In a recent news release, the Kutztown Magic Convention announced it has officially changed it’s name to the Pennsylvania Magic Festival. For over 40 years the Convention has brought some of the world’s best performers to Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

For the past 10 plus years the convention has been produced by members of Society of American Magicians Friendship Assembly 92 and International Brotherhood of Magicians Mingus Magic Ring #57.

Changing locations for 2019, the convention will now be held in West Reading’s Scottish Rite Auditorium. Event organizers chose the new location because of it’s 1,200 seat theater, large banquet area, and proximity to the bustling commercial district of Penn Avenue.

The date of the Pennsylvania Magic Festival is scheduled for Saturday October 19th, 2019. According to organizers, the festival will be held annually on the third Saturday of October. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Children’s Dyslexia Center of Reading. The center provides tutoring and support to children with dyslexia at no cost to the family.

Although they have a new name, event organizers say their commitment to bring the best magicians in the world together has not changed. The convention is being planned and run by the same group of dedicated individuals as it has in the past.

In addition to the name change, Magician Lance Burton Master Magician and Friends has been announced as the headliner. According to organizers, Burton will bring a full production show from Las Vegas to West Reading. Burton has performed more than 15,000 shows in Las Vegas for over 5,000,000 people.

Early registration is open until June 30th, 2019 and will include all day access to dealers, auction, close up show and lectures. Guaranteed seating for dinner. Premium selection of seating for the evening show. Tickets are $100 per adult, $75 for children 12 and under. After June 30th, ticket prices increase to $140 per person. Visit the Facebook page for more information: facebook.com/Pennsylvania.Magic.Festival