This Quinceañera Is Every Harry Potter Fan’s Dream

Lead Photo: Art by Alan López for Remezcla
Art by Alan López for Remezcla
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In the dark, Voldemort-fearing world of Harry Potter, there’s not much room for partying. Even though we followed Harry, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger through their formative years, we never actually see them have an all-out birthday bash. But had they lived like regular teenagers and not under constant threat from a murderous evil wizard, their parties may have resembled Tania Meza’s quinceañera. In a recently uploaded video, Meza showed how she transformed an everyday hall into Hogwarts.

Though it’s surprisingly not modeled after the Yule Ball – aka one of the only parties Harry, Hermione, and Ron attended – it’s incredibly on-point. In order to enter the building, guests naturally had to go through Platform Nine and Three-Quarters. Inside, the space was styled to look like the Great Hall. So instead of circular tables with one large centerpiece, the hall featured long tables with house banners hanging above. Golden snitches adorned every champagne flute – which hopefully were eventually topped with butterbeer – and each guest received a wand.

Instead of the traditional glam photos often displayed at these coming-of-age celebrations, the Great Hall featured photos of Tania Photoshopped in Hermione’s place alongside Harry and Ron. And though she replaced Hermione in the photos, it seems her damas’ pink dresses were a nod to the brainiest witch’s Yule Ball gown. The chambelanes wore Hogwarts robes that repped their houses.

The amount of imagination and attention to detail is spellbinding (sorry, not sorry), so check out her quinces below:

[H/T Mitú]