Harry Potter followers are complaining current themed bar crawl in Raleigh was lower than a magical expertise.
The Wizard and Wand “Nice Harry Potter Pageant” placed on by Nice Crawl occasions promised attendees free Butterbeer, drink specials and Harry Potter-themed swag, however in keeping with dozens of one-star evaluations on Fb, the entire thing was a “rip-off.”
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three,300 individuals confirmed as much as the occasion Saturday, with some paying as a lot as $40 for his or her ticket. Attendees have complained about every little thing from hour-long strains and “non-existent” drink specials to disappointing perks.
“It was a complete rip-off. Nothing as promised! The ‘swag’ was an inexpensive cup and a chopstick dipped in wax (wand), once we had been promised a shawl,” one reviewer wrote.
Occasion organizers reportedly couldn’t get the scarves shipped in time, in order that they up to date the occasion web page to replicate the change.
Different individuals reported receiving unhealthy suggestions from occasion organizers after they left poor evaluations. “I am shocked by this group’s response to its patrons!! Their feedback are eliminated and your workers shun them on social media,” one other individual commented.
Zach Medford, co-owner of Nice Crawl Occasions, praised the bar crawl, saying the complaints had been remoted and so they’re “working to deal with these.”
“We put collectively an superior occasion. It was large,” he informed WRAL.
He acknowledged the lengthy strains, however mentioned they labored to entertain the crowds with magicians. The corporate plans on internet hosting the occasion once more, however Medford says they’re working to enhance it.
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“After all there are issues we’re going to do higher subsequent yr. I need to assure that issues are going to be higher,” Medford mentioned.
Regardless of all of the unfavorable suggestions on social media, Medford mentioned no refunds could be given.