Friday is one of the most famous fictional birthdays — Harry Potter is turning 35 years old. 

In the "Harry Potter" series, the main character was born in July 31, 1980, making the boy wizard 35 years old today. His creator J.K. Rowling also shares his birthday. She turns 50 today.

If you are looking to celebrate, here are several ways you can celebrate around Utah or in your own home. 

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The Shops at Riverwoods in Provo is celebrating the birthday of The Boy Who Lived with a party to raise money for pediatric cancer. They will …

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The Wall at BYU is having a birthday party for everyone's favorite wizard. They will have Butterbeer, chocolate frogs and other delicacies. Th…

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Saturday morning, there is the 3rd annual Potter 5K, Walk, Fly! event in West Jordan. Entrants can dress in costumes or come to run the whole …

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The local chapter of The Harry Potter Alliance is based in Salt Lake. The Harry Potter Alliance has more than 50 active chapters around the wo…

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Which Harry Potter book is your favorite? Why not give it a read for the 35th time (since it is Harry's 35th birthday after all.)

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If you want to sit home and have fun with your kids (or by yourself), you can make your own custom want. Check out the instructions from Ball …

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Make yourself and your family some fresh homemade butterbeer. Here is a great, simple recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/butterbeer-re…

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