With thirty five years experience Dave Herzog's Marionettes is one of Chicago's most trusted name's in family entertainment. Our dazzling marionette variety shows have astounded audiences at thousands of school, preschools, libraries,summer camps, festivals, and family events throughout the Chicagoland area, Dave Herzog's Marionettes have also been featured performers at Chicago's Navy Pier for fourteen years. Our 2011 season will feature the productions Stars on Strings, Dragon Days and Knight Time, Halloween Hijinx and Christmas Capers.
Family Time Magazine
Phone: (815) 806-8844
Family Time Magazine’s goal is to enhance family life throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs by providing our readers with the information and tools they need to develop happy, healthy and wholesome lives. We do this through our free monthly publication.
Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park Joliet
Open year-round, Haunted Trails specializes in family-fun, birthday parties, group celebrations, company picnics and events for all occasions and ages. Seasonal park attractions (open April thru October) include two 18-hole award-winning miniature-golf courses, two go-kart tracks, jr. go-karts, laser tag, batting cages and amusement rides. The Monster’s Tomb Game Room is open year-round and offers over a hundred sports, video and redemption games plus a large redemption prize center. It’s adjacent to Charmin Charley’s 325 seat restaurant/party room which offers homemade pizza and a variety of sandwiches, burgers and more. The Golfside Mini-Arcade (open April thru October) is located on the Midway by the Miniature Golf course. The 5-acre tree-shaded picnic grove is available for company picnics and teambuilding events from 200 – 3,000 guests and features picnic tables, horseshoe pits, baseball diamond and plenty of space for bean bag toss, volleyball and other picnic games.
WBIG 1280 AM Fox Sports Radio
WBIG 1280 AM is Chicago’s Fox Sports affiliate, the sports station and Voice of Chicago’s Western Suburbs, It is Chicagoland’s source for local up to the minute news and information. We feature the Fox Sports Radio network along with many locally produced news/talk/sports and health programs. WBIG is home of the Big Radio Shopping Show, an interactive consumer program that offers gift certificates for restaurants, various entertainment venues, hotel packages, golf and a whole lot more at discounted prices.
Epic Air Trampoline Park
South Elgin IL
Come Experience Chicagoland’s Only 68 feet of Trampoline Tracks and Basketball Dunk Lanes! Our park is filled with jumping enjoyment with an Open Jump Main Court, Five Lane Foam Pit, Air Dodge-ball Court and much more that is perfect for all ages. For a Unique, Fun and Memorable get-together, let us help you plan your next Corporate or Team Building Event, Field Trip, Church and Youth Gathering, Scout Outing, Bachelor or Bachelorette Party, Birthday Celebration or Just For Fun. Our well appointed Snack Bar offers delicious treats for everyone. We look forward to seeing you Bounce off the Walls.
Odyssey Fun World
Naperville & Tinley Park
Odyssey Fun World is Chicagoland's premiere entertainment facility with locations in Naperville and Tinley Park. Featuring interactive video and prize redemption games, laser tag, bumper cars, the largest 4-level soft playland around and Chipper's Cafe. Outdoor attractions in Tinley Park include mini-golf, go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages and kids park. We specialize in birthday parties, corporate and group events.
Custom Comedy Capers
Serving The Midwest Since 1990
Custom Comedy Capers is a Award Winning FULL SERVICE Entertainment Agency. We provide Walk-Around Characters for Theme Parties, Conventions and Tradeshows, The Blues Brothers, Psychics, Mysteries, Roasts, Corporate Shows, Emcees, A Cappella Groups, Team Building, Hollywood Look-A-Likes, Stand-Up Comedians, Scavenger Hunts, Karaoke, Game Shows, Facepainters, Magicians, Clowns, Stilt-walkers, Balloon Artists, DJs, Fire Eaters, Comedy Improv Groups, Bands, Comedy Writers and more. Visit our website and then give us a call. All shows customized to meet your needs and budget. Talent available nationally.
Brian Wismer Entertainment
Serving Chicago and Suburbs
Brian Wismer Entertainment provides Outstanding Interactive Entertainment geared towards getting people moving, working together and having fun! Brian Wismer (Former Ringling Bros Circus Clown / Physical Educator) has created a number of high energy, Interactive shows including: The Ultimate Health and Fitness Team Challenge, The Physical Team Challenge Game Show, Multiple Team Building Events, Wacky Relays / Picnic Games, Simon Says Challenge. Brian also offers Stilt Walking, Balloon Twisting, Hoop Head, Holiday Shows and characters so much more.
Phone: (312) 498-9845
Mary Macaroni has entertained audiences on Carnival cruise ships, amusement parks, Navy Pier special events, Chicago Bulls games, and countless birthday parties and family events throughout Chicagoland. She will delight, mystify, and entertain children and parents alike at your next picnic, celebration, gathering or party. My shows incorporate balloon art and face painting, magic, music, and games. Many characters and costumes are available to suit the theme of your event and the wishes of your child.Have Mary Macaroni at your next party! Call today for rates and availability.
Balster Magic Productions, Inc
In addition to Magical entertainment, Tim is one of Chicagoland’s tallest and funniest stiltwalkers and balloon twisters. Our lineup of quality family entertainment includes The Kidbucks Game Show, an action based interactive game show! For large outdoor events we also offer three different mobile stages. These colorful, eye catching stages can serve as “home base” for your event and properly showcase the talent you have invested in! Amazing and amusing the world since 1982!
Looking Glass Friends Entertainment
Looking Glass Friends Entertainment brings princesses, storybook, and fantasy character entertainment to your child’s next special event. Imagine Cinderella and Fairy Godmother attending your next princess celebration. Embrace curiosity at your tea party with Alice and the Queen of Hearts. Think happy thoughts with Tinker Bell. We provide storytelling, singing, dancing, games, crafts and more! It all begins with a wish, so take a journey through the looking glass and meet all our fantastical friends!
Norridge Illinois 60706
The excitement of Glow In The Dark Mini Golf at it's best. Enter a new dimension of FUN with Putting Edge Fun Centers! From the moment you walk through the front door, you have left “ the real world” and have entered a world full of Fun, Imagination, and Activity.
Putting Edge is perfect for that night out with the friends, with that special someone, or a fun-filled family outing. Take a break from reality, and visit Putting Edge today!
Birthday parties that will be remembered by all. Just bring the cake and the kids, we'll take care of the rest.
Absolute Vision Media
Absolute Vision Media & Productions is a Chicago based media and production company. We offer national-level experience with local connections and know-how. From location video production, to in studio editing, to motion graphics, to comprehensive branding campaigns, our team is with you each step of the way. We love what we do, and it shows in every aspect of our work. Contact us at our studio 630.620.0000 or email us.
Enchanted Castle Restaurant and Entertainment Complex
The Enchanted Castle of Lombard is one of three Chicago-land family entertainment centers. Come enjoy 60,000 square feet of family fun and excitement. Attractions include indoor Go Karts, Laser Tag Arena, "Joust-A-Bout" Bumper Cars, Hwy. 66 Mini Bowling Lanes, Lazer Frenzy Challenge, The Catapult Ride, plus 250 games. Dining accommodations for up to 700 guests features Karaoke, a special animatronics stage show and Wall Screen TV. Young children can enjoy the new Quest II Adventure Playland, Sir Bounce-A-Lot's Kingdom of Inflatables and kiddie rides. Call us or visit us online today for money saving coupons and more information.
The Great Chicago Kiddie Express Train Company
Serving All of Chicagoland
Our fun electric trackless train runs indoors or outdoors on any hard surface (No grass or gravel). Kids and adults can enjoy this great attraction. This is the same train used at Chicago's Navy Pier's Winter Wonderfest. Get a free gift from our parent company, Completely Nuts, Inc., when you book our train. The train, engineer, and assistant are available for 2 1/2 hours or more. Call or email Phil for booking information. All Aboard the Trackless Train.
Please mention Chicagofun.com when contacting us
Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team
Serving all of Chicagoland and Beyond
The Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team can be seen at Chicago Bulls home games and as the McDonald Fly Kids. The Chicago Boyz were featured on the Ellen Show, Good Morning America, Regis and Kelly and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. This upbeat, energetic performance consists of talented kids from the Chicago land area performing unique tricks and stunts inside of twirling jump ropes, thundering tumbling routines and high flying trampoline stunts all done with impeccable timing. This team is great for Parties, Corporate Events, Fairs, Festivals, Schools, Churches, or anytime you want to have great entertainment.
Bobby Circus Boy Hunt
Contact: Bobby Hunt
Serving Chicagoland and The Surrounding Suburbs
Bobby "Circus Boy" Hunt blends circus skills and a stand-up style of clean comedy. As seen with Ringling Bros. Circus and has opened for Weird Al, The Smothers Bros, The Beach Boys, Jackie Mason and a regular on WGN mournig news. Bobby walks the wire of having two shows, an after dinner corporate production for the adult psyche and a production for the family crowd. Either way performance space is never an issue as he brings unsuspecting participants into the show with unexpectedly hilarious results. Bobby carries his own state-of-the-art sound system and can roll on and off his entire act. Visit us online today to view live video.
Party People Enterprises Custom Decor
Phone: (630) 293-0006
Serving all of Chicagoland
Welcome to Party People Enterprises Inc., Chicagoland's creative event decor company. With proven performance in event decor, design and floral since 1984, we have the creativity and expertise to make every event spectacular. Contact Us Today and our friendly staff will bring style and color that will create a unique environment at your next Gala, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Corporate Event or Sales Meeting, Fundraiser, Trade Show, Theme Party, Wedding Receptions to Holiday Parties, Fundraisers Dinners.
Serving Chicagoland and the whole Midwest
At KIDZMAGIC, we specialize in Children's Shows! KIDZMAGIC by Andrew is one of Chicagolands and the Midwest's most popular family oriented magic programs. From Birthday Parties and Family Events to State Fairs, KIDZMAGIC is the ideal program for any event. We also offer special shows for Schools & Libraries, Park Districts & Camps, Fairs, Festivals, Fundraisers, Blue and Gold Banquets, Grand Openings, Magic Workshops and more. We offer comedy children's magic shows, Balloon Twisting, fire eating demonstrations, balloon sculpturing and even Santa Claus. Visit our website today!
Geneva Park District
Phone: (630) 232-4542
At, Geneva Park District, we make recreation happen! Get out and play at one of our 50 parks or facilities. With over 3000 recreational programs offered annually, there is something for everyone. Add to that, Peck Farm Park, a 385 acre natural retreat featuring trails, natural prairie and the unique Butterfly House, which features hundreds of live butterflies that fly, feed and land around you. Our parks, and facilities make great rental locations for intimate weddings, family celebrations, and more. For more information about our parks, programs and facilities, visit our website at www.genevaparks.org or “like” Geneva Park District on Facebook.
All About Fun Entertainment
All About Fun Entertainment's unique interactive "Variety-style" Party Packages Mix of balloon art, face painting, kids dance/games, magic thoroughly delight and entertain children and adults. Tarot Card Readers, Stilt Walkers, Jugglers and other Variety Entertainers are also available. Remember...it's All About FUN!!!
Please mention Chicagofun.com when contacting us
St. Charles Park District Fun
St. Charles IL 60174
Making Memories Every Day All Year Long! In Pottawatomie Park, enjoy an award-winning 9-hole golf course, an 18-hole minigolf course, a swimming pool complex, paddlewheel riverboat cruises, pedal boat rentals, two playgrounds, tennis and more. More fun awaits you at Otter Cove Aquatic Park, Hickory Knolls Discovery Center and Primrose Farm. People of all ages and ability levels also enjoy leisurely walks, running, bicycling, picnicking, fishing, skating, soccer, basketball, baseball and more!
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C 4 Entertainment
Contact: Rick Webster
Serving Chicago and Suburbs
Vocalist, writer, choreographer, entertainer and original founding member of the world wide multi-platinum recording artist- Rick Webster of R. Kelly & Public Announcement is using all of his experience to create concepts that are concert oriented for every engagement. C-4 Entertainment Provides Live vocals, percussion's, lighting & sound reinforcement custom designed for your event. Combining dj-ing, live musicals and even singers. Visit our website for more information.
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Chiro One Wellness Centers
The chiropractors at Chiro One Wellness Centers can change your life by helping your body reach its full potential. If you are looking for a top Chicago chiropractor that is a leader in developing extraordinary wellness for families and individuals, turn to Chiro One Wellness Centers. Come into one of our office locations and work with a leading Chicago chiropractor who will help you reach your peak mental and physical performance!
The World's Smallest Circus
A new Circus Style that is Fantastic Fun and Exciting for all ages and every type of event. Juggling, Clowning, Acrobatics, Magic, Balloon Twisting, Face Painting and More. Our Circus Workshop Party is unique, funny, educational and unforgettable for your Child’s Birthday Party, Community Center, Park District or any occasion. Our Planet Circus Show is a perfect for Schools, Libraries, Festivals, Summer Camps and Fairs. It’s full of energy with a blend of humor, magic, acrobatics, juggling and musical performances. All of our performances can be Bilingual, English and Spanish spoken entertainment.
Chuck Senties Illustrator
Chuck Senties is a caricature and illustration artist with over 24 years of experience. As a seasoned illustrator, Chuck has provided art for publication, editorial, and advertising clients as well as for Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, Wedding Receptions, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, Company & Holiday Parties, Tradeshows & Conventions, Picnics, Festivals, Sporting Venues and Block Parties to name a few! Visit our website or contact us today for availability.
Santa's Village Azoosment Park
East Dundee IL
Celebrating 55 Years of Family Fun! This Season, We proudly celebrate our 55th year of providing great family fun to generations of visitors. Help us Celebrate all season long! Santa’s Village AZoosment Park offers kiddie and family thrill rides, a barn and petting zoo, domestic and exotic animals, live shows, games, shops, and restaurants. Open May through October. One admission price includes all activities - rides, shows, animal encounters and attractions! Picnic baskets are welcome and parking is FREE. Santa’s Village AZoosment Park is conveniently located in East Dundee, IL minutes from I-90. Great for Group Outings, Family Reunions and Birthday Parties! For hours, directions and pricing please visit our website at www.santasvillagedundee.com or call 847-426-6751.
Donley's Wild West Town
Union Illinois 60180
Experience the excitement and charm of the Old West as it comes alive at Donley's Wild West Town in Union, Illinois. Pan for Gold, take roping lessons from a cowboy, enjoy the petting zoo and pony rides, tomahawk throw, kiddie hand cars, archery range, pop gun gallery, venture canoe rides, Huck Finns sling shots and world famous museum displays. Experience the live action Wild West Show, Donley's Wild West Town is packed with activities for the whole family.This Attraction is Open May - September Only