Smarty Pants Holiday Shows

 Holiday themed shows include: Kids New Years’ Eve | Easter | Purim | Halloween | Hanukkah | Christmas The Halloween Big Balloon Show The Halloween Big Balloon Show is always silly scary and suitable for all ages (no blood! no gore!) Check out the video for this show in the sidebar!           […]

ScribbleMonster’s ECO Show

About ScribbleMonster’s ECO Show: ScribbleMonster’s award-winning music and creative play is now available as roving entertainment- perfect for festival lines! Line at the bouncy house, petting zoo, or face painter? ScribbleMonster entertains and plays with guests while they wait. They can provide mini pop-up concerts wherever they are needed! Wind and solar energy currently account […]

Division BMX Team

About Division BMX Team: Whether it be corporate entertainment, school assemblies, fairs or festivals, company picnics, or any place you need people entertained, Division BMX Team’s unparalleled talent will wow. They pride themselves on bringing the most visually appealing BMX tricks, alongside a captivating announcer, leaving audience members in awe.     A Division show […]

Todd Downing

About Todd Downing: The average human smiles 10 times a day. Todd smiles about 10,000 times a day and all of the children and adults will soon be smiling too! From Joliet, IL, he has been entertaining and educating kids for many years with his guitar, puppets, and unexpected quips and comments that keep audiences […]

Smarty Pants

About Smarty Pants: You may have seen simple balloon art before, but never like Smarty Pants! Going far beyond simple dogs & swords, Smarty Pants uses balloons to create astounding sculptures, wearable costumes, and eye-popping, larger than life creations. Not just for birthday parties, Smarty’s advanced artistry takes balloons to “a higher level.” His balloons […]

Mary Macaroni

Bio:  Holy moly, it’s Mary Macaroni! This kiddie artist is a singer, songwriter, guitarist AND magician known for her catchy sing-a longs and hilarious magic! Kids get to help Mary Macaroni with magic tricks, shake shakers and dance with scarves along with rockin’ tunes and generally have the time of their lives! She was recently voted […]

Brad Weston

 About Brad Weston: Brad Weston is a comedy juggling phenomenon. Fast-paced, funny, and unpredictable, his performance turns any event into an unforgettable experience. His Guinness World Record golf juggling act will blow your mind, just as it did Jay Leno and Ellen DeGeneres. The unique sword walking act has been featured on Ripley’s Believe it […]

ScribbleMonster

About Scribble Monster Acclaimed by the likes of National Public Radio and Parenting Magazine, ScribbleMonster’s approach to music, learning and play has earned them a regular role on Sirius/XM’s Kids Place Live, appearances at Lollapalooza, and literally millions of streams on Pandora, iTunes and Spotify. Through ScribbleMonster’s work with the Chicago Public Library, Jim and […]

Magician Jaime Aponte

Chicago Magician Jaime Aponte has been performing magic for over twenty years, has enjoyed learning magic and entertaining audiences of all ages with comedy magic, illusion, and sleight-of-hand. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, he began learning magic at the young age of twelve. Magic is an art that requires patience, constant studying and practice. […]

Ben Tatar and the Tatar Tots

Hope you’re hungry for a funky good time with Ben Tatar and the Tatar Tots. This jazzy, funky band is fun for kids and offers great tunes for the grown-ups. Tatar’s shows focus on direct interaction with the kids, singing and dancing and performances by some of Chicago’s finest musicians. The Tots bring many instruments […]

Haunted House

The Haunted House is a massive maze that is full of scary pop outs and dark hallways to explore. This unit features beautiful digitally printed original design art panels on the exterior to give this unit great appeal. This unit is a great attraction for Halloween and holds up to 24 kids at one time. […]

Chicago Honey Bear Dancers

Chicago’s premier Variety Song & Dance show performing worldwide for the past 29 years. The “Chicago Honey Bear Dancers” are focused on delivering top-notch quality entertainment with the highest levels of client satisfaction. All of our performances exemplify the WOW Factor and will leave your guests talking about your event well after it’s over. Whether […]

Illustrated Story Telling for Kids

Chris Fair is just a local Chicago Comedian that likes to tell stories and draw… with LASERS.  A regular performer at Concerts for Kids and Stage 773’s Inoffensive Theater Series, The Laser Comedy Show is a one of a kind performance art only performed by life long artist, Chris Fair.  Chris illustrates characters and whole […]

Miss Jamie’s Farm

 About Miss Jamie’s Farm: Who’s ready for some Farmyard FUN?? Chicagoland’s favorite children’s performer, Miss Jamie, is guaranteed to get the little ones stomping their boots and hollering for more fruits & veggies. Named “Best Show of the Summer” by preschool directors across the state, Miss Jamie’s show is interactive and provides kids with learning […]

JG’s Reptile Road Show

Shows are 60-75 minutes long and is a very hands-on exciting experience for the kids (and adults). Included are some very impressive animals which include a 5 ft monitor lizard, a 13 ft Burmese Python, a 80 lb tortoise, an African Bull Frog, and much more! The kids get to pet, hold, and handle the animals. They […]

Costumed Characters

Need a little more flair for your event?  Hire one of our costumed characters. They will help you event come to life. Characters can take photos with your guests and give away candy or gifts that you provide. Characters wander and mingle with your guests. Ideal for use with Green Screen Photos and appropriate backgrounds. […]

Zombie Face Painting

Name your monster and Margi will make it happen!  

Central Park Bubbles

About Central Park Bubbles Central Park Bubbles is an Interactive Giant Bubble Performance Team composed of Jason, a former Youth Counselor and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and Kishan a former Chef and Bubble Scientist.  The team will come to your college, make Giant Bubbles, Put Students Inside Giant Bubbles, and supply equipment for […]

Chuggy Choo Choo

All aboard! Tunnels, ladder, lots of windows, inside slide. Time to take a ride on the Choo Choo. Mom approved!

Not Quite Fairy Tales

Not Quite Fairy Tales:  A hilarious puppet show for children and family audiences. Show Description: The puppet program, Not Quite Fairy Tales, begins with a lively interactive audience warm-up and introduction to puppetry. Once the audience is focused and engaged the puppet show begins. The program includes 3 hilarious fractured fairy tales interspersed with funny […]

Ice Cream Vendors

The Ice Cream Vendors are the best in family friendly music and entertainment in Chicagoland! The original tunes, energy, and antics of long-time pals Jon & Greg get the kids hopping! The full band and horn section entertains the whole crowd. Fans young and old don their paper hats and wear other people’s glasses as […]

Dave Rudolf Christmas

Christmas with Rudolf What better person to spend Christmas with than Rudolf? Dave’s Christmas show features kids twisting to the “Candy Cane Twist,” hula hooping to “Santa’s got a Zoot Suit,” some traditional Christmas tunes, Christmas parodies such as “Frosty the Slow Man,” and lots of yuletide joy.

Dave Rudolf Halloween

A ghoulishly delightful show with Dave.  Watch the kids do the Frankenstein Dance!  See the little tykes try to assemble the skeleton bones, be amazed at the ghoul limbo, and experience tons of fun in a not very scary show!

Edd Fairman

A performer since the ripe old age of 6, Edd Fairman started his career in family and educational entertainment, Edd has honed his craft with 1000’s of performances and grown a dedicated following through his unique blend of interactive comedy and non-traditional magic for all ages that has allowed him to move comfortably into colleges […]

Dave Rudolf

The Awesome Factor: Grammy Nominated 1 Gold Record Nominated 15 times for NACA College Entertainer of the Year Released 28 albums Has written songs for Disney including their new Winnie the Pooh album Beach Party A totally interactive show with hula hooping, bubble machines, limboing and much more.  Features Dave’s original music as well as […]

A White Christmas

Inspired by the classic film White Christmas, this spectacular holiday concert will take you on a musical journey from a World War II performance for the troops, to the glamour of a Florida nightclub and finally, the charm and simple beauty a New England town. Christmas Eve In My Hometown, Home For The Holidays, Baby […]

Magical Balloon-Dude

Enthusiastic children swarm around the festivities as if enchanted by the Pied Piper. Guest’s conversations focus on how they enjoy watching these imaginative works of art develop. Tranquility sets in knowing that a veteran entertainer is orchestrating every precision twist and joke, ensuring that the unexpected pop will not deflate the celebration. The Dale Obrochta Experience – […]

Kid Bucks Game Show

Kidbucks Game Show is a thrilling game show where randomly selected members of the audience, participate in wild and crazy games. The final winner enters the Kidbucks chamber and grabs as many “Kidbucks “ as possible, as they swirl about the chamber. Catch the fun, excitement and prizes How the game is played Nine contestants […]

Sandi Sylver

Make no mistake about it: Sandi Sylver does not present “puppet shows”. She is a gifted Ventriloquist who loves encouraging adults as well as children to read, write, and reinvent themselves along the way! An Illinois Arts Council Touring Roster Artist, Sandi Sylver is committed to entertaining and educating, and she performs nationally at schools, […]

The Frog Lady

Presentation Options Reviews: “Deb was fantastic!  She was very impressive and quite entertaining.  She kept the children and myself on the edge of our seats.” – Valley View Elemenatry “My students loved her humor and knowledge on nature.  She kept control of the classroom and encouraged my students to ask questions.  Very impressed since I […]

Radio Rock

Radio Rock features popular radio chartbusters presented in a high energy interactive show. Kids are encouraged to sing, dance and participate while the show stresses positive themed messages. Radio Rock is perfect for all ages through 8th grade.

Steve Beno

Get kids and their parents singing and dancing with Steve Beno, a premier children’s performer. Aimed at the kids, but with parents in mind, each show features audience favorites as well as Steve’s innovative original songs guaranteed to get people up and moving. Steve is excited to offer three different shows to meet your family […]

Those Funny Little People

About Those Funny Little People: An entertainment act like nothing you’ve ever seen, Those Funny Little People are mobile puppet characters with polished performances that are a mix of comedy, music, dance and audience interaction. With their expressive, animated faces and intricate choreography, the Little People put on shows that have amazed and entertained audiences […]

Ken Schultz

The Holly Folly Show is a unique event for the whole family. Ken Schultz plays the role of an adorable Christmas elf. This magical character will warm your heart. He has the skill of a great variety artist, and the heart and innocence of a child. He will dazzle you as he juggles everything around […]

Merry Maskers

Holiday caroling in the spirit and tradition that makes the season special is what the Merry Maskers are all about.  They have performed on radio, television and all over the Chicago area for over 25 years. The Merry Maskers will stroll and sing from a repertoire of over 80 carols to delight young and old. […]

Istvan & His Imaginary Band

When Istvan starts rocking kids can’t help but join in, sometimes on stage, while their moms and dads cheer them on and enjoy the original tunes, an irresistible mix of interactive rock ‘n’ roll, country, pop punk and sing-alongs that get heads bobbing.  A longtime member of Chicago’s alternative music scene, Istvan started penning children’s […]

Face Paint and Body Art

Face Paint:                       Blacklight/UV Paint:                       Zombie Face Paint:                     Body Paint:                       Airbrush Tattoos:   […]

Haunted/Glow Laser Tag

“The new wave of the future for Laser Tag fun!” Dynamic, High Impact, High Speed Giant Indoor/Outdoor Laser Tag Battle Field. 23 Inflatable Bunkers 10 Hi-Tech Guns/Vests 42″ Plasma + 6′ Stand for Real Time Team Scoring Music Attendant   And our GLOW or Fright Fest Ultimate Laser Tag adds: 4 Giant Black Lights on […]

Dino Slide

Inflatable Hippo

Giant Slide

Rick Kelley

Keyboardist • Singer • Songwriter • One-man band • Children’s book author Rick Kelley’s award-winning, interactive, energetic, and extremely FUN performances are perfect for all audiences. Any age…any stage is his motto and he has earned it! His high-energy and infectious personality motivates people of all ages to “GET INVOLVED.” Rick’s performances have gained him outstanding reviews […]

Raisin Rhyme

Raisin Rhyme was developed with kids from grades Pre-K through 2nd grade in mind. Raisin Rhyme is a Rock Band for Rugrats! They provide a high energy live music show for kids and families and bring out inflatable instruments, props, bubbles and the only rock concert with no height requirement to make everyone a part […]

The Balsters

magic and illusion Tim and Robin Balster present shows that are nonstop quality entertainment. Each of their artistic productions feature an awesome display of magic, illusion, audience participation and comedy, skillfully woven together with music, special effects and dance, to create an incredible performance experience. An experience that will sweep any audience into a world […]

Mike Mauthe

Juggler, Magician, Unicyclist, Balloon Artist, Fire Eater, Stiltwalker Mike captivates, motivates and thoroughly amazes audiences with his explosive array of magic and juggling. His balloon wizardry on stilts is limited only by the imagination. Mike’s knock out blend of magic and illusion is always customized and never ceases to astonish even the “non-believers” in the […]

Chris Fascione

You’ll be laughing out loud as nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances.  Full of energy and humor, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, comedy, juggling, and audience participation. Join the many park districts and event managers who say:  “Our families love […]

Frank Birdsall

Frank is a balloon artist, national unicycle champ, stilt-walker, juggler and comedian He also performs a little bit of magic. He entertains mostly in the Chicago area and travels anywhere. He loves to perform or as a roving entertainer.

Dave Herzog’s Marionettes

Dave Herzog’s Marionettes is a full time professional puppet company specializing in the art of the marionette, and dedicated to preserving the uniquely American art form of the marionette variety show. Not only does Dave perform some 350 shows a year, he also creates all of the beautiful hand carved marionettes used in his dazzling […]

Rope Warrior

Sixth grader Matt was so amazed with the Rope Warrior he exclaimed, “He looked like a UFO or something!” While the Rope Warrior may not be from another planet, the rope-jumping feats he performs are certainly out of this world. This is not your little sister’s game of “Skip-to-my-Lou.” As a member of The United […]

Ken Schultz

  stiltwalker, juggler, balloon artist A “mini-circus” variety show for kids of all ages. His show includes: Juggling Comedy Acrobatics Fire-eating Mime Uni-cycling Stilt walking and lots of audience participation! Ken Schultz has been performing for 10 years across the United States and Canada. He has personally entertained over half a million people in live […]

Jeff Bibik

MAGIC, CLOSE UP AND STAGE/STAND UP Master Magician Jeff Bibik has been entertaining audiences across the country for over 35 years with his quick comedy and original magic. Jeff’s close up walk around magic is perfect for less formal events, while his amazing and hilarious stand up shows are just right for banquets, parties, festivals […]

Jeanie B

Bio: Whether performing solo or with her amazing band The Jelly Beans, Jeanie B! packs venues in and around Chicago. From Millennium Park to Oak Park, they come in large numbers to dance and enjoy this engaging performer. While her music is exhilarating and fun, it also teaches children about themselves and about the world. […]

Paul Draws Fast & Funny

Paul Merklein draws fast and funny faces, entertaining everyone at your event!  Paul has entertained at Chicago Bulls games, Milwaukee Summerfest, Harvard University, and colleges and special events around the country. To see Paul draw a crowd at your event, contact Bass/Schuler today.       “Another great referral. Our students turned out and left […]