If you’re between the ages of 18 and 34, odds are you’re more than likely a Harry Potter fan. And if you aren’t, it’s likely because you haven’t experience the books or movies, as opposed to outright disliking the them. Whether you were a fan from the very beginning, picked it up when the films came around or have come to the Wizarding World from the subsequent Fantastic Beasts films, Pottermania remains as big as ever. Which is why any Harry Potter-themed gift is most likely going to be a winner.
When it comes to picking out a gift for the Potterhead in your life (self gifts included), there’s a lot of scope. Harry Potter is a worldwide phenomenon and as such, there’s a ton of variety in terms of Potter-themed products. Clothes, food, toys, household items and more are all available, which means picking out the best gifts for your friends and family can be a drawn out process.
To help you out, we’ve put together a list of our 20 favorite gifts for Harry Potter fans. There are gifts for all ages, from kids to adults, and for all kinds of budgets, too. You’ll find family games, fancy clothing accessories, office mugs and more. We’ve also included the original books and a Potter cookbook to cater to both the newly initiated and die-hard fans.
1. LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle
No rise to out-of-this-world stardom is complete without having your very own LEGO kit. In the case of the LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle, you’ll find everything you could wish for to play out your favorite Harry Potter adventures or even make up some new ones of your own. The kit is made up of 6,020 pieces, including four Harry Potter figures, dementors, Arogog and even the car-crushing Whomping Willow. This is a great gift idea for kids and adults alike or ideal as a joint venture, too.
2. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook
BEST FOR FOODIES
Love Harry Potter and cooking? Mix the two with this Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. Inside, you’ll find all your favorite dishes from the series, including favorites like Mrs. Weasley’s Meat Pies, Kreacher’s French Onion Soup and Harry’s favorite dish, treacle tart. If you’re hosting a Harry Potter-themed get together or simply want to create a meal fit for the tables of Hogwarts, this imaginative book is a must-have.
3. Silver Buffalo Harry Potter House Crest Mugs
BEST FOR OFFICE WORKERS
Represent your favorite wizarding house while savoring your favorite hot beverage. Pick between Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Gryffindor, or Slytherin. And, if you can’t decide which one to get, why not keep all four in your cupboard and see how the moment takes you? Need to be brave? Choose Gryffindor. A little devious? Surely Slytherin. Whatever choice you make, you’ll enjoy a magical time sipping coffee, tea or hot cocoa.
4. Harry Potter: Gryffindor Ruled Notebook
BEST FOR STUDENTS
You may not be heading to Hogwarts, but at least you can head back to school in serious wizarding style. This finely crafted notebook displays the Gryffindor crest on the front and includes 128 pages of high-quality lined paper, which is perfect for jotting down your favorite spells and potion recipes. And, if Gryffindor isn’t your house, the notebook is also available in the three other houses, too.
5. MAYBO SPORTS Wiitin Harry Potter Fidget Spinner
BEST FOR STRESS RELIEF
Harry Potter is in but so are fidget spinners. So which one should you go with? A Harry Potter-themed fidget spinner, of course! Crafted in the shape of a golden snitch, the device sports a beautiful rainbow color and includes self-lubricating parts to ensure a zero-maintenance experience. In addition, the stress-relieving spinner also comes with its own handy carry case, so you can always keep it with you.
6. Harry Potter 2020 Calendar
With 2020 just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your choice of calendar for the upcoming year. For Potter fans, there’s no better answer than this Harry Potter 2020 Calendar. The day-by-day calendar is stuffed with full-color images, fun facts and trivia about the Wizarding World. The calendar also includes a stack of handy stickers to mark important events, dates and more.
7. LilMents 4 Pack Pinstriped Necktie Set
BEST FOR MEN
Subtle and stylish, these LilMents Pinstriped Neckties will give any Harry Potter fan — young and old — a magical touch of sophistication. Although not plainly obvious, the ties feature Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, or Hufflepuff colors. Wear one every day or use them for special wizarding occasions.
8. Trivial Pursuit Harry Potter
BEST FOR FAMILIES
No Invisibility Cloak or Marauder’s Map will help guide you through this game. With over 600 questions across six challenging categories, you’ll have hours of fun challenging friends and family. Topics include The Dark Arts, Hogwarts, Magical Spells & Potions, Magical Objects, Magical People, and Animals & Magical Creatures.
9. Harry Potter Mens Quidditch Pajamas
Swoop and dive as you chase after the golden snitch to the sound of the crowd cheering you on. Okay, even if it’s just a dream — you’ll head to bed prepared for the game with this Harry Potter Mens Quidditch Pajama Set in burgundy and black. Plus, this pajama set is subtle enough that it doesn’t look like a full blown HP costume, yet still allows you to explore your fandom.
10. Underboss Mens Hogwarts Boxer Briefs
Once the Sorting Hat places you in a house, there’s no going back. But when it comes to the Underboss Mens Hogwarts Boxer Briefs, you can represent all the houses as you please. Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin — the choice is yours!
11. FloorMatShop Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Mat
Whether it’s your dorm room, office or home, give your space a jolt of fun and excitement with the FloorMatShop Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Mat. The mat refers to the famous Platform 9 ¾ where Harry Potter and his friends arrive every year to board the Hogwarts Express. Designed for indoor use, this mat can be placed in the bathroom or kitchen for added HP appeal.
12. Harry Potter 12 Days of Socks Set
BEST CHRISTMAS GIFT
If you prefer a subtler way to show your Potter madness without having to put on a pair of Harry-esque glasses and carry a wand around the office, these Harry Potter 12 Days of Socks Set could be the answer you’re looking for. The mixed sock set includes both crew socks and low-cut options, and the set is great for both men and women, making it a great gift for most Potter fans. The designs include all your favorite Potter logos and sayings, such the Deathly Hallows sign and the Marauders’ Map spell.
13. Clue Harry Potter Board Game
BEST FOR FAMILIES
Play the game as Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Luna, or Neville. Then, make accusations against the possible list of suspects: Draco Malfoy, Dolores Umbridge, Peter Pettigrew, Crabbe & Goyle, Bellatrix Lestrange and Lucius Malfoy. The classic game of Clue gets a fantastical twist with an ever-changing game board that reveals hidden passageways and special “help” cards.
14. The Noble Collection Harry Potter Dobby Bookend
BEST FOR BOOK LOVERS
If Dobby can stand up to wizards, he most certainly can stand up to books. Measuring 7-inches tall and 5-inches wide at the base, the hand-painted Harry Potter Dobby Bookend features our favorite house elf protecting and keeping your books organized and upright. This piece is officially licensed by Warner Bros.
15. Harry Potter Fleece Hooded Bathrobe
Whether you’re preparing for an intense quidditch match…or a shower, do so in plush wizarding style with this Harry Potter Fleece Hooded Bathrobe. The robe features a hood, a house crest and super-soft fleece. You can also choose between the four different houses and one generic Hogwarts version when ordering.
16. Harry Potter Paperback Book Set
BEST FOR NEWBIES
To a seasoned Potter fan, buying the Harry Potter Paperback Book Set may seem unnecessary and laughable as you’ve already memorized all the words from each of the seven books. However, for the uninitiated, such as kids who are just coming of age to enjoy the series or even those weirdos who may not have even opened one by choice, this beautifully presented complete set is the ideal way to gift their new favorite books. The set includes books one to seven, and each book features a strikingly illustrated front cover.
17. Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Cufflinks
BEST FOR FORMAL OCCASIONS
Fit for any formal occasion, these Deathly Hallows Cufflinks will give an outfit a touch of magical elegance. Made of black-plated metal, these cufflinks feature the symbol of the Deathly Hallows with the HP initials on the back. In addition, these cufflinks are officially licensed by Warner Bros and come in a Harry Potter-branded box.
18. Jay Franco Harry Potter Bed Set
BEST FOR KIDS
This plush Harry Potter Bed Set features the bold house colors on a neutral background. It includes a comforter, flat sheet, fitted sheet and two pillowcases. Put this bedding set on your bed and experience sweet, magical dreams every night. It’s also a great way to show your Harry Potter fandom in a stylish and functional way.
19. The Hufflepuff Cup by the Noble Collection
BEST FOR TRUE POTTERHEADS
This heavy golden metal cup measures five inches tall and offers beautiful, ornate details, including the Hufflepuff badger, ornate handles and patterned carvings. Although you cannot drink out of it, it certainly makes for a captivating conversation starter on your desk or mantelpiece. In addition, this cup is officially licensed and would make a fine trophy prize for any quidditch competitions or Harry Potter trivia nights on the horizon.
20. Harry Potter Wizard Chess Set
Challenge your friends with this chess set depicting the Wizard’s Chess Set from the Harry Potter movies. It includes black and white armored wizards, knights on horses, rooks on castle turrets, bishops with a staff, kings and queens with swords and pawns crouched down. And they’re all ready to do battle with your opponent’s pieces. Replay your favorite scene from the Sorcerer’s Stone and hope that you end up on the triumphant side.