Make the magic appear at your next family event with these Boston entertainers, wowing crowds of all ages with clowns, magicians, musical talent, comedians or balloon artists. Whether it is for your child’s next birthday party, a family reunion or a holiday celebration, Boston has an array of talented, award-winning family entertainers to choose from, and these are the best of the best.

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Clowns of Boston
Ronnie the Clown
(617) 466-1700

Though Ronnie the Clown has put on shows for the most prestigious of clients, this entertainer gives an equally memorable performance for smaller, private parties as well. Ronnie the Clown performs magic with his assistant bunny, sings, dances and even plays the guitar. He has received high accolades from clients such as Mayor Thomas Menino, the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, and Children’s Hospital. Don’t forget the camera to take pictures or video so you can keep laughing long after the event has ended.

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Jungle Jim Boston
(888) 335-8645

Jungle Jim is no ordinary entertainer. His inspiration for making people happy comes directly from the rain forests, as did his name “Jungle Jim.” Whether you want to throw the best birthday party for your child or wow your guests at your next party, Jungle Jim will not disappoint. Featured on the Today Show, MSNBC and in the Boston Herald, Jungle Jim dazzles children with “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter” or balloon magic themed parties. Everyone will be entertained with storytelling, magic, balloon twisting and improv.

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Matt Roberts Charismatic Comedy Magic
(508) 965-3489

Matt Roberts has been featured on the “Today Show” and customizes his performance to fit his audience, be it children, adults or both. Expect clean fun with amazing magic and lots of laughter. A special “how to” magic lesson is included. Don’t forget your camera to memorialize your good time, as audience members are a part of the fun. Matt Roberts is popular here, so call in advance to book your show.

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Professor Dan the Magic Man
Melrose, MA 02176
(617) 851-0218

Professor Dan is not just for kids. While he performs memorable birthday parties for youngsters, using magic and comedy, he also uses magic and comedy to impress adults at functions such as engagement parties or corporate events. Professor Dan has been entertaining families for more than 25 years, playing at school programs, fairs and festivals, daycares and even Cub Scout Blue and Gold events. Consider holding your event outside as long as the weather cooperates.

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Peter O’Malley
54 Crescent Ave.
Boston, MA 02125
(617) 822-2292

Peter O’Malley is an engaging performance artist, showcasing magic, singing and comedy for children and adults. He often does his show while rolling around on skates, keeping the atmosphere upbeat and exciting. Doing close-up magic, Peter O’Malley has performed for clients such as Legal Seafood, Children’s Museum, Ritz Carlton and the Norwegian Cruise Line. His shows consist of musical games and contests and may even be educational.

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