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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do I find a cheap DJ?

To find a cheap or affordable DJ for your party or wedding, search for local DJs near you and ask for free cost estimates from several of them. While some DJ profiles may provide an automatically generated starting cost, it’s important to contact the DJ to get an idea of how much your particular request will cost. This also gives you the opportunity to ask them other important questions and make sure you are a good fit.

How do you book a DJ for a party?

To book a party DJ, start by comparing local pros in your area. Check out their ratings and reviews to find out: 

  • Are they professional?
  • Do they show up on time to set up for the party?
  • Do they know how to feel the energy in the room and adjust the music accordingly?
  • Are they friendly to guests and take song requests?
  • Do they specialize in the genres you want (pop, Top 40, hip-hop, etc.)?
  • Do they have experience playing at your type of event (weddings, birthday parties, etc.)?

Whenever possible, watch videos of their performances. 

Your last step is to contact three to five different DJs near you to ask them questions and get price quotes.

How much is a DJ?

When you hire a local DJ, expect to pay roughly between $300 and $800. But be aware that the actual price will vary based on several factors, including the length of the DJ’s set and how much of a presence they need to be. Larger venues can drive up the cost, as this requires more equipment, soundchecking and setup. Adding extras like confetti, fog, light shows and black lights also adds to the cost. 

Get cost estimates from the best DJs near you to find out how much you should expect to spend for your event.

Read our cost guide, “How much does a DJ cost?

How much are wedding DJs?

Hiring a DJ typically costs anywhere from $300 to $1,200. It all depends on how long they’ll be working at your wedding and other various factors. The cost to hire a wedding DJ is usually higher than the cost to hire a DJ to play at a birthday party or similar event. 

To find out exactly how much your wedding DJ will cost, ask for a cost estimate from several professionals in your area.

How do you find wedding DJs?

Use Thumbtack to find wedding DJs in your area. Here, you can quickly see which local DJs have the highest ratings and best reviews. You can also see how many times each DJ has been hired, whether they’re responsive and if they’re in high demand.

How much do DJs charge per hour?

Hourly rates for DJs can vary depending on where you live, the event type (weddings, prom, birthdays, etc.) and many other factors. For an accurate hourly rate, request cost estimates from top-rated DJs near you.

What questions should you ask wedding DJs?

To ensure you hire the best DJ for your wedding, ask these questions:

  • Are you available on my wedding date?
  • How much do you charge, and how do you set your prices?
  • What’s included in your rate (e.g., set up, clean up, etc.)?
  • How many weddings have you played at?
  • Do you have any references I can contact?
  • What kind of music do you specialize in?
  • Do you provide your own equipment, sound system, speakers, etc.?
  • Do you provide any other services (e.g., photo booth, lighting, etc.)?
  • Can guests request songs?
  • Will you accept a “Do Not Play” list?
  • How early would you arrive at the venue to set up?
  • Do you take breaks throughout the event? If so, how many and for how long?

Why do DJs ask how many guests are at the wedding?

It’s helpful to let your DJ know how many guests will be attending the wedding so they can ensure they have the right sound system and equipment. They may also ask more questions about your guests so they can ensure they have music that caters to the crowd. 

Reviews for Fontana djs
Erin M.
A very amazing DJ for a reasonable price. Very professional and experienced DJ. Thank you very much!
Thumbtack Customer
Dj Richterscale
Erik Redmond a.k.a. DJ RichterscaleErik Redmond a.k.a. DJ Richterscale
Thumbtack Customer
I have used dj jamme once before, keeps the floor dancing. On time, very professional. I truely recommend dj jamme. Thanks once again Ortega family
That Jam EntertainmentThat Jam Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
We had a Halloween party and Dj Dru came through and did an awesome job! He was very professional and had all the music we requested. Dru made sure he was here on time and rocked our party!!!! He will definitely be our ONLY dj we will call! Thanks again dj Dru!!!!! Erica Sanchez
DJ Dru EnterainmentDJ Dru Enterainment
Frank S.
Dj Darrel did a fabulous job, he had everyone dancing, and had a great varrity of dance music. He also provided lights. I would definitely recommend him to everyone. I got other quotes for DJs but they were overly priced but Dj Darrel price was resonanable and by far worth then he charged.
Reliable EntertainmentReliable Entertainment
James D.
If you need a DJ who knows music, DJ@Last knows how to set the tone according to what is going on during the party. He can read the crowd and keep the party going. If you are looking for a DJ that is highly organized and has all of the music you requested DJ@Last is your guy. He was professional, responsive to communication, punctual, his work quality is a 10 out of 10. He knows how to mix the music so it flows easy, he knows how to read the crowd and when to play what songs. He has state of the art equipment. Thank you DJ@Last you helped make our celebration the best!
Rania S.
Great DJ had a great time with him at the party, was willing to stay past original time.
DJ Forgi Your Vibe GO TO Guy!!!DJ Forgi Your Vibe GO TO Guy!!!
Della D.
James was awesome we had a small Halloween get together and he went above and beyond! Can’t say enough good things! Awesome DJ! Would 100% recommend!
Partytime Productions DJ / Photo Booth / UplightsPartytime Productions DJ / Photo Booth / Uplights
Thumbtack Customer
It's Was Last Minute DJ He was awesome he made my party TU I'm 22 and played nothing but great music really recommend him thank you ?
Party Life EntertainmentParty Life Entertainment
Jubilee G.
Great experience. Was very punctual respectful and definitely responsive towards requests made. Gave us exactly what we were looking for, would definitely hire again for future events. Amazing DJ!
Reliable EntertainmentReliable Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
Dj Charlie was very professional, had my party going strong. I had asked him to play Spanish and English music and he complied. I was very happy with his service. Communication with him was great.
Charlie Wedding Dj/Photo Booth/Bilingual MCCharlie Wedding Dj/Photo Booth/Bilingual MC
Tammy L.
Don DJ my 45th birthday/9th Anniversary party. Very good at what he does. Played all the music that we wanted him to play. He also had a request list that anybody can request, which I thought was awesome. He showed up early to set up and be prepared to play. He even sang me a birthday song which was amazing. We would really recommend Don as a DJ plus he sang songs in between DJing. We give him five stars plus. We will be having him for our future parties. Thanks again Don you were awesome!
Don BostickDon Bostick
Valerie C.
We were totally impressed with Chris! He was super kind and thoughtful with the whole experience. He gave us his ideas to improve our wedding, he brought someone to be our bartender and even poured all the glasses champagne. He seriously went above and beyond the whole night to help make my day perfect. He even helped pack up all the chairs. If you’re looking for a genuine and over achieving dj then Chris is who you need for your events
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