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Thursday, May 18, 2017

PotterCon takes over the Masonic Temple this Sunday

Posted By on Thu, May 18, 2017 at 7:29 AM

Readers lost their minds a few months ago when we revealed to them that a Harry Potter-themed convention was coming to Detroit. And now the day of PotterCon is almost upon us.
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What started as a way for a group of Hogwarts-loving grown folks to dust off their Harry Potter memorabilia and discuss microscopic plot holes with like-minded people has exploded into a popular adult-only phenomenon of Goblet-of-Fire proportions.

Yes, there will be butterbeer — the producers of the event actually concocted their own recipe for these events. There are alcoholic and virgin varieties because some of us witches and wizards are sober. 
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Don’t expect any guest speakers at this event, but there will be plenty of conversation surrounding microscopic plot holes between fellow fans. There will be a sorting ceremony, a costume contest, Harry Potter trivia, and more.

PotterCon takes place at the Masonic Temple located at 500 Temple Street, Detroit on Sunday, May 21 from 2 to 8 p.m. Tickets are a meager $21. The event is 21 and older only, so don't intend on bringing the kiddos. For tickets and more info go to

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