Think twice before spending your hard-earned Benjamins on an expensive act at your next event! Take this quiz to see how savvy you are when it comes to entertaining on the cheap.
This is way more affordable than renting an actual photo booth for your next event! Sparkbooth serves as an instant photo booth that requires only the Sparkbooth software (which costs around $60), a computer and a webcam.
Belly dancing is a traditional style of dance that originated in the Middle East. Belly dancers are popular at bachelorette parties, wedding receptions and adult birthday parties.
The American Tarot Association is a social and professional group that supports various educational programs for tarot card readers, students, enthusiasts and scholars. Besides being a cool hobby to pick up, the ability to read tarot cards will save you big bucks on entertainment at your next event!
Silhouette art has been a popular way of capturing profiles since the 1700s and is still used to entertain party guests today.
A tribute band sings songs of a band they admire, sometimes also dressing like the real band members, whether they’re deceased or still living. Cover bands play other artists' music, but they're not limited to tunes from a single performer or group.
Yes, admission to the zoo is expensive, but if you're only taking a few children, it'll end up being cheaper than bringing a menagerie of animals into your backyard. A trip to the pound would be less expensive, of course, but is not advisable unless you want to bring home one or more animals. Who can say no to the birthday girl?
Jugglers toss and catch multiple objects for sport -- ranging from balls to dinner plates -- wowing party audiences both young and old.
Caricature artists draw exaggerated -- sometimes humorous -- portraits, and they're great entertainers to hire for a variety of events, including birthday parties and corporate gatherings. Best of all, their rates are usually very reasonable.
Clowns are comedic performers who often wear face makeup and dress in colorful costumes. They're common performers at carnivals, circuses and small kids’ birthday parties. Clowns' rates are generally affordable, so hiring one or more to entertain little guests is always a popular option.
Ventriloquists manipulate and throw their voices to make it appear as if they are holding conversations with their hand-controlled puppets. Like clowns, ventriloquists rates are usually fairly affordable, but be careful if your group includes very young children. Some little kids may be unnerved by a talking puppet, regardless how funny the act may be.