Let’s Party: Entertainers That Make Birthdays a Cinch

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You’ve scouted Pinterest for a super cute cake and coordinating food and decor. Now that you’ve got all your RSVPs, how to keep the crowd of kiddos entertained?Don’t stress on the party games, we’ve searched the county for entertainment that comes to you. From wizards to lizards and bubbles of all kinds, scroll down to see our picks for traveling entertainment that will guarantee your party will be epic.

bubblesoccer1photo courtesy of Bubble Soccer 

Bubble Soccer

Kick your party into high gear with San Diego Bubble Soccer. Their dependable team arrives early to set up at your venue (a flat grassy surface is best). They’ll train your guests how to use the gear safely and act as referees for crazy fun, sweat-worthy games. Each player stands in the middle of an inflatable bubble, belts it onto shoulders (back pack style) and holds onto the handles. Then the games begin with goals, cones, balls, and even music supplied by the company (or plug in your own playlist!)  Players must be ages 7 and up. Parties start at $300.

Online: sandiegobubblesoccer.com
Phone: 619-535-1204

bubbleparty1photo: Best Bubble Parties via Yelp 

Best Bubble Parties

If blowing bubbles fascinates your little one, then Best Bubble Parties will be a mind blowing experience for all. Kiddos are sure to remember stepping inside a rainbow and watching a bubbliest create square and even triangular bubbles during the mesmerizing indoor show.  Tailor the show to fit your age group with cool bubble science for older kids or outdoor bubble play for any age, or try a combination of the two. Shows start at $175.

Online: bestbubbleparties.com
Phone: 855-975-2825

lizardwizardphoto: Becky Crimmins

Lizard Wizard of San Diego

Kathy, The Lizard Wizard of San Diego, not only brings the excitement of 25 reptiles to your party she also teaches fascinating facts and instills care and gentleness for animals along the way. (Her patience and knowledge really add to the show). Get ready to touch a blue-tongued skink, a super cute baby turtle, tarantulas and even an 11-foot yellow python! There are opportunities for everyone to wrap themselves up with reptiles, and Kathy’s gentle nature makes kids of all ages feel at ease. Parties last an hour and start at $175.

Online: lizardwizardofsandiego.com
Phone: 760-722-4446

mystic1photo: Joe Mystic via Yelp

Joe Mystic Magician

If a different kind of Slytherin better fits your party’s theme, we’ve found a magician in town who is sure to bring oohs and aahs with his wizarding ways. Joe Mystic has been entertaining children with his magic shows for 25 years. Joe’s party personality comes through loud and clear. He’ll don a robe and transform into Dumbledore or put on his magician’s top hat or parade like a pirate all while performing magical feats sure to keep the crowd entranced. In addition to a straightforward magic show, his hour long preschool package includes simple face painting, magic, and balloon animals to keep the littlest reveler’s attention. Joe is an expert at getting his crowd involved as volunteers and making the birthday boy or girl the star of the show. The magic starts at $175 and is perfect for ages 5 and up.

Online: joemystic.com
Phone: 858-278-6558

Create an Obstacle Coursephoto: Jen Haas

Kid Ventures Mobile Parties

Want a staff of fun professionals to run the party for you and bring all the excitement of an indoor play place to your venue? You’re in luck! Kid Ventures, the popular indoor playspace with 3 Socal locations, has ventured into the world of mobile parties! Their staff will bring the fun to you including everything for a mini obstacle course, a craft that fits your theme, and parachute games. Enjoy catching up with guests and playing with your kiddo on the big day while their party crew sets up, runs the games, and helps serve the birthday cake. The smiles begin with parties starting at $365. Just click the link below to fill in your deets and someone will get back to you with package options.

Online: indoorplaysandiego.com/mobile-parties/

Have you hired any local entertainment for your kiddo’s birthday? Share your thoughts in the comments below!  

—Cherie Gough

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