Calling all witches and wizards. We have tons of Harry Potter party ideas to share with you! From Harry Potter crafts to party decorations to themed food, you're sure to find some great ideas for your next Harry Potter party! Let the magic begin.
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Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cupcakes
Sort your guests into Hogwarts houses with these sorting hat cupcakes! Simply use a cupcake corer to poke a small hole in the center of your chocolate cupcakes. Fill with red, green, yellow, or blue frosting. Cover your cupcake with white frosting and gold stars sprinkles, and top with a sorting hat cupcake topper. Then when your guests bite into their cupcake, they'll know if they're in Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, or Ravenclaw house. So much fun!
Harry Potter Platform 9 3/4 Brick Doorway Decoration
This Harry Potter platform 9 3/4 brick doorway was made with red cardstock and red ribbon. Simply arrange the bricks in an offset pattern, attach one long line of ribbon down the center of the bricks, then attach only the top and bottom of the ribbon to the doorway. This allows the bricks to spin and twist as guests walk through the doorway, just like they do in Harry Potter!
Harry Potter Floating Candles
Captivate your guests with floating candles at your Harry Potter party. Simply gather a few white toilet paper rolls, electric tea lights, clear beading string, and a hot glue gun.
Apply a bit of hot glue inside your toilet paper roll to hold the tea light in place. Then add some drips along the top edge to look like melted candle wax.
Thread a long piece of clear string through the the center of the toilet paper roll and attach to the ceiling. And you're all set!
Harry Potter Trolley Cart Party Favors
Anything off the trolley, dears? Use a Cricut cutting machine to add gold vinyl lettering to a white trolley cart. Load the card with Harry Potter jelly beans, chocolate frogs, magic wand rock candy, and butterbeer drinks. Then let your guests fill their party favor bags with all sorts of Harry Potter themed goodies!
Harry Potter Quidditch Party Game
Get the guests out of the house and play a game of Quidditch! Simply gather some play broom sticks, gold hula hoops, and balloons.
At each end of the Quidditch field one person holds up a gold hoop. These players are allowed to move the hoop around in the air, but they cannot move their feet from where they stand. All other players must ride their brooms around the field and try to get the ball through the hoop! Let the game begin!
Harry Potter Owl Craft
Looking for a simple craft for your Harry Potter party? These owl crafts are adorable and easy for guests of all ages to make. Simply gather black and yellow cardstock, white paint, a white crayon, glue stick, and a shower scrub.
With a bit of white paint, dab the shower scrub onto the center of a piece of black cardstock to create the body of the Harry Potter owl. Cut large circles from yellow carstock, and small circles and triangles from black cardstock. Attach with a glue stick to create the eyes and beak of your owl. Then use a white crayon to draw wings and legs on your owl. And like magic, your Harry Potter owl craft is done!
DIY Harry Potter Wands
These DIY Harry Potter wands are sure to be the hit of the party! All you need is wooden chopsticks, oven-bake clay, and a baking sheet.
Allow your guests to decorate their wands with any color of clay. Try using glow in the dark clay for a fun magical surprise! Twist and mold the clay around the wands to create a completely unique Harry Potter wand.
This clay will not dry out when exposed to air, so to make your wands hard and permanent, place the wands on a baking sheet with parchment paper. Bake at 275 degrees for 15 minutes per 1/4 inch thickness.
And that's it! Your guests will love going home with a Harry Potter wand they made themselves!
Try These At Your Next Harry Potter Party
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