NEWTON, NJ –The Holiday magic will continue all day on Spring Street on November 25.  Immediately following the holiday parade, the Spring Circle Merchants will be transforming the street into Diagon Alley. 

Harry Potter fans young and old will enjoy shopping in Ollivanders (Charcoal Moons), Weasleys Wizards Wheezes and more.  They will enjoy eating at the Leaky Cauldron (The Barrel House) and the Great Hall (Between the Bread).

The wizarding world experience will include

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  • Cosplay contest,
  • Quidditch Lessons,
  • Horcrux Hunt,
  • Potion Making,
  • giveaways,
  • owls delivering discounts and
  • a sorting hat to find out which house you belong in. 

Shuttle busses will bring patrons from the parking lots to Diagon Alley.  Parking will be available in the lots at Newton High School, Merriam Avenue School, Sussex County Community College, Newton Park and Ride.

The annual holiday parade is scheduled to step off at 10 a.m. traveling down Spring Street from the corner of Diller Avenue and Halsted Street. They participants will process down Moran Street, ending in Memory Park.  The event is sponsored by the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce.  This year's theme is Magical Christmas.