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Having some sort of party entertainer at a kids party often takes the pressure off you in terms of how to keep the kids busy and occupied and how to make the party really memorable.
I am going to show you how to choose the best kid's party entertainers for your party.Deciding what sort of kid party entertainment or entertainer to have and where to find entertainers can be quite a daunting and time-consuming task.
Gone are the days when parties were limited to clowns and Punch and Judy shows - today there are a huge number of extremely talented artists who work full time at their skill in order to give you their very best.
What Kid Party Entertainment To Choose
Ask yourself the following:
Put all these factors together and this will hopefully help you come up with a list of possible kid party entertainment acts.
What sort of acts are there?
We all know of clowns, magicians, face painters, bouncy castles and so on. However don't just think of the obvious kid party entertainment acts. There are a lot of diverse and talented entertainers out there performing acts that you might never have thought of.
Ever fancied a mad scientist, garden fairy, sparkling fairy godmother or a zoo load of exotic snakes?
Where Can You Find Party Entertainers?
If you've got one or two ideas for the kid party entertainment that might suit your party and your pocket that's great. But where do you find them?
First stop is to get recommendations from friends - a personal recommendation is always much more reliable than a glossy brochure and really nothing beats a personal recommendation.
Next look in your local papers - usually at the back there is an entertainment section.
The other place to look is in your own backyard. I bet that you know of someone who is a magician, clown, funny act etc in the making - you know the one who is always the center of attention at parties. Ask them, and it could well be the making of their new career!
If that draws a blank, look in your local directories such as Thompson or the Yellow pages.Throwing the net wider you could then search the Internet although this can be a time consuming task. To help you though I have set up a kid party entertainment directory
Alternatively you can do a search using the Google search box below.
Important Information to Discuss
Making contact with the entertainer or hire company is the first step. Phone or email them first.
If they are local see if you could arrange a face to face appointment, especially if you have some special requests.Any well-organized entertainer should firstly get some details from you (have these ready before you speak to him/her) such as:
Remember.....Popular entertainers get booked up months and sometimes a year in advance as in the case of seasonal parties such as Christmas. Saturdays, Sundays, school and public holidays are their busiest days.
What Happens If Things Go Wrong?
Hopefully everything will go as planned and you and the guests will have a superb time. However, occasionally things don't go as expected so it is wise to be prepared.
Make sure to have a written contract which discusses at least the following:
Other Points To Consider
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