ITHACA, N.Y. — After this story is published at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, there will only be about 68 more hours until Wizarding Weekend starts in Ithaca’s Press Bay Alley.

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We at the Ithaca Voice can’t wait for the Ithaca street to be filled with magical enthusiasm inspired by Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley. And, judging from the 6,700 RSVPs on the event’s Facebook page, we’re not alone.

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So to hold you over until then, we are sharing these 18 photos of what to expect during electric-bike Quidditch Saturday.

Local photographer Allison Usavage took these photos of wizarding participants.

We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

Brothers Gabriel and Aiden Gaydos give a demonstration in Press Bay Alley of what electric bike Quidditch will look like Saturday,
Brothers Gabriel and Aiden Gaydos give a demonstration in Press Bay Alley of what electric bike Quidditch will look like Saturday,
Brothers Gabriel and Aiden Gaydos give a demonstration in Press Bay Alley of what electric bike Quidditch will look like Saturday,
Thea Clarkberg and her father, Laurence Clarkberg, demonstrate what electric bike Quidditch will look like Saturday.
Thea Clarkberg, dressed like Draco Malfroy, clutches a fake yellow Snitch in her hand.
Laurence Clarkberg demonstrate what electric bike Quidditch will look like Saturday (Yes, the yellow ball is the golden snitch.).
Thea Clarkberg and her father, Laurence Clarkberg, demonstrate what electric bike Quidditch will look like Saturday.
Laurence Clarkberg work on one of the electric cargo bikes that will be used during Saturday’s Quidditch matches.
You can practically see Thea Clarkberg shouting, “Up!”
Aiden Gaydos imagines a pleasant life where he’s not a muggle.
Thea Clarkberg poses before hopping on the back of her dad Laurence Clarkberg’s electric bike.
Aiden Gaydos shows the camera his game face during a photo shoot at Press Bay Alley.
Brothers Gabriel and Aiden Gaydos give a demonstration in Press Bay Alley of what electric bike Quidditch will look like Saturday,
Thea Clarkberg, Laurence Clarkberg, Gabriel Gaydos and Aiden Gaydos show of electric Quidditch bikes.
Brothers Gabriel and Aiden Gaydos give a demonstration in Press Bay Alley of what electric bike Quidditch will look like Saturday,
Gabriel Gaydos poses like a Quidditch victor during a photo shoot at Press Bay Alley.
Brothers Gabriel and Aiden Gaydos give a demonstration in Press Bay Alley of what electric bike Quidditch will look like Saturday,
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Jolene Almendarez

Jolene Almendarez is Managing Editor at The Ithaca Voice. She can be reached at jalmendarez@ithacavoice.com; you can learn more about her at the links in the top right of this box.