Whether you’re hosting your kid’s party at home, or hiring a special venue to throw them the ultimate bash, adding some children’s entertainment into the mix is sure to make it an absolute hit. From petting snakes to face painting, and bouncy castles to drumming sessions, here are ten ways to give your cherubs a day they will never forget.
1. Rumple & Friends
Roll up! Roll up! Whether your little ones dream of rocketing into outer space with Astro-naughty, diving down to the bottom of the ocean with Melody the Mermaid, or saving the world with Super Rumple, these brilliant characters will entertain them no end. One to two-hour sessions are offered, each of which include time with your chosen entertainer, a comedy magic show, and themed party games. Plus, you can add balloon twisting, face painting, live bands, and more into the mix too.
How much: $2,800 for 1 hour; $3,500 for 1.5 hours; $4,300 for 2 hours
Rumple and Friends, 504- 505, 5/F, Enterprise Building, 228 Queen’s Road Central, (+852) 9830 8287
2. Jurassic Garage
With almost 3,000 parties under its belt, the Jurassic Garage team and its animal pals are clearly a winning choice. It’s up to you how cute and fluffy, or creepy crawly you want to go, simply take your pick of the 10 pre-arranged packages, each of which include a gift to take home. It’s exciting, it’s educational, and it’s easy to add on additional services, such as photographers and face painters, should you wish to.
How much: Packages start at $2,800
Jurassic Garage, (+852) 9743 2011
3. Dee Face Paint
Creating everything from superheroes to cute kitty cats, Dee Face Paint has got your little ones covered. Parents can choose from hiring junior painters (at least two) or senior painters by the hour, or even have owner Dee herself give party guests a fabulous makeover that will no doubt put a smile on their faces. Not only that, these folks even offer face paint products that you can purchase yourself so you can dabble at drawing dragons and butterflies at home, too.
How much: $2,000 for two hours
Dee Face Paint, (+852) 6592 2236
4. Face Slap
Face painting never gets old – hey, if we still get excited about it, then we can guarantee your kids will too. With a glowing Localiiz recommendation to boot, the talented FaceSlap team are the obvious choice. Opt for the Junior or Intermediate package, each of which must be booked for a minimum of two hours, and get ready for a truly epic transformation at the hands of these talented artists. You’ll have the jazziest birthday album around – trust us!
How much: $800 – $2000
Face Slap, (+852) 6761 3690
5. Drum Jam
Delight your little ones with the chance to dance to the beat of their own drum – and make a lot of noise too – with Drum Jam. Taking the biscuit as the noisiest party entertainment around, it won’t be long before everyone is getting stuck in, shaking to the beat like music maestros, and having a really good boogie with their friends.
How much: $6,000 for 60 minute session (for 35 – 50 people)
Drum Jam, (+852) 9750 4212
6. Bouncy Castle
When it comes to kid’s parties, a bouncy castle is always a guaranteed hit – with both kids and adults. With a little help from Toy Club, you can have your inflatable centrepiece sorted stress-free. Simply take your pick of the value or premium range – as small as 2m x 2m x 1.5m, or as big as the 53m x 20m x 11m “SlideZilla” – and rest assured that all of Toy Club’s rental bouncy castles are fire-retardant, tear-proof, and manufactured to the highest commercial standards. Throw a ball pool, a playhouse, and some ride-on cars into the mix, and you’ve got yourself one epic kid’s party.
How much: Value Range, $630 – $2,300; Premium Range, $1,500 – $12,800
Toy Club, (+852) 8216 3870
7. Move For Life
If your little ones are obsessed with conquering all the latest dance challenges, Move For Life can help you throw them a dance party they’ll never forget. Founded by Dancing with the Stars superstar, Joshua Keefe, the company offers various birthday party packages for your children. Professional dance teachers will guide your kids and have them dancing to their favourite songs under disco lights, or foxtrotting, waltzing, and more at the ballroom dance party of their dreams.
How much: $2500 – $4500
Move For Life, Unit 7, 7th Floor Far East Consortium Building, 113-125 Des Voeux Rd, Central, (+852) 5577 8047
Take your pick of 12 children’s entertainers, including jugglers, stilt walkers, giant bubble blowers, and multi-lingual clowns, on Clowns.hk. With an impressive list of past clients including Coca Cola, HSBC, Venetian, and Cathay Pacific, these guys really are the cream of the crop.
How much: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Clowns.hk, (+852) 2241 4311
9. Messy Jam
Any parent or educator will know that there are fewer things kids love more than making an absolute mess. Give your children the best birthday gift by throwing them an art jamming party where they can unleash their creativity at the Messy Jam art studio. The best thing about this kind of party is you’ll only have to worry about cleaning up their little paint-stained hands and faces.
How Much: $600 – $3800
Messy Jam, Flat D, 2/F, Tai Fat Building, 37 Ko Shing Street, Sheung Wan
10. Science Workshop
If you have a budding scientist at home, then Science Workshop can help you throw an “edu-tainment” party that will excite any kid. Not only do they offer flexible, tailor-made programmes in Science, Math, Tech, and Coding, they can even recommend caterers to you, as well as provide a professional photographer to capture your child’s special day.
How much: Contact (+852) 2523 5533 or email@example.com
Science Workshop, 1305 Universal Trade Center, 3 Arbuthnot Road, Central, (+852) 2523 5533