Whether in books or in cinemas, the saga written by JK Rowling has already won fans of various ages. So, nothing better than taking this success to a Harry Potter party.
Be one children’s birthday at home or for a celebration for adults more complete, this magical world has no limits.
Therefore, understand the fundamental elements, characters, objects and colors most used in this decoration. That way, your party will look fantastic!
The Harry Potter story
Originally, Harry Potter is a saga of books written by the British Joanne Rowling. The series was adapted for the cinema, which only increased the reach of this production.
The story tells the story of the wizard Harry Potter and his friends. The main scenario is the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where the protagonist encounters beings, objects and adventures beyond imagination.
With a lot of mystery, fantasy, suspense, battles and romance, HP continues to win passionate readers, even after more than 20 years of its creation. So there is a generation that has grown up with the lessons of friendship and loyalty from Harry and his companions.
The success gave rise to seven books, eight films, in addition to the new saga “Fantastic Animals and Where to Find Them”, plays, games, toys and a theme park. Therefore, choosing this theme guarantees an incredible celebration.
This idea is wild, as it is great for female children’s birthday party, beyond the birthdays for boys. So, see how to bring the elements of this beloved series to your Harry Potter party.
The main characters of Harry Potter
In the books there are several characters who interact with Harry Potter. Among them are the trio of main friends, Ron and Hermione, as well as enemies, such as Draco and Voldemort. See who they are:
- Harry Potter;
- Hermione Granger;
- Ron Weasley;
- Hagrid Rubeus;
- Albus Dumbledore;
- Draco Malfoy;
- Lord Voldemort.
In addition to companions and foes, each wizard belongs to a house, which would be a type of class or team within Hogwarts. Who selects where the student goes is the Selector Hat, another element that can be used to decorate. The houses are:
So, an interesting idea is to hire actors to play Harry and his friends, creating workshops and games to entertain the guests, especially at children’s parties.
The decoration of the Harry Potter party
The world of the boy who survived and, therefore, bears a scar in the shape of a ray, has several symbols. Check out what elements you can use in the decoration of your celebration.
Contrary to what is common at children’s parties, the Harry Potter party color chart is darker. Therefore, the most used shades are: black, brown and wine. Other options are gold and off white.
In addition, each house has its own colors, which can be used to decorate the tables of the guests.
Food and drinks
The menu of the Harry Potter party has several foods and drinks from the film such as: pumpkin tartlets, pudding, chocolate frogs, beans of all flavors (literally) and much more.
Therefore, you can use soft drinks that imitate magic potions, explosive chocolates, golden brigadiers with wings, simulating the shape of the golden snitch etc. Use your creativity in this fun time!
Games and games
Among the games can be games that refer to the saga as: chess games, Quidditch, challenge of the Triwizard tournament, hunting for the golden snitch, creation of the own spell and potions class.
To decorate the Harry Potter party use elements that appear in the movies. Thus, plush toys, house flags, cages, bottles of potions, candles and candlesticks are among the options. In addition to these items, you can also use:
- house colors;
- wizard’s hat;
- magic books;
- decorative owls;
- characters’ dolls;
- phoenix images;
- spider webs.
You can offer guests a wizard’s hat, brooms, key rings with these elements, little bottles with colored juice and bags of goodies. Therefore, assemble special kits for souvenirs.
After learning more about the HP world, see how to put these ideas into action. After all, having inspirations always helps a lot when setting up your party.
Fantastic ideas for Harry Potter party
When composing a magical theme like the Harry Potter universe, it is possible to go further and have bold ideas. So, check out these inspirations to reproduce in your home or party room.
1- Your party can be held in the garden
2- This cake is perfect
3- You can set up an elegant table
4- Invest in the candy table
5- Use this trick at the entrance
6- This is a simple way to use the theme
7- Caprice in the details
8- You can use cheerful colors
9- These cookies will win everyone
10- A clearer Harry Potter cake option
11- Decorate with the flags of the houses
12- Simulate the starry sky of the common room
13- Use signs “Did you see this wizard?”
14- This decoration was wonderful
15- Highlight each table with the colors of a house
16- This setup is great for children’s birthday
17- You can make a simple and beautiful table
18- Or use different elements of the theme
19- This idea is ideal to reproduce at home
20- Use biscuit dolls of the main characters
21- Set up a practical decoration
22- Another option of tables with the colors of the houses
23- This inspiration is perfect for bigger parties
24- But you can also choose something basic
25- Idea to decorate the candy table
26- You can enjoy the theme for 1 year anniversary
27- Use the mini table party trend
28- The panels are very stylish
29- This alternative brings a large table for the guests
30- You can use photos from the film
31 – The Selector Hat can have a prominent place in the decoration
32 – A small cake inspired by the Gryffindor uniform
33 – The string of lights makes the decoration even more magical
34 – A grandiose atmosphere, inspired by the common room
35 – The party entrance became Platform 9 3/4
36 – Ties with the colors of the houses: a great souvenir suggestion
37 – Potions and books gain space in the decoration
38 – Owls can be part of the hanging decoration
39 – Incredible Harry Potter Cupcakes
40 – Cake pop inspired by Quidditch
41 – A delicate decoration inspired by Hermione
42 – Ferrero Rocher chocolates turned into a snitch
43 – Pumpkin juice cannot be missing
44 – You can make owls with Oreo cookies
45 – An outdoor party is a good opportunity for children to play
Now that you know everything about the Harry Potter party, you can put that idea into practice. Then, select the tables, sweets and items you like best to create a unique and fun celebration.