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Books & Brews: The Spirit of Hogwarts

July 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+0

The Spirit of Hogwarts: 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter

At Venus Spirits

427A Swift Street, Santa Cruz

Event #3 of Bookshop’s 2018 Books & Brews Passport Series

$22 Ticketed Event Includes: Entry to the event, participation in all games, activities, and trivia at will, and one free special cocktail at the event. Tickets on sale at Brown Paper Tickets May 21st, 2018.

Harry is all grown up! The book series that has enchanted millions since our very first train ride to Hogwarts turns 20 this year. On Harry’s birthday, July 31st, we celebrate the spirit of Hogwarts in grand style with a special menu of witchy mixed drinks, a round of Harry Pottertrivia, photobooth, games, activities, and more.

Buy your tickets to one of our two event sessions in order to become a part of the magic. Together, we raise a glass to our wizarding alma mater!


Ticketed Event: $22 dollars, one session only per attendee.

Tickets only available via Brown Paper Tickets.

O.W.L. session runs from 5:00-7:00pm

N.E.W.T. session runs from 8:00-10:00pm

**Ticket includes access to all event activities, including costume contest and trivia entry for those who try their hand, and one voucher for our themed Hogwarts Cocktail of the evening.

**Parking will be limited at Venus Spirits; street parking may be required. We encourage car pooling and planning ahead – you will want to arrive early for your Session to get the most out of this event. O.W.L. attendees will be asked to leave promptly at 7 pm in order to set up for the N.E.W.T. Session. N.E.W.T. attendees will be asked to leave promptly at 10 pm. One cocktail is included with your $22 ticket purchase. Additional cockatils may be purchased from Venus Spirits during the event. Local food trucks may be present for food purchase by attendees before, during, and after the event.**


“Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.”

Maximum number of Hogwarts alumni per Session: 100.

About the series…

Bookshop’s popular summer event series returns! Books & Brews combines our love of literature and our love of craft beer. Five book-focused events will be held at some of our favorite beer houses (and one local distillery) this summer. Enjoy special offers and discounts at each beer house on the night of their event.

BONUS: Pick up a Books & Brews Passport in the store (or print one here). Get it stamped at three or more events in the series and you’ll be entered to win a $150 Bookshop gift card.


July 31, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+0
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Venus Spirits
427 A Swift Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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(831) 427-9673
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