Magic Week - Colon, Michigan
For more than 70 years August brings a gathering of magicians from around the world to Colon, Michigan, The Magic Capital of the World. There are demonstrations and shows throughout the week and the public is invited. Two of the largest magic shops in America are located here, Abbotts and Fab Magic.
Colon is a small friendly town in southwest Michigan and it attracts visitors from far and wide. Visitors have included, Muhammed Ali, Edgar Bergen and Doug Henning. Famous magicians like Harry Blackstone and Percy Abbott made their homes here. A tour of the cemetery will reveal the resting places of over two dozen famous conjurers.
A wonderful history of Colon and the magic industry there is available through the Historical Museum.
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