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Crystal Lake Entertainers

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Nick Connell
5.0
from 140 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 193 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carolyn M.
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Nick Connell is an outstanding entertainer. He knows how to quickly connect with young children over the short duration of a party to engage and excite them. He takes the time to learn their names and takes an interests in them. He also took requests and was able to make whatever the kids wanted; it was very impressive. Everyone had a wonderful time. We highly recommend him.

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The Great Boodini
4.9
from 112 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 207 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karolina S.
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He is an amazing performer!!! He really knows how to attract children attention. Every kid at our daughter's birthday party was amazed and happy to have a chance to participate in the show. We had many entertainers every year for our little one's birthday but Great Boodini so far was the best one! Definitely we going to hire him again! Very professional, punctual and he responds very quickly for any questions. He offers variety of magical tricks/ shows for small and big kids. Definitely I recommend him to anyone who wants to have great and unforgettable party!!!

Grampy's Magic
4.6
from 117 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 197 hires on Thumbtack
Maria C.
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We are very happy that we found Grampy's Magic at this website. He was great with the performance and price. Besides magic show he also did balloons for all the kids. I would recommend him to the parents who look for great entertainment for their kids birthday party.

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  • 40 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sara H.
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Nora is an amazing energetic entertainer. Kids loved and enjoyed her. Highly recommend her!!!

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The Magic Of Brian Holt
4.9
from 80 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff E.
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Brian performed at our Holiday office party and did a terrific job. He did card tricks for groups of 5-6 in a cocktail party format. He is an expert magician and good entertainer. We are still guessing "how did he do that?" Thanks Brian!!

V's Creative Entertainment
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
Mary V.
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Vallene did a Family Appreciation Day for our Daycare Center. She was wonderful. Great rapport with children, excellent choice of options to choose from and quality work all around. Will definitely use again for other events and recommend to others!

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Pocket Circus
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Imoni B.
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From start to finish working with the Pocket Circus team was a wonderful experience. Gabriela was prompt, professional, and friendly with the planning and arrangements. Mr. Firu was flawless as the entertainer at my 4 year old son's birthday party. My son had an earache the day of the party and was a bit cranky at times. Mr. Firu was able to handle the situation with style and grace. By the end of the show my son was laughing and participating! All of the guests ranging in ages from 1 to 77 enjoyed themselves and had an excellent time. I highly recommend Pocket Circus for one's entertainment source!

Apollo Magic
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer C.
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I hired him for my twin sons 6 year old birthday party at the house two weekends ago. There were around 18 kids and 15 adults and Apollo had everyone completely engaged. He was great with the kids and had all the adults laughing out loud. He was very professional and a true entertainer. Everyone commented on how awesome he was. I am so happy I found him!!

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TwistiCity
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Miguel C.
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Scott did a great job and was excellent entertainment for the kids in attendance. He catered to the adults & childrens request. Professional, kind & cool guy to hire. I'd definitely recommend his services to others.

Funtown Entertainment
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Saju A.
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Excellent entertainer!!! Kept 20-25 toddlers captivated for 1.5 hrs. Unbelievable to myself and all the parents!! Truly excellent in his craft and trust me. All the kids will be rolling around in laughter. Worth every penny and will definitely have him back next year. My 4 yo is still talking about him even 3 days after the party.

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Steve Belliveau
4.7
from 41 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ed B.
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Steve arrived on time and his table-magic performance was very well received by all of the guests. He was very impressive and the price was right.

  • 20 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Natasha N.
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They were really good and talented. They had trouble finding our home which caused the, to run late. The work and personalities made up for it. I would recommend them and rehire them.

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Intuitive Consultations
4.6
from 37 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jacqueline L.
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Hands down the best psychic experience I have ever had. Susan is the real deal. She was the entertainment at my company holiday party and not only was she warm, easy to talk to and professional, she was spot on with all of her readings. We were blown away by her abilities. I could write the longest most glowing review of her and it would never be enough to convey the amazing experience we had with her. I plan on hiring Susan for many future events, she is incredibly gifted and a pleasure to work with.

The Magic Of Mark Presley
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Dyhanne B.
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Mark made our birthday party a blast! He engaged the children and adults alike. My children are all excited to have another party so we can bring him back. I would definitely suggest Mark Presley if anyone is looking for quality entertainment!

MoMo & Co.
4.6
from 34 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Agnieszka D.
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MoMo the Clown, what I can say, I hired different Clowns in the past but she is the greatest ! my kids loved her, and also my guests, for sure I'am going to hire her next time. Thank You

Balster Magic Productions
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Beenish I.
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It was such a treat having Tim Balster at my son's first birthday on Feb 25, 2017. Tim is very professional. He arrived ahead of time to do his set up. That makes him very organized.This magic show experience was very interactive not only for children but for adults as well. My children loved the act of birds and balloon twisting was amazing. I highly recommend Tim Balster as an entertainer. My party was a huge success. I would definitely take his services again.. all in all loved it.. Beenish Imran

  • 23 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Imillynda G.
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Loved his performance for my event! Received rave reviews from my guests. I highly recommend his show as he goes above and beyond with his performance as well as his set-up. I'd definitely hire him again.

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BOUNCE 'N' CELEBRATIONS
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elizabeth S.
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Thank you for the great job! My guest really enjoyed the glitter tattoos. Such a big hit! There was a line the whole party. Kids and even a few adults were in line for tattoos. Thanks again!

IYQ Entertainment
4.2
from 5 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Maureen M.
Verified review

We hired Keith for our 5 year old daughters birthday party. The kids had a fantastic time and were engaged in his performance from start to finish. Keith is a very funny and charismatic magician!

Wayfinder Princess
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Aubrey W.
Verified review

Party guests, aged 1-95, had a blast with Wayfinder Princess at my niece’s birthday party. My 6 year old twin boys were so amazed and entertained!

Pristine Princess Parties
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy B.
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Pristine Princess Parties, made my granddaughters 3rd a huge sucess. The girls had so much fun. Thank You so much!! Snow White was a big hit!

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Need a DJ for a Birthday Party

Crystal Lake, IL

  • Event type
    Birthday party, Other (Sweet 16)
  • Number of guests
    51 - 100
  • Music preferences
    Pop
  • Indoors or outdoors?
    Indoors
  • Total budget for DJ
    $600-$700
  • Details
    No old times music and it's all going to be teenagers, so I want the latest pop songs that everyone will love and dance to!
  • $537.5
    Average price
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