Harry Potter Party Ideas

Harry Potter Party

Your owl is on his way to deliver an important notice from Hogwarts ... A Harry Potter Party is the way to go! Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermoine Granger need your help to defeat Lord Voldemort. With magic and intrigue around every corner your Harry Potter Birthday Party is going to catch the imagination of all your guests!

Harry Potter Party Invitations

Make handmade Harry Potter Birthday Party Invitations out of "aged" looking paper. Staining the paper with tea and letting it dry is a great trick! With the help of an Adult, burn the edges of the paper (this is optional). Handwrite the letter with calligraphy type writing. State how they are invited / accepted to attend an event at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Harry Potter Party Supplies

Get everything you need for your Harry Potter Birthday Party with this
Deathly Hallows Party Pack

Harry Potter Deluxe Birthday Box
- $ 43.99
If you're ready to head back to Hogwarts, grab your broom and hold on tight! Our deluxe Harry Potter party package for 8 includes supplies, decorations and birthday candles. Celebrate your child's birthday in the Great Hall with Harry, Ron and Hermione!

  • Harry Potter napkins
  • Harry Potter plates
  • Harry Potter table cover
  • Harry Potter birthday banner
  • Harry Potter party blowers
  • Harry Potter Mylar Balloon and Star Mylar Balloons
  • Streamers and balloons in color theme of green, orange and black
  • Set up your own wizarding world (Hogsmeade Station, Hogwarts Castle, Diagon Alley, etc.)
  • Black robes
  • Owl cages
  • Straw brooms
  • Stuffed owls

Harry Potter Party Games and Activities

  • Hogwarts Express Arrival Have guests arrive through the Hogwarts Express! Set up a scene setter of a brick wall and cut slits through it so it is like streamers. The guests walk through the wall to enter the party.

  • Sorting Hats Upon entering the party everyone gets a lightning bolt on their forehead like Harry has from Lord Voldermort, a robe and a house is assigned. Then the guests are off to Potter’s Potential (crest) then off to Ollivander Unique Wands.

  • Potter’s Potential Have your guests create their own family crest about their talent. Everyone has a talent and this should be honored.

  • Ollivander Unique Wands Have a selection of sticks (about 2 cm thick). Have each guest select a stick / wand and customize the wand to their unique talent (paint and decorate with ribbon and jewels).

  • Hagrid! Play like bingo. Make up the cards before hand and use all types of pictures and phrases from the books / movies of Harry Potter

  • Muggles Moves (charades) Try to decipher Harry Potter terminology

  • The Power of Potion Attend a potion class and mix potions (Kool aide in all colors)

  • Wizarding Wands Teach the guests how to use their wand and learn some fun spells and Parseltongue (the language of snakes that Harry can speak)

  • Quidditch Play a version of Quidditch (combine quidditch rules and lacrosse)

  • Map Mania Create a map to find the “big” birthday present. Have this be a combination of maps and riddles.

  • Fun Printable Party Games

Harry Potter Theme Party Food

Set up a Candy Store “Honeyduke’s Sweet Shop”

  • Jelly beans – Bertie-Bott’s Every Flavor Bean
  • Chocolate frog
  • Fudge flies
  • Gummy worms
  • Eyeballs
  • Licorice wands
  • Kool aide – from the power of potion
  • Make a Harry Potter Cake
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