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What does entertaining include?

Local entertainers can add a whole other element to your special party, corporate function, children’s party, or cultural event. They can add music, fun, magic, and activities to help create a fun, engaging atmosphere for your guests. Some popular entertainment options include:

Music & dancing

Every event needs music, so why not step things up a notch with live musicians and dancers? Stir emotions with a talented bagpiper, traditional drummers, or a folk guitarist and singer. Or get a DJ to mix some of the latest hits and get the dance floor going. Impress guests at your restaurant or party and hire belly dancers to mingle and dance amongst the tables. Your performers will engage the audience, encourage participation, and ensure your guests have an amazing time.

Balloons & face painting

When you’re looking to hire a children’s entertainer, you can’t go past a balloon artist and face painter. They’ll bring their own equipment, tools, and supplies, and get set up before the children arrive at the party or event. They’ll do their own setup and clean up when they’re finished. Your children’s entertainer may work for the whole of your event, or for 30-60 minutes in between other activities.

Clowns & characters

Create a special atmosphere at your next children’s party and make their dreams come true when their favourite characters turn up! A costume character entertainer or clown will do more than just get dressed up - they’ll spend the entire event acting in character to entertain and enchant guests. Characters are also a great way to add fun to your corporate event or even your business promotion!

Magic

No matter how big or small your party or event guests, they’ll love watching a magician perform tricks. Your magician will bring all their equipment and get set up ahead of time, staying in character any time a guest approaches. They’ll do a series of tricks as part of a magic show, which may include disappearing tricks, card tricks, illusions, and more. Many magicians will encourage audience involvement, moving about amongst tables, and requesting volunteers to participate. At the end of the show, they’ll pack everything up, taking care to minimise disruption to the rest of your event.

Recent Entertainment tasks in Canberra

Music DJ for birthday party

$200

Monash ACT, Australia

5th Feb 2024

A music dj for a birthday party from 8pm till 10pm on 17th February.

Looking for a DJ that plays bollywood and international music

$500

Canberra ACT, Australia

30th Jan 2024

I am looking for a dj that plays bollywood and international music for a team gathering - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, February 4, 2024

Face painting for 7th bday party

$120

Cook ACT, Australia

29th Jan 2024

We’re looking for an experienced face painter who has their own paints and brushes to paint faces at our daughter’s 7th bday party. There will be between 7 and 10 children - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 4 February 2024

Kiliane was professional, friendly and did a lovely job with the face art! She was punctual and great to deal with. Would definitely recommend her services.

Wedding DJ

$500

Parkes ACT, Australia

2nd Jan 2024

Looking for a DJ for our wedding on 13 April at the NationalPortrait Gallery. Dancing vibes with some classic wedding tunes included. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 13 April 2024

DJ for Xmas Party

$400

Barton ACT, Australia

12th Oct 2023

DJ for work Xmas party (dinner-dance)and CEO farewell 4hours 03/11/23 - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 3 November 2023

Face painting

$100

Gungahlin ACT, Australia

8th Oct 2023

face painting for kids birthday - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 15 October 2023

Face painting for kids birthday party

$80

Mitchell ACT, Australia

22nd Aug 2023

Face painting at kid’s birthday party, from 6pm to 8pm. At FunLand in Mitchell. To bring their own equipment. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 16 September 2023

Face painter for a friends 21st!

$60

Ainslie ACT, Australia

21st May 2023

Would love to have someone with some face painting experience and their own gear! We can pay you $60 for two hours (4-6pm) - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 26 May 2023

Face painting

$200

Wanniassa ACT 2903, Australia

26th Apr 2023

Looking for a face painter and balloon company to attend my daughters 2nd birthday - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 29 April 2023

Childrens face painting

$150

Palmerston ACT 2913, Australia

16th Mar 2023

Looking for a face painter or a few to painter for children’s birthday party. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 13 May 2023

Kids Party entertainers

$100

Throsby ACT, Australia

1st Mar 2023

Kids Face Painting, Kids Magician, acitivities and party entertainers need for an hour max, - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 5 March 2023

Dj for a wedding

$1,234

Kingston ACT, Australia

28th Feb 2023

7-9 pm dj on boat on Lake Burley Griffin for a 50 people wedding - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 1 April 2023

A DJ to play at my wedding on a boat on Saturday April 1 from 7-9pm.

$1,234

Kingston ACT, Australia

28th Feb 2023

DJ to play at a wedding from 7-9pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 1 April 2023

Bollywood DJ

$800

Gungahlin ACT, Australia

23rd Jan 2023

Bollywood DJ for Birthday Party - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 25 February 2023

Kids Entertainer.

$120

Hackett ACT 2602, Australia

7th Jan 2023

entertain kids of 6 for 1 hour including face painting, storytelling, or game. It will be great (but not necessary) if the entertainer can dress like a princess or frozen - Due date: Flexible

DJ for wedding

$550

Braddon ACT, Australia

1st Nov 2022

Wedding hosted at hotel in Braddon requiring DJ for light background music and lighting set up (no dance floor planned). Required to: - Play entry song for groom and bride - Ideally have indoor electric fireworks (as pictured) for entry and exit of bride and groom - Mix of indian/bollywood music Time: Sat 26th Nov, 6-11pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 26 November 2022

Looking for a DJ with sound equipment

$100

Belconnen Town Centre ACT, Australia

19th Oct 2022

Need a DJ to perform at a house party . - Due date: Before Friday, 21 October 2022

Quote for female dancer for ladies event

$10

Canberra ACT, Australia

14th Oct 2022

Would love to have a quote for a female ballet or hip hop dancer to perform at a ladies event - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 26 November 2022

Kids party entertainer

$150

Kingston ACT, Australia

16th Sep 2022

Entertaining a range of kids with games etc during 13 yr old birthday party Kids ages range between 5 to 13 - Due date: Before Saturday, 24 September 2022

Clown for entertainment

$200

Duffy ACT, Australia

5th Aug 2022

Need to entertain six children for like an hour. Jugglin would be sick - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 5 August 2022