From Wizarding World days out to magical crafting at home, here’s a few fun ideas you and the younger Harry Potter fans in your life can get up to in these summer months, wherever you are.

Out and about?

Visit the Warner Bros. Studio Tour

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour takes you behind the scenes of the movie-magic that gifted us the Harry Potter films – and now, there are three of them around the world! A new experience has just opened in Tokyo, Japan, which includes exclusive features. You can learn more about that here. And for US-based fans wanting to geek out behind-the-scenes, another Studio Tour is stationed in Hollywood.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, the original tour, where parts of the Harry Potter series were initially filmed, continues to welcome flocks of visitors every day, now boasting several expansions, such as the Forbidden Forest and Gringotts.


Chicago-based? Try Harry Potter: Magic at Play

For those who want to feel like real witches and wizards, a state-of-the-art immersive experience recently opened in Chicago, called Harry Potter: Magic at Play. Explore, climb, and play your way through three floors of fun inspired by Harry’s own adventures.

Visit the main site to learn more.


Visit Harry Potter: The Exhibition

Harry Potter: The Exhibition has been travelling around the world for many years now, delighting fans with their truly bewitching displays and installations. Get an up-close look at authentic film props and costumes at this ground-breaking touring exhibition, currently stationed in New York, Paris and Barcelona. Find out more here.

Go and see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, tells the eighth story in the Harry Potter series – what happens to Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny and Draco as adults? The production is currently playing all across the world, currently open in London, New York, Melbourne, Hamburg, Toronto and Tokyo.

Find out more right here.


Experience the Harry Potter films in concert

Ever wanted to hear the rousing opening notes of Hedwig’s Theme performed by a live symphony orchestra? You absolutely can. The Harry Potter Film Concert Series plays the Harry Potter films alongside stunning live music, playing John Williams’ classic score in tandem with your favourite film moments.

Melbourne-based? Discover Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature at the Melbourne museum

Find out where the real and wizarding worlds intertwine as you explore magical creatures alongside the remarkable real-life animals from London’s Natural History Museum collection. This exhibition is now at Melbourne Museum until 8th October, 2023.

Visit the official website.

Staying home?

Be creative with LEGO® Harry Potter™

There are oh-so-many LEGO® Harry Potter™ sets to pick up, which can surely only result in hours of fun with the kids! You can explore the collection here, or check out some of these fun animated LEGO shorts, which tell the Harry Potter stories in a whole new way.


Get crafty with wizarding world inspiration

Of course, you can showcase your artistic talents with whatever you happen to have lying around the house. Our handy craft video series invites you to create some of your favourite things from the wizarding world, such as a Whomping Willow or the shops of Diagon Alley using traditional materials.

Watch our Discover Harry Potter series

Are Slytherins all that bad? How was Hogwarts made? How does magic even exist anyway? If you’re reading the Harry Potter books to your young ones, and are finding yourselves inundated with questions, never fear: we’ve got you covered.

Our “Discover Harry Potter” series answers all of your burning questions about the wizarding world. Watch them all right here, or watch the first episode just below, to give you an idea of what to expect.

Play Hogwarts Legacy

Have you lived the unwritten yet? The exciting Hogwarts RPG is still casting spells on fans all across the globe, inviting you to become a young witch or wizard and be the hero of your own adventure. Tempted to play it yourself, or introduce it to your young one? Learn everything about the hit-game over at our Hogwarts Legacy hub.

Two students stirring a cauldron in Potions

Have a Harry Potter movie marathon

Perhaps it’s time for another cheeky Harry Potter rewatch? Here’s a handy guide to how to watch the Harry Potter or Fantastic Beasts films in your territory.

Oh, and if you want to make a whole weekend of it, (there are a lot of films, after all!) we’ve also put together some tips on how to live your best movie marathon life, right down to snack suggestions and advice staying awake!

Or a readathon!

But when all is said and done, no matter how many experiences we go on, we always get that craving to curl up and return to reading the books. Are you reading the books to your young ones right now? Are you putting on voices for the characters?

See if you notice anything from the books on a new re-read! We’re always spotting new things in the wonderfully dense landscape that is the wizarding world.

You can learn all about the ebooks, audiobooks and physical books at our Discover Books page.