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Wilmington Party Entertainers

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Professional DJ Services
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Katie S.
Verified review

We absolutely loved Louis!! Our guests had so much fun thanks to him keeping the party alive. He's a great public speaker and never allowed for a dull moment! He can think on his feet very well and played every song we had talked about. He also managed our photobooth and made everything just so easy for us- not to mention that his actual DJ booth looked so great! very classy for the reception!

Dana Dazzle Productions
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Stefanny F.
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I booked Dana for my daughters birthday party. She was great, on time and everything. All the kids and parents enjoyed her and her wonderful talent. Highly recommend for parties and all.

Grey Oakes
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michelle J.
Verified review

Grey played for our wedding! He was very professional and played beautifully.

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Caleb Morgan
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jani D.
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Caleb was exactly what I had pictured for my daughter's 30th birthday party. He mingled among the guests as though he was one of them and by the end of the evening he had won everyone's heart and had truly become one of the guests. As for his talent, people are still baffled and asking "how?", two weeks after the party. Caleb I can't thank you and Maria enough for making Autumn's party a fantastic memory that she and others will have for a very long time.

  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Amber C.
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I cannot express enough how amazing Nick is. He was very attentive and had a lot of patience with the kids and us not so sober adults as the night went on. You can tell he truly loves what he does! I was also a bride that treated all my vendors like family so he got to enjoy the food, the party, the dancing, all while getting paid. I would recommend Nick 100x over, he is a very personable guy and was super easy to work with. Thanks again Nick!

The Memory Mirror
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Josh E.
Verified review

We are SO glad we went with this company for our wedding. We were not fully sure what to expect, however, our guests LOVED it! It WAS the party.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
ALICIA T.
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They were on time and great to talk with! Everyone loved it!

About

We are so thankful to have the most wonderful clients that have been with us for years. They are all family. We have outstanding testimonials and we strive to make sure every single event we do is the most memorable and stress free. Our staff are super fun and know how to interact with adults and children alike! Our standard of service is paramount to us and your experience of our company. We will work with you to make sure all your needs and wants are incorporated into your event. We love our work and we love meeting new friends!

  • 7 years in business
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Our work stands out because we professionalism to ever event we do. Our love the finished product from the song selection to the personalized CD of a playlist for them.

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Uncle Hairy is your ultimate cover band/rock and soul revue featuring the most popular music from the '70s, '80s and '90s to the present. The band's goal is to provide the great cover tunes, from pop, rock, soul/R&B to country's hottest eras and mainstream genres. The band was born from the core of Wilmington's number party band, the 360 Degrees. The energy and unmistakable chemistry of the band brings a unique feel to all of the music which in turn brings a fresh new style to the area's music scene. Call on Uncle Hairy to take your entertainment to the next level!

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At Fairytales and Dreams by the Sea, we bring fairytales to life! Let our princesses host your next event for a day of magic and fun! Have us come to you or have your next party with us at the Princess Palace in Wilmington off Oleander Boulevard. Parties for all budgets and locations and military discounts are available. Our princesses travel all across North Carolina and the surrounding states. Visit us online or give us a call at to reserve your party today and to see all we have to offer!

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Wave Entertainment has over 10 years of experience in DJ/event services along with wedding photography and videography.

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My company specializes in catering, entertainment, photograph, and videography from Boston to Texas. Entertainment includes live band and DJs.

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You're dream wedding is only a step away. From the caterer to the DJ and even the designs, I can do it all for you. There is no need in stressing on your big day; leave the party planning to me. I know amazing locations and great photographers and DJs who would love to capture this special moment for you.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Game It is the only mobile video game theater to offer seven 50" TVs and over 200 games all at a cheaper price. Great for birthday parties. We also have a bounce house, corn hole boards, giant jenga and yardzee.

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We have 22 inflatables to choose from. We also offer popcorn, snow cones, cotton candy, tables, and chairs. We even have a mobile photo booth!

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We book gigs for musicians in the southeastern / coastal areas of NC and SC. Most projects consist of myself (a seasoned guitarist) with a vocalist, and we can provide a wide variety of materials such as classic rock / blues / funk / jazz / etc.

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I am a fully licensed and insured face painter/Clown. I've been in the business for 15 years & love what I do! I provide the face painting along with balloon animals. There are different options price wise: Just Facepainting: *$50.00 up to 15 kids for 1 hour- *each additional child $4.00 *$75.00 for 2 hours Clowning: *$100.00 up to 15 kids for an hour & a half- *full costume *face painting *balloon animals *$150.00 for 2 hours Add a little fun to your next Party!!!! Feel free to e-mail me any questions. Look forward to hearing from you!

  • 29 years in business
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We have been in business of booking every type of talent that is need for events, media and large scale productions. Comedy, singers, dancers, variety, cooks, jugglers, magicians, Speakers, Hosts, Headliners, Harpist, Circus and just about anything you need.

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We service parties, weddings, and anything with good music and fun. We will bring the parties to you even and also good food if needed.

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We are very entertaining and audience-friendly! People tend to really enjoy our repertoire, and how we perform.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a photo booth rental?

A party photo booth is a fun, interactive experience where guests can take a series of photos (usually three or four) that are immediately printed out on a strip as a keepsake. When you rent a party photo booth, the company sets up the booth or photo station at your event; a photographer staffs the booth and coaches guests on how to use it throughout the event. Often the photo booth rental company provides props like silly hats, wigs and glasses. There are different types of party photo booth rentals. An open-air booth has a curtain or backdrop that allows more freedom of movement and enables more people to use it at one time. The traditional enclosed photo booths that you may have seen at the mall or the fair tend to cost more to rent, as they are harder to transport and also cost more for the pros to purchase. The national average cost for party photo booth rentals is $400-$500.

What is a mariachi band?

Mariachi bands are rooted in Mexican culture. Traditional mariachi bands consisted of two or more members playing stringed instruments, wearing regional costumes adapted from the charro (Mexican horseman or cowboy). Modern mariachi bands, which are likely what you’re looking for when searching for a mariachi band for hire, feature at least four members who play stringed instruments (violin, vihuela, bass guitar called guitarron) and one or more trumpets. The costumes have remained the same, but now trumpets are synonymous with mariachi music. Mariachi bands for hire often play a wide range of music, including styles originating from Mexico and adopted from elsewhere. These include jarabes, waltzes, serenades, corridos (Mexican ballads), ranchera, cumbia, and more. Mariachi bands for hire bring a festive and soulful element to a party, birthday, wedding, corporate affair, fundraiser or community event. UNESCO has inscribed mariachi music on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

What does a fortune teller do?

A fortune teller offers insight into people’s past, present and future through private readings. Some fortune tellers read palms or use tarot cards, runes, or tea leaves to see into a client’s future. Other fortune tellers consider themselves psychics, numerologists and mystics who look for patterns and meaning in seemingly random events, such as stirred tea leaves or the draw of a tarot card. By interpreting what they see in the cards or leaves, fortune tellers answer their clients’ questions about their lives, such as who or when they’ll marry, whether they should quit their job, or whether they should have a baby. Tarot card readings are a particularly popular way of having your future told, because they’re such a familiar method of fortune telling. More importantly, you can guide a tarot reading by asking the specific questions that are most important to you. By interpreting the cards you’ve drawn, the fortune teller may give you new insight into yourself and help you make an important decision. For some people, fortune tellers are simply amusing, but for others, they offer helpful guidance and spiritual nourishment.  

How much is it to rent a photo booth for a party?

Renting a party photo booth for your next event will get your guests engaged and provide a take-home favor for attendees. The cost to rent a party photo booth will vary depending on the type of booth, the day and time of year, the length of the rental, and any add-ons you select. The national average cost for party photo booth rentals is $400-$500. Here are some examples of average party photo booth rental costs:

  • Weekday packages: $300-$550, depending on features included and length of rental. A three-hour weekday package for $500 could include guest book, personalized photo strips and DVD of all the photos.
  • Weekend packages: $450-$700, depending on features included and length of rental.
  • Additional hours: $100-$150 per extra hour.
  • Add-on features:
    • Photo guest album services: $75.
    • Personalized photo strips: $30-$50.
    • Custom photo backdrops or vinyl skin branding of the booth: $150-$300.
    • Live social media connectivity (ability to share photos to social media accounts): $100-$250.

How much does a mariachi band cost?

A mariachi band will bring your party or event alive with their fabulous costumes, beautiful playing and strong vocals. The cost of a mariachi band for hire will depend on how many players are in the group. Each musician in a performance group needs to be paid, so pricing is usually based on the number of mariachis (musicians), the location of the event (and travel time required), and the length of the performance. Day of the week also affects cost, as does day — Christmas, New Year’s Eve and other major holidays will cost more than regular days. The national average cost for live bands of all types ranges between $740 and $1,200. Depending on where you live and regional rates for performers, you might expect to pay between $65 and $120 per hour, per player. Mariachi groups may have 12-15 players available for performance at one time, depending on your budget. Here are some examples of how the number of players affects average cost:

  • Four mariachis: $300 per hour for weeknights, $400 per hour for weekends.
  • Five mariachis: $350 per hour for weeknights, $400-$450 per hour for weekends. Weekends may have a minimum number of hours.
  • Six mariachis: $400 per hour for weeknights, $450-$500 per hour for weekends.
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