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Harry Potter Costume Ideas

Updated on October 21, 2014

Dress Up as The Boy Who Lived

Harry Potter fans around the world have gone to great lengths to come up with the best Harry Potter costume they can put together. The Boy Who Lived has inspired children and adults to dress in many of the getups worn by this famous character of book and film. With so many costume options to choose from, how do you decide which to wear? You could select one of his school robes, or perhaps his Quidditch wear. A more casual Harry could fit the bill. The first decision should be which ensemble you are aiming for.

Once you have determined what outfit you are looking to put together, you can start searching. has a large selection of Harry Potter kits to get you started.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Costume Kit

The Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Costume Kit comes complete with a hooded robe with a clasp, the glasses, and a wand. Officially licensed Harry Potter accessory, which means you are an getting authentic looking costume for a child. With 4.5 stars on Amazon, it is one of the most popular children’s costumes. The one size fits all sized robes are made from 100% polyester, and is lightweight and durable.

Harry Potter School Trunk Costume Set

The Harry Potter School Trunk Costume Set for a child is another time saving, cost comfortable option. Complete with a hooded robe with a clasp, a long striped scarf, school tie, Harry’s round glasses, and his wand, it pulls together everything you need for a child to fill the role of Harry Potter at the drop of a Sorting Hat. Easy ordering, available for free shipping, this 5 star rated costume can be stored easily in the sturdy cardboard trunk it is shipped in, looking just like a Hogwart’s school trunk.

Harry Potter Quidditch Robe

The Harry Potter Quidditch Robe Super Deluxe Child Costume is a warm fleece robe made of durable polyester. Rated at 5 stars, it is the perfect choice for a child wishing to dress in the Gryffindor colors for the famous sport. The Gryffindor crest and Harry’s number are stitched not printed. Made with a high quality that will withstand wear and tear, it is washable and won’t run. Available in small, medium and large, any child will be ready to chase the golden snitch on their broomstick with this apparel.

Harry Potter Scar and Make Up Kit

What would a Harry Potter costume be without the legendary lightning bolt scar? The Harry Potter Scar and Make Up Kit can bring that touch of realism to any Harry Potter costume. The kit is easy to use, and reuse, turning any child into the boy who lived. Everything you need to create a realistic lightning bolt scar is included in the kit. The scar can be removed easily at the end of the day, to be reused when needed.

Harry Potter Adult Robe

For the older Harry Potter fans, the Harry Potter Adult Robe can let the bigger set of fans play along too. This adult Gryffindor school robe is made of durable polyester, it is a USA made product. With a 4 star rating on Amazon, the price is very reasonable for an adult costume. A sturdy clasp holds this full length cloak on as you fulfill your fantasy of being a wizard. The robe is about 56” long, and fits up to a men’s jacket size of 44. This robe is hooded, and sports the Gryffindor crest on the breast.

Find Your Harry Potter Costume

Entering the world of Harry Potter doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. By visiting these and many of the other Harry Potter costume and accessories at can have you entering the wizarding world at reasonable prices, as well as with easy shipping options. Options for costume ideas are only limited by your imagination. Wands, glasses, make up, broomsticks, and many other accessories are available to help add more realism to your guise. With a flick of your wand, and a click of your mouse, you can be geared up to become Harry Potter.

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    • egdcltd profile image

      egdcltd 4 years ago

      I admit I'm kind of hoping JKR will add more to the series. Possibly involving the children of the original characters.

    • lisa42 profile image

      lisa42 4 years ago from Sacramento

      JK Rowling may have ended the series, but Harry Potter will continue to be a popular character for a long time. These are great costume ideas.