Muggles Are Celebrating Harry Potter’s Birthday This Weekend with Some Very Real Treats

If you have a sweet tooth, Harry Potter’s birthday (July 31) is a good excuse to celebrate, and plenty of real businesses are finding ways to combine a love of the Harry Potter series with their usual offerings. Even if you can’t Apparate to one of these locations, we hope that these will encourage you to seek out some Harry Potter treats near you.

Harry Potter-inspired milkshakes are in order in both Michigan and Tennessee, for instance. M Street Baking Company in Howell, Michigan, is serving butterbeer milkshakes themed after each of the Hogwarts Houses, reports MLive.

To celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday on July 31st[,] M Street Baking Co. in Howell has created these four [b]utterbeer extreme shakes and will make them for customers from Thursday, July 29, through Sunday, August 1, at its bakery in Howell and at its new location inside Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi.



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Similarly, Legendairy Milkshake Bar, in Nashville, Tennessee, has concocted its own butterbeer milkshakes, available while supplies last.



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If you prefer your Harry Potter treats in doughnut form, that can be arranged. The Mini Bar in Jacksonville, Florida, celebrates Harry’s birthday annually, and this year is no different.

The shop will be serving special Potter Packs, a three-pack of mini doughnuts featuring the flavors Butterbeer (caramel drizzle, butterbeer buttercream, your choice of Hogwarts House[-]colored sprinkles and a House flag), Honeydukes (vanilla glaze, sprinkles, a chocolate fly and Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans) and HP BDay (strawberry glaze, vanilla buttercream and the letters ‘HP’ — inspired by Harry’s very first birthday cake from Hagrid).

Any wizard who attends in their best Harry Potter-inspired outfit will receive a free sticker. That can be anything from cloaks and wands at the ready to a Harry Potter[-]themed T-shirt.

The Mini Bar has two locations in the Jacksonville area.



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Finally, Nashville Sweets – also in Nashville, Tennessee – is celebrating Harry’s birthday with an entire menu of Harry Potter-inspired baked goods! Items from the bakery’s special menu are available on a first come, first served basis.



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How will you be celebrating Harry Potter’s birthday this year? Tell us your plans in the comments below!


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Mary W.

I am a Slytherin, a lifelong fan of Harry Potter, and a member of MuggleNet staff since 2014. In my Muggle life, I am passionate about human rights, and I love to travel around the world and meet new people.