Murder at the Toadwart Inn murder mystery

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Dust off your robes and wands and get ready for your next Witch & Wizard murder mystery party! This is an in-person, traditional mingling (face-to-face) format. A hilarious witch & wizard themed murder mystery party game for 14+ years, 6-10 characters. 10 Character Expansion pack is available. This is the instant download upon purchase version of the game - no waiting, no shipping fees! Everything you need to play is in the download!  Easy to host, easy to prepare. 

There are four PDF files to download with this game - a host instruction file, printable file, solution key, and an optional free invitation file.

Five out of ten difficulty. This game was updated on 8/24/21

Helpful Links:

Host character list
Free, printable invitation
 Sample game materials
10 character expansion pack - Purchased separately
Boxed version - My Mystery Party will prepare your party ready kit
Direct your guests here - the corresponding pre-game site at Your Mystery Party

Murder Mystery Synopsis:

The Toadwart Inn is a historical place within the magical community where magical folk gather safely away from the snurbs (i.e. non-magical part of society) to have a wonderful and relaxing time. Magical beings anticipate the yearly Witch’s Brew Social sponsored by the inn, as the who’s who of the supernatural world will certainly be in attendance.

This event will be the ultimate opportunity for magical beings to taste all of the latest flavors of witch’s brew and catch up on juicy gossip. The guests are set to arrive at the gathering riding the most outlandish and expensive models of brooms. Cameras will flash as the Merlin’s Daily and Merlin Morning Timesreporters capture the guests donning this season’s most fashionable hats, robes, and wands.

Get ready for magical challenges, delectable dishes, and merriment with your magical friends! This is where your story begins.

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If you wish to host this (or any other) game for profit, you will need a commercial license - click here.  

Minimum age:
14 years
Difficulty rating:
Moderate, 5/10
Gender of character roles:
# of players in main game:
6-10 players
Expansion pack(s):
10 players
Expandable team players:
Date of publication:
2010. Last revised on 8/24/21
Game license:
Single, private use. For the game license's Terms and Conditions, see below.


  • 5
    Excellent party

    Posted by charlotte woodhead on Sep 11th 2021

    Just had my daughters birthday party and it worked like a dream. Girls had a fantastic time. Timings worked perfectly. All easy to follow and understand. Highly recommend.

  • 5
    An Absolute blast of an event!

    Posted by Chris on Jul 14th 2020

    As an owner of my own murder mystery business, I always love getting to experience a murder mystery that I haven't crafted myself. So often I do not get to play along with everyone because I know all the answers. So I loved getting the opportunity to enjoy the evening and solve the murder along with everyone else! The setup is as simple or complex as you want it to be. I had everything ready to go within a day (it was a last minute decision to do with visiting family.) But the story was funny and the characters are easy to become especially in a group of people willing to let their inhibitions go. It really embraces the ideas of the events and makes people talk because there is crucial evidence that has to be discussed so that everyone has an opportunity to solve the mystery. And I loved the reveal of the killer and their motives. Everyone was soooooo close to figuring out everything. Some people figured out the killer but the motive was wrong, while others pegged the wrong killer but had valid motives to support their accusations! The entire event was simply a blast and a half!!!!

  • 5
    So fun!

    Posted by Unknown on May 9th 2020

    We downloaded the game for a stuck-at-home birthday party. The materials were terrific and we all had a wonderful time.

  • 4
    Gives people a chance to have fun

    Posted by Allison Smith on Nov 20th 2019

    I had a good mixture of outgoing people and introverts. I was surprised by how into it the introverts got! Fun excuse to dress up. It was a blast.

  • 5
    Great Murder Mystery

    Posted by Kathy Lea on Oct 25th 2019

    We plan on using this at work in a three act skit for Halloween. This is the 11th time we've done this and each time it's been a huge success! This mystery has all the elements of a great time!

  • 5
    Birthday Party

    Posted by Amy Beam on Oct 19th 2019

    This is our first party and not our last for sure! It was a huge hit! We used the expansion kit and the guests were ages 12-15 and it was not too difficult for them. They had tons of fun! I added two more “in party games”and an award ceremony and the party was about 4 hours total. I hosted but did not participate so I read all the clues prior which I felt helped me as the host. Obviously if you’re hosting and participating, DO NOT read any clues! We liked this game because it was fun and had funny moments as well.

  • 5
    Loved this game!

    Posted by Michelle on Oct 2nd 2019

    We used this for our Harry Potter themed Halloween party last year and it was a great hit! We have already purchased from them again for this year. The games are well put together.

  • 5
    Nice game

    Posted by Jessica on Aug 14th 2019

    This is the second game I've purchased from here. I love them

  • 5
    Murder at Toadwarts was a blast!

    Posted by Krista on Nov 24th 2018

    I organized this murder mystery party for my family. We played it the day after Thanksgiving. Everyone loved it, especially because we all love Harry Potter. I would recommend this to any family or group of friends that wants to have a fun evening.