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My kids have recently become obsessed with all things Wizarding World. From the book to the movies to the theme parks, we are deep into the world of Harry Potter. With any obsession comes the desire to have a party, of course! These are the best of the best Harry Potter party ideas.

Harry Potter inspired photo booth prop.

Harry Potter Party Ideas

What do you do when you have so many ideas, but so little time? Scour the internet of course! Actually, I don’t have a lot of time on my hands these days, so I needed to find the best Harry Potter party ideas quickly. Quick and easy is the name of my Harry Potter party game. Check out these fun Harry Potter party ideas for your next Wizarding World party!

Plan your Wizarding World party with these easy Harry Potter party ideas. From food to decor to games and more, we've got a great list of party ideas! #harrypotter #harrypotterparty #partyideas #hpparty #wizardingworld #wizardingworldparty

Harry Potter Food Ideas

No party is complete without food! JK Rowling gave us such great detail in the Wizarding World, you can really take your food ideas anywhere! House themed food, food inspired by the Leaky Cauldron, Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes treats….and the list could go on!

Butterbeer ice cream
  • Pumpkin Pasties-Food, Fun, Family
  • Harry Potter Butterbeer Ice Cream-The Tiptoe Fairy
  • Butterbeer Muddy Buddies-Hey Let’s Make Stuff
  • Polyjuice Potion-This Grandma is Fun
  • Cheese and Pretzel Broomsticks-One Little Project
  • Acid Pops-Pastry Affair
  • Golden Snitches-Party Delights
  • Harry Potter Inspired Butterbeer Cookies-Sarah in the Suburbs
Harry Potter Muddy Buddies

Harry Potter Party Decorations

Next, turn your party location (in my case, my house) into Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, or Hogsmeade (or a combination of the three)! Decorations can be a bit labor intensive, but I made sure all of these were something anyone could pull off.

Harry Potter party ideas include creating DIY floating candles.
  • Harry Potter Floating Candles-The SITS Girls
  • Easy DIY Wands-Raising Whasians
  • Harry Potter House Banners-Paper Trail Design
  • Harry Potter Photo Booth-One Sweet Appetite
  • Platform 9 3/4 Printable Ticket-I Do on a Dime
  • DIY Hogwarts House Notebooks-Polka Dot Chair
DIY wands make a great Harry Potter party idea!

Harry Potter Party Games

Last, but certainly not least, a Wizarding party won’t be complete without some fun games! Depending on the age level of your party goers, you may want to adjust the fun for them so everyone has a good time.

Scavenger hunt inspired by Harry Potter
  • Harry Potter Spell and Charm Matching Game-Hey Let’s Make Stuff
  • Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt-More Than Thursdays
  • DIY Quidditch Game-Farm to Fete
  • Harry Potter Inspired Bingo-Rock Your Homeschool
Harry Potter matching game

I hope this list is enough to help you get started with your Harry Potter party planning! It’s given me a lot of great ideas for my own party. I’m excited to show you how it turns out when I’m all done. What else would you love to see at a Harry Potter inspired party?