Hogsmeade is an entirely wizarding village located near Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Students in their third year or higher at Hogwarts are allowed to visit Hogsmeade on weekends if they have a signed permission form.
 Notable Events in Hogsmeade
 Pre-Book 1
Albus Dumbledore interviews Sybill Trelawney at the Hog's Head, where she makes a prophecy regarding the one who has the power to vanquish the Dark Lord. This prophecy is partially overheard by Severus Snape.
 Third Book
Harry Potter visits the village for the first time after Fred and George give him the Marauder's map. At the Three Broomsticks, Harry overhears Madam Rosmerta, Professor McGonagall, Hagrid, Flitwick, and Cornelius Fudge discussing Sirius Black. Harry learns that Sirius Black was his dad's best friend and his godfather, but he is believed to have been the Potter's secret keeper and betrayed their whereabouts to Lord Voldemort.