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Chicago Children’s Entertainment Ideas

child with butterfly face painting from professional face painterNo Chicago family event is complete without children’s entertainment. These entertainers can bring smiles to the youngest guests at grand openings, birthday parties, company picnics, and holiday parties. These children entertainers are also a good fit for weddings, especially for receptions with a child-friendly room.

Magicians

Magicians are a fantastic way to amaze kids and keep them entertained through the event. Quality magicians can customize their acts to any event, making it possible to deliver a performance that fits with the event atmosphere.

Balloon artists

This timeless children’s entertainment is a great addition to a grand opening, company picnic, festival, or holiday party line-up. Balloon sculptures can also be a great event favor that guests appreciate—and a great way to play up the event atmosphere. Quality balloon artists can bring smiles to young faces, form sculptures that fit with the event theme, and serve as an attention-grabber that draws children and their parents.

Jugglers

balloon sculptures at grand opening chicago ilNothing catches the eye—or the eyes of children—like a smiling juggler. Jugglers can provide an interactive form of entertainment that draws in children and keeps them entertained. To choose the best juggler for the event, contact a local entertainment professional who can coordinate and juggle the details.

Face Painters

Guests have higher expectations for face painting than ever before. Professional face painters are an integral part of creating a polished event image and creating an event atmosphere. Quality face painters can offer images related to an event theme.

Musicians

Children’s musicians are fun way to entertain children, especially young children. The best musicians can customize their act to the event and keep the children entertained as long as needed. Children’s musicians can also be a great way to draw attention to a particular attraction or event.

Holiday Entertainers

holiday gingerbread man for corporate christmas partiesThere are several holiday entertainers perfect for Chicago holiday events. Father Christmases and carolers are obvious choices for holiday children’s entertainment. Other fun children’s entertainers are holiday characters, such as toy soldiers, the Grinch, and elves. Contact a entertainment agent for holiday children’s entertainers that fit with the event atmosphere.

20+ Entertainment Ideas That Takes Your Event to the Next Level

event entertainers Mardi Gras entertainersYour guests have expectations when they come to your event: they may expect another ho-hum get together, a fantastic night of good food and entertainment, or an experience somewhere in the middle.  If you want to meet—and exceed—their expectations, you have to check off all the boxes of event planning: venue, food, atmosphere, entertainment.

It’s your job to provide that in an unforgettable event and pull all the stops out to get there (or to use experts that can get you there).  To get your creative juices flowing, and put you on the road to a successful event, we’ve given you a list of event entertainers that can take your event to the next level.

  1. Showgirls
  2. Black Jack Dealers
  3. Dance band
  4. Comedians
  5. Celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Britney Spears, Elvis, etc.
  6. Orchestra
  7. Jazz musicians
  8. Flappers
  9. Gangsters
  10. Jazz performers
  11. Carnival girls
  12. Steel drum band
  13. Mariachi band
  14. Island servers
  15. Hypnotists
  16. Magicians
  17. Burlesque entertainers
  18. Show (holiday show, short musical, etc.)
  19. Mimes
  20. Country band
  21. Stilt walkers
  22. Blues band
  23. Accoustic acts

If you want more ideas, or you’ve already set your event theme and need to fill in the blanks, contact an entertainment agent that can help you create an incredible event that fits your budget—and exceeds the expectations of everyone in attendance.