This Harry Potter Christmas Tree Topper Looks Magical
Posted October 22, 2019 9:58 a.m. EDT
Updated August 28, 2020 3:00 p.m. EDT
Magic is in the air during the holidays! It might not be floating candles, broomsticks or post-delivering owls, but you can add a bit of magic to your Christmas tree with a Hogwarts Castle tree topper and ornaments of Harry Potter and his friends to accompany it.
Hallmark’s Harry Potter Collection Hogwarts Castle Musical Tree Topper With Light retails for $119.99 and is perfect for the Potter lovers in your life. Whether you’re a Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin or Hufflepuff, you’ll be dazzled by this piece from artist Orville Wilson that changes color while it rotates.
The castle, which is over 9 inches tall, has even more magic to share when it’s plugged in. By using either the accompanied remote control or pushing a button, you can start a sound and light show scene featuring music from “Hedwig’s Theme,” the iconic theme to the movie series.
If you connect Harry Potter Storytellers ornaments, sold separately, you unlock more exclusive performances from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” You can’t get the castle to play these without the ornaments, but that’s okay because you’re definitely going to want to add the Golden Trio to your display — Harry, Hermione and Ron. Each costs $29.99.
You can get other Harry Potter ornaments from Hallmark right now, too, including one that looks like a book cover for $17.99 and another featuring Fred and George Weasley’s storefront, Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes. This one is $25.99.
Why not theme your entire tree? We’re taking our inspiration from a huge Harry Potter fan who even topped hers with a Sorting Hat. She bought many of her ornaments from the Harry Potter Studio tour in London, but we have other options.
For example, the holiday decor collection from Pottery Barn has you covered, whether you’re decking out your tree or going all out and decorating your entire home. It features everything from holiday ornaments in the shape of the Deathly Hallows and the Hogwarts Express to stockings showing which house you are. Personalize them for your whole family and hang them from your mantelpiece!
You can even count down to Christmas Hogwarts-style. Just add “Harry Potter: A Hogwarts Christmas Pop-Up” book to your wishlist. Both a book and an Advent calendar, this cute item available on Amazon lets you and your family of Potterheads enjoy some magic every day in the run-up to the holiday.
Will you be looking for ways to accio some enchantment into your holiday season?