Come Get Sorted October 24th – November 6th!
Get ready because Harry Potter is coming back to Carytown Cupcakes from Monday, October 24th to Friday, November 6th. This time we’re celebrating for two full weeks and with 6 all-new flavors each week. Our shop will be transformed into a wizarding fantasy-world, complete with floating candles, the Sorting Hat, potions, wands, dementors, an Azkaban photo booth, and our very own forbidden forest.
Wednesday, October 26th – join us from 6PM-8PM for a special book reading by one of your favorite HP characters in costume!
Saturday, October 29th – All day long, show off your best costumes for our Harry Potter Costume Contest! Prizes will be given out all day long, with the grand prize winner announced at 8PM.
Friday, November 4th – It’s Harry Potter Trivia Night! Three rounds of trivia begin at 7PM with drink specials running all night. Signup in advance, online only. Prizes TBD. Sign-up form forthcoming! Teams of four or less.
Week 1: October 24 – 30
Week 2: October 31 – Nov 6
Aunt Petunia’s Pudding
**Each Sorting Hat cupcake hides your house color within. Find out what your house you’re in, and we’ll your name to the house you get sorted into.
Throughout: Dobby the House Elf Teenage Clothing Drive – We are partnering to support Change the World RVA, a nonprofit organization that supports high school and college students in Richmond who are experiencing homelessness & housing instability. Donate a teenage-appropriate clothing item to help Change the World RVA build their student clothing closet.
Throughout: House-made Butterbeer, sponsored by Confluence Coffee – We’re working with local cold-brew coffee masters Confluence Coffee to develop a top-secret house recipe for butter beer available on tap! Non-alcoholic.
Throughout: Even more surprises! Make sure to snoop around our shop and find some of the many surprises hidden. Hashtag your discoveries and selfies #carypottercupcakes. Special gifts and prizes await our most active participants!
The fine print
Due to the high volume of business expected during our Harry Potter celebration, we will not be accepting regular special orders online throughout the event. Please call us at 804-355-2253 to inquire about large orders. No Harry Potter cupcakes may be ordered or reserved in advance. In addition, the shop will be opening at 11AM weekdays/noon Sunday for the duration of the event to let our bakers get a little sleep.