Magic: The Gathering drops World Championship and Magic 30 anniversary dates

WotC is celebrating 30 years of Magic with a party for the ages.

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Wizards of the Coast will celebrate 30 years of Magic: The Gathering this fall in Las Vegas with a festival that includes World Championship XXVII. 

Three decades of MTG will get celebrated in Las Vegas this year at the Magic 30 event. The festival will feature the return of The Command Zone, along with a number of other events like Unfinity and Modern Draft. Showcased at the Magic 30 event is the MTG 2021-2022 World Championship, containing 32 of the best players from around the globe. 

The Magic 30 event and MTG Worlds will take place from Oct. 28 to 30 in Las Vegas at the World Market Center EXPO. Tickets for the festival are slated to go on sale starting in July, ranging from $30 to $75 in price. Multiple events will take place at Magic 30, including Magic Championship XXVII, according to WotC

  • Limited edition Beta Draft Modern tournament that feeds into a top-eight
  • Command Zone events with special guests Gavin Verhey, Jimmy Wong, and Josh Lee Kwai
  • Unfinity events hosted by Mark Rosewater
  • Magic World Championship XXVII
  • Cosplay
  • VIP parties on Friday and Saturday night
  • An exclusive Secret Lair
  • Panels
  • Mystery Booster Drafts
  • Special appearance from Richard Garfield, creator of Magic: The Gathering

Virtual tickets will get offered for the Magic 30 event, along with products that can get purchased like Mystery Booster Draft sets, Commander decks, and more. In addition to the Magic 30 reveal, WotC also announced that four multiday celebrations will take place throughout 2023. 

Las Vegas Magic 30 is the official start towards celebrating 30 years of MTG. Charlotte, North Carolina is the first multi-day event that has been announced to take place after the Las Vegas festival, which is also the first Pro Tour event of the 2022-2023 season.