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15 BEST Harry Potter Gifts for Adult Fans in 2023

Are you looking for the best Harry Potter Gifts for that adult fan?

If you have someone in your life who is long overdue their Hogwarts acceptance letter, there is no need for them to miss out on the magic. 

As one of the biggest novel and film series ever created, the wizarding world is accompanied with an impressive selection of merchandise and branded products which make the most incredible gifts. 

With so much choice across clothing, gaming, homeware and experiences, selecting a gift for a Harry Potter fan is both a dream and a challenge. 

The outstanding selection makes it easy to find gifts your loved one will be thrilled with but that same selection makes it difficult to decide which to go for. 

Here at ThemeParkHipster, we are BIG Harry Potter fans and have personally tried and tested many of these gifts. 

If you’re wondering what to buy a Harry Potter fan, I have narrowed it down to the 15 BEST Harry Potter gifts for adult fans.

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Christmas at Disney Boardwalk Inn and Villas Christmas Tree on Green Lawn

Disney’s BoardWalk Christmas 2023 Guide: Food, Decor and more!

Chock-full of nostalgia, Disney’s BoardWalk springs to life at Christmastime! But if you’re planning to do a little resort hopping this holiday season, you’re going to need this handy Disney’s BoardWalk Christmas Guide!

Filled with exquisite dining, unique shops and exciting nightlife, this timeless resort celebrates the golden age of Coney Island and Atlantic City, while adding a touch of Disney magic along the way.

Whether it is the fun-filled arcade games that line the water’s edge or the marvelous street performers that dazzle-n-delight, the BoardWalk’s timeless charm is a wholesome as Christmastime itself. 

Come with me and find out why!

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Guide to Kennywood Christmas Lights at the Holiday Lights Event

2023 Kennywood Holiday Lights Guide: Dates, Tickets, Rides and more!

Are you looking for a full guide to exploring Kennywood Holiday Lights this Christmas season?

Well, look no further!

A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to visit Kennywood Park not only for the first time, but for the opening weekend of their specialty Holiday Lights event.

It is for this reason that I am happy to give you all the details to help you make the most of your time and money for a fun Kennywood Christmas trip!

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Diagon Alley at Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Christmas at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter 2023 Guide: Food, Decor, and more!

There’s nothing more magical than Christmas at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

Most likely, if you’re reading this, you’re a fan of the Harry Potter films or books. So I know that one of the best memories you have of the franchise is experiencing Hogwarts at Christmas through our favorite characters.

Nothing beats the special moment when Harry wakes up and walks into the Gryffindor common room and seeing Ron waiting for him to come open presents with him on Christmas morning.

Knowing that for the first time, Harry will wake up to presents in the very year he discovers that he is so much more that what his aunt and uncle have made him seem truly is such a heartwarming moment.

Universal Orlando manages to bring some of those magical and whimsical feelings to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Christmas.

This makes it extra special to visit during November to the end of December.

Today, I will be going over everything for the holiday season that you can experience at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando.

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Is Disney Open for Thanksgiving Day. Yes it is with lots of activities to choose from.

Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving at Disney 2023 (Dinner, Tips, and Crowd)

You may be wondering if Disney World is open during Thanksgiving Day? Absolutely!

If you’ve never experience Thanksgiving at Disney World, then you’re definitely missing out on one the best ways to jump start the holidays.

From delicious Thanksgiving dinners to festive décor and treats, you’ll want to try a day at Disney during this holiday weekend.

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Top 10 Disney Christmas Treats and Desserts You Can’t Miss (2023)

Are you looking for the absolute BEST Disney Christmas treats for this holiday season?

Listen up all you foodies out there, Santa has been extra good to us this year by bringing some of best goodies we’ve ever seen to Walt Disney World!

But if you really want to get your hands of these limited time sweet treats, you’re going to need to study up! 

Today, I’m going to show you the Top 10 Disney Christmas Treats and Desserts, where to get them, as well as some helpful tips and FAQ. 

So, if you’ve got dreams of sugar, spice, and everything nice… let’s goooo!

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Disney Magic Kingdom Christmas Tree on Main Street USA next to City Hall

12 BEST Tips for Going to Disney World at Christmastime (2023)


Plan on visiting The Most Magical Place on Earth during the most wonderful time of the year? Well, hang onto your Santa hats, because you’re going to want to read my 12 Best Disney World Tips for Christmastime before you do!

I would never discourage you from going to Disney World at Christmas time, ThemeParkHipster.

Truly, there is no where else I’d rather be!

That being said, if you’re not a seasoned veteran to the parks, it can be a bit overwhelming.

I have broken everything down to help demystify the process and I assure you that by the time this article is done, you’ll be good to go.

So, if you’re ready for some tips, tricks, hacks, and facts… lets gooo!

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Best Disney Christmas Ornaments on Amazon with Photo from Ye Old Christmas Shoppe in the Magic Kingdom

10 Best Disney Christmas Ornaments You MUST Buy in 2023

Are you trying to find some of the best Disney Christmas ornaments online?

The holiday season is upon us and over the coming weeks, homes will gradually transform into personal winter wonderlands.

Christmas is one the most magical times of year and one thing that always enhances the wonder of the festive period is a sprinkle of Disney.

As a Disney fan, there is no doubt that you are likely to have at least one themed ornament occupying space in your Christmas decor but there is always room for more.

Bring your favorite Disney movie or a classic park icon into your home and decorate with the 10 best Disney Christmas collection ornaments you must buy this year!

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Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on Main Street USA with Christmas Outfits at the Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World

Disney Christmas Trip 2023 Guide: Hotels, Tickets, Decorations and more!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It truly is. And what better way to spend the holidays than having a good old family Disney Christmas trip. Magical, right? 

Well, yes it is. November and December offer perfect weather (a little bit cooler than usual – you might actually need a coat!), entertainment, festive decorations, scrumptious holiday snacks, and so much more. 

But there is also a lot you need to know to start planning. 

In this Disney World Christmas Guide I’ll share with you all that you absolutely need to know in order to plan a successful and memorable Christmas at Disney World.

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Disney Magic Kingdom Christmas tree in the Florida sun

20 BEST Christmas Trees at Disney World You Must See in 2023

The Most Magical Place on Earth meets the most wonderful time of the year! So, put on an ugly sweater and grab your hot cocoa, because it’s time to go walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland as we search for our favorite Christmas Trees at Walt Disney World.

And if you’re a Florida local and you want to do a little “driving in a winter wonderland” as you tree hop – I’ve added the addresses of each location for ya!

Now, fire up that Christmas playlist and let’s go!

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