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June 11, 2018

Wands & Whiskey at Eastern State Penitentiary to benefit PAWS

There will be a cocktail competition at the wizard-themed event

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A dog waits for its owner.

The Chestnut Hill Harry Potter festival is no more, due to Warner Bros. cracking down, but there's another wizard-themed event coming up in Philadelphia.

Wands & Whiskey, benefiting the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), will take place at Eastern State Penitentiary on Tuesday, June 26. 


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Attendees can dress up as Harry Potter wizards and witches for the event's costume contest, play with adoptable dogs and drink.

Bartenders will be mixing Maker's Mark cocktails for attendees to judge, and there will be beer gardens set up within the Penitentiary's walls, too.

In addition, there will be an outdoor art and crafts market, live music from two different bands, a raffle for PAWS and "magical surprises."

Tickets to the event are $60 per person. Included is all food and drink for the evening.


Wands & Whiskey

Tuesday, June 26
8-11 p.m. | $60 per person
Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19130