Cary Potter Returns To Carytown Cupcakes – A Wizardly Variety of Cupcakes And Events

A Wizardly Variety of Cupcakes And Events Arrives October 22nd – November 4th

Hop aboard the Hogwarts Express and return to another year of wizarding wonder at Carytown Cupcakes.  Cary Potter is back for Year 4 with 10 fantastic flavors, new special treats and two full weeks of mischief and magic.  The shop will be transformed into favorite wizarding spots, complete with shops from Diagon Alley, favorite nooks and crannies from Hogwarts, and the dementor-infested Forbidden Forest.  If you haven’t been sorted by a cupcake yet, you’ll have from Monday, October 22 through Sunday, November 4.  Advance orders of Cary Potter flavors begin on 10/9 at with limited quantities available.  Inquiries for pre-orders of six dozen or more can be made by contacting


Butterbeer – Brown Sugar Cream Soda Cupcake, Topped With Buttered Caramel Buttercream And Drizzled Butterscotch Ganache
Sorting Hat – Chocolate Cupcake Filled With Colored Vanilla Buttercream Determines Your House And Topped With Chocolate Cream. Each sorting hat cupcake hides your house color within.
Pumpkin Pasties – Pumpkin Cupcake With Brown Sugar Buttercream And Pastry Pumpkin Garnishes
Dementor’s Kiss – Black Velvet Cupcake Topped With Cocoa Whipped Cream Icing And Hershey’s Chocolate Bar
Golden Snitch – Vegan Cinnamon Cupcake With A Golden Graham Crust, Topped With Buttery Cinnamon Buttercream, Dyed Gold
Polyjuice Potion – Gluten-Free Lime Zest Cupcakes Filled With Blackberry-Raspberry Compote And Topped With Whipped Cream Icing
Detention With Umbridge – Gluten-Free English Breakfast Tea Cake, With A Raspberry Filling, Topped With Pink Almond Buttercream And Pink Glitter/Sprinkles
Treacle Tart – Vanilla Cake With A Shortbread Cookie On The Bottom, Filled With Torched Honey Custard, And Decorated With Brown Sugar Buttercream To Look Like A Tart
Aunt Petunia’s Pudding – Vanilla Cream Cheese Cupcake With Strawberries In The Batter, Soaked In Strawberry Syrup, Topped With Whipped Cream, Silver Sprinkles And A Cherry
Dumbledore’s Favorite Sherbert Lemon – Vegan Lemon Zest Cupcake Filled With Tart Vegan Pastry Cream, Topped With Lemon Buttercream And Rolled In Sanding Sugar


Harry Potter Book Reading
Wednesday, October 24, 6:30 p.m.
Carytown Cupcakes, 3111 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
Professor Dolores Umbridge stops by to read an excerpt from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Limited seating area.

Harry Potter Trivia
Sunday, October 28, 4 p.m.
The Jasper, 3113 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
This year, the Jasper (Hog’s Head Inn for the night) is hosting the popular trivia night, so even more Potter-Heads can participate. Guests will enjoy two rounds of trivia and drink specials all night.. A ticketing link will be posted on on Tuesday, October 23 at 12 p.m. with limited availability. All ages.

Harry Potter Bingo
Friday, November 2
Carytown Cupcakes, 3111 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
Harry Potter Bingo! Three rounds, with small prizes each rough. Limited seating, first-come-first-serve. No fee to participate. All ages.

Cary Potter After Party
Sunday, November 4
The Jasper, 3113 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
Help close out Cary Potter with our first ever Cary Potter After Party. Hog’s Head Inn (the Jasper) will make a one night return to host all local witches, wizards, beasts, and beings for themed drinks, food, music, costume contests, and more. Tickets required. 21 and up.

Horcrux Scavenger Hunt Crawl
Monday, October 22 through Sunday, November 4
Carytown, Multiple Locations
The scavenger hunt returns with seven new local Carytown stores hosting a hidden horcrux. Find all seven to receive a special gift and an entry to win a grand prize.

“Dogwarts” Costume Contest
Monday, October 22 through Sunday, November 4
Carytown Cupcakes, 3111 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
Pet owners get to bring their pup for the first Cary Potter costume contest. Stop by the shop (we’ll meet you outside) or tag us in a pic on instagram at #CaryPotterDogwarts2018 so your pup can get spoiled just like you! Special treats for a human winner. Donations for Richmond Animal Care and Control will be accepted throughout the event.