Harry Potter Book Night

By FPL_Lauren

Harry Potter Book Night is February 4thCelebrate by checking out our Diagon Alley reading listsActivities at Home, and trivia.

Food and Drink 

Whether you are stopping for a scoop at Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlour, some pumpkin pasties at Sugarplum's Sweets Shop, or a pint at the Leaky Cauldron, we have all the most magically delicious books you would ever want to read. 

Magically Delicious Book List, opens a new window 

Create your own magical ice cream flavors with this ice cream in a bag recipe, opens a new window

 

School Supplies 

Don’t forget to check your school shopping list when you head into Wiseacre’s Wizarding Equipment to pick up your school supplies for the year. While you’re at it, check out these books featuring magical schools and see how their supplies compare to Hogwarts. 

Magical Schools Book List, opens a new window

Fundamentals of wizarding requires you are able to understand the phases of the moon. They’ll help you know the best and worst time to cast certain spells. Use this helpful chart to observe and track the phases of , opens a new windowthe moon. 

Double check that you have found everything on your school shopping list, opens a new window. You would not want to show up to Hogwarts unprepared. 

 

Jokes 

If Weasleys Wizard Wheezes is your favorite place to pick up pranks, potions, and Pygmy Puffs, check out this list of books that will sure to get you out of even the stickiest of situations. 

Laugh Out Loud Book List , opens a new window

Practice your muggle magic skills and make Fred and George proud with this sugar cube magic trick, opens a new window. 

 

Animals 

Every wizard needs a good familiar. Stop by Eeylops Owl Emporium or Magical Menagerie to meet your familiar today! 

Fantastic Beasts and Creatures Book List, opens a new window 

Keep your feathery animal familiars fed this school year by creating one of these eco-friendly bird feeders, opens a new window. 

 

News and Media 

The Daily Prophet is always looking for a new cub reporter. Learn all the tips and tricks you can from these great books. 

Extra! Extra! Read All About It Book List, opens a new window 

Rita Skeeter will have nothing on you once you hone your writing skills, opens a new window. 

 

The Ultimate Diagon Alley Challenge 

How well do you know the people, places, and happenings of Diagon and Knockturn Alleys? Test your knowledge, don't muggle it up!  

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What is the name of the barman who works at The Leaky Cauldron?*
What is Harry Potter’s wand made out of?*
What color uniforms do the goblins at Gringotts Wizarding Bank wear?*
Which is a Dark Arts shopping district connected to Diagon Alley?*
When was Ollivander's Wand Shop founded?*
Where did Voldemort work after he left Hogwarts?*
What color are Mr. Ollivander’s eyes?*
Upon tapping the wall that magically reveals Diagon Alley, what formation will lead to success?*
Florean Fortescue runs a popular shop in Diagon Alley. What is it?*
Where do Hogwarts students buy their textbooks?*
Which business is not located in Diagon Alley?*
In Borgin and Burkes, how much did Merope Gaunt get when selling the Slytherin locket?*
Where did Harry Potter stay during the summer before his third year after unexpectedly leaving Pivot Drive?*
What did Draco have to repair to allow the Death Eaters to enter Hogwarts?*
What city is Diagon Alley located?*
Diagon Alley only has one robe shop. True or False?*
Where can you buy potions ingredients in Diagon Alley?*
What pub "serves as a gateway between the non-wizarding world and Diagon Alley”?*
Which Weasley brother works for Gringott’s Wizarding Bank?*
What Hogwart’s student did Harry Potter first meet at Madam Malkin's shop at Diagon Alley?*
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