The Magicians Filming Locations

The Magicians was filmed in Vancouver, BC, Squamish, BC, & Britannia Beach, BC in Canada and New Orleans, LA in United States of America.

Round Table Club

Final Test

Quentin is put through a final magical test before being admitted to Brakebills in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Dormitory (interior)

Quentin wakes up in his new dorm room after collapsing during the test, and later Kady and Penny have sex and float into the air in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Grad School Interview (interior)

Quentin and Julia enter the interview location only to find the interviewer sitting dead in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Newcomb Quad (Tulane University)

Brakebills Field

Quentin walks through the trees in a small park and finds himself in the middle of the Brakebills campus where he is greeted by Eliot in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Blood Alley / Trounce Alley (south of Water, west of Carrall)

Chess Park

Dean Fogg meets with Eliza in a park in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Meeting Emily

Alice and Margo find a former student who knew Charlie's brother in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting".

Josephine Louise House (Tulane University)

Phone Booth

Quentin is talking to James on the phone about Julia when Eliot and Margo approach and invite themselves to the city with him in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Frederic Wood Theatre (UBC)

Outside Classroom

Quentin corners Alice after she is leaving a class and asks her about the strange mark that appeared on his hand in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic". Penny walks down the walkway in episode 1x05 "Mendings, Major and Minor".

Market Street Power Plant

Abandoned Building (exterior)

Pete leads Julia to an abandoned building to learn magic in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life (Tulane University)

Testing Hall

Julia walks out of an elevator and finds herself at Brakebills, and then she and Quentin take the admissions exam in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Library

Quentin is studying in the library when he hears a knock on a door and finds it opening to Fillory in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Leon and Thea Koerner University Centre (UBC)

Infirmary

Dean Fogg sees the clocks stopping and starts to run across campus in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic". Quentin and Penny are treated for injuries and Eliza visits Dean Fogg in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic". The doctor tries to give Quentin a lobotomy in the dream in episode 1x04 "The World in the Walls". Penny is treated after being stabbed in episode 1x08 "The Strangled Heart". Penny is treated for an overdose in episode 1x11 "Remedial Battle Magic". Kady and Penny bring Senator Gaines to be warded against Reynard's voice while Quentin is being treated in episode 2x09 "Lesser Evils". Penny is given a terminal prognosis and leaves the infirmary with Kady in episode 2x13 "We Have Brought You Little Cakes".

Gibson Quad (Tulane University)

Brakebills Quad

Eliot and Margo introduce Quentin to the various disciplines in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

201 Camp Street

Grad School Interview (exterior)

Quentin and Julia walk to Quentin's grad school interview in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic".

Buchanan Building (UBC)

Fountain Quad

Eliot and Margo make fun of Alice for her apparent advantages while Quentin sits by in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic". Quentin calls Julia on the payphone and leaves a message in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic". Alice calls her parents and learns about Joe's suicide in episode 1x11 "Remedial Battle Magic". The Dean gives Alice a pep talk as she practices the powerful spell in episode 2x02 "Hotel Spa Potions". Reynard walks onto campus after the wards go down and Julia attempts to get Quentin to use the Alice-niffin against him in episode 2x09 "Lesser Evils". Julia approaches Quentin when he is outside smoking and shows him that she has retained a spark of power in episode 2x13 "We Have Brought You Little Cakes".

Koerner's Pub (UBC)

Cafe

Quentin sees Alice looking at a strange symbol in episode 1x01 "Unauthorized Magic". Quentin sees Alice talk in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic". Alice tells him about her assignment and later they plan on how to help Charlie in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting".

WilMar Estate

Physical Kids Cottage

Quentin talks to Eliot outside the cottage about the attack and later he and Alice talk to Penny and Kady in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic". Alice and Quentin have to break into the cottage in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting". The kids are introduced to The Trials in episode 1x06 "Impractical Applications". Eliot makes drinks for Mike in episode 1x08 "The Strangled Heart". The gang attempts battle magic in episode 1x11 "Remedial Battle Magic". Quentin and Julia use the portal to England in episode 1x12 "Thirty-Nine Graves". Quentin talks to Julia about what happened with Alice in episode 2x07 "Plan B". Quentin and Margo check on Julia in episode 2x08 "Word as Bond".

Fillory Documentary

A reenactment of the writing of the Fillory books appears in a documentary in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic".

Dean's Office

The gang is brought in to talk to Professor Sunderland about the summoning in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic". Dean Fogg takes over the office after leaving the infirmary and tests Alice for her discipline in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting". Quentin talks to the doctor in his dream and Marina robs the Dean's secret room in episode 1x04 "The World in the Walls". Quentin interrogates the Dean with truth serum in episode 1x12 "Thirty-Nine Graves".

Psychic Discipline Room

Penny is introduced to the study area for the kids in the Psychic Discipline in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting". Penny practices his meditation in episode 1x05 "Mendings, Major and Minor".

Brakebills South (office)

Mayakovsky calls Penny to his office to practice his traveling in episode 1x07 "The Mayakovsky Circumstance".

Plover Mansion (basement)

The ghost of Prudence Plover brings Penny to the basement of the mansion and later the group returns to find the button in episode 1x09 "The Writing Room".

Josh Hoberman's Bedroom

Victoria tells Josh that she has found a way to visit Fillory in a flashback in episode 1x12 "Thirty-Nine Graves".

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (UBC)

Van Pelt Fountain

Quentin tries to talk to Alice about what happened in the classroom when they are drawn away by Eliot and Margo in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic". Alice and Quentin try to track down Charlie in the fountain in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting". Marina and Julia arrive on campus after the wards go down in episode 1x04 "The World in the Walls". Students swarm inside to safety after the wards go down in episode 2x09 "Lesser Evils".

ATM

Julia uses her magic to steal money from an ATM in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting".

Brakebills South (exterior)

The students arrive at the Brakebills campus in Antarctica in episode 1x07 "The Mayakovsky Circumstance".

Music Building (UBC)

Statue Square

Quentin confronts Penny about blaming everything on him and then attempts to use battle magic in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic".

Old Auditorium (UBC)

Dormitory (exterior)

Kady tries to convince Penny not to leave the university after the incident in the classroom in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic".

Memorial Road (between Main & East Mall) (UBC)

Pathway

Eliot tries to confort Quentin when he is worrying about getting his memories of magic erased in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic". Kady talks to Penny about his psychic assignment and then he yells at Quentin to close down his mind in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting". Penny begins to hear the Beast talking in his mind in episode 1x11 "Remedial Battle Magic".

The Eastside Flea

Hedge Witch Hideout

Marina walks into their hideout where Julia is getting her first star tattoo in episode 1x02 "The Source of Magic". Quentin and Eliot find the safe house while tracking the stolen book in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting". Julia and Marina talk about the putting the spell on Quentin and later Marina kicks Julia out after regaining her memories in episode 1x04 "The World in the Walls". Julia tries to talk her way back in in episode 1x05 "Mendings, Major and Minor". From episode 1x06 "Impractical Applications".

Julia's Safe House

Julia shows Hannah her new safe house in episode 1x06 "Impractical Applications".

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden

Shanghai Street

Penny wanders through the street in Shanghai and is found by Eliza in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting".

Rainier Provisions

Coffee Shop

Alice and Margo get the story about Charlie from Emily in episode 1x03 "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting".

Orpheum Theatre Vancouver

Fillory Lobby

Quentin imagines Ellis Wirth-Downs in Fillory with Jane Chatwin in episode 1x04 "The World in the Walls".

Station Street (between Prior & National)

Transported to Street

Julia appears in the street after being kicked out by Marina in episode 1x04 "The World in the Walls".

Bloedel Conservatory

Domes

Eliot tries to convince Alice to recommend to Genji to be his mentor in episode 1x05 "Mendings, Major and Minor".

The Cobalt Cabaret

Bar

Penny goes into a bar and meets with the old traveller in episode 1x05 "Mendings, Major and Minor".

Ivanhoe Pub

Hedge Witch Bar

Julia meets with another group of Hedge Witches only to find they know very little in episode 1x05 "Mendings, Major and Minor". Julia returns to the bar to demand information in episode 1x06 "Impractical Applications".

Norma Rose Point School

Welters Gym

The Physical Kids participate in a game of Welters which Quentin wins with an impressive spell in episode 1x05 "Mendings, Major and Minor".

Torafuku

Wine Bar

Julia demands information on more groups of Hedge Witches from Peter after the first group turns out to be bunk in episode 1x05 "Mendings, Major and Minor".

Ovaltine Cafe

Ovaltine Cafe

Julia talks with Hannah about getting magic in episode 1x06 "Impractical Applications".

Alley (south of Cordova, west of Gore)

Foreclosed Building

Julia heads to the address provided by the bartender only to find it closed down in episode 1x06 "Impractical Applications".

Crease Clinic (Riverview Hospital)

Brakebills South (interior)

The students practice casting spells without their voices in episode 1x07 "The Mayakovsky Circumstance". Quentin visits the recovering Alice briefly in her room before heading off to Fillory in episode 2x12 "Ramifications". Quentin gives Alice a potion to prevent her from harming herself and then returns later with a plateful of bacon in episode 2x13 "We Have Brought You Little Cakes".

Police Station

Julia talks to the detective about Hannah's death in episode 1x07 "The Mayakovsky Circumstance".

Anti-Magic Cell

Mike is held and interrogated in a magic-proof cell in episode 1x08 "The Strangled Heart". Quentin is held in a werewolf-proof cell under the school while Professor Lipson examines his condition. Later Julia wakes up inside the isolation cell in episode 2x09 "Lesser Evils". Dean Fogg releases Julia from the cell even though she doesn't think she deserves to be in episode 2x10 "The Girl Who Told Time".

Bjorn's Apartment

Kady and Julia visit a local vampire to get information about the gods in episode 1x11 "Remedial Battle Magic".

Lamia's Lair

Julia and Kady head into the lair of a lamia and ask her about the god she used to serve in episode 1x11 "Remedial Battle Magic".

West Lawn (Riverview Hospital)

Hillside

The students go through a doorway from Brakebills South back to the main campus in episode 1x07 "The Mayakovsky Circumstance". Penny, Alice, and Quentin work on their group project in episode 1x08 "The Strangled Heart". The gang practices battle magic in episode 1x11 "Remedial Battle Magic". Alice is leaving class late at night when Friar Joseph approaches her to let her know that an enemy she made as a niffin is coming after her in episode 2x13 "We Have Brought You Little Cakes".

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (UBC)

Talking to Gretchen

Quentin talks to a fellow student into switching groups in episode 1x08 "The Strangled Heart".

Rose Garden (UBC)

Rose Garden

Quentin approaches Eliza and talks to her about Penny affliction in episode 1x08 "The Strangled Heart". Alice and Quentin talk about Penny's departure during a vision of the future in episode 1x11 "Remedial Battle Magic". A group of students travel to Fillory in a flashback in episode 1x12 "Thirty-Nine Graves".

North Lawn Building (Riverview Hospital)

Rehab Facility

Julia stays at a rehab facility where she meets a different kind of magician in episode 1x08 "The Strangled Heart".

Union City Children's Hospital

Kady, Penny, and Quentin head to the hospital where Dana had her child to look back in time and discover who adopted the baby in episode 2x08 "Word as Bond".

Overlynn Mansion

Plover Mansion

Jane Chatwin enters a closet doorway to Fillory in episode 1x08 "The Strangled Heart". Alice, Eliot, Quentin, and Penny head to the Plover family mansion to search for the magic button in episode 1x09 "The Writing Room". The gang enters The Wellspring and finds themselves in Martin's recreation of the mansion in episode 1x13 "Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?". They return to the Wellspring after everyone is healed by Alice's god powers to search for more clues in episode 2x01 "Knight of Crowns".

Peregrine Convalescent Home

Richard brings Julia to help Kiera in episode 1x09 "The Writing Room".

Seton Villa Retirement Centre

Meeting Richard

After leaving rehab, Julia meets with Richard to discuss what she can do to redeem herself in episode 1x09 "The Writing Room".

Pavilion Rose Garden (Stanley Park)

Park in Vision

Julia talks with Kiera in her mind in episode 1x09 "The Writing Room".

6749 Macdonald Street

Quinn House (interior)

Alice and Quentin enter her childhood home and find a Roman orgy going on in episode 1x10 "Homecoming".

UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research (UBC)

Neitherlands

Penny finds himself in a fountain in a strange land between worlds in episode 1x10 "Homecoming". The gang attempt to travel through the Neitherlands to Fillory in episode 1x12 "Thirty-Nine Graves". The magicians travel through the Magicians back to Earth in episode 2x02 "Hotel Spa Potions". Penny tracks down the fountain leading to the Poison Room and Sylvia breaks through the shield over the fountain so they can travel through in episode 2x12 "Ramifications".

2026 West 63rd Avenue

Quinn House (exterior)

Alice leads Quentin to a house outside Chicago where they can get more information on traveling in episode 1x10 "Homecoming". Quentin arrives at Alice's parents' house for her memorial in episode 2x06 "The Cock Barrens".

211 Ranch Road (interior)

Julia heads inside the woman's house and learns more about how she cast the banishment in episode 2x06 "The Cock Barrens".

6742 224 Street

Knife Maker's House

Quentin and Julia visit a knife maker with Martin Chatwin to commission the creation of the knife needed to kill the Beast in episode 1x13 "Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?". The gang returns to the house to come up with a plan after Juliet leaves with the Beast in episode 2x01 "Knight of Crowns".

Fillory Riverside

The students are transported to Fillory by Victoria and split off into different directions in episode 1x12 "Thirty-Nine Graves".

Wedding Venue (exterior)

Eliot is married to the knife maker's daughter in episode 1x13 "Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?".

Fillory Stream

Julia and Quentin walk with Martin Chatwin and explain why they followed Jane into Fillory in episode 1x13 "Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?".

Murs Farm

Julia and Kady create a massive storm on a French farm to draw Reynard out in episode 2x12 "Ramifications".

Andy Livingstone Park

English Square

Quentin and Julia use a device they've taken from Brakebills to travel back to 1942 to use one of the Fillory entrances in episode 1x12 "Thirty-Nine Graves".

Alexander Street (between Powell & Columbia)

1942 Fillory Entrance

Julia and Quentin follow Jane Chatwin through an entrance to Fillory hidden in a phone booth in episode 1x12 "Thirty-Nine Graves".

Former Vancouver Zoo (Stanley Park)

Temple of Ember (exterior)

Julia and Quentin explore Ember's temple and later (in the past) they stumble upon it with Martin Chatwin before being interrupted by the Watcherwoman in episode 1x13 "Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?". Eliot and Margo go searching for Ember's help in episode 2x03 "Divine Elimination".

North 40 Dog Park

Trap Tree

Julia and Quentin rescue Jane Chatwin from a trap tree shortly after arriving in Fillory in episode 1x13 "Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?".

Martin Chatwin's Grave

The whole gang comes upon the old grave of Martin Chatwin in episode 1x13 "Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?".

The Castle That Isn't There

Margo and Josh create a distraction so Penny and Alice can sneak into the dungeon in episode 1x13 "Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?".

Widgeon Slough North Dock

Riverside Camp

Penny finds his magic is on the fritz and decides to head back to talk with the man by the stream again and Quentin talks to Alice about facing the Beast in episode 2x01 "Knight of Crowns".

Magnesia Creek Waterfall

Waterfall beneath Castle Whitespire

The gang walks past a waterfall and up to the front of Castle Whitespire in their search for the armory in episode 2x01 "Knight of Crowns".

Empty Lot off Cristal Falls Road

Coronation Spot

The gang arrives at the location for the coronation to find a slightly dead knight defending the crowns. After passing the test they proceed to coronate one another in episode 2x01 "Knight of Crowns".

Sea to Sky Gondola Summit Lodge

Rainbow Bridge

The gang crosses a bridge covered in bright flowers on their way to the spot for the coronation in episode 2x01 "Knight of Crowns".

Oceanic Plaza

Catching Cab

Marina walks to catch a cab while talking with a west coast hedge witch about their god problem in episode 2x02 "Hotel Spa Potions".

West Cordova Street & Thurlow Street

NYC Street

The Beast teleports himself into the middle of New York and sings his song as he walks off in episode 2x02 "Hotel Spa Potions".

Guinness Tower

San Francisco Office

Marina visits the offices of a hedge witch in San Francisco only to find her contact murdered in episode 2x02 "Hotel Spa Potions".

Portal Park

NYC Park

Quentin meets with Julia to warn her about their attack on the Beast and she warns them about the Beast's curse on the throne in episode 2x02 "Hotel Spa Potions".

6522 Deer Lake Drive

219 Quick Lane

Quentin, Alice, and Dean Fogg visit the former Brakebills professor Bigby to learn about battle magic at her home in episode 2x02 "Hotel Spa Potions".

Stanley Park

Carriage Path

Quentin and Alice catch the carriage to the Wellspring while Margo and Eliot head to Ember's temple in episode 2x03 "Divine Elimination".

Thompson Trail (Stanley Park)

Dueling Woods

The group brings the Beast to Fillory and attempt to kill him in episode 2x03 "Divine Elimination". Eliot chases King Idri into the forest but a magic blackout occurs before he can win the duel in episode 2x09 "Lesser Evils".

Woods near Aquarium (Stanley Park)

Park

The Beast teleports Julia to a nearby park while Marina is casting the spell and then Penny teleports her back to the same park after they attack the Beast in episode 2x03 "Divine Elimination".

Burnaby Central Park

The Retreat

Quentin and Penny are treated by the centaurs at the retreat in episode 2x04 "The Flying Forest".

Redwood Park

Darkling Wood

Quentin shoots the White Lady and both he and Penny ask a boon from her in episode 2x04 "The Flying Forest".

Green Timbers Urban Forest

Flying Forest

Penny and Quentin wander through the Flying Forest on their quest to find the White Lady and find themselves getting super high in episode 2x04 "The Flying Forest".

West 1st Avenue (between Columbia & Manitoba)

NYC Street

Quentin arrives back on Earth and leaves his bow and arrow by the trash in episode 2x04 "The Flying Forest". Quentin is walking to work when he spots Alice across the street in episode 2x05 "Cheat Day".

Incendio Pizzeria

Bar

Quentin goes out to lunch with Emily and they talk about magic in episode 2x05 "Cheat Day".

Koret Building

Emily's Apartment

Quentin goes home with Emily and she convinces him to try out some illusion magic to make each other look like the people they lost in episode 2x05 "Cheat Day".

Devonian Harbour Park

Central Park

Emily and Quentin go walking through the park while drinking and she shows him how to use magic to blow smoke rings in episode 2x05 "Cheat Day".

2415 Columbia Street

Plaxoco

Quentin begins work at a regular company after deciding to stop using magic and meets another former Brakebills student Emily Greenstreet in episode 2x05 "Cheat Day".

4552 192 Street

Quinn House (interior)

Quentin follows signs during Alice's service and ends up attempting a ceremony with Alice's parents to put her spirit to rest in episode 2x06 "The Cock Barrens".

Castle Whitespire Gardens

Penny is talking to the royal map maker when Castle Whitespire disappears in episode 2x06 "The Cock Barrens".

Laburnum Street (between 63rd & 64th)

211 Ranch Road (exterior)

Julia tracks down the woman who cast the banishing spell 40 years earlier and talks to her outside her home in episode 2x06 "The Cock Barrens".

Dollar Meat Store

#1 Choice Meats Butcher Shop

Julia and Kady head to the shop where they meet a pair of Mu Dong who can help them with the pregnancy, but only if they can come up with a million dollars in gold bars in episode 2x07 "Plan B".

Alley (south of Hastings & west of Main)

Alley near Bank

Julia and Kady scout the bank which they find surrounded by magical wards. After escaping an attack by an invisible goblin they return later with the whole gang to plan a heist in episode 2x07 "Plan B".

168 East Pender Street

Hamilton National Bank

The whole gang gets together to rob a bank defended by secure magical defenses in episode 2x07 "Plan B".

East Lawn Building (Riverview Hospital)

Dublin Street

Quentin wakes up in a taxi in Dublin and panics over what the Alice-niffin has been up to in episode 2x08 "Word as Bond".

Gabriola

Irish Monastery

Quentin heads into a former monastery to find that Alice set up a summoning for him to trigger to bring about Friar Joseph in episode 2x08 "Word as Bond".

Rio Vista

Elysium

Quentin and Julia find their way to Elysium which they find filled with a bunch of shades performing minor miracles in episode 2x11 "The Rattening".

Super 8

Underworld Meadows Reception

Quentin and Julia arrive in the underworld and find themselves in a nondescript hotel reception where they are asked to take a number in episode 2x11 "The Rattening".

Century House

Dragon's Lair

Julia and Quentin find their way into the dragon's lair and negotiate with her for admission to the underworld in episode 2x11 "The Rattening".

Alley (south of Richards, west of Hastings)

Dragon's Alley

Julia and Quentin head down an alley and find a path to the dragon's lair through a manhole in episode 2x11 "The Rattening".

Town 'n Country Bowl

Underworld Bowling

Julia leads Quentin to a bowling alley where Richard and the rest of her summoning group are spending their time waiting to pass over in episode 2x11 "The Rattening".

Britannia Mine Museum

The Poison Room

Sylvia and Penny travel into the Poison Room to search for the books they need only to learn that the room's name is more literal than they thought in episode 2x12 "Ramifications".

Burrard Dry Dock Pier

Welcome to Vancouver Sign

A quick establishing shot of the Vancouver sign in episode 2x12 "Ramifications".

Fulton Ferry Pier

Kady approaches Harriet for help with curing Penny in exchange for access to the Library in episode 2x13 "We Have Brought You Little Cakes".

668 Beachview Drive

Umber's House

Quentin and Eliot visit a home in Vancouver of the new owner of the Chatwin's clock only to find he is the god Umber in hiding in episode 2x12 "Ramifications". Quentin returns to Umber's home and once again tries to convince him to return to Fillory in episode 2x13 "We Have Brought You Little Cakes".

Canada Post Main Office

World Formerly Known as Cuba

Umber takes Quentin to the pocket universe he is working on and asks Q what he thinks of the world in episode 2x13 "We Have Brought You Little Cakes".

Mylora Sidaway Golf Club

Gates of Castle Whitespire

The Fairy Queen and an fairy army approaches the front gate of the castle in episode 2x13 "We Have Brought You Little Cakes".