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Fred and George pull a wizard cracker

A Wizard Cracker[1] (also known as a Wizarding Cracker)[2] is a magical kind of Christmas cracker that wizards often gift to each other around Christmas, that holds a small gift inside. Unlike Muggle crackers, Wizard Crackers go off with a bang as loud as a cannon blast, enveloping everyone nearby in a cloud of blue smoke, rather than just a small pop. The gifts in comparison to the Muggle counterpart are often far more unique or genuine in quality, with the hats being as durable as the real thing, and the gifts being rather peculiar.[3]

One brand of wizard crackers is Cribbages Wizarding Crackers.[2]

Wizard crackers at Hogwarts

Wizard Crackers were given out at the Christmas Feast every year at Hogwarts.[3][4][2] A stack of them was placed every few feet along each of the tables in the Great Hall.[3]

Known prizes

Hats

Gifts

See also

Behind the scenes

Green Wizard Cracker

A Wizard Cracker thrown by Malfoy

Appearances

Notes and references

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