Harry Potter Gender Reveal Ideas

A Harry Potter Gender Reveal is such a fun Gender Reveal theme.

If you are a fan of all things wizardry, then get inspired by these gorgeous Harry Potter Gender Reveal ideas. Perfect for Fall or for Halloween, these Harry Potter reveal ideas are simply magical! Plus this theme makes a nice change from the traditional pink or blue.

From sorting hat reveals, to smoke-filled cauldrons, we have put together the best Harry Potter themed Gender Reveal ideas from around the world. Read on for some of the best spooky ideas.

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Harry Potter Gender Reveal Ideas

Of course, there are lots of ways you can do a Harry Potter Gender Reveal! Luckily, wizardry and magic lend themselves well to revealing your Baby’s gender! So wands at the ready! And here are our favorite ways to throw this magical party.

Harry Potter Cauldron Smoke Reveal

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Now, this brilliant Harry Potter Gender Reveal requires a large cauldron and a gender reveal smoke bomb. Simply place the smoke bomb in the cauldron and light the wick. Then smoke will cascade from the cauldron revealing a boy or a girl. It’s super easy to do, makes for a really big reveal, and is perfect for the theme. Pure magic!

Harry Potter Gender Reveal Balloon Box

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A balloon box reveal is an old favorite and can easily be customized with a Harry Potter theme. This couple has incorporated a sorting hat into the mix and a fun sign on the box.

Check out our tutorial here for how to make your own DIY Gender Reveal box. It’s super easy. Once you have made the box, simply fill it with 4 or 5 pink or blue helium balloons and seal the lid. To make the big reveal, open the lid and watch the balloons float out.

Harry Potter Gender Reveal Confetti Balloon

witch or wizard balloon

We all love a Gender Reveal balloon, it is a great photo opportunity and easy to setup. And this witch or wizard balloon nails the brief and will add a bang to your Witch or Wizard Gender Reveal. Simply pop the balloon and watch the colored confetti explode!

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This giant balloon from Rock Paper Scissors is hand painted and can be personalized to your requirements. Love it!

Harry Potter Gender Reveal Cake

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Another great idea is a twist on the classic Gender Reveal cake. Just have someone bake your cake with pink or blue frosting inside, and cut to reveal Baby’s gender! Check out this beauty by Kristen Copeland.

For more Harry Potter party food ideas, check out our blog post here.

Sorting Hat Reveal

Next up, this Gender Reveal idea requires a sorting hat and placing some kind of object under the hat to reveal the baby’s gender.

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This couple used a blue baby onesie for the big reveal. Alternatively, baby shoes, a colored pacifier, or a colored soft toy also works well. Or even a golden snitch! Style up the area like this couple has with books, Hedwig, and some themed signage.

Genderous Revealious Cauldron Potion Reveal

Another fun option for the cauldron reveal is a Gender Reveal Potion! This clever Mama to be made hers with baking soda, vinegar and food coloring. But she does suggest trying it out first to get the quantities right and not have a huge overflow!


Harry Potter Gender Reveal Decorations

As well as the big reveal, you will need to think about how to decorate for your party. Check out these pretty setups which add a big pop of Potter to your décor. Check out all of our favorite Harry Potter party supplies here.

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How to style a Harry Potter Gender Reveal

from muggle to mom balloons

Glitter Balloons have created the perfect gold foil balloon wording with this From Muggle To Mom balloon set. Plus a touch of gold aways adds a magical feel to a party, $16 from Etsy.

balloon garland

This Harry Potter-themed balloon garland has all the colors you need to create the perfect Potter vibes. After all, balloon garlands always add a big pop of color and height to your party setup and are a cost-effective way to enhance your decor, $45 from Etsy.

platform 9 3/4 backdrop

This Platform 9 3/4 backdrop will make a big statement at your wizard-themed Gender Reveal party. Simply pin to the wall behind your party table and you are all set, $9.99 from Amazon.

harry potter onesies baby shower

These cute Harry Potter onesies look great hung around the room as party decor. Plus you get to save them for when your Baby is born, $30 from Amazon.

harry potter old wives tales game

Remember to have some fun with some Gender Reveal games! Create your own Harry Potter-themed Old Wives Tales to help your guests make their guesses! Ask the Mama-to-be to answer the questions and have your Guests make their predictions from their answers.

Make sure you bring the Harry Potter theme into the food. And these gorgeous sugar cookies by The Cookie Lady’s Daughter fit the bill perfectly!

And to finish up our dose of Wizard inspiration, check out this gorgeous cake by Custom Cakes by Ashley. Now wouldn’t this just make the perfect centerpiece to your Harry Potter themed Gender Reveal!

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We have put together all of our favorite Harry Potter gender reveal party supplies for you here.

Harry Potter Gender Reveal Parties Final Note

Hopefully, this has given you heaps of ideas for your party. Above all, it’s a great spin on a traditional Gender Reveal. After all, the colors are gender-neutral and make a nice change from pink and blue. Plus if you are a Potterhead you get to indulge your love for all things magical!

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Jane Sheriff is the founder, creative director, party planner and mom of three. She started Darling Celebrations back in 2012 to share easy and beautiful ideas for celebrating the special events in life.

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