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Bay Area Birthdays
from 142 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 284 hires on Thumbtack
Lori B.
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Jen was right on time dressed in costume and ready to face paint 20+kids. Her magic show was so fun and entertaining. She had a room full of 25+ 7 years olds totally captivated. They loved her. She is great with kids. I would hire her again in a heartbeat for our next party. She helped make my daughter's 7th birthday memorable and magical. Thanks Jen!

Ani's Fantastic Face Paints
from 117 reviews
  • 256 hires on Thumbtack
Dayna A.
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We hired Ani for our baby's 1st birthday. Ani was very pleasant and was great with the kids. The kids LOVED her. My daughter is very much into the movie Frozen and asked Ani if she could paint some of the characters from the movie. She had never painted them before but gave it a shot and they came out really good! My older daughter who is 5, begged me to hire her again for her birthday party. Looks like we'll be seeing you again Ani. Thanks for your services :)

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Luvbugg Dreams Entertainment
from 55 reviews
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
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Dulce C.
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Miss Amber came as Wonder Woman to my daughter's superhero 4th birthday party. It was her first time coming as Wonder Woman and she did a great job with her costume. She had 19 superheroes to tend to and she used all her two hours making awesome balloons and facepainting--most of them superhero themed-- for the kids. I had nothing but positive feedback from all the parents. They said she was amazing. Super Amber even went out of her way to make another balloon for one of the kids whose balloon had popped and repainted another girls face(because her father accidentally washed it out). The only reason why I'm giving four and a half stars is that I wish she had done more than her face painting and balloon making. Engaging the kids in a superhero themed activity or short game before her balloon making would've been awesome. I was a little disappointed she didn't do this as we had discussed it over the phone when interviewing her. However, given that she had only two hours and 19 kids under the age of 6, it probably would've been difficult to do. Her hourly rate is very reasonable compared to other entertainers I've checked out online. I would probably add another hour, though, if you have a lot of kids in your party. If she adds more games as part of her package or something to involve the kids in (to maker her character more believable)-in addition to her signature face painting and balloon making, I think she will become more successful. Thanks Miss Amber for making my daughter's superhero birthday party memorable!

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Kb Magic
from 33 reviews
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Tihanna M.
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Kimby was absolutely stunning as Princess Ariel at my daughter's 4th bday party. Her costume, wig, attitude was all more than I could have ever expected! She was punctual, friendly and totally connected to the kids the entire time. I was concerned she would be overwhelmed by all the kids vying for her attention all at once but she handled it like a champ! She was more than accommodating and patient and fun! I do wish she would've paid more special attention to my daughter (the birthday girl) but the most important thing is that all the kids had a wonderful time and didn't want her to leave! She kept me informed and communicated with me throughout the entire process as well. I will definitely hire her again!

All Star Showgrams
from 23 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Jen B.
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Robin was great to work with us. We had a May The 4th Star Wars party in our office, and Robin sent us four great costumed characters. They mixed and mingled with staffed, posed for lot of photos, and entertained our team. It was a great addition to the day! Thanks Robin!

from 20 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel H.
Verified review

Lollie the clown was a great attraction at our Halloween party. She was costumed up and rarely rested for the 2 hours she worked for us. The kids really enjoyed her balloon creations and my kids are still playing with them a whole week later.

  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Grace C.
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Terri came early and set up. She worked extremely well with the children and with our adults who also got their faces painted :-) She came in costume (we had a unicorn theme) which thrilled by granddaughter who was the first to point this out. Terri was flexible and did 'arm painting' for those who did not want their faces painted. We truly enjoyed her and would definitely recommend her to others.

Jojo the Clown
from 16 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Julianne D.
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She entertained 6 children for an hour. No hassels. The kids had a great time and were impressed with the balloon character and toys.

  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Alana D.
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Stacey Dennick is a wonderful face painter. She has a very professional booth setup for fairs and corporate events, and great costumes. She's kind and patient, and kids love her!

My Once Upon a Time
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Jay V.
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Thank you "My Once Upon a Time" for making my daughter's 1st birthday party such a success!! Belle and Superman were absolutely wonderful!! It was such a pleasure and so easy to work with Loni when I contacted them, and they arrived on time and stayed in character the whole time. They were so sweet with the kids, and really kept (all ~35 of them!) entertained and engaged :). Also, we had parents telling us that they were the best looking characters they'd seen!! Kids (and parents) were so happy and excited to have them there. The kids kept entertained with balloons, tattoos, story time and bubbles =). We're are so happy they were part of making our party a success~ we would high recommend them for everyone and look forward to working with them again for our future parties =)

  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Estrella Z.
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I hired Bombshell Services to partner with me for a graduation party over at the Ruby Hill Golf club in Pleasanton. Cynthia was an instant hit as she amazed everyone with her artistic talent as she provided services as a body artist, face painter, as well as a caricaturist. She was in full costume as well! She is extremely professional; an excellent event planner, creative artist, and overall kind and extremely talented person. She is great with kids. They loved her easy going bubbly personality. Highly Recommendable! Thank you!

The Fabulous Party People
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Jaspreet S.
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We got Mickey mouse character & few activities from their list. The character was fun and managed to get attention of all the kids. All kids loved him. The helper who came with Mickey mouse was great too. She was patient and good with kids. Its great that i hired them as they made our party a lot more fun. I would love to hire them back soon.

Fiesta Magic Parties
from 6 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel D.
Verified review

We had a birthday blast for my daughter last month with Fernando and Malaika from Fiesta Magic. With 19 kids, and instead of getting a jumpy, we decided to try something different this year. Fernando, the magician, had the kids and adults mesmerized with his illusions and card tricks. The best was that he was able to get and keep everybody's attention. Malaika was in a Minnie Mouse costume and she went above and beyond her time. It was hot that day and I knew it was hot for her in that costume. She was a trooper as kids posed with her to take photos. I also got the face painting and different shape balloons, which was a hit for the 13 and under kids. The only downside was that Fernando would not reveal any of his magic trick secrets when asked by the kids. But that's understandable. He said it takes him years of practice. I highly recommend Fiesta Magic to keep the kids engaged and because of the different options that they offer. They arrived on time as promised and that is very important to me. I'll be using them next year and have recommended them to other friends and relatives for their parties and picnics.

  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth H.
Verified review

Cynnamon is amazing! I'm a DJ in San Francisco and have had her paint my face for multiple events. She is very creative and has great attention to every detail she paints. I especially liked the leopard spots and cat eyes she did for me for my DJ gig on Halloween and received many compliments. Extremely professional and pleasant I would highly recommend her to anyone who needs professional make up, costume face paint, or for any special themed event

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