Christmas at Hogwarts is the second moment in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 12, The Mirror of Erised.


On Christmas Eve, Harry went to bed looking forward to the next day for the food and the fun, but not expecting any presents at all. When he woke early the next morning, however, the first thing he saw was a small pile of packages at the foot of his bed…



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This moment has 3 zoom levels.

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Curses and Counter-Curses

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Infusion of Wormwood
Wizard's Chess Set
  • Next to a plate of what looks like galleons, you'll find a single galleon.
  • Above a blue feathered hat, you'll find a bottle of Infusion of Wormwood.
  • When you hover over the Christmas Cracker (large candy-shaped present on the table), it opens to reveal a Wizard's Chess Set.
  • Hovering over the blue hat and red poppers causes mice to emerge and squeak.

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Mistletoe Berries
  • The mistletoe to the right of the Christmas tree will let you pick the berries off of it.
  • The purple balloon will fly off and pop when you roll your mouse over it.


The sounds are of the students talking cheerfully and the clattering of dishes.

See Also

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry's Special Delivery
Charms Class
The Mountain Troll
Charms Homework
The Golden Snitch
The Mirror of Erised
The Library
Christmas at Hogwarts
The Disused Classroom
Nicolas Flamel
Nicolas Flamel is Finally Revealed
The Hooded Figure
Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback
Hagrid's Secret
The Egg in the Fire
A Plan for Norbert the Baby Dragon
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