On July 31, Muggles from all over the world will celebrate "The Boy Who Lived" and his creator, J.K. Rowling.
Are you planning on hosting your own celebration? Make sure you include these 5 activities!
A Sorting Hat Ceremony
This is a must for any Harry Potter party. Break out the sorting hat and then represent your house colors.
Host A Quidditch Game
Did you know that you can play Quidditch in the muggle world? Check out the rules here.
Dress As Your Favorite Character
Extra points for creativity.
Don't Forget The Themed Party Favors and Food
Check out this great DIY on how to make Ferrero Rocher Golden Snitches.
Harry Potter Movie Marathon
Many bookstores and libraries are having events. Be sure to check your local calendar of events to see if one is happening near you. Don't miss these celebrations happening at libraries throughout the state:
- Columbus-Lowndes – Harry Potter and the Library Lock-in July 27
Choctaw County Public Library in Ackerman – "Back to School at Hogwarts" night on August 3 at 7 p.m.
Special thanks to the Mississippi Library Commission for helping put together this list.