Books-A-Million to Host Midnight Release Party for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”  on Saturday, July 30

Books-A-Million to Host Midnight Release Party for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” on Saturday, July 30

Harry Potter fans are invited to celebrate the series’ epic eighth installment with trivia contests, wand crafts, costume contests, prize giveaways and more!

Aparecium! Let the countdown begin … the removal of the invisibility cloak on the latest installment of the Harry Potter series is just days away! July 31 marks the official script book release of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts I & II,” the theatrical eighth installment of JK Rowling's best-selling Harry Potter series, premiering as a play on London’s West End stage. To celebrate the launch of the latest chapter of this spellbinding saga, Books-A-Million is treating fans to an action-packed Harry Potter Midnight Release Party on Saturday, July 30 at all Atlanta-area store locations! Festivities begin at 2 p.m. and include Harry Potter trivia contests, Marauder’s Map scavenger hunts, wand crafts and more before the official countdown event starts at 9 p.m. with Sorting Hat ceremonies, costume contests and other Potter-themed activities. 

Harry Potter Midnight Release Party


  • Costume contest
  • First look at books being unboxed (promptly at midnight)
  • Sorting Hat ceremony
  • Wand crafts

Saturday, July 30
Festivities begin at 2 p.m. and the official countdown starts at 9 p.m.

Atlanta-area locations

  • Douglasville: 6700 Douglas Blvd, Douglasville, Ga. 30135
  • McDonough: 1774 Jonesboro Rd., McDonough, Ga. 30253
  • Atlanta: 5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville, Ga. 30043
  • Acworth: 3372 N. Cobb Pkwy., Acworth Ga. 30101
  • Peachtree City: 258 City Circle, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269
  • Griffin: 1635 North Expressway, Griffin, Ga. 30223
  • Canton: 1810 Cumming Hwy., Canton, Ga. 30114
  • Gainesville: 150 Pearl Nix Pkwy., Gainesville, Ga. 30501

Contact Jennifer Walker at 404-233-3993 (office) or 678-938-3667 (cell) to arrange b-roll and/or                         interviews during event.   

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