How to plan your Harry Potter themed wedding in 10 magical steps

There’s nothing more magical than your wedding day. The love, the occasion, the atmosphere; it all comes together to produce a truly spellbinding day. But for those who want a little bit more magic to their day, why not add in a little “Harry Potter”?

Bring back childhood memories of reading the books or watching the films by bringing a little bit of Hogwarts to your wedding day. Without further ado, here are our Top 10 Harry Potter Wedding Ideas.

1. Kick-start the Harry Potter theme with a suitable proposal

"Will You Marry Me" Snitch locked by My Antonia Jewelry

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2. Invite your guests with a Marauder’s Map themed invitation

Marauder's Map Harry Potter wedding invitation by PaperTruly.com

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3. Choose a suitably magical wedding venue; perhaps inside a castle like the Great Hall at Hogwarts, or a marquee reminiscent of Bill & Fleur’s wedding.

Harry Potter-esque wedding venue

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4. Dress your bridesmaids in the colours of the four Houses of Hogwarts (they might have to argue over who has to be Slytherin!)

Harry Potter themed bridesmaid's dresses

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5. Add subtle Harry Potter hints to your groom and groomsmen’s outfits

Head Boy Harry Potter groom

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6. Let your guests be seated with the help of the Hogwarts Sorting Hat

Sorting Hat place settings / table plan for your Harry Potter wedding

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7. Scrap the champagne and instead toast your marriage with a lucky Felix Felicis cocktail

Liquid Luck! Enjoy a Felix Felicis cocktail

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8. Your wedding cake is your chance for a stupendous Harry Potter showstopper

Harry Potter Wedding Cake

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9. Give your guests their very own Chocolate Frog to take home with them as a wedding favour

Harry potter wedding favour - chocolate frogs

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10. Make sure you pick a photographer with epic Photoshop skills so that they can do something like this…

Harry Potted themed wedding photo shoot

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Harry Potter Wedding Inspiration

We’ve saved loads more magical ideas to our “Harry Potter Pinterest Board” – click the link below to follow the board!