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DJConnectionLive.com
4.7
from 256 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 495 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stacia B.
Verified review

Nick and his children put together a wonderful night of entertainment! Including live music, positive energy and excitement. We can't wait to have them hosting our annual gala again this year!!!

Magical Memories Entertainment
4.5
from 190 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 522 hires on Thumbtack
Jane S.
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I gave 4 stars instead of 5 because I specifically asked for angel wing balloons for the little girls. both when I contracted with Magical Memories and when the Magician/Balloon man arrived at the venue. It was agreed upon. All the children did get balloons (swords, animals, etc.). However, NO angel wings were made for the little girls. I'm assuming this entertainer did not have that expertise. Overall, it was a pleasure dealing with this company (very professional) and the kids enjoyed the entertainment and had a great time. I will use this entertainment service again in the future.

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  • 20 years in business
  • 221 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ally G.
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The entertainment company is extraordinary!! I have only had great experiences with them. If you're looking for the perfect company, look no farther, you've found it!!

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  • 37 years in business
  • 168 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephane P.
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BOOK BOOK BOOK. You will not regret it. It's All About You DJ Services is beyond great. I booked them for my wedding and also booked their photobooth service. The music was great and I know it was a challenge because I was incorporating Haitian music into the mix and that can be tricky. Everyone was on the dance floor. Tito the MC kept the party going and he was hilarious. Now for the photbooth. It was simply awesome. They had some many backgrounds to choose from because it was a green screen. So many props. They gave me a scrapbook at the end of the night with all the pictures. The scrapbook is gorgeous (my friends who have already had their wedding are jealous). Really don’t even bother hesitating or shopping around, this company is professional, classy, and they know how keep the entertainment going. They just know what they are doing and that is what you need when you’re planning a big event. BTW. Also got a video guest book. LOOOVE IT!!! I highly recommend them to everyone.

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Sunshine Entertainment
4.8
from 91 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 176 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David C.
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Provided great music and entertainment at our elementary school's end of the year 'Duck Race' and 'Field Day'.. He even lead the students in several party line dances.

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5 Star Parties LLC
4.9
from 86 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Fernando G.
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AMAZING SERVICE!! Julia arrived on time with a big smile and willing to start immediately. Julia set up her station in the corner and painted almost all the kids in the party had an animal or sword balloon. This was my son's 1st bday and it was an unforgettable one. Your service was outstanding and you will be recommended immediately. Thank you Julia I hope your business prosper with much success. Fernando, Keiko and Baby Niko :)

  • 4 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
Carmel D.
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Lulu was great to work with. Super responsive, professional and on top of everything. We had the magician Louie and face painter/balloon maker also named Lulu come to our house. They were great and easily handled a lively bunch of kids. Professional, fun and great with the kids. i would highly recommend them both. This is the first time I had entertainment like this at my kids birthday party .... it took sooo much pressure off me - I would have them back,

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Smiles by Sandy
4.8
from 80 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
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Glenda F.
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The children were not always cooperative however Sandra was very patient and continuously engaged the children with balloon animals, face painting (adults included!)and the interactive magic show. The party was a success. Would recommend to other families!

  • 15 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
Cally F.
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Adam did an amazing job for my daughter’s third birthday. Wow! Everybody was blown away by the balloons!! I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for entertainment for a party.

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  • 20 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
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Rebecca K.
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We just wanted to say that we cannot thank Scott enough!!!! He and the band went above and beyond in not only taking on the task of learning new songs, but you sounded astounding. Any time that someone said "what a beautiful wedding" it was IMMEDIATELY followed by "and this band is AMAZING! How did you find someone so great?!" We were so thrilled. There could not have been a better way to seal the deal of an old school wedding vibe, and everyone from young to old said that it was all the band who made our vision complete. They played live music for the entire wedding, and although I was hidden for the beginning of the ceremony, as soon as we emerged after cocktail hour it was one of the first things that everyone said. Plus their rendition of La Vie En Rose was one of the most beautiful I've ever heard. We really cannot thank then enough and just want to express our gratitude for their talent, responsiveness, and overall absolute kindness. Sincerely, The Newlyweds

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  • 15 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
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Jeanette F.
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We were looking for something different to entertain a large group of people at a 35th birthday party. David was recommended to us by a friend and I have to say it was one of the highlights of the party. Everyone absolutely loved his performance; we still have no idea how he did all of it! His personality and great and the guests loved him. We would definitely recommend him for any type of event if you want to add some fun and unique entertainment.

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  • 7 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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RAKSHA G.
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Joolie was fantastic with the kids at my daughter's birthday party. All the kids had a lot of fun and enjoyed her performance as well as the balloon twisting and face painting. I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking for entertainment at a party.

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Broderson Music Studios
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca V.
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As an adult who never had piano lessons and doesn't play any instruments (so far) I think Broderson Music Studios provides excellent instruction. I am still early in the process, but have found Gary to be very encouraging and patient. He is able to answer questions in a way that is clear and understandable without ever feeling "dumbed down". I look forward to learning more!

The Magic of Jim Sisti
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Ramona G.
Verified review

Our event was a 16th birthday celebration for our grandson. The ages of guests ranged from 7 to 73 with everything in between. The event took place in our home. From the first interaction with Thumbtack on line to speaking with Jim the first time, every contact whether on line, by phone or in person was highly professional and enjoyable. The service was impeccable. Jim is delightful to work with, he arrived a few minutes early and began his performance precisely on time. The quality, cadence, and timing of the performance was the best entertainment exceeding all expectations. Jim is friendly, connects immediately with everyone and he was funnier than all get out. His magic was awesome! Teens, naturally skeptical, remained engaged and into it throughout; not one of them was looking at their mobile device. Jim connected with every person and even the little ones were included in the show. It was fun, funny, fantastic, and filled everyone with pure joy. We love Jim. He filled every moment to the fullest. His performance, personality, storytelling and comedy were outstanding. His talent is the Real Deal. We all had a blast and we recommend him highly. God Bless You Jim and Thank you so much for making the celebration memorable!

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Louis Pollenz - Magician
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly F.
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Our event was a large company kids Christmas event, with kids ranging in age from infant to Teens and many different activities all going on at once. There were also many adults. Louis showed up to our event on time and jumped right in moving around performing magic for different groups. Louis is friendly, easy going, and professional. Our event was slightly crazy with kids moving all over the area, but Louis easily adjusted to the flow of the event. Kids and adults were amazed and intrigued by his magic tricks. Very entertaining. I would definitely recommend Louis and would hire him again!

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  • 44 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris P.
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Marty provided entertainment and decor for a fundraising event for an organization I'm affiliated with. Everything was top-notch, and he was equally engaging with both adults and children (since the event was family-oriented). He has my recommendation, without question.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Divya A.
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Soulful Sounds were the perfect choice for our son's graduation party! It was an amazing night with thunderstorms, rainbow & music ! They played to a large gathering of over a 100 people. A very professional band who adjusted to the situation and played remarkably. Highly recommend!

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Team Fun Entertainment
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sanjeev P.
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Team Fun Entertainment did a great job. Face painting and ballon art was amazing

DJ Carlos E Sanchez
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin S.
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DJ Carlos was the DJ for my wedding this past weekend, and I have to say he left us speechless. Once we showed up to the reception from the ceremony he was all set up and ready to go. Dressed very nicely and a true professional in every sense of the word. He checked in with me and my new wife to make sure everything he did was how we wanted it. He took requests from guests and was an excellent host for the event. The music was exactly what we wanted and every guest had rave reviews about him. You could tell Carlos put his heart and soul into this, this isn't just some hobby for him. It is a passion and he was always accommodating with any requests we had. I do not easily vouch for others but for DJ Carlos I have to say you would be silly not to pick him. You will not be disappointed. I had high expectations for my wedding and it went above what I thought it would be, and DJ Carlos was a huge factor in the success. You will not find a better option out there, period. 11/10

DJ Nohana Presents...
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew R.
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I had a great privilege to have DJ Nohana Presents at my birthday party. I enjoyed the wide range of styles of music that were played that would fit to everyone's liking. This really livened up the party and definitely made the party the best that it could be and more. I would highly recommend having him play at anyone else's birthday party or event they have coming up. Great music = Great event

Wesley's Magic
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Blair L.
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Wesley, we cannot thank you enough! We are already trying to think of which party we will plan next to incorporate you in the entertainment! Thank you for making our 10th Anniversary so special and making us feel like guests in our own home. Our friends are still texting us about how awesome you were. It's rare to find someone so professional, yet so personable. We have friends from all walks of life, and you impressed all 80 of our guests! We also really appreciated the reasonable pricing. YOU are magical & one of a kind! It's really nice to see someone doing what they love- thanks for making the world a happier place during these uncertain times! ALL OUR BEST & we will definitely see you again! THANK YOU! PLease let any future clients know that they can call us as a reference, it would be our pleasure!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a bounce house?

Bounce houses, inflatable castles, moon bounces, inflatable slides and jumpy castles are all large-scale inflatable houses made for interactive entertainment. Commonly intended for children, bounces houses are made of PVC or other durable materials such as nylon or vinyl that when look like a house or castle when inflated. Rental companies deliver bounce houses to birthday parties, festivals, fairs and other events. The companies have industrial-grade blowers that fill the large structures with air to make them bounceable. A common size for a bounce house might be 15 feet by 15 feet by 13 feet. Bounce houses often have a flat, inflatable bottom pad and inflatable walls so that kids can jump and bounce without being hurt, along with a netting door and windows so that kids can see out and adults can see in. Bounce houses are suitable for both indoor or outdoor events, depending on the venue. For large events, rental companies often have a staff member who stays with the structure to monitor safety and keep it properly inflated. There are also wet/dry bounce houses with slides that you can hook up to a hose on hot summer days. A bounce house can be a fantastic addition to a party with kids, keeping them both entertained and contained.

Are bounce houses safe?

Bounce houses can be safe if operators and parents take proper precautions. Before renting from a company, confirm they are a legitimate company and hold any licenses and insurance required by your state. Ask to see reports of bounce house safety inspections provided by third parties, to make sure the equipment is in good operating condition to prevent injuries. If the rental company does not provide a staff member to oversee the bounce house for the duration of the rental, make sure you are properly trained on how to oversee the equipment. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these guidelines for parents to help keep their kids safe when using a bounce house:  

  • Follow guidelines for safe installation including anchoring. Position away from fences, greenhouses, branches, etc., which would be dangerous should a child fall onto them.
  • Consider limiting use to children 6 years of age and older.
  • Have kids take off footwear, eyeglasses and jewelry before playing.
  • Take sharp objects (pens, keys) that could cause puncture injuries out of their pockets and hands before playing.
  • Don’t let kids of significantly different sizes into the bounce house at the same time. Smaller kids can get hurt by colliding with or falling under an older child.
  • Heed the height and weight regulations of the inflatable.
  • Food, drink, bottles, glasses, etc., should not be taken onto the bounce house.
  • Supervision should be maintained all the time. Supervision means watching constantly, not just being in the area.
  • Do not allow children to push other children off the inflatable. If it is a flatbed, this is especially important to avoid broken arms and legs. If the bounce house is walled, don’t let kids bounce against the walls and crash into one another — this can result in collision injuries.
  • Don’t exceed the maximum number of children at one time in the bounce house.
  • Don’t let kids climb onto the outside walls. Flips and rough play should also not be allowed.

How much does bounce a house cost to rent?

Bounce houses are a fun way to keep kids entertained during birthday parties and other events. The national average cost for renting a bounce house ranges between $160 and $200. Cost will be affected by the size, design and functions of the bounce house you rent as well as the length of the rental. A three-hour rental will likely cost less than an eight-hour rental. Many rental companies offer fun additions like popcorn machines or cotton candy makers, and provide packages with discounts on multiple items. Another item that you may want to rent with your inflatable is a generator to keep the bounce house inflated. Here are some examples of average inflatable rental costs, packages, and common add-ons that many companies provide:

  • Bounce house, 10x10x13-foot: $95.
  • Bounce house, 15x15x13.5-foot: $125.
  • Wet/dry slide, 14-foot: $150.
  • Wet/dry slide, 20-foot: $250.
  • Combo bouncer and slide, 24x10x13-foot: $140.
  • Combo bouncer and wet/dry slide, $175.
  • Folding chairs: $1.50 per chair.
  • 6-foot folding table: $8.
  • Snow cone machine: $45.
  • Popcorn machine: $55.
  • Cotton candy machine: $55.
  • 2300-watt generator: $75.
  • 3000-watt generator: $100.
  • $299.95 package: includes a 20-foot dual slide ($250), table ($8), 10 chairs ($15), and a popcorn machine ($55) — $29 savings.
  • $450 package: includes a double water slide ($350) and bounce castle ($130) — $30 savings.
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