BINGHAMTON, NY - The Binghamton Rumble Ponies are pleased to announce a partnership with the Ithaca Wizard Festival for their first ever Harry Potter Day at NYSEG Stadium on Sunday, July 30th.
Calling all Pottermore fans! Join the Rumble Ponies as we wish a Happy Birthday to the infamous boy wizard, Harry Potter. Don't be late as Platform 9 3/4 opens for RumbleTown at 12:00pm sharply for a magical ride.
All fans are invited to partake in a pre-game Birthday Celebration in the Wegman's Birthday Area directly behind the Right Field wall, which will include special birthday cake (while supplies lasts) just for Harry and his friends.
For ONLY $20.00 fans are encouraged to sign up their young witch or wizard to participate in a pre-game wizard class led by the finest Witches and Wizards that RumbleTown has seen thanks to our friends at the Ithaca Wizarding Festival. Please click on the following link to sign up TODAY!
Throughout the day the Rumble Ponies will pay homage to Harry Potter through a series of games and in-game entertainment such as:
- Costume Contest - All fans wearing costumes will receive a special $7.00 discounted ticket and be entered into a special Harry Potter Wizard costume contest.
- Wizarding Trivia - All fans in attendance will be given a card with Harry Potter trivia questions. Clues for questions will be posted on the board throughout the game. One lucky trivia winner will take home a Harry Potter fan pack.
- Doby The House Elf Sock Challenge - 2 lucky fans will be chosen to help out with our on-field contest in which they will help find Doby's black sock and set him free.
- Sorting Hat - Children will be able to try on the sorting hat and be placed in their houses: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin, as well as get their official welcome letter to Hogwarts.
- Broomstick Races - Fans in the UHS Jumper Zone will be able to partake in in-game broomstick competitions to test out their flying skills
- Mirror of Erised - Thanks to the Ithaca Wizarding Festival, the Mirror of Erised will be placed on the concourse. Fans will be able to look into the mirror and see their wildest dreams come true.
- Butterbeer will be served at various concession stands throughout the concourse
- Flying Car - Rumor has it the flying car will be on hand to bring out the ceremonial first pitch baseballs to the pitcher's mound
Don't miss any of the magic! For any questions please call 607.722.FUNN (3866).
Click here to purchase tickets!
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