The Party That Shall Not Be Named

Mon Jul 5, 2021
Various times
5 and up
Nichols Library

Muggle families can celebrate Harry Potter's birthday as Nichols Library is transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Witches and wizards of all ages can enjoy Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Crafts, a Department of Mysteries Scavenger Hunt, and Harry Potter-themed storytimes on the Riverwalk.

This annual event is held partially online and partially in-person in 2021.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
Millennium Park Summer Music Series
Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion - 6:30 PM Pick
Art on the Mart
Merchandise Mart - 9:00 PM Pick
Night Skies in the Observatory at Home
The Franklin Institute - various times Pick
Chicago Ducky Derby
- various times Pick
Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit
Germania Club Building - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides