Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Invites Players To Indianapolis For Their First Fan Festival On Labor Day Weekend
If you’re a Potterhead living in Indianapolis or are willing to travel there this Labor Day Weekend, Niantic and WB Games is gearing up for the first-ever Harry Potter: Wizards Unite real-world event. The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Fan Festival will be held at White River State Park from August 31st through September 1st. “[. . .] Players will be able to engage in a variety of interactive experiences bridging the in-game experience with the real world.
“Real-world events are part of Niantic’s DNA, bringing players from all walks of life together in the name of adventure, exploration and creating lasting friendships,” says Niantic Vice-President of Marketing Bill Kilday. “The incredible White River State Park is surrounded by the rich culture and history of Indianapolis and will be the perfect location for our inaugural Harry Potter: Wizards Unite event.”
During the event, players will get to work together to contain and collect the magical activities, artifacts, and beasts mysteriously appearing in the Muggle world and solve the mystery of the Calamity while getting to explore White River State Park and the city of Indianapolis.
“We’re delighted to welcome thousands of wizards and witches playing Harry Potter: Wizards Unite to Indy over Labor Day weekend,” says Visit Indy President and CEO Leonard Hoops. “Our long history of hosting gamers from around the world and delivering large-scale events makes Indy the perfect place to launch this first-of-its-kind event, an event which will also put Indy’s culture and local businesses on full display in front of a global audience.”
Head over to the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite official site to learn more.