BirthdayMasters is a great local resource that helps parents discover interesting activities for their kid’s birthday party celebrations.
Fire Pixie offers award-winning entertainment for parties. For children's parties, there are all sorts of characters (Princes, Superheroes, Fairies, and Storybook) and activities to choose from. Rates are $169 - $249 for an hour show (depending on entertainer experience) and each additional half hour is $75 more. Select your entertainer from an email full of photos. You will get to choose your favorite based on rate, bio, and a picture of that entertainer in her actual costume - so you will know exactly what you're going to get. You can make a deposit using PayPal.
Happily Ever Laughter is a company that provides performers and entertainment for parties and special events in California. Happily Ever Laughter has different packages - base rate for Packages start at $185, includes 1 character, and you can choose from face painting, balloon twisting, and other activities for up to 15 children for 90 minutes. There is a non-refundable deposit required.
Mad Science party shows typically last approximately 45 to 60 minutes, and are appropriate for group sizes up to 50 children with ages from 4 to 12. Optional add on activities are available that can increase the length and fun of your party, if you choose. Party times are on Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. It is recommend that you contact 4-6 weeks prior to your planned party date; 2 weeks is required for all party bookings.
A non-refundable $50 booking fee is required to reserve your party date and time. This booking fee must be received at the time you book your party (booking fee is included in your overall cost), and may be made using either VISA, Discover or MasterCard. If you later decide to change your party date, the $50 booking fee is transferable for up to one year. Booking fee cannot be refunded for cancelled parties.
Steve the Magic Guy is a magician, juggler, comedy entertainer, and ragtime guitarist.
The Cinderella Company, an award winning company. Voted #1 for best entertainment in San Francisco and East Bay by Bay Area Parent’s magazine 6 years in a row and Parents Press .
Verso Braiding does elaborate French braids at parties (children's birthday parties, bridal and baby showers, corporate events). Girls choose braids from Maria's catalog and within 5 to 10 minutes (that is what it takes to do one braid) she replicate it on them. Girls can also choose cute hair embellishments for themselves. In one braiding session (1.5 hours) 10 girls can be braided. For children's parties, Maria comes in a fun Mary Poppins type polka dot costume that keeps kids entertained while I'm doing braids.
Cost is $250 per 2-2.5 hour braiding session during which we can accommodate 10 girls.
If you are not sure how many guests who want their hair braided, you can invite me to a party by paying $50 flat fee (that includes a braid for the b-day girl) and let your guests tip $15-$20 per girl braided.