The long-awaited seasonal set was officially revealed today, along with five new LEGO Harry Potter building sets that will join the collection under Warner Bros.‘ Wizarding World of Harry Potter brand. Last year, Funko‘s Harry Potter Pop! Mini advent calendar sold out months before Christmas at many retailers, so if that’s the indicator — the first-ever LEGO Harry Potter advent calendar should be a big hit this fall.
LEGO Harry Potter Advent Calendar (75964)
This 305-piece set allows fans to celebrate Christmas in the Wizarding World with a magical surprise LEGO Harry Potter toy every day for 24 days. Behind each door is a different LEGO Harry Potter holiday gift to open, build, and play with. Each day delivers a favorite character, familiar object, or awesome accessory from the Harry Potter series, so fans can create Hogwarts holiday adventures of their own.
The calendar includes seven minifigures: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Professor McGonagall, Albus Dumbledore, Professor Flitwick, and the Hogwarts Architect, plus a Hedwig figure. Models include a micro Hogwarts Express train, buildable fireplace with Christmas decoration, Great Hall table with accessories, and a statue pedestal decorated with the four house crests.
Expecto Patronum (75945)
With this 121-piece set, witches and wizards can help Harry Potter defend Sirius Black from the Dementors. Based on the Great Lake Forbidden Forest scene in which the Expecto Patronum spell is fired at the Dementors, summoning Harry’s Patronus charm to ward them off his godfather, Sirius Black.
The set includes four LEGO Harry Potter minifigures: Harry Potter, Sirius Black, and two Dementors. The set features a forest scene with a small lakeside build and two buildable trees with a spell-cast shooting function, plus a semitransparent glittering stag figure with room for a minifigure on top. Also includes Harry’s wand to cast the Expecto Patronum spell, as used in the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban movie.
Hungarian Horntail Triwizard Challenge (75946)
The 265-piece set allows fans the chance to stage their own battle against one of the most dangerous dragons in the Wizarding World. They can help Harry compete against rival students from other schools of magic, as they strive to retrieve the mysterious golden egg —facing a Hungarian Horntail dragon to defeat.
Includes four new LEGO Harry Potter minifigures: Harry Potter, Fleur Delacour, Cedric Diggory and Viktor Krum, each with their own wand. Also includes a posable Hungarian Horntail dragon with flames in its mouth and movable limbs and wings, plus a buildable opening tent for the champions to wait their turn in the Triwizard Tournament, as seen in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire movie. All characters have wands, and inside the tent is a bed, two cups, a small shelf and potion bottle. The set also includes Harry’s Firebolt racing broomstick, a rocky environment containing the golden egg, and a chain to attach the dragon.
Hagrid’s Hut: Buckbeak’s Rescue (75947)
Witches and wizards can recreate magical scenes from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with this new 496-piece set. Fans can explore the detailed interior of Hagrid’s hut, hide behind Hagrid’s pumpkin patch when the Minister of Magic and the Executioner arrive, then rescue Buckbeak the Hippogriff from the Executioner’s axe.
The set includes six LEGO Harry Potter minifigures: Hagrid, Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Executioner, and the Minister of Magic, plus a Buckbeak the Hippogriff figure with moveable wings and head, restrained by a removable chain. It features Hagrid’s two-section buildable woodland hut with pumpkin patch outside. Hagrid’s Hut’s desk room includes a desk with chair, candle, chest, chocolate frog, Daily Prophet newspaper, and a spider. Main room includes a table with two chairs, buildable armchair, chimney with light brick, egg in a bowl, bag, display case, Hagrid’s pink umbrella, shovel, teapot, spoon, pan, meat cleaver, lasso, broom, and a bucket. Also includes pumpkins, lantern, axe, three wands, the Minister of Magic’s hat, and a removable chain for Buckbeak.
Hogwarts Clock Tower (75948)
Featuring iconic locations seen in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Potterheads can visit Dumbledore’s office or attend a Defense Against the Dark Arts lesson, travel through time by resetting the tower clock, or unwind at the Yule Ball by operating the “dance” function with this 922-piece set.
Includes eight new Harry Potter minifigures: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Fleur Delacour, Cedric Diggory, Viktor Krum, Albus Dumbledore, and Madame Maxime. All figures come with wands and their Yule Ball costumes. It features the three-level Hogwarts Clock Tower, Entrance Hall, Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom, Hospital Wing, Prefects’ Bathroom, Dumbledore’s Office, and a section of icy decorations for the Yule Ball. Also features a clock-changing mechanism for fans to create Time-Turner time travel adventures. The Entrance Hall features a chest and the Goblet of Fire. The Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom includes a table, chair, potions, glass case, book, desk with inkpot with a quill, buildable lamp, and a blackboard. The Hospital Wing includes two beds and buildable lamps. The Prefects’ Bathroom features a mermaid stained-glass window. Dumbledore’s Office includes a chair and desk with inkpot and quill, the Pensieve, and the sword of Gryffindor. The Yule Ball scene includes two icy tables with two glasses, buildable icy sculpture, and a Christmas Tree.
The Knight Bus (75957)
Adventurous wizards and witches can snag a wild ride aboard the Knight Bus — a 403-piece depiction of the famous purple triple-decker bus.
The set includes three newLEGO Harry Potter minifigures: Harry Potter, Stan Shunpike, and Ernie Prang. This three-level LEGO bus features an opening hinged side panel and a removable roof to maximize play potential. Also includes a sliding bed and swinging chandelier that move as the bus swerves and turns. Plus, fans will enjoy the Shrunken Head and Harry Potter’s chest containing a wand, letter, chocolate bar, and a potion bottle.
The five new LEGO Harry Potter building sets will be available beginning August 1. The advent calendar will hit stores on September 1.
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