Monday, October 22, 2018

BLUE HOUSE (Eagles) win 2018 House Points Competition

After all points were compiled during the 'Graduation Gathering' at Boar's Head Lounge on Oct. 20th, the Blue House (Eagles) walked away with bragging rights for 2018! Bummed your house didn't win? If so, make sure to reserve the date of Sept. 14th, 2019 on your Wizarding Calendars as that's when the WIZARD PUB CRAWL will return to Athens!

Athens Wizard Pub Crawl returns: Sept. 14th, 2019

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.

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!