10 Fantastic Entertainment Ideas For Kids Party Entertainment

Looking for something beyond clowns and magicians for your kids party entertainment? There’s nothing wrong with those classics — however, you may want something a little more interesting. Kids get easily bored these days, so why not book something extra unique?

Take a look at our list below of strolling vendors and other kids party entertainment options that the both kids and their parents will love.

LED Party Robot

There’s nothing quite like a human robot to get the party started! These tall, LED-outfitted robots command attention and delight everyone. These are becoming more and more popular for kids party entertainment. You can book all-out, over-the-top robots, or more simple human-sized ones.

Cold Fireworks

Want to add a “sparktacular” element to the party? Consider cold fireworks. These look just like regular fireworks, but present no risk of danger or explosions, as they are created to stay cold. These add quite a lot to the atmosphere!

Larger-Than-Life Board Games

One of the best forms of kids party entertainment we’ve seen, human-sized games such as checkers, connect four, chess, jenga, and Operation. Even games such as Monopoly and Scrabble are available. Not only are these entertaining, they foster interaction between guests and make great photo ops.

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Strolling Table Dresses

You may have heard of strolling champagne dresses for adult parties, but did you know that there are also strolling table dresses for kids parties? They offer everything from punch to snacks to party favors, and are always a great addition to the atmosphere.

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Want to make your child and their guests feel like movie stars? Book a miniature red carpet and real live “paparazzi” to all clamor for their photos. Bonus: you also get extra photography!

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One of the most popular vendors for kids party entertainment is mermaids. (You can also book mermen.) Whether you have a pool, arrange for a tank, or you simply set up a large sitting area for your mermaid, these performers are always a hit. Kids are absolutely enchanted by them.

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Silhouette Artists

Silhouette artists are great for kids party entertainment because not only are they fun; they also provide party favors for guests to take home. It also celebrates a classic art.

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Living Topiaries

A visual treat, living topiaries (hedge-shaped humans that come to life) add a level of unique charm to any party. They will wave, dance, and pose for pictures.

Light Walkers On Stilts

Mesmerizing light walkers wear illuminated costumes (which can often be matched to the colors of your party), and are fantastic for photos. They are a great fit for themes like carnival, circus, princess, steampunk, or anything “old-timey”.

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Another great idea for a carnival or circus theme is to book the Acrochaps. These “vivacious, victorious, Victorian strong men” will make the kids laugh with their silly antics and acrobatics. They also provide amazing photo ops!

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Hopefully this list of ideas for kids party entertainment helps you as you plan your upcoming event! If you’re searching for the perfect kids party venue, take a look at our gallery to see if Avanti Banquet Hall is a good match. If you like what you see, please contact us for availability.