What’s more magical than the next event you are planning? Hiring a magician to entertain your guests!
The best magicians have a bunch of tricks up their sleeves, literal and figurative, to delight and unify your guests. The top magicians in the South live nearby, and they are eager to help you take your party or corporate event to the next level.
What are the benefits of hiring a magician? Which type of magician is right for your event? We are glad you asked.
What follows is our guide to adding some magic to your get-together. Read on to discover the “what’s” and “why’s” of this perfect entertainment option.
What the Best Magicians Can Do for Your Event
The best magicians are more than just performers. They bring people together, and they can even be an extra set of hands for you.
There are many benefits to hiring a magician for your event. Here are just a few of the skills they bring.
Eliminating Early Awkwardness
We all know how awkward things can be at the beginning of a party. Just a few guests have arrived, and no one is quite sure what to do with themselves.
Hiring a magician is an elegant solution to this problem. The entertainment starts as soon as your first guest arrives, and they will not even realize they are avoiding the early-party jitters.
Adding Fun to the Atmosphere
You hire a magician when you want to bring a “wow” factor to your event. Having magic at your party is a signal to your guests to lighten up and enjoy themselves. The energy never lags because people are too busy being entertained.
Engaging Your Guests
If your event has a business-related purpose, like a conference or other corporate event, magic can provide a foundation for team building. Magic brings your guests together, and that will make them more receptive to your message when it is time to get down to business.
You can even use magic in the business portion of your event.
That is because magicians are skilled at customizing their acts to fit the event where they are entertaining. If your event has an informative purpose, all you need to do is talk to your magician ahead of time, and they may be able to inject their act with content related to the purpose of your event.
Providing Assistance to You
This is similar to that early-party social magic. Whenever you have a technical difficulty or need some time to transition between activities at your event, a magician is there to fill that space. This can give your event a smooth and professional feel.
How to Find the Right Magician
Are you convinced you need a magician yet? If so, it is time to figure out how to find the perfect magician for you. Here are the steps you can take to do just that.
Decide the Type of Magic You Want
Magic is not a single, monolithic entity. There are several different styles of magic. We have run down some of the most popular types of magic below.
Keep in mind, these are only a few of your options when it comes to the type of magician you can hire.
Review them, and choose a type that is best suited to your event, and for more information, check out this article on the 10 different types of magicians.
Just like the name implies, table magic is when your magician comes around to your guests’ tables and does magic close-up for them. Table magic is an especially good fit for a dinner event where your guests will be seated and unable to move around for the duration.
Mix and Mingle Magic
This is another style of close-up magic.
If your event does not include a meal and instead focuses on drinks and roaming appetizers, a mix and mingle magician can travel from group to group performing tricks. These can be great icebreakers at events where you want large groups of strangers to get to know each other.
Cabaret Style Performance
This is the most like a traditional magic show. Your guests face a stage and watch as a full magic show unfolds before their eyes. This type of magic works well for events that feature a separate performance section of the evening or corporate events that have a presentation element.
Magic for Children
Children are hard-wired to love magic.
That is why magic features prominently in so many studies of early childhood development. Our brains want to resolve visual problems that do not make sense to us, so magic can be not only fun but supremely educational for children.
A good children’s magician can incorporate elements of all of the above styles, depending on the type of children’s event you are throwing. They are especially good at birthday parties.
We list this as a separate style because some magicians specialize in magic for children. Others are more appropriate for adults. You can choose the magician who is right for you depending on the makeup of your guests.
Creating Magical Experiences
We hope this guide has given you greater insight into hiring local magicians.
As you can see, there are ample benefits of hiring a magician for your party and ample options for the type of magician you can hire.
Our stable of magicians are the best magicians in the entire South. We are confident they can elevate the fun level of your event while unifying your guests.
To start your search, request a quote for a magician today.