When people think of entertainment for a special event, they often think of music and dancing. Another common misconception is that clowns, jugglers, and magicians are just for kids' parties. Party entertainment spans many types of entertainers that are appropriate for a variety of event kinds.

Once you open yourself up to the possibilities, you'll see that entertainment for a corporate event, birthday party, or other special event can range from a comedian to a fortuneteller to professional dancers. Magicians and hypnotists are also extremely popular because of their frequent use of audience participation.

Skilled entertainers can make a stale event exciting by giving guests something to do, watch, or laugh at. If your event is outdoors, consider a festive fireworks display. Check with your venue or your town to make sure fireworks are permitted.

Some professional entertainers specialize in certain types of events. Once you've found some potential vendors in our database, find out what types of events they are typically hired for. Definitely try to catch their act, either via videos on their website or by going to events at which they are performing.

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