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Experience The Magic In Harry Potter™ Studio's Christmas Celebrations | Dates, Highlights, Visitors Tips & More

Harry Potter™ Studio London is an excellent Christmas destination. The spirit and magic of the holidays go perfectly with the charm of the Harry Potter™ Studios. Shimmering lights, the warmth of the Gryffindor common room, and the buzzing streets of Diagon Alley are a delight, filling your soul with festive energy. Dining in Hogwarts Great Hall on Christmas is a remarkable experience, a memory that'll stay with you forever. Iconic sets, including Platform 9 ¾, are bathed in the Christmas spirit, with a professional DJ adding to the magic. Join us to explore the best of Harry Potter™ Studio Tours during Christmas.

Why you shouldn’t miss Harry Potter™ Studios’ Christmas celebrations?

Christmas vibe at Harry Potter Studio
  • Festive vibe - The Christmas vibe at Harry Potter™ Studio London is magnetic, keeping you engaged throughout your visit.
  • Magical decorations - Shimmering lights and Christmas decorations at Harry Potter™ Studio London are a treat for the eyes.
  • Christmas dinner - Taste delicious with your close ones in the Great Hall and enjoy the famous Butterbeer.
  • Drinks and dancing at iconic sets - Chug your favourite beer or have a Martini as you dance in The Forbidden Forest, Platform 9 ¾, and other iconic sets.
  • Experience amazing shows - From Hogwarts in the Snow to the Dark Arts, Harry Potter™ Studio London hosts amazing shows during Christmas.
  • Discover filmmaking secrets - Learn how the crew transformed Harry Potter sets for Christmas and the special effects team added fire to certain scenes.

Hogwarts In The Snow | An unforgettable winter experience

Christmas at the Harry Potter™ Studio London is an unforgettable experience. Platform 9 ¾, the Great Hall, and the other iconic sets are lit up by the Christmas decorations. You can enjoy dinner and drinks in a blanket of white and learn festive filmmaking secrets.

Christmas vibe at Harry Potter Studio

Return of the Yule Ball

If you can put aside Hermione Granger's fight with Harry and Ron Weasley, the Yule Ball sequence in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was a spectacular and magical night for everyone. Everyone, including the usually untidy Rubeus Hagrid, was dolled up and danced their hearts out. Harry Potter™ Studio London gives you a chance to do the same. You can dress up and dance the evening away with fellow guests. Experience Christmas anew and indulge in your fantastical whims at Harry Potter™ Studio.

Christmas vibe at Harry Potter Studio

Sets Transformed to Reflect the Christmas Cheer

Harry Potter™ Studio London is home to several original sets. From the Forbidden Forest and Diagon Alley to the Great Hall and Platform 9 ¾, Studio Tours is the place to see the best Harry Potter movie locations. The sets are transformed to match the Christmas spirit and cheer during this season, making them even more magical. Watch the season's first snowfall cover the Forbidden Forest, Diagon Alley, and Hogwarts castle, and feel the warmth inside the Gryffindor common room.

Christmas vibe at Harry Potter Studio

Filmmaking Secrets of Harry Potter Revealed

Directors and crew members must adapt to different environments during filmmaking. Christmas is an event featured heavily in the Harry Potter movies, and filmmakers used different kinds of skills to make those Christmas scenes come alive. Visit the Harry Potter™ Studio London during Christmas to learn the festive side of filmmaking and how filmmakers shot scenes featuring fire, ice, and snow. You can also discover behind-the-scenes secrets, such as how the sets were transformed and the special effects of flames created without fire.

Private events in Harry Potter™ Studio on Christmas

Harry Potter™ Studio Tours is always a good idea, but a visit during Christmas promises a whole lot more. The atmosphere turns magical, with several additional events held during Christmas. You can also host private events at Harry Potter™ Studio, with exclusive packages catering to all your needs. Availability and capacity of Private Events at Warner Bros. Studios are limited so make sure to check out the details and package inclusions before you book.

Christmas vibe at Harry Potter Studio

Festive Reception and Tours

You can host your guests at the Harry Potter™ Studio Tours during Christmas. From 200 to 1000 guests can easily be accommodated at the Studio Tours throughout November and December. Your guests arrive at the Studio Tour Lobby before moving to the Great Hall, from where they move to the other Harry Potter™ Studio Tours sets.

Christmas vibe at Harry Potter Studio

Christmas Dinner In Hogwarts Great Hall

Step into Hogwarts students' shoes as you enjoy dinner in Hogwarts' Great Hall. The set is lit up with Christmas decorations, and dinner tables are intricately arranged to give guests an incredible dining experience. 120 to 240 guests can be readily accommodated in the Great Hall, enough to host a private event with all your guests.

Christmas vibe at Harry Potter Studio

Christmas Dinner In Iconic Sets

Harry Potter™ Studio Tours is home to a number of iconic Harry Potter sets like Platform 9 ¾, Diagon Alley, Forbidden Forest, and Professor Sprout's Greenhouse. You can enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner in the Harry Potter set of your dreams this Christmas.

Plan your Christmas at Harry Potter™ Studio

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The entrance of Warner Bros. The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour

If you're planning a festive trip to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, you're in for a treat! The studios are decked out in Christmas cheer from 11th November 2023 to 14th January 2024 for their Hogwarts in the Snow event.

Here are the opening times during this period:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM

Please note that the studios will be closed on 25th and 26th December.

Sandwiches
  • The Chocolate Frog Café - Wizarding confectionery serving all kinds of magical treats, sweets, ice creams and cakes.
  • The Hub Café - The Hub Café serves sandwiches, bakery items, as well as hot and cold beverages.
  • The Food Hall - The Food Hall has delicious sandwiches, baked goodies and beverages in a refectory-style setting.
  • The Backlot Café - This cafe offers indoor and outdoor seating with views of popular sets. You can also enjoy the iconic Butterbeer here!
Christmas vibe at Harry Potter Studio
  • Christmas can be a crowded time at Harry Potter™ Studio. Book your tickets in advance.
  • Online booking is mandatory to enter Harry Potter™ Studio. Group bookings can help you grab discounts.
  • You might find long queues at the entrance of different sets. Arrive early to save time.
  • Wear warm clothes as the air is cooler to mirror Hogwarts on Christmas at Harry Potter™ Studio.
  • Comfortable footwear is essential as you will need to walk around different sets.
  • Avoid touching the Christmas decorations and original props at Harry Potter™ Studio.
  • There are several cafés at Harry Potter™ Studio, so there's no need to carry water or food with you.



Book Your Harry Potter™ Studio Tickets and Tours

Warner Bros. Studio: Harry Potter Tour with Transfers from London
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
6 hr. - 7 hr.
Transfers Included
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Warner Bros. Studio: Expert Guided Small Group Tour with Transfers
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
5 hr.
Guided Tour
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Harry Potter Studio Tour with London Film Locations Walking Tour
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
11 hr.
Guided Tour
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
5 hr. 15 min.
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The Making of Harry Potter Tickets with Timed Entry & Escorted Train Transfers
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Guided Tour
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Frequently asked questions about Harry Potter™ Studio Christmas

Is Hogwarts In The Snow worth it?

Absolutely! Hogwarts in the Snow is a fantastic experience. You can participate in the Yule Ball and check out Harry Potter™ Studio sets dressed in the Christmas spirit.

How long does Hogwarts In The Snow last?

Hogwarts in the Snow lasts from 12 November 2022 to 15 January 2023.

Is Harry Potter™ Studio decorated for Christmas?

Yes, Harry Potter™ Studio is decorated beautifully for Christmas. From Platform 9 ¾ to the Great Hall and Diagon Alley, every set is transformed to reflect the warmth and spirit of Christmas.

What are the Harry Potter™ Studio Christmas celebrations?

The Yule Ball returns to Harry Potter™ Studio during Christmas. You can dance to the DJ's beats and enjoy dinner and drinks at different Harry Potter™ Studio sets.

What is Harry Potter™ Studio like on Christmas?

Harry Potter™ Studio mirrors Hogwarts on Christmas. Decorations, the Snow, and events like the Yule Ball make it an amazing place to spend Christmas.

How to attend Hogwarts In The Snow at Harry Potter™ Studio?

You can attend Hogwarts in the Snow by booking your Harry Potter™ Studio Tour tickets online.

Do I need separate tickets for Hogwarts In The Snow at Harry Potter™ Studio?

No, you do not need separate tickets for Hogwarts in the Snow at Harry Potter™ Studio. The same ticket applies to all the different events.

Is Harry Potter™ Studio busy between Christmas and New Year?

Yes, Harry Potter™ Studio is packed between Christmas and New Year. Book your tickets in advance.

Is December a good time to visit Harry Potter™ Studio?

Yes, December is an excellent time to visit Harry Potter™ Studio. It comes alive with Christmas decorations and transformed sets.

What are the Harry Potter™ Studio opening times on Christmas?

The Harry Potter™ Studio transforms into a festive wonderland from November 11th, 2023, to January 14th, 2024. Explore the Great Hall adorned with sparkling decorations, cozy up in the Gryffindor common room, and wander through Hogwarts grounds frosted with snow. Snap festive photos, encounter iconic props, and let the magic of Christmas fill you with wonder. Just keep in mind, the studios will be closed on December 25th and 26th. So grab your wand, book your tickets, and prepare for a Yuletide adventure you'll never forget!

How to attend Harry Potter™ Studio private events?

You can attend Harry Potter™ Studio private events by making prior reservations.