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“MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 26: “Augustana, Harry Potter and the Alchemical Retreat” is NOW available for download


MuggleNet Academia returns with a new show that focuses on a Harry Potter class taught at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, and its associated student retreat to a Hogwarts-esque castle. Read More »

SPECIAL EVENT: online movie marathon with ALL eight “Harry Potter” films to raise money for charity


On December 7, for 24 straight hours, the film commentary podcast What Are You Doing, Movie? will be setting its sights squarely on the Harry Potter series and doing commentaries for all eight films in a row to raise money and awareness for the Against Malaria Foundation. Read More »

“Always – The Potter Fandom Podcast” is now available on iTunes


Always - The Potter Fandom Podcast has just been released and is available to listeners in the Arts category of the iTunes store. Always - The Potter Fandom Podcast will highlight the various Harry Potter fandom groups, events, and news from all over the US and the world and is geared to Harry Potter fans eighteen years of age and older. Read More »

Sotheby’s London to offer a unique and personal charm bracelet based on designs by J.K. Rowling


On December 10, 2013, Sotheby's London will offer the Lumos Maxima bracelet, a bespoke silver charm bracelet based on designs by J.K. Rowling and inspired by her Harry Potter books. It features eleven charms, each handcrafted in the silver workshops of Edinburgh jeweler Hamilton & Inches. Read More »

Special video: Universal Orlando begins slow test of Hogwarts Express

The Hogwarts Express has arrived at Universal Orlando Resort.  Today, October, 24, 2013, Universal Orlando placed the iconic locomotive and train tender on the tracks between the two theme parks.

Thanks to Attractions Magazine, we have video footage that was shot today from Universal Orlando where the theme park has begun slow testing of the Hogwarts Express ride. Read More »

December birthday reminders – Do you share a birthday with someone from “Potter”?

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We would like to extend a very happy birthday wish to the actors, actresses, characters, and MuggleNet staff members that make the Harry Potter series so successful today. Read More »

The 2013 MuggleNet ADVENT Calendar Giveaway is now open! Play to win


Back by popular demand, the MuggleNet staff is proud to bring you the 3rd Annual Advent Calendar Giveaway. This year promises to be the best one yet. We have 25 AWESOME prizes that are available for 25 of our amazing fans from around the world to win. Read More »

Alivan’s Master Wandmakers Holiday Wand Ornament on sale NOW! HURRY while supplies last


The Alivan's 2013 Magic Wand Christmas Ornament is now in stock and ready to be hung on your tree (be sure and get it quick...last year's version sold out 395 pieces in 2 days!). Read More »

Rupert Grint’s “CBGB” has limited release in Canada – ENTER TO WIN!


For a very limited time CBGB, the latest film starring Potter alumni Rupert Grint and Alan Rickman, will be playing at the Cineplex Yonge/Dundas from Novemebr 29-December 4. MuggleNet now offers our Canadian fans the opportunity to win a movie poster from CBGB. Read More »

Warwick Davis Signature Shop offers Black Friday sale PLUS 2 new signatures coming soon


Looking to get an authentic signature from one of the Harry Potter stars? Then head over to the Signature Shop by Warwick Davis. For a short time only, all signature items are reduced to 30GBP from the original 40GBP price to celebrate Black Friday. Read More »

IT’S HERE! IT’S HERE! – The MuggleNet 2014 Fandom Calendar is now available!


You have been asking for it, and we have listened. The MuggleNet 2013 Fandom Calendar was a great success for us last year, and fans from all over the world asked us if we would be doing it again this year. Well, we did it, and HERE IT IS - the MuggleNet 2014 Fandom Calendar! Read More »

Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals at the Harry Potter Shop


Check out for Black Friday savings! Read More »

Join the “Harry Potter Alliance Odds in Our Favor” campaign TODAY!


We are not a Hunger Games fan site. However, we always support the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) when truths need to be told and fandoms need to move and rise together as one. That is the situation in the latest HPA campaign: "The Odds in Our Favor" Read More »

“Alohomora!” Warner Bros. Consumer Products unlocks the best gifts of the season with the Online Harry Potter Gift Guide


Just in time for the holiday season, Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) today announced the return of the Harry Potter Gift Guide, the intricately designed digital catalog featuring "Harry Potter" products for wizards and Muggles of all ages. Read More »

MuggleNet has ALL of your holiday shopping needs covered right here


MuggleNet has an army of connections around the world, and every once in a while we like to share with you some of the fantastic deals we come across for all of our "Harry Potter" friends here on the site. Read More »

MuggleNet interviews Phelps twins at opening of Harry Potter: The Exhibition in Edmonton, Canada


On Thursday, MuggleNet was present for the premiere opening of the latest stop on the Harry Potter: The Exhibition tour as it returns to North America. The Exhibition is now open at TELUS World of Science museum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and opening the exhibition once again were James and Oliver Phelps. Read More »

The “Harry Potter” Shop at Platform 9 3/4 is now officially open online


Following the successful opening of The Harry Potter™ Shop at Platform 9 3/4 at King's Cross Station in December 2012, Platform 9 3/4 Kings Cross Ltd is pleased to announce the launch of the new The Harry Potter™ Shop at Platform 9 3/4 online shop. Read More »

MuggleNet is proud to announce the 2014 HP Fan Trips packages

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MuggleNet has long been associated with the great people over at HP Fan Trips™, and some of our staff have even been on these exclusive trips. They are wonderful opportunities for Harry Potter fans to get together with other Harry Potter fans and travel together for a magical journey. HP Fan Trips™ is celebrating its 11th year, and today they announced the trips for 2014 - The HP Fan Trips Excellent Adventure™. Read More »

Celebrate “Hogwarts in the Snow” at the WB Studio Tour London – watch special video


Today, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter unveils the most magical snowfall of the season, the breathtaking Hogwarts Castle model covered in a blanket of snow. From Friday, November 15, 2013, visitors will get the chance to see the castle as it has never been seen before, with its iconic festive look recreated for the first time. Read More »

Get your holiday merchandise for all of your “Potter” friends at Alivan’s Master Wandmakers


It's hard to believe that the holidays are almost here already. In fact, did you know that Hanukkah starts next week? WOW! It's time to do your holiday shopping, and we know just where to go... Alivan's Master Wandmakers! Read More »