Friday, October 19, 2018

Tonight, WIZARD'S BALL returns to Athens!

Tickets for the Athens WIZARD'S BALL on Oct. 20th (tonight) are no longer being sold online BUT can be purchased as "Walk-Up" tonight at Live Wire Athens for $10 (exact cash or C.C.) starting at 10pm (18+, non-smoking).

---> Red & Black article on this weekend's events HERE.

Tickets for tomorrow's WIZARD PUB CRAWL  on Oct. 20th are still available (until noon tomorrow), Wizard Registry is from 4-8pm at Iron Factory and walk-up tickets are also available ($20 exact cash or C.C).

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Flagpole article on WIZARD WEEKEND

With just a few days to go, take a few moments to read an article in FLAGPOLE about this weekend's events HERE.

Adv. tickets are still available to BOTH events with the WIZARD's BALL hosted at Live Wire Athens on Friday night (10pm-2am) and then the WIZARD PUB CRAWL the next day, with registration at Iron Factory (from 4-8pm). Other bars participating are Flanagan's Irish Pub, Sand Bar and Boar's Head.

Feel free to break out your house colors, grab a bunch of friends (half-blood or not) and come out for a great, geeky time.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

One week away till WIZARD WEEKEND 2018

We are just over ONE WEEK AWAY until the return of Athens WIZARD WEEKEND (Oct. 19 & 20, 2018). We are looking forward to bringing some magic back to downtown to some truly wonderful venues.

Last year was a hoot, as Hedwig may say, and we are sure that this year will be equally as fun. If you haven't secured your ticket yet for either/both the Friday, Oct. 19th WIZARD'S BALL (at Live Wire Athens) and WIZARD PUB CRAWL in downtown, you can do so at ('Combo' ticket option available).


Friday, October 19th, 2018Live Wire Athens (10pm-2am, 18+)

Saturday, October 20th, 2018WIZARD REGISTRY: Iron Factory

Thursday, April 19, 2018

'Early Wizard' tickets for the 2018 Athens WIZARD WEEKEND to be released April 23rd at 7pm!

For those already looking forward to attending Athens WIZARD WEEKEND 2018, we'll be releasing 'Early Wizard' tickets on April 23rd at 7pm (EDT)! Last year was a great success so event producer Markster Con can't wait to do it again.

For those that are lucky enough to snag an 'Early Wizard' ticket online to the WIZARD PUB CRAWL you'll have a FREE house color scarf waiting on you at Wizard Registry on Oct. 20th – but note, there are only 40 available per scarf color!

And as far as the WIZARD'S BALL II on Friday, Oct. 19th we are excited to announce that Live Wire Athens will play host this year! We will also be offering a "Combo" option again this year for those that want to attend both events.

So go ahead and note it on your wizarding calendars – April 23rd at 7pm – tickets will be released via (limited quantities available!)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2017 Athens WIZARD WEEKEND photos now being posted!

Photo by Cultural Gorilla at Athens WIZARD'S BALL 
*Updated 11/2/17* We are now getting access to the fantastic PHOTOS from Athens WIZARD WEEKEND. Please feel free to "tag" and if reposting, please make sure to give the photographer credit, as well as hashtags #wizardweekend #markstercon (stay tuned for updated links)

• Cultural Gorilla photos (click HERE)
• Workman Reflections photos (click HERE)
• North GA Photography photos (click HERE)
• Jeff James photos (click HERE)

• Cultural Gorilla photos (click HERE)
• Workman Reflections Platform photos (click HERE)
Video Guys video (click HERE)
• North GA Photography photos (click HERE)

UP NEXT? Join us for the Atlanta events that inspired Athens WIZARD WEEKEND – the Potter Pub Crawl (Nov. 17th) and Wizard's Ball 4 (Nov. 18th), in addition to the midnight Rocky Horror Potter Show (following the Potter Pub Crawl). More info. at

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Athens first WIZARD WEEKEND an astounding success!

Photo by CulturalGorilla
SO MAGICAL! Thanks so much to the masses who came out and participated in Markster Con's first event in Athens, Wizard Weekend. A massive thank you to all of our staff who traveled over from Atlanta to help make the event run so smoothly and to all of the participating pubs and vendors and their own staff for also helping make the event be such a success.

WHO WANTS TO SEE PHOTOS? We will be posting photos mid-week from our staff photographers so please be patient as they need to edit hundreds and then upload but as soon as we get them will will share them with you on here, plus also

Stay tuned, more photos coming soon!