Special Guests Announced for Potterfest Galway

Potterfest Galway, a convention by the Harry Potter fans from PotterSoc at the National University of Ireland, Galway is returning for its fourth year March 12 and 13, 2016.

The convention will again include talks on the series, games, Quidditch matches, competitions, panels, debates, and Diagon Alley!

The first special guests have already been announced – Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien from Team Starkid! Team Starkid is the Chicago-based theater company behind A Very Potter Musical, A Very Potter Sequel, and A Very Potter Senior Year, which Holden (Starkid co-founder, Remus Lupin, the Basilisk, Rubeus Hagrid) and Stepien (Hermione Granger, A Very Potter Senior Year) helped bring to life. Holden and Stepien will take part in an exclusive panel and be available for photos and autographs. Guests can also expect a sing-a-long during the weekend with favorite songs from the musicals.

Tickets for Potterfest Galway go on sale tomorrow, November 26, at 10 a.m. Western European Time. The first 200 people to register will receive a Hogwarts acceptance letter as well as an exclusive free gift! You can buy your tickets here!