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29/12/2011, 06:32 PM
I'm thinking about my son's birthday party coming up...I'm looking for a clown or some kind of entertainment but want a company that is GOOD and FUN!! I'm not looking for the crap entertainment you get at places like Hungry Jacks!
29/12/2011, 06:48 PM
I'd recommend http://www.wcentertainment.com/index.htm
Drippy Dragon show is good. Magic show is good.
30/12/2011, 12:16 AM
We organised a Fire Truck from this company for my DS 4th Birthday and were thrilled at how it all went.
Highly recommend Fireman Kevin: http://www.fireenginefun.com.au/Childrens%20parties.htm
30/12/2011, 09:06 AM
Hey Presto is fantastic.....kids and adults alike love him
30/12/2011, 10:53 AM
Parties Kids Remember are good too - my neighbour has had them twice and they were excellent!! Just google them...
03/01/2012, 10:30 PM
Was thinking the same thing! I know this year I will have to invite his class along and in the past years we have just had family and a couple of other kids he is friends with. I am nervous my 1st real party!
Kevin did our playgroup fun day he is awesome and a lot of fun the kids LOVE the ride
03/01/2012, 11:08 PM
Depending on where you are this might be worth trying? I am in no way affiliated at all, but plan on visiting their farm as they are nearish to me......https://www.facebook.com/pages/Which-Craft/163155543738589
04/01/2012, 12:35 AM
How old is your son? We just had my daughter's 5th birthday (circus theme) and used Rosie O face painter. She was amazing! We got a package, where she painted all the kid's faces (34 kids), then did party games (they loved it!) and then fairy floss to take home. We also paid more for her to bring a giant bouncy castle.
I would book her again for the next party, I was amazed how the kids loved everything she did. I wish I hadn't bothered with the pony rides we had, because the face painting and party games she did were the most popular by far. Oh, and the apple bob. Who knew kids would love apple bob so much?!
04/01/2012, 10:21 AM
We have had a Jungle Sports one. They did it at our local park, did some fun games, got the kids really active - 3 of the kids who came to the party have booked Jungle Sports for their birthdays. I think it was only $180 as well!http://junglesports.com.au/birthdays-wa
08/01/2012, 12:20 AM
Going to hijack your thread and ask what kind of $ do people spend on parties. I am becoming a little horrified about the money that I might need to have a party... I don't want anything too big and no idea what he wants either! Is it no longer OK to just have the kids play a few party games and eat food.... The only parties he went to from kindy were at play centres or at someones house with a commercial hired bouncy castle.
08/01/2012, 10:06 PM
WildMum - I guess you can be as extravagant as you like...
DS went to a 4th party today at the child's house. They had a pinata and pin the tail on the donkey, fairy bread, sausage rolls/party pies/little hot dogs, chips and lollies. The kids all had a ball running around the backyard.
For my sons 3rd birthday I hired a shade shelter at whiteman park ($65) and just supplied all the food for the adults and kids - about 50 sausages and buns plus all the other food.
09/01/2012, 12:40 AM
WildMum - what ever you want it to be.
I have 3 kids, so rule is that only one gets a big party (it rotates) or they have one big joint party (all 3 within 6 weeks of each other).
If we do one big and 2 small, the small ones literally consists of coffee and cake and letting the kids run around.
A big party I make all the food and I spend on one thing. Last year was entertainment at $250, year before was the cake at $220 (because Mr Perfect wanted the perfect cake for his birthday). I suppose all up on a big party (25 kids and 16 adults) I would spend about ? $600.
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