How to Choose Christmas Party Entertainment for a Memorable Event

How to Choose Christmas Party Entertainment for a Memorable Event

Written by Tim Grable


July 15, 2020

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There are a lot of essential aspects that go into planning a memorable holiday party.

From picking the right venue to choosing an appropriate theme to create a festive, inviting atmosphere, everything plays a well-defined role when it comes to planning a memorable event.

However, one of the most important is the holiday party entertainment. A Christmas party is a perfect occasion to celebrate your team’s achievements and create precious memories – all in a magical setting.

And to orchestrate that magical setting, you will need the right, artistic touch.

Keep reading to learn more about how to choose the perfect entertainment to take your party to the next level.

How to Choose Christmas Party Entertainment for a Memorable Event

1. Make Sure the Entertainment Complements Your Theme

Always take your theme into account when choosing the entertainment to make sure the two are in line. This will elevate your event and create a more immersive experience for your guests making a memorable event.

For example, say you’ve chosen A “Roaring 20’s” theme to ring in a new year.

In this case, you are booking a swinging jazz band such as The Gatsby Gang is the perfect way to add to the experience and design a setting that transports your guests to the Jazz Age.

Tip: If you’re unsure of what type of Christmas party entertainment would go best with your theme, consider working with an entertainment agency for guidance and advice.

2. Think about the Mood You Want to Set 

Entertainment can help you set the tone of your event, so think about the overall vibe which you want to convey.

For example, if you want to create a chill, relaxed atmosphere which is still festive, upbeat holiday-inspired cocktail music is a safe bet.

However, if you want your party to be vibrant and high-energy, a live band such as The Valley Cats may be a better fit – especially if your goal is to get (and keep) guests on the dance floor.

And if you want your party to “scream” elegance and high-class, you can’t go wrong with choosing a group like String Angels to delights your guests with an interactive electric violin show.

Choosing the right tunes is one of the easiest ways to set the mood you want at your event, so be sure to take this aspect into account when browsing for holiday party entertainment.

3. Consider Surprising Your Guests for a Memorable Event

A Christmas party should be full of excitement, so consider adding an element of surprise into the mix. You can achieve that by being bold with your choice of entertainment.

Pick an unconventional act which your guests won’t expect to make your party truly memorable.

For example, picture this at your party:

A famous entertainer from the Czech Republic is introduced, and he starts belting out a knockout song from the ’70s.

Your guests think he’s a singer, but then he starts moving through the audience to choose three “unassuming” volunteers. Then, he makes a shocking announcement: those three volunteers from the audience are about to be hypnotized.

But what none of your guests know is that two of the three volunteers are, in fact, part of the act.

What follows is surprise entertainment at its finest, all engineered as part of a creative act called Hypno Twist.

Learn more about it by watching the video below:

HypnoTWIST™ Official Video by The Three Waiters® (The Original Singing Waiters)

4. Give the Gift of Laughter

Comedians have long been considered perfect for special event entertainment. Our entertainers and magicians pride themselves on offering a show that is engaging and entertaining. They bring a refreshing spin on comedy – one that your guests will appreciate and enjoy.

Laughter is always welcome during the holiday season. After a challenging quarter or in celebration of significant wins, people like to get together and let down their hair. The search for great Christmas party entertainment is over! Comedians let you relax – they let you go back to what’s right about all of us: we like to laugh. Laughing is living. Let one of our comedians help with your holiday party entertainment needs. You’ll enjoy laughing in the new season.

Ron Pearson - I Don't Wanna (Stand Up Comedy)

Ron Pearson speaks for parents everywhere. He is a voice above the rest who talks about all the things parents go through every day. That surprising part is that he helps us to see how funny it is. Questions about the sky, the sun, money, flowers, etcetera. One of his most endearing qualities is that he can show his audience what being like a child could be like. He lets us revel in it for a time before he brings us back to reality.

Adam Trent: 2020 TV reel for Magic

Improv. Magic. Personality. Music. Comedy. Adam Trent is naturally funny. He is engaging and entertaining to watch. You never know what’s coming, yet you feel comfortable settling in. This self-taught illusionist knows how to work the stage and has honed his craft very well. He makes you laugh. He makes you smile. He is a breath of fresh air.

Keith Alberstadt Says This Wedding Gift Is 'A Dick Move'

Keith Alberstadt is a stand-up comedian with a knack for smart comedy. There’s nothing gimmicky about him; he is just a straight shooter who will leave you laughing. The best thing about him is he seems like he could be your best friend or the neighbor you invite to your backyard barbecue. You know you can rely on him to entertain and charm.  The tone of his comedy is smart and sometimes self-deprecating. 

Anthony Griffith: Laugh Factory

Anthony Griffith’s story is as compelling as his comedy. His life was touched by sadness when he lost his daughter in 1990. His comedy is tempered by that understanding of life and death and has made his work more poignant. His stories hit home and his delivery – clear, precise and deliberate, make you understand where he comes from, the good and the bad.

If you are looking for Holiday party entertainment, you’ve come to the right place. Comedians can make any event feel festive and exciting. Magicians are, well, magical. Choosing either to brighten your holiday or end of year celebration is the perfect choice to reward your team and usher in the new year.

Find the Best Christmas Party Entertainment in Our Portfolio!

We hope you’ll take inspiration from this article to put together an epic party which everybody will enjoy.

If you need further help with the entertainment part, you can count on us. There are over 2,000 talented entertainers and speakers featured on our portfolio for you to choose from to create a memorable event.

Start browsing now and don’t hesitate to reach out to us at (615) 283-0039 in case you have any questions.

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