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Harry Potter Halloween Party

Happy Halloween!

I’ve yet to share any party details here on the blog but I thought this post would be a fun one for Halloween and Harry Potter lovers! This week I hosted a Harry Potter Halloween party and it was a blast! When the Harry Potter book series came out, I was obsessed and immediately fell in love with the character Hermoine Granger. I remember also going to the midnight premieres of the movies and always getting so excited. I’ve always wanted to host a Harry Potter dinner party, so this year I made it happen!

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I wanted the decor to have classic Halloween elements like pumpkins and spiders mixed with Harry Potter accents. I went to Michaels, Target, and the Dollar Tree to find all of the decorations. Michaels was offering 70% off of all Halloween and fall decor so I was able to purchase a bunch of items for extremely low prices. My favorite pieces are the owl (inspired by Hedwig) and the candle spider cage.

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FOOD

No Harry Potter party is complete without yummy food and treats. I designed a candy treat bar on our countertop to mimic the sweet shop Honeydukes from the books. I filled wine glasses with jelly beans and m&ms and spread muggle candy around the counter. We had a delicious feast of rotisserie chicken, macaroni and potato salad, baked beans, bread rolls, and salad for dinner. For dessert, we had a potluck featuring pumpkin pie, brownies, cupcakes, and chocolate chip cookie cake.

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We ate and then played two games – a trivia board game and Cards Against Humanity. I gave out Halloween socks as party favors and magic wands. My dog Lily also enjoyed the festivities and we dressed her up as a witch!

How are you celebrating Halloween this year? Let me know in the comments section!

 

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