Enjoy these creative Harry Potter Birthday Party Ideas to pull off the best wizard celebration. Fun Harry Potter Party ideas including homemade magic wands, tasty butterbeer recipes, DIY Quidditch snitches, Harry Potter Themed games and more!
“Wingardium leviosa” My spell has either enticed you to read further or has you levitating from your chair. Either way, I hope you area as captivated as I am with these Harry Potter Birthday Party Ideas. We found some of the best wizard recipes (care to eat Butterbeer cake from a mug?) and most creative crafts (deliver owl mail) to pull off the ultimate, memorable wizard party.
What are some great low-cost Harry Potter Party Ideas?
There are many reason to throw a Harry Potter Themed Party. Turn your home into a Hogwarts house for a Halloween party or birthday party. From party decorations to tasty dessert, these Harry Potter Party ideas are low-cost but totally fitting of the party theme.
With a little wizardly-inspiration from the movies, enjoy these ideas for a harry potter party!
Harry Potter Games for Kids
The first place to keep a party low budget is to save on the entertainment. It’s incredibly easy to bring party activities to your special event without hiring entertainment. Before you get started, make sure to enjoy these Wizarding Games at Home. These Harry Potter party games can be downloaded and uses as your party planner resource.
They include 17 Wizard themed games directions as well as a supply list using common items found at home. Includes Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt, Harry Potter Charades, Harry Potter Birthday Party Games with directions & supply list.
Party Favor Printables
Use these free Harry Potter printables to create quick and easy Pillow Party Favor Boxes. Perfect for holding your favorite Harry Potter themed treats like ertie Bott’s Jelly Beans! Careful, these candy flavor beans might not be the flavor you like! All you need to pay for are the beans which you can possibly buy in bulk. | Bugaboo City
Forget the cake! Let’s toast and give cheers. You really cannot do anything HP themed without this recipe. This homemade Butterbeer recipe isn’t a drink. Its a Microwave Cake in a Mug! A perfect dessert for a Harry Potter birthday party and your wizard can have fun making their own mug. Just add ice cream and viola! | Living Locurto
DIY Golden Snitches
The Easy Golden Snitches are so simple you might find yourself making them for more than a Harry Potter Party! They would be fun to tie to a balloon. Light enough too to float around your event. Let everyone take home the balloons at the end of the party. | My Poppet
Are you watching the Harry Potter Movies? If so you are going to need some popcorn for your movie-thon. Forget a simple popcorn recipe, have fun making your own Harry Potter party themed recipe. Fill your belly with this Marshmallow Butterbeer Popcorn! | Sisters, What!
Doesn’t it seem like everything levitates in the great school? Are you inspired by the great hall ceiling? Bubble wands make the most perfect floating keys for your DIY Harry Potter Decor! Add some floating candles, floating letters and floating golden snitches and you are all set. Clear fishing line would be great for these decorations. | Tikkido
Wizard Missing Poster
Grab this free printable, Have You Seen this Wizard? You will print and then place together. It makes a fun photo prop for your party photos| No longer available, get a similar item here. After the party, use the wizard prop as room décor for your harry potter fan.
One low cost party activity is to make your own homemade wands. Fill their party favor bag with something useful – A Harry Potter Pencil Wand. A hot glue gun is the trick! Use the pencils for other party activities like writing wizard letter and sending them by owl. | Sisters What
Dry Ice Potion
How about blending in a potion class to your party activities? Dry ice inside the cauldron helped to create fog and create a very exciting party effect! This also is a fun party activity for young wizards. | Spaceships and Laser Beams
DIY Party Favor Bags
Another unique party favor bag are these Quidditch Treat Bags. Make them before the big event or allow party guest to use a candy table, fill and make their own Harry Potter party favor bags. | The Preppy Planner
Chocolate Frogs Holder
These Harry Potter inspired chocolate frogs with boxes to match are so easy to make and add a fantastic touch to any Harry Potter party. You will need a frog mold with your recipe. Then create these origami shaped frog holder before gifting to your party guests. | A Modern Homestead
House Sorting Hat
You’re going to want a real talking sorting hat! Who wouldn’t have fun finding out which house they are assigned?… . please not Slytherin!
Moaning Myrtle Poster
Use your printer to put Moaning Myrtle where she is definitely not wanted – like the bathroom! This is such a simple touch to our bathroom décor but it totally sets the harry potter castle theme… just don’t’ flood the bathroom floor with her tears. | Profmcgonagall101213
These super easy Harry Potter Owl Letter Holders would be great for inviting friends to your birthday party! They make cute homemade Harry Potter invitations that set the party theme immediately. | My Very Educated Mother
Harry Potter Invitations
If you do not feel like crafting your own invitations, these Harry Potter Invites are precious! | ZarleeLuxCreations (Currently unavailable but find similar Wizard Invitations on Etsy.)
Fat Lady Password Door
Speaking of invites, don’t leave off the password. Blow up a picture of the Fat Lady to stick on the door. Password please! | Wattlebird (link no longer available)
Don’t you love when the mail comes in the great hall? It’s raining mail – an acceptance letters! Write your party guests names on the envelope and insert Hogwarts acceptance letters inside. | Craftsterchic (link not longer available)
House Ties Craft
What house will the sorting hat place you in? Make sure to have these Harry Potter DIY Felt Ties ready to assign to your party goers! Include Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Ravenclaw and Slytherin (if you have to!) | One Sweet Appetite
Spider Party Decor
Follow the trail of spiders! Learn how to make magnetic spiders for a metal door or use double sided tape to hang. | Delia Creates
Wizarding is hard and you will need to fill your bellies. Of course you need Harry Potter party food. No need for a birthday cake. These owl cupcakes add the perfect touch and a tasty dessert! | Sweetest Kitchen
Homemade Wizard Wands
The DIY Harry Potter Wands are so simple and made with hot glue and bamboo cooking chopsticks. You can make them ahead or at the party for a budget-friendly party activity. | Boxy Colonial
DIY Quidditch Goal
Fall is a great time for some ball. Grab your brooms and enjoy the great outdoors with a few backyard games. Make your own DIY Quidditch Hoops for display or for a Harry Potter game! These would be perfect for our Wizard Party games. | Housewife Eclectic
Another low-cost party favor and very cute party craft are these tiny jars. Just a few simple ingredients to make this Harry Potter Potion Necklace. | The Scrap Shoppe Blog
Free Printable Banner
How about free Harry Potter Birthday Party Décor? This free banner printable is perfect for your party! | Paper Trail Design
There’s only one way to get to the Hogwarts express. The brick wall. Slowly scroll through this blog post for the ultimate list of Harry Pottery Birthday Ideas like Platform 9 3/4 Photo Wall! | My Poppet
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