Harry Potter-Themed Baby Shower Ideas That Are Straight Out of Hogwarts

You’ve read all the books. You’ve binge-watched all the films (more times than you can count). And you may or may not have daydreamed what it’d be like to receive your very own letter from Hogwarts. You are a straight-up Potterhead, and you don’t care who knows it! Which is why a Harry-Potter-themed baby shower is right up your Diagon Alley … (see what we did there?).

The good news is, you’re far from alone in your Harry Potter obsession. (But you already knew that, didn’t you?) The Interwebs are chock-full of hilarious, creative, and adorably inspiring baby shower ideas that’ll help you welcome your future wizard in the most magical way possible. And we’ve rounded up just a few of our favorite ideas to get you started …


The perfect party begins with the perfect invite. And these creative cards say it all …

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Owl-Themed Invite

“From Muggle to Mom” — how cute is that?!

Available from Etsy, $15.50

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A “Magical Bundle” Invite

Magical, indeed.

Available from Etsy, $12

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Hogwarts Express Baby Shower Invite

That’s one ticket in the mail we’d LOVE to get.

Available from Etsy, $10

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“From Muggle to Mom” Invite

This one is all sorts of spooky … and features a Dumbledore quote, too! We’re sold.

Available from Etsy, $10

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Wizard Onesie Invite

That onesie. Those spectacles. That lightning bolt … adorbs!

Available from Invite Shop, from $27.80


The amount of Harry Potter party decor on the Internet is kind of crazy. Crazy AMAZING.

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“Witch or Wizard?” Banner

This burlap banner is a little bit rustic, a little bit wizard-y, in all the right ways.

Available from Etsy, $26.99

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“Welcome Little Muggle” Banner

… And what a cute little muggle they’re gonna be!

Available on Etsy, $24

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Hedwig Balloons

These look insanely adorable … and also insanely fun to make.

Available from Etsy, $4

DIY Floating Candles

These are pretty much a Harry Potter party must-have, if you ask us. Learn how to make them by following the tutorial above from SitGirls.

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Harry Potter Cupcake Toppers

How fun are these? And they make the cupcakes look even yummier (if that’s even possible).

Available from Etsy, $7

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Harry Potter Diaper Cakes

Good luck breaking up arguments over who wants to take their diaper cake centerpiece home with them ’cause they are totally a Gryffindor and need this in their life!

Available from Etsy, $34

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Hedwig Figurine

OMG — how cute is this tiny little Hedwig? Honestly, it makes for a cute baby shower centerpiece, but even long after the shower ends, he’s also pretty perfect for the nursery.

Available from Hot Topic, $29.52

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Witch or Wizard Cake Topper

Not gonna lie … we’re salivating over this cake right now. But this topper makes it even more delicious-looking and totally whimsical.

Available from Etsy, $21.50

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Harry Potter ABC’s

These fun ABC cards can be hung from a string to create a colorful backdrop that’s undeniably Potter.

Available from Etsy, $7.50

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Harry Potter Cake Decorating Set

This set looks like too. much. fun. (Dibs on the Golden Snitch!)

Available from Etsy, $7.27

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“Harry or Hermione?” Cake Topper

If you’ve done too much “Witch or Wizard” decor, this “Harry or Hermoine” cake topper switches things up in a cute (and sparkly) way.

Available from Etsy, $9.99

Games & Entertainment

Obviously your baby shower is going to be totally fun and memorable on its own. But just to ensure your guests are entertained in between all of those onesies and pacifiers you’re opening up, here’s some Potter-inspired entertainment that they’re bound to love.

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DIY Photo Booth Props

A good photo booth can seriously provide hours of fun all on its own — baby shower, or no baby shower. These fun props will keep guests having a blast (and Instagramming like crazy).

Available from Etsy, $5.90

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Downloadable Harry Potter-Themed Games

Baby shower games are just more fun with a magical, wizard-y twist, don’t you think?

Available from Etsy, $10

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“Have You Seen This Wizard?” Selfie Frame

This hilarious photo board cut-out will have your guests upping their selfie game like never before.

Available from Etsy, $8

Food & Treats

Ah, now it’s time for the best part of the shower: the FOOD! Just try to scroll through without your mouth watering …


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Butterbeer Popcorn

This looks seriously irresistible. (via Your Every Day Family)

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Harry Potter Pumpkin Pastries

One word: DELICIOUS. (via Get Away Today)


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Edible Wands

These look almost too pretty to eat. Almost. (via Desperately Desserts)


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No-Churn Butterbeer Ice Cream

One bowl per guest just won’t suffice. (via Your Every Day Family)

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