Prepare to be swept off your feet as the effervescent Kayla Drescher takes the stage at the New England WizardFest and Magic Convention 2023. This enthralling event, set to unfurl its magic from August 25-27, 2023 at the Boxboro Regency Hotel in Boxborough, Massachusetts, is a glorious spectacle brought to you by NEComicCon. With a blend of magic, celebrity guests, family activities, and a wide variety of vendors, the WizardFest promises an unforgettable whirl of fantasy and enchantment.
Drescher, a beacon of charm and innovation, anchors this magical lineup, brandishing her signature style of magic-in-heels. Her humor-filled, clean, and audience-centric performances breathe life into everyday objects, leaving spectators entranced. Coupled with her honed close-up magic skills, Drescher promises an experience that keeps you at the edge of your seat.
But the enchantment does not end with Drescher. Renowned figures from the world of magic will be present, including Jeff McBride and Jon Stetson. More exceptional performers such as Steve Charette, Cedric Purcell, Cyril the Sorcerer, and Michael OJ are set to amplify the mystical ambiance.
The convention is a fantastical gathering of personalities from the Harry Potter universe and beyond. Get ready to meet Chris Rankin, Ellie Darcey-Alden, Sean Biggerstaff, and Jim Tavaré, and immerse yourself in the exciting worlds of authors like William Murray, and Potter expert Kat Miller. Let the historical swordsmanship of Dan Burns captivate you and get swept away by the vocal talents of Geoff Hutton, aka Dream Quaffle.
However, the allure of WizardFest extends beyond the main stage. The convention offers immersive wizarding classes that run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, limited to 25 students per session.
Welcome to the New England WizardFest and Magic Convention, a magical extravaganza where fantasy meets reality. From the vendor stalls filled with magical wares, licensed merchandise, and memorabilia from famous literary wizard brands such as Harry Potter, Wizard of Oz, Lord of the Rings, Marvel’s Doctor Strange, Merlin the Magician, and many more, to autographs, posters, books, and pop culture collectibles, this event has something for everyone.
The convention offers a plethora of opportunities to meet celebrity guests who will be signing autographs and taking selfie photos, for a fee. Expect to see Chris Rankin, Jon Stetson, Steve Charette, and many more.
Get ready for a weekend of magic, presented by NorthEast ComicCons and produced by Gary Sohmers. The event is sponsored by Fantasma Magic – Creative Learning with Magical Fun! You can look forward to Chris Rankin’s Wizard Duel, sponsored by Orchard Works Magic Wands. Tickets, both daily and weekend passes, are available, but only while supply lasts.
The event kicks off on Friday, August 25, with vendors open from 4:00 until 8:00 pm. VIPs can enjoy a preview starting at 3:00 pm. The convention continues throughout the weekend with doors opening at 10:00 am on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s festivities last until 6:00 pm, and Sunday’s continue until 5:00 pm.
All celebrity guest appearances, event schedules, performances, classes, photo ops, autograph sessions, panels, presentations, and after-parties will be posted online at www.NEWizardFest.com.
Prepare to step into a realm of magic and fantasy at the New England WizardFest and Magic Convention 2023. Don’t miss out on this magical journey!
Stay in the heart of the magic at The Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center, the very venue of our enchanting event. Located conveniently at 242 Adams Pl., Boxborough, MA, 01719, the hotel ensures a comfortable stay with its array of amenities including free parking, high-speed internet, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Unwind at the bar/lounge after a day of spell-binding activities, or utilize the business center as per your needs.
For those wanting to explore the local area, take advantage of the free shuttle service that will transport you to sites within a 10-mile radius. Satisfy your hunger spells at the hotel’s on-site restaurant, the Minuteman Grille, offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner to cater to all your dining needs during the event.
Its prime location just off I-495 makes the Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center an ideal base for attendees traveling from near and far. So, whether you’re a local magic enthusiast or a wizarding world explorer, getting to the venue will be as simple as a swish and flick of a wand. Book your room now and get ready for a magical stay!