaching out to “countless Harry Potter events worldwide” to ensure that these types of events stay within legal guidelines while also respecting WB and JK Rowling’s intellectual property rights. The Magic Ministry of Scottsville reviewed and discussed the Warner Bros.

guidelines, anticipating the need to adjust the handling of our Oct. 28, 2017 event in regards to sponsors, money raising, vendor participation and advertising. However, after speaking to Warner Brothers over the phone, in an effort to understand what we can and cannot do for 2017, we realized that our event fell outside of the non-commercial parameters they have set forth. Basically this means we cannot host the same event we did last year, nor the two previous years. Taking all that we learned from our communication with WB into consideration, the decision has been made to take a gap year, cancel our 2017 event, regroup amongst ourselves, meet and consider how we can come back and have a great event that meets guidelines in 2018. We’re all disappointed.

However, we are not the only HP event this is affecting. We are investigating what other HP events are doing in response as well. This is tough but it wasn’t an unforgivable curse or a mandrake crying, more like a howler, and our ears are still ringing. We’ll work through this and...

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