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The Great Boodini
4.9
from 111 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 207 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karolina S.
Verified review

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
Soma C.
Verified review

Paul was just awesome. Kids loved the twisted balloons and the magic show. Even the parents enjoyed the show. I am very happy that I hired Grampy's Magic. Thanks Paul for all the entertainment.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thomas U.
Verified review

The Face Painters were on-time, professional, friendly and very talented. Their designs were beautiful for boys and girls - kids and their parents loved them. We recommend them to anyone looking for easy-to-work-with face painters.

Top Pro
  • 40 years in business
  • 159 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!!!

Face Paint Pizzazz
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Beth is amazing! THE best face painter I have ever seen and so efficient and great with the kids. Her talent is incredible and the kids loved how they looked with her art. She is extremely punctual, professional and everything you would want when hiring an entertainer/artist to come to your home. I HIGHLY recommend Beth and would hire her again in a heartbeat.

Dgeign Balloon Twister
4.7
from 64 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
Crista B.
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Great balloon twisters! They showed up early, and entertained a steady stream of children the whole time. I will book them again.

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Pocket Circus
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Holly H.
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Gabriela was a true pleasure to work with! She showed dedication and passion in her work. Will definitely use her again!

Elidia Festivities
4.6
from 55 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
Yarita A.
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Awesome face painting job! My guests were delighted. Hope you had a good time. Next time I look forward to expanding your service. Thanks for business cards. And Thanking you very much.

Pinnacle Sound
4.8
from 50 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew B.
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Gregg with Pinnacle Sound and Entertainment did a spectacular job as DJ for our wedding. I've never seen a more packed dance floor. Very professional, knowledge and easy to work with.

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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.

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  • 22 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Arshia K.
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Uncle rich was perfect!! He was on time and kept kids entertainment for the whole time he was scheduled. Kids loved him and didn't want to let him go! It was a great addition to the party! Everyone were asking for Uncle Rich's contact info after he left. I will hire him again for other events in future :)

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  • 12 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gladys M.
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Wina was extremely pleasant to work with! she did my daughters 4th bday/ baptism party and everyone loved her! the kids and parents were all very happy with her work. Extremely patient with the kids considering they were mostly indecisive toddlers and a warm good person all around. I would def hire Wina for any other upcoming event.

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Steve Belliveau
4.7
from 41 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tina K.
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I wish I could add more stars to the 5 star rating above, and for as many stars I would add they will be less for the appreciation that I have for Steve and his work and his magic that he spreads around when he is performing. We hired Steve for the magic show and balloons package for my daughter's birthday party and I admit it was so much FUN. Steve is so humble and nice and he was on time and the way he engages his audience is mesmerizing. We had 20 kids and some adults of all ages but not for a moment during the show were we taking eyes off him. He had everyone engaged including the birthday girl and her friends and the adults too. He was right on time with all his equipment and everything started as planned and where did that hour go by we don't know. He was so patient while making balloons for all the kids at the end of the party and took time to tend to everyone's needs. If money is on your mind while looking for a magician - lemme tell you he a very inexpensive package. If entertainment is on your mind - lemme assure you he is full on FUN, Excitement, Entertaining. For all in all he is your guy for all questions...you will never go wrong if you puck him.....he is a billions bucks in FUN. Thank you Steve for everything from the bottom of our hearts...

  • 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.

Artistic Expressions by Lisa
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie S.
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We hired Lisa for our son's 1st Birthday party. She was great. She did an amazing job painting and she worked very well with the kids. I will definitely hire Lisa for our next event. We definitely recommend her to anyone who is looking for this type of entertainment for their party.

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BOUNCE 'N' CELEBRATIONS
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren Z.
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Zoltan with Bounce N Celebrations did an AMAZING job at my son's 3-year-old birthday party. We had about 35 kids between the ages of 2-8, and he was very patient, very professional, very engaging, and the kids absolutely LOVED his work! The glitter tattoos were the biggest hit, but the balloon swords and wands were not to go unnoticed - the kids loved those as well. Zoltan is extremely prompt and thorough. He got RIGHT back to me any time I called with a question or an update weeks before the party, he was very clear when he outlined what I should expect or needed to do, and he just made everything very simple and easy on my end. I felt in good hands and I could tell right away he was a reliable professional and person who I could trust. He is also very kind and reasonable and humble, and he is good with the kids. He didn't mind staying a little later so that some of the kids could get a balloon in addition to their tattoos, and when one child's balloon popped, he made another one even though the party was over and he had packed up all of his things. He didn't even bat an eye about it - it was his natural reaction to unpack and fix the problem. He was really perfect entertainment for our party, and we look forward to hiring him again. I strongly recommend Bounce N' Celebrations. Thank you Zoltan!!

Best Chicago Face Painting
4.4
from 8 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jehane M.
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We hired Val for my daughters 1st birthday party. She's just wonderful and we love her work so much. In the past I regret hirring other lower-priced face painters who didn't know how to paint well and worst of all they do not know how to interact with the kids. For me, it's very important to keep in mind how a face painter relates to the children. She's friendly, funny, clever, professional to work with, fast and incredibly talented. We love our experience with her and everyone else at the party did too. She's amazing and we love her very much. ?

  • 38 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ann S.
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We really enjoyed Nino at our holiday party. He kept the audienced entertained and it was one of the most memorable party entertainment we ever had.

  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Deanna S.
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This review is a long time coming.... We hired Boss Entertainment for a preschool Christmas Party. John was by far the best Santa we have had at a holiday party in the 32 years our preschool has been opened. He sang songs with the children, passed out gifts and was jolly and fun - our children had a blast! A true Santa experience. We will be hiring John for every holiday party moving forward. Thank you for providing an exceptional and magical experience for our children!

Classical guitarist
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
Steven S.
Verified review

I enthusiastically support the recommendation of Nicole Auriemma for employment as an entertainer (guitarist and vocalist) in the Chicago area. I have known Nicole Auriemma for the past year and have employed her numerous times to provide musical entertainment during our summer villa events. Nicole always showed up on time and entertained our guests on a very professional level. Nicole is a pleasure to work with and always brings a smile and positive attitude whenever she plays guitar. It is very apparent that she enjoys performing for audiences in any type of environment." Sincere and best regards, Steven T. Samson

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Need DJ

Gurnee, IL

  • Event type
    Birthday party
  • Number of guests
    101 - 150
  • Music preferences
    Pop, R&B / Soul, Top 40, Country
  • Indoors or outdoors?
    Indoors
  • Venue Sound Equipment
    No, DJ must provide sound equipment
  • Total budget for DJ
  • Details
    90th surprise birthday party
  • $516.67
    Average price
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