The die-hard fans of J.K. Rowling's blockbuster books and movies didn't mind that their broomsticks couldn't fly like his and instead had to be carried between their legs as they ran around DeWitt Clinton Park. They also couldn't care less that their "golden snitch" was a tennis ball in a yellow sock - not an orb with wings.
Instead these Muggles hoped the fictional sport would tide them over until they take in the series' final film, which opens at midnight at city theaters.
In anticipation of the last 'Harry Potter' installment, New Yorkers pulled out their brooms. (David Handschuh/News)
She's attending a midnight showing of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" with a group that bought 130 advance tickets at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13.