Spots where you can celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday in Birmingham

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J.K. Rowling’s first Harry Potter book was published 20 years ago – photo by Julie Hunter

Harry Potter has a birthday coming up next week, and Birmingham is READY for it. Whether you’re a casual Hogwarts enthusiast or know the game of Quidditch backwards and forwards, here are a couple local spots celebrating ‘The Boy Who Lived”s birthday (note: if you’re a fan of He Who Shall Not Be Named, you likely aren’t invited).

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Dress up and cast some spells during Books-A-Million’s Harry Potter 20 Years of Magic Celebration, happening July 28

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Dumbledore’s Army would make a great group costume when you head to BAM on July 28. Photo via Warner Brothers

It’s been 20 years since the creation of the wizarding world of Harry Potter first hit bookshelves and wowed the world. It’s time to dress up and cast some spells during Books-A-Million’s Harry Potter 20 Years of Magic Celebration, happening July 28 from 2p.m.-4p.m. Is your wand ready?

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