A Guide to Birthday Party Characters & Entertainment in Dallas


Dallas characters to hire and performers

Make your birthday celebration even more fun with a visit from a princess, superhero, or beloved character. Or hire one of the many talented performers and entertainers in DFW — caricature artists, face painters, balloon twisters, mad scientists . . .

Royally Fun Parties

Think of them as party hosts for hire. You can book a favorite character to come entertain the kids during your event. They also host all sorts of themed parties: painting party, mystery party, science lab party, makeover/spa party, karaoke party and more!

Real Hero Parties

Superheroes come to you and host party games, take photos, give an encouraging “Real Hero Talk,” and more. See link for package pricing and more details.

Merry Makers

Children’s birthday party entertainment including clowns, face painters, airbrush tattoos, caricature art, magic shows, puppets, and more. The owner teaches Clowning 101 at the University of Texas at Arlington!

Amazing Attractions

Magic, face painting, juggling, party games, and more. Sit back, relax, and let them take care of the fun.

All Occasion Performers

These guys have a good reputation in DFW, and while they may not be the cheapest, they are extremely dependable and professional. Check the “Entertainment” tab at the link for all the entertainers on their roster.

B3 Entertainment

Offering vetted, local talent in ALL the categories. Seriously, you can book any type of performer.

Clowning Around DFW

Here’s another multi-purpose entertainment agency, offering face painters, airbrush artists, balloon twisters, jugglers, hair flair, henna, and more.

Royally Yours Princess Parties

Book a famous character princess for story time, sing-a-longs, games, princess lessons, and more. They recommend booking three months in advance to ensure availability. More details and pricing at the link!

Fairytale Princess Parties DFW

These princesses wear high quality custom-made dresses and offer party packages with activities like story time, dancing lessons, face painting or makeup sessions, and more. Lots of info at the link, including pricing.


A national party character company, offering princesses, superheroes, storybook characters, etc. If you don’t see the character you’re looking for, reach out to see if they can accommodate your request.

Gig Salad

Use this marketplace to find and book entertainers near you, from musicians to caricature artists and everything in between. You’ll find a whole section on their site with specialty acts for children’s parties.

Party Pals on the Go

A hands-on stuff n’ fluff experience, where kids get to create their own stuffed animals. Kind of like Build-A-Bear, but they come to you. Check out all the animals available in the Gallery and request a quote at the link.

The Creature Teacher

Choose five or more select animals from the Creature Gallery at the link for a unique and educational party experience. Related: Critterman Safari Guides

Wild Things Zoofari

A Dallas-area petting zoo with multiple packages to choose from. You can mix and match up to eight animals or book a special otter or sloth encounter.

Mad Science

Hands-on science demonstrations and make-and-take activities designed for ages 3–12. They come to you! See packages and pricing at the link.

Scribble Cakes

They bring everything you need for a cake decoration party, customized to go with your theme. They also host cake challenge parties for ages 10 and up. Visit their site for pricing and details on what they will bring.

Want to be a part of our Birthday Party Guide?

We want to show our readers all the great businesses available right here in the Dallas area. Partnering with us allows your business greater visibility with a large targeted market of local families. Reach out and help enrich the lives of Dallas moms!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here