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Birthday party entertainers, clowns and magicians for NYC kids

Your guide to birthday party entertainers in New York City, including clowns, magicians, musicians and face painters.

Photograph: Noffar Gat

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There's no shortage of local children's party entertainers happy to delight your birthday kid and her pals. These party entertainers, including magicians, musicians and face painters, will do tricks, twist balloons, sing songs and more. Hire them for an at-home celebration or as an add-on if you're hosting your child's bash at one of the city's birthday party places. Below, you'll find, guides to hiring different types of party entertainers, plus Q&A's with some of our favorite performers.

Meet the party entertainers

Photograph: Noffar Gat

Meet six of the best party entertainers in New York City

Some of our favorite party entertainers stopped by the Time Out Kids office to show off their talents and tell us why they love performing at parties.

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