Magical Wizards Festival

Welcoming all to the Magical Wizards Festival and Escape from Spellbound Prison Train will take place on Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9 at 50 Isabella St, St Jacobs, ON.

For exact times and for more information on what is happening read below. Grab your wands and join us for a day of spells and magic!

Escape from Spellbound Prison Pre-Show & Train

Join us for a 2-hour interactive experience where you will become a part of the story! Our pre-show will have music and magic as you get ready and excited to board the Spellbound Prison Train, enjoy live music, aerial acts and an illusionist performance like never seen before prior to boarding. The Train becomes commandeered for a covert mission to the Spellbound Prison. Two of the worst evil Wizards have continued to escape from the Prison and you must help the ministry transport them secretly to a new location to await trial. Who is on the side of good? Will you be successful in the mission?

Have your wands ready and tune up your magic skills and spells on the train with our Onboard Professors and learn how to keep everyone safe and help save the day!

Saturday Trains
  • Pre-show at 9AM, Rail departure 10AM
  • Pre-show at 10:30AM, Rail departure 11:30AM
  • Pre-Show at 12PM, Rail departure 1PM
  • Pre-Show at 1:30PM, Rail departure 2:30PM
  • Pre-show at 4:30PM, Rail departure 5:30PM
  • Pre-show at 6PM, Rail departure 7PM
  • Pre-show 7:30PM, Rail departure 8:30PM

*Doors to Station for pre-show open 10 minutes prior to Show time. Festival Tickets are included in Saturday Escape from Spellbound Prison Train. Make sure to attend the festival between 9AM and 5PM.

Sunday Trains
  • Pre-show at 9AM, Rail departure 10AM
  • Pre-show at 10:30AM, Rail departure 11:30AM
  • Pre-Show at 12PM, Rail departure 1PM
  • Pre-Show at 1:30PM, Rail departure 2:30PM
  • Pre-show at 4:30PM, Rail departure 5:30PM
  • Pre-show at 6PM, Rail departure 7PM

*Doors to Station for pre-show open 10 minutes prior to Show time. Festival Tickets are included in Saturday Escape from Spellbound Prison Train. Make sure to attend the festival between 9AM and 5PM.

The Festival

Join us for an amazing time for all Wizards and Witches, where you can take part in potions classes, learn about the care of magical creatures, take a workshop in the Defending against the enemy, write spells and see wondrous magic shows.

Drink Butterscotch Beer as you wander the merchants of our Enchanted Alley where you can purchase all sorts of strange and wonderful items. Purchase robes, wands, staves, jewelry, tattoos plus more!

Be entertained by wandering performers, face painters, interesting characters but beware the festival area is home to all kinds of magical creatures and races good and questionable, you might even find yourself in a wizard duel. Highlights will include: Live Chess, Meet the owls and snakes, classes and of course the fantastic shows on stage.

The Festival takes place on Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9 between 9AM-5PM on both days.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I have tickets for the Saturday night trains with festival tickets, when should I go to the Festival?

A: The Festival Runs from 9AM-5PM on Saturday. You will need to come between those times in order to attend the Festival then stay or return back for the time of your train.

Q: I have tickets for the Sunday Train and the Festival, when do I go to the festival?

A: The Festival Runs from 9AM-5PM on Sunday. You will need to come between those times in order to attend the Festival then stay or return back for the time of your train.

Q: Do I need a ticket to attend?

A: Yes, you must have a ticket in order to attend. Entry to the event will not be permitted if you do not have a festival wristband or ticket. You will be asked to leave if seen at the event with no wristband.

Q: Can I leave the Festival and return at a later time in the day?

A: Yes, you can return as long as you are still wearing your wristband.

Q: I purchased tickets for the wrong time, can I switch them for the right time I wanted?

A: There are no refunds and no exchanges on tickets. Be sure to pick the right time of ticket for you in advance.

Q: Are seats first come first serve on the Train?

A: This year we have assigned seating. Your car and seat numbers are picked when you purchase train tickets and are printed on your tickets.

Q: Where do I park?

A: Parking information will be available at a later date. There will be a shuttle to take guests to and from the festival and parking.

Q: Can I wear a costume?

A: Yes, we encourage all types costumes for Magical Wizards Festival because it makes the festival that much more fun. However, we ask you leave all real and fake weaponry (wands are permitted) at home.

Q: Can I bring a stroller?

A: The Festival grounds are stroller friendly though strollers will not be allowed on the train.

Q: Is it wheelchair accessible?

A: The train is not wheelchair accessible. There are several steps from the platform level to the car corridor. The first bank of seats is approximately 10 feet from the doorway. Our volunteers are on hand to assist with passenger boarding. We can accommodate most mobility aids provided they are collapsible. We cannot accommodate motorized wheelchairs.

Q: Where can I stay overnight?

A: Here is our nearby hotels.

HARRY POTTER™ Merchandise

We are selling the latest and greatest of wizarding gear with our HARRY POTTER™ product line!

Merchandise is available at the Train Store or for ticket holders at the station grounds through out your visit while supplies last. We accept Cash and Credit Cards only.

Warner Bros. Entertainment and J.K. Rowling are not responsible for or affiliated with this event.

DON'T MISS THIS WIZARDING EVENT!

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