Characters for a Birthday Party
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Star Wars Party Entertainer
My son wants to have a Star Wars party for his birthday this
July. Does any one know where I can find a guy who will come
to the party dressed in character and provided Jedi Training
to ten or so 8-9 year old boys. I've searched the BPN site
and all over the internet with no luck. There are some solid
choices in Napa and LA, but no one here in the bay area,
home to Lucas Films?!? Come On! Candace
Call Stan at Celebrity Gems. A while ago I videotaped a bar
mitzvah party where they provided the Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles. firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 581-5964.
Fire Pixie party entertainers?
Does anyone have recent feedback on Fire Pixie Entertainment for a child's
birthday party? (http://www.firepixie.com/parties/)
We are looking for someone who can take charge of party games at our home
and entertain a group of 6-year-olds. Thanks!
We LOVE Firepixie entertainers. I've used them for my daughter's last 3
parties (ages 3, 4, 5) and they are excellent. We had Snow White, Jasmine
and someone else. We've had them do balloon-twisting and face-painting.
They also do a cute magic show. I've seen them at several other parties
and they were really excellent most times (only once was I disappointed
and even then the kids had a great time). We'll probably use them again
this year. My only suggestion is that if you have too many kids, you
should be prepared to pay for extra time. They are very professional and
great with kids.
We hired Cinderella from Fire Pixie's for our daughters 4th Birthday Party
and could not have been happier with the results. They were wonderful from
booking to appearance. On time, worked with our ideas. Cinderella did face
painting, magic, songs and thoroughly entertained the children and
parents. (We had about 14 kids plus adults).
My daughter is asking for Belle this year but is worried that she may not
be able to do all the wonderous things Cinderella did! I think that the
Fire Pixies are a true find and recommend them. We have also scheduled
their Fire Show for my husbands surprise party. Again, unbelievable. A
I am looking for a character to entertain at my child's
birthday party. Not sure exactly what type I want (princess,
clown, etc...?) at this point so am open to ideas. I see past
recommendations but some are out of biz and am looking for more
Here's a great idea for a party, check them out at
http://www.insectsongs.com. These folks perform regularly at
Children's Fairyland in Oakland and are relly a lot of fun!
I saw your post and just wanted to mention a really negative
experience I had recently. I hired a princess through the Fun
Factory for a party for my 3 year old and was assured the
activities would be appropriate for young kids. However, the
princess did a short magic show that failed to keep the kids
interested which would have been ok had she not seemed so upset
by their lack of enthusiasm. She was curt and even rather rude
to them. She spent so much time working on making her face
paintings perfect on the that the kids lost interest again and
my daughter actually asked her to leave! I was very
disappointed in the whole thing, especially b/c it was
expensive (almost $200) and when she left, my 3 year old
said ''Momma, Cinderella isn't very nice''. When I called and
wrote to the owner of the company to discuss the problems and
ask for some type of refund, he at first acted as if he was
concerned but never followed through and finally stopped
answering my calls and emails altogether. I would caution you
against using this company.
Try The Buddy Club, which puts on fabulous children's
entertainment shows in Berkeley, SF and Marin. They also can
help book an entertainer for your party and have many types of
great performers to recommend.
Theresa Castro at ''For Kids Only and Big Kids Too''
P#510-697-9734. She's great and has various charachters
to choose from, she's also great to fit whatever budget you
have. She's on the Berkeley Parents sight recommendation
list and has done alot of parties from this site.
I'm not much for clowns in general, but we went to a party for
a 4-yr-old where they had Ravioli the Clown, and he was GREAT!
The kids loved him, and everyone had a great time. We called
him afterwards to try to set him up for our son's party, and he
could not have been nicer. In the end we changed plans, and
due to location could not have a clown, but I would highly
recommend him! Not sure what his # is, but if you can't find
it online email me and I'll ask my friend for it.
We hired Erin Glover to perform at our daughter's 4th birthday
party in April. She came as Ariel and the children (20+) had a
wonderful time. Erin made the BEST balloons -- every kind of
animal you could think of. She was responsive on email, gave
me a list of options for activities, and was happy to stick to
the schedule I suggested in order for us to get the most out
her 1.5 hours at the party.
Very satisfied customer!
Hiring characters for 4-year old daughter
In response to the person asking about hiring characters for a birthday
party. I had a birthday party for my 4-year old daughter Friday evening at
Habitot and I hired a Minnie & Mickey duo to do face painting and balloon
sculpting. I hired them through Fairy Tale Productions which has an office
in SF, 415-296-0412. The performers were extremely professional and stayed
in-character the entire time. Minnie was especially a hit with the 4 year
old girls. It's expensive. Their 'list' price for one character is $119
for one hour, $175 for 1 1/2 and $225 for 2 hours. I got a price break for
having 2 characters. They have a list of over 110 characters that they
provide including all the latest popular ones like a Blues Clues dog and the
Teletubbies. The costumes are not polished like Disneyland and because of
copyright issues do not look like the real thing although the clothes they
wear looked very close. I requested that they send me a picture of the
characters in advance so I would know what I was getting. They mailed me a
color copy of about 10 photos of the characters in action so I knew what to
expect (I also wanted my daughter to have the appropriate expectation).
After the party I asked her how she liked the fake minnie and mickey and she
responded 'Mom, that was the REAL Minnie and Mickey'. One of the 3 year
olds at the party was very scared of the characters and wouldn't come into
the museum until they hid out of sight. The 4 year olds loved them.
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