A fancy dress and literary-themed social event for adults presented by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library.

The Muggle Ball March 2, 2017 at Clarendon Ballroom

This year’s theme is J.K. Rowling's “Harry Potter" series.

The Muggle Ball will feature:

  • Prizes awarded for the best Wizarding attire (costumes are optional)
  • Live music from JEM Jazz Band
  • Hors d’oeuvres and dessert
  • Drinks available for purchase with cash or credit.
  • Raffle baskets

This event is for ages 18+ only.


Tickets for sale on the Friends of the Library website.

  • Early Bird tickets are $25 each, until February 14.
  • On February 15, tickets go up to $35 each.

A limited number of tickets will be available at the door, so be sure to buy in advance to ensure admission.


The Lit Up Ball was created in 2013 to raise money for the Library’s Early Literacy initiatives, and to raise community awareness of Library programs.


Thursday, March 2, 2017
7:00pm - 11:00pm
* Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd
Age: Adults 18+ Only Enjoy Arlington Target Audience: Lit Up
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