Birthday parties are real big these days, but it is still quite difficult to find the right birthday party entertainer, or the special theme parties. With the right information you can be your own party planner. I will give you some birthday party ideas, kids party ideas and event entertainers. This will help you come up with a great party idea. Some people find their kids parties entertainment through party rentals companies,dj services, party planners,event planning services, and entertainment agencies. Party planning is done by wedding dj companies. Wedding djs provide wedding music as well as entertainers, but look to pay alittle more. A wedding disc jockey is a middleman so they will add a fee, making the party entertainments cost much higher. Wedding disc jockeys usually specialize in weddings only. A cool idea is jukebox rentals, they are a great sweet 16 party idea. Party djs offer music as well but be prepared to pay more. Disc jockeys also offer dancers, party music, karaoke, party games and fun giveaways to the kids. Dj's have party favors like funny hats, blow up guitars, giant glasses, and glow necklaces. Sometimes you can save money by providing your own party supplies. A disc jockey can also personalize your event with the music you want played. Djs work well with very large parties, some perform as live djs and are actually club djs. Some are not a mobile dj, and work the party night life. Working on location at a club, party place and catering halls. A interesting change is to hire female djs for party celebrations. When hiring a party dj you can find a wide range of prices as well as talent. Disc jockey services should have a wide variety of music to choose from. A party disc jockey can cost as high as $8500.00, but are much more reasonable than a wedding band. Famous djs also may get a premium rate for an event. The lower price range for a disk jockey is $400.00. Top wedding bands can cost up to $10,000.00 for New York City wedding receptions. Cost will be even more If you are working with a event planner. Party bands are also fun, they play more at bars or clubs. Cover bands are great for picnics or outdoor events. When it comes to a party for kids you need to do some research. A party supply store has some interesting theme ideas for parties. You can also go online to websites for ideas on a party theme for your party celebration. You can even create a theme for your party food. Spend time on the party decorations, It will make everyone feel in the party mood. The invitations party guests receive also set the party themes. Event planners can also add a large fees for birthday entertainers. Clowns for parties are very popular, but at a children's party I find they scare some little kids. At a children's parties or birthday, clowns can keep kids busy. Some party activities a clown offers are magic,face painting,jugglers,tell jokes,stilt walkers and balloons. A bounce house is fun for a kids birthday party. Most inflatables can be rented out for the day. Hiring party characters such as Elmo are good ideas for little children. Make sure the party agency offers polaroids with the costumed character. Little girls enjoy princess parties and other themed parties. Most children's entertainers such as clowns require a deposit to reserve a date. Party clowns for birthday parties do short parties as little as a half hour. If you would like the birthday clown to do all the activities they offer for a kid party, you'll need more time. At a kids party a clown is the best known party entertainment, but their are other good kids birthday party ideas. A party clown is a good value for most children's birthday parties and can range from $75.00 for the hour to $200.00 for the hour. Many party rental services also offer party tents as well as entertainers. Party magic is always fun. When you hire a party magician ask whether they specialize in children birthday party entertainment. Some magicians work more as corporate entertainers than at a children's birthday party. Magicians are a great idea for strolling as well, they can go table to table or do magic shows. Some party magicians are also a balloon artist. Some offer a comedy magician show. A birthday party magician specializes in younger kids, say ages 3 to 12. A magician at a birthday party will stay about half an hour to one hour. A magician for hire can run from $75.00 for the hour to $300.00 for the hour. If your party has hundreds of guests look to hire the birthday magician for the duration of the event or think about a magic show. A singing telegram is a great party idea for older children or adults. Casino parties work well for a corporate party, christmas party and fundraisers. A stage hypnotist and a casino party can be expensive for most corporate events. Another children party idea is a caricature artist entertainer. A caricaturist sketches quick comical portraits and makes an excellent kid birthday party entertainment. Caricatures double as a party entertainer and party favor. If you are corporate event planning a caricature artist is great entertainment. A family entertainer like a caricaturist is also fun to watch. The caricature artists sketches live at childrens birthday parties. As a corporate entertainer the caricaturists specialize in trade shows. Caricature drawings also are one of the great christmas party ideas.An interesting idea and wedding favor is a caricaturist. Wedding entertainers such as caricature artists are unique at wedding parties.