Throw a Harry Potter Halloween Party With These Wizarding Essentials

Turn your home into Hogwarts without spending all the galleons at Gringotts. These budget-friendly decorations and activities are sure to impress fans of all ages.

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October 01, 2018

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With JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald coming out November 18, Halloween is the perfect time to throw a Harry Potter-inspired party. Spiders, bats and cauldron decorations can serve double duty for both Halloween and a wizarding bash. You just need to add some specific HP details. Check out some of our favorite magical decor.

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Impress your guests with a golden snitch that appears magically suspended in the air.

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Set the table with Hogwarts house-inspired serveware. This pack includes dinner plates, dessert plates, cups, napkins, forks, spoons and a table cover.

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Capture the perfect selfie with these Hogwarts-inspired props. And for low-key dressing up, we love these cute paper ties for each house.

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Have a sorting ceremony for your guests and find out which house you belong to with this interactive sorting hat. When not talking, the animatronic hat is a fun table centerpiece.

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This school storage trunk is perfect for creating multiple tiers on a buffet or bar cart. It's also great for displaying props if you plan on having a photo booth at your party.

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Still waiting for your Hogwarts letter? Make your own! For a personalized party favor, make letters addressed to your party guests. This stationery kit even includes a wax seal with the Hogwarts school crest.

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Learn how to make treats inspired by confections mentioned in the books, from Harry's favorite Treacle Tart to Pumpkin Pasties on the Hogwarts Express trolley.

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Give your sofa a magical touch with this adorable, plush Hedwig. The owl cushion could even double as a prop in photos.

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If you want to go all out for your party, why not wear a wizard robe? These unisex robes come with the Hogwarts school crest.

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Even wizards need a good coffee table book. Display this punny collection of Harry Potter-inspired jokes for your guests to enjoy.

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This LED lamp is cordless which makes it super easy to stage on a bar cart or bookshelf.

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This costume accessory could be suspended for a dramatic centerpiece or set aside with other props for a Quidditch-inspired photo booth.

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