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Play Quidditch Beer Pong At This Harry Potter Party For Adults

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If you are an adult Harry Potter fan (of legal drinking age), perhaps you'd like to spend an evening imbibing at The Wooden Beetle Bar for witches and warlocks. HOP Media has been putting on a number of fun, immersive events lately. On July 29, they're turning the Think Tank Gallery in downtown Los Angeles into the Wooden Beetle Bar for "A Night of Magic." Such a watering hole is typically enjoyed by area witches and warlocks, but even muggles may attend this one-night-only event.

It will include past life and tarot readings, live music, dancing and specialty cocktails. Parker Colborn, HOP Media's Event Operations Director, declined to tell us what the drinks would be exactly, but did say each elixir would have a magical twist. There will also be a casino area where guests may play blackjack, craps and roulette for prizes from the wizarding world. There will be face paint in case you want to display the colors of your preferred Quidditch team, or you can try your hand (broom?) at Quidditch beer pong.

According to Colborn, their events falls into a few categories. For their "Hop Hangouts"—which has included Midnight Roller Disco, a 90s arcade night and a speakeasy night—they go for nostalgia. And for what they call "Experience Fiction," they seek to transport guests to their favorite stories. A Night of Magic is one such event, which will immerse attendees in the world crafted by J.K. Rowling. Colborn also tells us they're currently planning a Gotham City Ball that will be held at the Wayne Manor. And if there's one thing we know about balls in Gotham City, it's that they're always interrupted by villains.

Costumes are encouraged at A Night of Magic, and the event is 21+.

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A Night of Magic is on Saturday, July 29 at 10 p.m. at Think Tank Gallery, located at 939 Maple Ave. in downtown Los Angeles. Tickets are $44.

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