GALLERY: Best party entertainment

13 April 2017

Need to book some entertainment for your child’s birthday party? Need it to be AWESOME? Look no further – we have you covered with our selection of the best kids’ party entertainment around! From jumping castles, to DIY laser tag and pamper parties to magic shows, you will find what you need here.

Jolly Jumps

Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast

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Jolly Jumps has the widest and greatest variety of inflatable jumping castles for your birthday bouncer and their friends. From inflatable slides, toddler-sized jumpers and licensed designs including Disney and Sesame Street, Jolly Jumps has you covered.

Head to to get a free, no-obligation quote.

Go Pony – Ride On Toys

Sunshine Coast

If your kids love the ride-on animals at your nearest shopping centre or have always wanted to give them a go, try booking Go Pony for their next birthday. They operate pony and other animal-themed ride-on toys. Suitable for kids aged 2 to 13 years, the ponies require a natural riding motion to move, which resembles riding a real pony. 

Packages start at $250 for 4 ponies for up to 2 hours. Visit to book.

Little Diva Pamper Parties

Sunshine Coast

Share your love of the spa with your little one and her friends for her next birthday with a Little Diva Pamper Party. The parties are tailored specifically to girls aged 5 to 14 years, with age-appropriate girly glitz and glamour. Up to 8 birthday guests can enjoy 2.5 hours of pampering including a hydrating mini facial including mask with cucumber eyes, relaxing mini mani- file, jazzy nail polish and peppermint foot massage. The birthday girl also gets age appropriate make up.

Party packages cost $350 and include use of pink fluffy spa gowns and spa headbands, party setup with chairs and party table, plus party bags and cupcakes. See website for booking information.

Ring Around the Rosie

Brisbane and Gold Coast

Ring Around the Rosie specialises in fairytale and boho kids parties. With a range of themed parties to choose from including Frozen, Princess, Fairy and Super Heroes, every aspect of kids entertainment for your child’s birthday party will be taken care of. Think face painting, characters, party games with themed prizes, music, plus lots of singing and dancing!

Party packages start at $200. See for details.

Tiana’s Dance Parties


If you have a little groover, look no further than Tiana to provide the perfect entertainment at their next party. Along with heaps of dancing, Tiana also provides face painting, balloon animals, lolly scrambles, games with prizes and a present for the birthday boy or girl. She also offers cupcake decorating parties and make-over parties.

Tiana’s Face Painting and Balloon Modelling package starts at $160 for up to 10 children. See for more information.

The Hire Engine

Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast

Awesome name, awesome experience! The Hire Engine offers (yep, you guessed it) a fire engine for you to hire for your next event! The Hire Engine will arrive at your chosen party location and offer rides with fun party music. Guests can also spray water from a real fire hose and there will be plenty of opportunities for photos. Party favour kids helmets are also available.

Prices start at $450 for up to 20 children. Visit to make an enquiry.

Laser Tag in a Box

Based in Brisbane

This unique company brings laser tag to you, so you can plan a party in your garden! The phasers shoot harmless infrared beams for a high tech, adrenaline pumping version of hide and seek. You can also play indoors if the weather turns. The phasers have long-lasting batteries, so the kids are guaranteed hours of fun. Suitable for players aged 6 years and up.

Prices start at $210 for a hire package containing 6 phasers. Full setup instructions are included. See for details.

Balloon Awesomeness

Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast

What this man can’t do with balloons does not need to be done! He can entertain the kids so you can sit back and relax for a while or you can just hire him to make balloons for the birthday guests. The birthday boy or girl receives a special twisted balloon figure as an extra treat.

For a personalised quote, visit

Image credit: Facebook/BalloonAwesomeness

Miss Donna the Clown

Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast

Miss Donna the Clown has your birthday party entertainment sorted, whatever your kids are in to! She does magic, a pirate show, balloon parties, face painting and also puts on an awesome clown party that ticks all the boxes.

Prices start at $200 for a one hour balloon party. Her fantastic Deluxe Clown Package costs $450 for up to 15 children. See for details.

Image credit: Facebook/MissDonnaTheClown

Written by

Kerry White

Kerry is the Senior Writer for Kids on the Coast and Kids in the City. Kerry moved to Australia from England in 2013 with her husband and two daughters. She worked as a sub-editor in London for seven years before she had her girls. She now calls the Sunshine Coast her home and is making the most of its glorious weather and beaches. She enjoys baking, especially when she has a glass of wine in hand, and is a part-time Psychology, Criminology and Justice student. She also shares her home with two cats and her daughters' imaginary dogs.

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