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22+ Grand Opening Entertainment Ideas That’ll Set Your Event Apart

showgirl entertainer in red dress at grand openingThe best grand openings are events that go above and beyond the ‘normal’ small plates of refreshments.  If you really want to make a splash with your grand opening, plan a grand opening that draws, entertains AND converts your guests into customers.  As entertainment agents, we’ve been part of our share of 25+ years of grand openings—including an incredibly memorable grand opening with a tight walker—and can connect your organization with entertainment ideas that’ll draw a crowd and entertain them while you give them incentives to come back.

Theme Entertainment (to play into a theme)

  1. Showgirls
  2. Carnivale characters
  3. Mariachi band
  4. Steel drum band
  5. Caricature artist
  6. Stiltwalkers
  7. 20’s entertainers
  8. Celebrity look-alikes

Kid Fun

  1. Magician
  2. Face Painters
  3. Juggler
  4. Balloon artists

Main Entertainers

  1. Barbershoppe Quartet
  2. Jazz band
  3. Dance band
  4. Reggae band
  5. Country band
  6. Hypnotists
  7. Magicians
  8. Classic band (you pick the era)
  9. Orchestra
  10. Pianists
  11. Anything else you want…just ask!