If you are in need of Harry Potter party ideas to throw the perfect birthday for your kids, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve gathered some of the best Harry Potter recipes, crafts, decorations, and gift ideas that will take your guests right to the Wizarding World.
Magical Harry Potter Party Ideas
As always, the magic that is Harry Potter makes everyone feel like a kid again and lets their imagination soar. These Harry Potter party ideas are perfect for all ages, making your party enchanting for every guest that walks through the door.
1. Kid-Friendly Butterbeer
Okay, we have to start off with the most famous Harry Potter recipe, and for good reason because it’s so yummy! This butterbeer recipe will be the highlight of any Harry Potter themed party.
2. Sorting Hat Cupcakes
That delicious drink will go perfect with these super cute sorting hat Harry Potter cupcakes. With this mystery packed, candy-filled dessert, kids and guests alike can find out which Hogwarts house they get as soon as they bite into them!
3. Healthy Pumpkin Juice
Another popular drink in the Wizarding World is Harry Potter pumpkin juice, and not only is it a great addition to party refreshments, but it’s also healthy!
4. More Harry Potter Themed Part Foods
There are so many other cool Harry Potter party foods like: butterbeer fudge, chocolate wands, cauldron cakes, and pumpkin pastries. I mean the list could go on, but we have to get to the crafts!
5. DIY Harry Potter Wand
You have to provide some fun activities for your magical party, and a DIY Harry Potter wand is just the place to start! This super easy craft is so fun and gets the creative juices flowing!
6. Harry Potter Spells List
With your new wand, you need to practice some spells! Luckily we have a Harry Potter spells printable that’s perfect for just that.
7. Spell Book Journal
So, now you need a place to put those spells. Well this spell book for kids craft is a great tag along with your new wand!
8. Mandrake Root Pencil Holder
If you’re looking for more cute Harry Potter craft ideas, this little Mandrake Root pencil holder is perfect for that!
9. Harry Potter Digital Escape Room
For a group activity, this digital Harry Potter escape room will keep the fun going!
10. Harry Potter Gifts
If you haven’t found the perfect present yet, these Harry Potter birthday gift ideas will lead you in the right direction.
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Harry Potter Birthday Decorations for Your Party
Don’t worry about having to make everything for the party. Let me share with you some of the cutest Harry Potter decorations, gifts, and games that you don’t have to make yourself. Etsy is the place to go for these great Harry Potter party items!
11. Birthday Cake Topper
This adorable Harry Potter Birthday Cake Topper is the perfect way to make any cake one step closer to Harry Potter themed!
12. Hogwarts Houses Banner
If you need a way to decorate your walls for your fantastic party, this Harry Potter Crest Banner represents all of the Hogwarts Houses!
13. Harry Potter Food Labels
Make your new Harry Potter recipes even better with these Harry Potter Food Labels!
14. Harry Potter Balloons
Every birthday party needs balloons, and this Harry Potter Balloon Set is the best!
15. Harry Potter Guess Who Board Game
Do you need some on-theme game ideas? If you have a Guess Who board game on hand, you can use these Harry Potter Guess Who printables to make it so much better!
16. Harry Potter Confetti
Decorate your tables with some of this Harry Potter Confetti to add that final touch!
17. Harry Potter Gift Box of Treats
Another great gift idea is this personalized Harry Potter Sweets Gift Box that will make the birthday kiddo’s day!
18. Make a Harry Potter Wizard Wand Bag
These super cute Harry Potter Wizard wand bags will keep your most important HP accessory close at hand!
With these fun Harry Potter activities and yummy, magical recipes, your kids will have one of the most memorable birthdays! Don’t forget to comment which Hogwarts House you’re in!
Keep in mind that these ideas don’t just have to be for birthdays! I’ve used some of the recipes and crafts for Harry Potter movie marathons, and they make the watch so much more fun!
Related: Easy magic tricks for kids perfect for a Harry Potter birthday party
More Magical Harry Potter Fun from Kids Activities Blog
- With the Harry Potter spells printable you got from here, you can now make your own spell book! You can also pair it with this Harry Potter spells list!
- Visit Hogwarts is Home for tons of Harry Potter activities.
- Take a virtual visit to Harry Potter History of magic tour!
- Got a little one? Check out our favorite Harry Potter for babies products.
- The Vera Bradley Harry Potter collection is here and I want it all!
- If you like the main trio movie characters of the Harry Potter series, check out how they got their parts!
- This Daniel Radcliffe kid reading experience can be enjoyed at home.
- Look at how cool this Harry Potter nursery turned out!
- Read up on these Wizarding World of Harry Potter secrets.
- You can ride these Universal Studios rides virtually!
- Use these Harry Potter backgrounds in Zoom to make virtual school much more fun!
- If you’re a Gryffindor, these lion coloring sheets will show your pride!
- Get this hocus focus game board for an afternoon of family fun.
- Learn how to make this easy-to-clean-up fake snot!
- We love Hershey’s new Halloween candy!
Did we miss any favorite Harry Potter birthday party ideas? Please tell us about your HP inspiration below!