It's a marvelous time to be a Potterhead in NY! These magical experiences are great for sup-er-fans and newbies alike, but always better for those who've read the whole series - the gorgeous, oversized illustrated editions are a great way to start.

Harry Potter New York

935 Broadway at 22nd St


Find magical photo opportunities plus chocolate frogs, Butterbeer ice cream and more treats while shopping for the largest collection of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts products in the world over three floors and over 20,000 sq. ft.

Strike a pose inside a magical London phone booth or step into Hagrid's giant boots. Scan Enchanted Keys around the store to bring magic to life.

Harry Potter The Exhibition

50 W 34th St

🎟 $29.99-$58.50, $25-$27/kids, free/ages 2 & under

This touring exhibition celebrates the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the Harry Potter film series and the Wizarding World through immersive design and technology.

Experiences include the Hogwarts Castle Gallery, featuring  dementors, the Marauder's map, the whomping willow and more; Hagrid's Hut and The Forbidden Forest with an interactive Patronus charm; a Hogwarts Houses gallery that will prompt you to select your own house complete with the iconic Sorting Hat; Quidditch drills; wand battles and actual classroom galleries filled with costumes, creatures and props.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

214 W 43rd St

🎟 $59-$199, lottery available

A sequel centered around Harry and Draco's teen sons is best for those who have read/watched the whole series to avoid confusion and spoilers. Expect exciting time travel, spectacular spells and epic battles with excellent acting, impressive puppetry, stunning theatrical special effects and a magical atmosphere. A special treat for Potterheads who can handle the violence in the series and listen quietly for almost 4 hours.

 Wizard Tea & Potion Making

The Cauldron, 47 Stone St
The Cauldron Flatiron, 127 W 26th St

🎟 $44.99-$64.99

A wizard-themed bar and restaurant with indoor dining and outdoor seating host magical interactive experiences perfect for Harry Potter fans.

Don a provided robe and use a hi-tech magic wand to cast a pouring spell to receive a welcome drink from the maw of a magical creature, then brew teas or mocktail potions with different properties and effects.

The Wizard School at the Met Scavenger Hunt

1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street

🎟 $47.50/adults, $37.50/ages 12 & under

Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies. Track down a powerful sorceress, a Snape-like potions master, flying owls and dragons, centaurs and unicorns like those you’d see in the Forbidden Forest and cloaked and masked figures as scary as any Death Eater or Dementor.

Fable & Lark also hosts public and private Griffins, Goblets, and Gold: A Magical Arts tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art tours., similar but more intimate with the ability to customize by age and interest.