To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter today, we’ve pulled together 11 fabulous ways to weave in your passion for Harry Potter on your Wedding Day, whilst keeping it stylish and sophisticated. Just because you want to theme certain elements, doesn’t mean that you have to have a full blown themed wedding. So, get ready to board the Hogwart’s Express, we’ve a magical journey ahead….
1. Save the Dates
From Hogwarts Express tickets to Hogwarts Acceptance notes, there are so many ways to kick off your magical wedding, by treating your guests to your theme from the very beginning. Start as you mean to go on!
2. Wedding Invitations.
It’s time to seriously up your Harry Potter wedding Stationary game. You’ve set the bar with your Save the Dates, now it’s time to wow them and capture their hearts with the magical things to come. Stationary can be so fun, it’s a great place to really indulge in the theme. Plus, it’s a great keepsake for your guests and certainly something they won’t forget! This Marauder’s Map stationary set is our favourite!
Discuss your wishes to have a Harry Potter themed wedding with your Photographer- they might have some great ideas that could make you both extremely happy. They’ll also be prepared to bring some props with them on the day.
4. Harry Potter Book Confetti Cones
Place your wedding confetti in cones made from pages from you favourite Harry Potter book. Fret not, no books were harmed in the making of these cones, these were all printed separately!
5. Table place cards Sorting Hat
Well, your guests have to find their way to their seats somehow, they may as well have fun along the way! You can even find some hats that speak, to add more squeals of delight to the day.
6. Table names
This is an easy win for all Harry Potter themed fans, name the tables after your favourite Harry Potter books, locations, characters, spells or potions. Have lots of fun with this!
Emulate the heart of Hogwarts and eat Grand Hall style for your Harry Potter themed wedding. If you’ve got the space, it’s actually a great way to eat. All your guests are together, there’s a real hum of excitement with everyone close by. It’s intimate and relaxed.
Place these on the back of the Bride and Groom’s chairs, or add them to the doors of the loos. Plus, they make for great keepsakes after the Wedding.
9. Add a magical tipple
Create a signature cocktail inspired by one of the Potions. Get creative and have some mixology fun. A tasteful touch of magic- who knows what may happen…?!
10. A Magical Cake or Cake Topper
A Wedding Cake has always been a place where couples can add a dash of whimsy to their wedding festivities. As the centre piece it can be a showstopper, or something really personal for the Bride and Groom. So, whether you opt for a showstopper, or something a little more subtle, keep the magic alive with this theme.
11. Themed Treats
Most Weddings now have a snacking/treat table, to keep their guests going throughout the evening. Take this opportunity to embrace one of the treat spots from Harry Potter. You could even have a jar full of Bertie Bott’s every flavour beans!
So there you have it. 11 stylish and sophisticated ways of including your passion for Harry Potter, without going overboard. Accio Wedding Goals!