‘Return to Hogwarts:’ How to Watch the ‘Harry Potter’ 20th Anniversary Reunion Online


The stars from the original Harry Potter movies are all grown up and reuniting for a new special tied to the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the very first film in the franchise.

Streaming on HBO Max, the retrospective special is titled Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts and reunites Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson, along with director Chris Columbus, for a look back at memorable moments from the films, behind-the-scenes footage, and new cast interviews about the book-turned-global-phenomenon.

Want to watch the Harry Potter reunion special online? Here’s what you need to know to watch Return to Hogwarts online.

When Does Harry Potter: Return to Hogwarts Come Out? Release Date, Time

The new Harry Potter special, Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, premieres at midnight PST on New Year’s Day, January 1 on HBO Max.

This is an HBO Max Original, meaning the only place to watch the Harry Potter reunion online is through the streaming service.

‘Return to Hogwarts:’ How to Watch the ‘Harry Potter’ 20th Anniversary Reunion Online

How to Watch Return to Hogwarts Online

If you want to watch Return to Hogwarts online, you’ll need to be an HBO Max subscriber. Not a subscriber? An HBO Max subscription starts at just $9.99 a month for an ad-supported plan or $14.99 a month for an ad-free project.

Your HBO Max subscription lets you watch the Harry Potter cast reunion online and access the entire HBO Max library of shows and specials, including the famous Friends reunion, the new season of Euphoria, and the Sex and the City spin-off, And Just Like That.

Once you sign up for HBO Max, you can stream Harry Potter: Return to Hogwarts online on your computer, tablet, or phone. While it’s not airing on a traditional cable TV channel, you can still watch Return to Hogwarts on TV using the HBO Max app on your Roku Stick, Fire TV 4K Stick, Apple TV, or similar media streaming device.

How to Stream Return to Hogwarts Online Free

Unlike some other streaming services, HBO Max doesn’t offer a free tier or free trial to let you watch the Harry Potter reunion online free. However, there are a few ways to watch Return to Hogwarts free online.

AT&T customers can get HBO Max free with select wireless internet, phone, and TV plans. Already an AT&T customer? Click here to see if your plan qualifies for free streaming on HBO Max, then use the deal to stream Return to Hogwarts online for free. Not signed up for AT&T? Their plans start at just $50, with free HBO Max included.


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