Calling all Hogwarts – this creative Harry Potter Baby Shower for a sweet, little muggle is pure magic!
If you’re planning a wizardly baby shower, bridal shower, or birthday party, this event is full of creative ideas.
Everything from the invitation to the Harry Potter-themed games, decorations, food, desserts, gifts, and favors were a nod to this mom-to-be’s favorite series.
Guests entered into the Harry Potter Baby Shower through none other than Platform 9 3/4 (a “brick wall” made from a shower curtain).
As guests arrived, the host had everyone write a note on a diaper to cheer up the soon-to-be parents during late-night diaper changes. What a fun and unique alternative to a baby shower guestbook!
Guests took their seats in the “Great Hall” at a table belonging to their House.
If guests weren’t sure what House they belonged to, cootie catchers on the tables would help them determine which House they were in so they could find their tables.
The decor was spot-on for this Harry Potter baby shower with floating candlesticks, color-coded tables, washcloth owls, potions, a Mandrake plant, flying keys, and a corsage for the mom-to-be made out of Harry Potter book pages! How fun!
With each House as a team, guests played games such as What’s In a Name, Baby Trivia, Count the Every Flavor Beans, and Baby Crossword (with a broomstick pen, of course!)
The lunch menu included Harry Potter fan-favorites, including Howlers, Huffle Puffs, Deviled Dragon Eggs, Leaky Cauldron Pie, Gillyweed Salad, PygmyPuff Sorting Hats, and Professor Sprout’s Herbology Garden.
The next round of games included Guess the Baby Food, Accio, and Mom’s Measurements.
Desserts on the dessert table were Ferrero Rocher Golden Snitches, tea and scones, Butterbeer, and chocolate frogs.
Make this easy Butterbeer recipe:
- Vanilla ice cream
- Butterscotch syrup
- Cream soda
- Place ingredients in a blender.
- Blend together until smooth.
- Serve with whipped cream and butterscotch drizzle on top
HARRY POTTER BABY SHOWER IDEAS
- Guests entered through Platform 9 3/4 (a “brick wall” made from a shower curtain)
- Ferrero Rocher Golden Snitches
- Guests took their seats in “Great Hall” with tables representing the different Houses (Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin)
- Cootie catchers on the tables helped guests determine which House (table) they should sit at
- Themed decor, including floating candlesticks, potions, a Mandrake plant, and flying keys
- Themed games with broomstick pens, including Baby Trivia, Count the Beans, Baby Crossword, Guess the Baby Food, and more!
- Hedwig Owl place settings
- Themed food and recipes included Huffle Puffs, Deviled Dragon Eggs, Leaky Cauldron Pie, Gillyweed Salad, Pygmypuff Sorting Hats, and Professor Sprout’s Herbology Garden
- Desserts included tea and scones, chocolate frogs, and Butterbeer
- Fun Harry Potter diaper cake
- Themed gifts for baby, including onesies, Dobby hat, and more!
- Themed game prizes for guests, including a chocolate wand and Every Flavor Beans
- A chocolate bar and bath potion favors for guests to take home
Family and friends showered mom-to-be with tons of great Harry Potter-inspired gifts for Baby Hendrie like a hand-crocheted Dobby hat, a Harry Potter diaper cake, a Little Muggle Milestone Tapestry, lots of great Harry Potter onesies (made with a Cricut machine), books, and tons more!
Finally, the host tallied up the games’ points to determine the winning House, just like in the Harry Potter books and movies.
The last activity was Pass the Prize, a poem to choose which guest at each table would get to take home the prize (which included a bottle of Butterbeer, a chocolate wand, and Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans).
Before they left, guests took home a chocolate bar and a “potion” for their baths.
This Harry Potter baby shower is the best inspiration for you to plan your very own baby shower or Harry Potter-themed party!
We love the fun decorations, Harry Potter-inspired food, desserts, games, favors, and gifts.
You can easily plan this baby shower theme on a budget too! Just get your family and friends to pitch in and help make the food and decor!
With some planning and creativity, you can host a unique Harry Potter-themed baby shower Harry Potter fans will love!
Plan the best Harry Potter Baby Shower with these decorations and gifts:
- Invitation Cards and Envelopes
- Wizard Games
- Wizard Baby Blanket and Beanie Set
- Favor Tags
- To Be Sorted, Sorted Hat Onesie
- Personalized Cake Topper
- Personalized Magic Muggle Milestone Blanket
- Baby Wizard on Board Magnet
- White Owl Banner
- Magic Muggle Baby Blanket
- Caterer: The World of Tea
- Handmade Goods Designer: Maj Mandelli
- Photographer: Lin Pernille Photography
What are your favorite Harry Potter Baby Shower ideas? Let us know in the comments below!