Easy DIY Harry Potter Birthday Party Ideas

If you are planning a Hogwarts themed bash then take some inspiration from these Harry Potter Party Ideas. You can source a lot of props from the dollar store for many of these looks.

1. Quidditch Cake


A chocolate cake is easily turned into a cake fit for Hogwarts with three paper straws attached t three rings.

2. Brooms


Make some edible brooms brooms for a Harry Potter themed party with mini Reeses cups, orange frosting, and pretzel sticks.

3. Harry Potter Favors


Purchase some plastic containers and fill with treats. On card stock add a Harry Potter label and attach a mini broom which you can either make or purchase online.


4. Harry Potter House Banners


Make these awesome Harry Potter House Banners with table cloths from the Dollar Store and print out logos.

5. Harry Potter Ping Pong

6. Out of Bounds


Stop party goers from going places they shouldn’t with this clever sign.

7. Golden Snitches


Use chocolate candies such as Ferrero Rocher and paper wings to make a whole tray of golden snitches.


8. Sorting Hat Cupcakes

9. House Points


Use different colored bubble gum or m&ms and to create these “house points”.

10. Dobby Sock Toss

Dobby Sock Toss
For a fun Harry Potter themed game this is great.

11. Gringotts Vault Game

Gringotts Vault Game
Each child gets to find a key then gets to unlock the vault and find the prize inside if prize is too large put a number in the vault that corresponds with the wrapped prize – it’s a great alternative to a piƱata.

12. Favor Cart

Favor Cart

13. Harry Potter Photo Booth

Harry Potter Photo Booth

14. Harry Potter Back Drop

Harry Potter Back Drop

15. Photo Booth Props

Photo Booth Props

16. Harry Potter Goodie Bags

Harry Potter Goodie Bags

17. Harry Potter Candy Bar

Harry Potter Candy Bar

18. Harry Potter Treats

Harry Potter Treats

19. Unicorn Mallows

Unicorn Mallows


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