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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do I find a cheap DJ?

To find a cheap or affordable DJ for your party or wedding, search for local DJs near you and ask for free cost estimates from several of them. While some DJ profiles may provide an automatically generated starting cost, it’s important to contact the DJ to get an idea of how much your particular request will cost. This also gives you the opportunity to ask them other important questions and make sure you are a good fit.

How do you book a DJ for a party?

To book a party DJ, start by comparing local pros in your area. Check out their ratings and reviews to find out: 

  • Are they professional?
  • Do they show up on time to set up for the party?
  • Do they know how to feel the energy in the room and adjust the music accordingly?
  • Are they friendly to guests and take song requests?
  • Do they specialize in the genres you want (pop, Top 40, hip-hop, etc.)?
  • Do they have experience playing at your type of event (weddings, birthday parties, etc.)?

Whenever possible, watch videos of their performances. 

Your last step is to contact three to five different DJs near you to ask them questions and get price quotes.

How much is a DJ?

When you hire a local DJ, expect to pay roughly between $300 and $800. But be aware that the actual price will vary based on several factors, including the length of the DJ’s set and how much of a presence they need to be. Larger venues can drive up the cost, as this requires more equipment, soundchecking and setup. Adding extras like confetti, fog, light shows and black lights also adds to the cost. 

Get cost estimates from the best DJs near you to find out how much you should expect to spend for your event.

Read our cost guide, “How much does a DJ cost?

How much are wedding DJs?

Hiring a DJ typically costs anywhere from $300 to $1,200. It all depends on how long they’ll be working at your wedding and other various factors. The cost to hire a wedding DJ is usually higher than the cost to hire a DJ to play at a birthday party or similar event. 

To find out exactly how much your wedding DJ will cost, ask for a cost estimate from several professionals in your area.

How do you find wedding DJs?

Use Thumbtack to find wedding DJs in your area. Here, you can quickly see which local DJs have the highest ratings and best reviews. You can also see how many times each DJ has been hired, whether they’re responsive and if they’re in high demand.

How much do DJs charge per hour?

Hourly rates for DJs can vary depending on where you live, the event type (weddings, prom, birthdays, etc.) and many other factors. For an accurate hourly rate, request cost estimates from top-rated DJs near you.

What questions should you ask wedding DJs?

To ensure you hire the best DJ for your wedding, ask these questions:

  • Are you available on my wedding date?
  • How much do you charge, and how do you set your prices?
  • What’s included in your rate (e.g., set up, clean up, etc.)?
  • How many weddings have you played at?
  • Do you have any references I can contact?
  • What kind of music do you specialize in?
  • Do you provide your own equipment, sound system, speakers, etc.?
  • Do you provide any other services (e.g., photo booth, lighting, etc.)?
  • Can guests request songs?
  • Will you accept a “Do Not Play” list?
  • How early would you arrive at the venue to set up?
  • Do you take breaks throughout the event? If so, how many and for how long?

Why do DJs ask how many guests are at the wedding?

It’s helpful to let your DJ know how many guests will be attending the wedding so they can ensure they have the right sound system and equipment. They may also ask more questions about your guests so they can ensure they have music that caters to the crowd. 

Reviews for San Antonio djs
Olga B.
DJ enCore has been the first DJ to ever get our people to dance! Thank you Cory!
DJ enCore LLCDJ enCore LLC
Jennifer H.
Wonderful experience. DJ was a hit
DJ NightCrawlerDJ NightCrawler
Jae J.
DJ Boogieman was absolutely EXCELLENT! Working with him was great from start to finish. Would recommend him to anyone that ever needs a DJ.
DJ BoogeyManDJ BoogeyMan
Lori M.
DJ Stash is amazing! I was searching for a DJ for my niece's sweet 16. I spoke with 3 DJs and DJ Stash's personality is what sold me. DJ Stash is responsive, reasonable and friendly. Nicely dressed, ironically he wore my niece's favorite color. {people thought it was planned ;)} Everyone loved the music. He played appropriate music during the dinner. Kept the Grandparents happy. During the party...DJ Stash got the crowd moving and danced with them. My niece and her friends raved about the DJ. He was the talk of the school on Monday morning. He makes it easy, provides an app for music selection/timeline. I would definitely recommend him and if we ever needed a DJ for another event he would be my first call! Book him! He is worth it!
DJ StashDJ Stash
Thumbtack Customer
DJ James Graciano not only deejayed for us at our Halloween Party, but he was dressed for the occasion. We appreciate his sportsmanship for dressing up as a Zombie. DJ James Graciano likes to work as a professional DJ and took the time to incorporate our music list into his own music. Thank You DJ James Graciano for memorable "Spooky Night", We had a blast! Cynthia H.
DJ James Graciano/VIP Entertainment TexasDJ James Graciano/VIP Entertainment Texas
Tony E.
Thank you DJ Tako, excellent work.
DJ TakoDJ Tako
Jennifer T.
Very reliable DJ - loved the music selection!
DJ BoogeyManDJ BoogeyMan
Thumbtack Customer
We used DJ Men-Yo for a corporate party for about 350 guests. Everyone had a great time and the DJ was able to find a variety of music that made everyone happy!
DJ Men-Yo - Celebrity DJDJ Men-Yo - Celebrity DJ
Thumbtack Customer
DJ Men-Yo was a fantastic DJ. I love to dance and he kept us dancing all night. He DJ our wedding, ceremony and reception. He was very professional and played everything we requested. He even MCed the evening. I will definitely use him for any future celebrations.
DJ Men-Yo - Celebrity DJDJ Men-Yo - Celebrity DJ
Pamela A.
DJ Peppp was AMAZING!!!! He arrived early and was so fun and professional. He really made the event a success and I will definitely be hiring DJ Peppp at my next event. He is one of the best DJ’s in San Antonio that I’ve ever found. Also great price. Great job DJ Peppp.. Pamela
DJ PepppDJ Peppp
Thumbtack Customer
James was an amazing DJ, I asked him to just make a play list of real fun songs to keep the party going, and he did not disappoint. He was very professional, and very nice. I cannot imagine a better DJ, all my friends and my guest loved him and want to refer him or use him for their future events. You will not go wrong with DJ James, he made our night memorable. End your search and choose DJ James.
DJ James Graciano/VIP Entertainment TexasDJ James Graciano/VIP Entertainment Texas
Brian C.
I’m sure he is an excellent DJ, he apparently couldn’t make our engagement so he had someone else cover. We didn’t know until the day of. But I certainly appreciate him having someone else cover. DJ Manny E was an incredible DJ and we will most certainly use him again.
DJ StashDJ Stash
Thumbtack Customer
Awesome DJ and will definately hire them again! Received alot of compliments from our guests on the DJ. He played exactly what we requested. Thank you so much, Roger!
DJ Formal EventsDJ Formal Events
Earnest T.
DJ enCore in my opinion is one of the best DJ’s in the business. He responds quickly, very punctual and highly professional. Now let’s talk about his skills. DJ enCore had the crowd pumped up all night with his music selection. He also had two hip hop groups performing while he was mixing and the crowd went crazy. Whenever I need a Dj I’m calling DJ enCore. Thank you for everything last night.
DJ enCore LLCDJ enCore LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Very professional and accommodating to our agenda. Enjoyed working with this DJ.
Two Ten Entertainment (DJ&PhotoBooth)Two Ten Entertainment (DJ&PhotoBooth)
Thumbtack Customer
DJ made sure to have everyone dancing all night
DJ Formal EventsDJ Formal Events
Laura R.
DJ BoogeyMan was awesome ! Great music selection , punctual , responds as quickly as he can , professional & affordable . We will for sure recommend to others & if needed we will be using him in the future . Thank you DJ BoogeyMan !
DJ BoogeyManDJ BoogeyMan
Thumbtack Customer
Our wedding was on July and the DJ seem to know what the people asked for.
DJ Formal EventsDJ Formal Events
Erika T.
DJ Stash was professional and punctual. He worked with our budget and made me feel that I received good value for my money. I recommend DJ Stash for more events. He was excellent for our wedding.
DJ StashDJ Stash
Laura C.
We had a corporate event for approximately 500 guests. The DJ was able to adjust to the various music preferences and age groups. He was on time and professional. We had many compliments from the guests regarding the DJ. Thank you!
DJ Kool RobDJ Kool Rob
Junior a.
This dj was nothing but perfect awesome anything you can think of positive this is him.
DJ StashDJ Stash
Cynthia N.
Dj Arnold came early to prep even threw some extras in we didn't expect. The uplighting was beautiful and he played our DVD video for my daughter Jessica's graduation on both monitors all her friends had an awesome time with the music played. We would definitely hire DJ Arnold again. Thank you DJ Arnold for making my daughters graduation party a night to remember!
Double A DJDouble A DJ
Bernadette O.
We were so happy with this dj and the host. I would refer them to others!!!!!
Tara F.
Thank you DJ Tako! You all were awesome. I will recommend you!
DJ TakoDJ Tako
Corrie M.
Amazing DJ and artist! We had such a blast with him and the crowd absolutely loved him!
DJ Men-Yo - Celebrity DJDJ Men-Yo - Celebrity DJ
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