Your next event is fast approaching – you’ve found the venue, selected the perfect menu, and you know the decor is going to look fabulous – in short, your event is destined to be the talk of the town, right? Not so fast, what about entertainment for your guests?

Let’s avoid the snooze-fest. We’ve got so many fun, entertainment options right here in the Toronto, there’s no excuse for hosting a dull event. To make things easy, we’ve rounded up some of the most unique entertainment ideas in the city for your perusal. Happy hunting!


A²D² ~ Aerial Dance Cirque Co.

This’ll get your guests talking! From a full acrobatic show to aerial beverage pourers, A2D2~ Aerial Dance Cirque Co. is sure to dazzle and amaze your guests. For venues without rigging capabilities, A²D² has created some truly phenomenal ground acts as well: strolling tables, themed greeters, and digital pixel dancers, all dressed to compliment your decor. These performances need to be seen to be believed!

Pricing: Starts at $1,500


Bongo & B

Toronto’s Bongo & B Entertainment can provide a variety of entertainment from sizzling Brazilian samba to high energy drum performances or classical jazz ensembles! Not only do they do live performances, they also offer some of the best DJ’s in the city. These guys are sure to help make your event a memorable one!

Pricing: Varies. Contact for details.


Creativiva

Photo courtesy of Creativiva.ca

Whether you’re looking for performers covered entirely in mirrors, dramatic aerial performers, or fully customized extravaganzas, no idea is impossible at Creativiva. Their artistic team is guaranteed to come up with something wicked to wow your guests!

Pricing: Starts at $10,000


HIM Entertainment

Ahem. Who says you have to go to Las Vegas for a your very own “Magic Mike” show? HIM Entertainment is ready, willing, and able to cater to your oh-so-discerning entertainment and staffing needs. From bachelorette parties to corporate events, the gorgeous, athletic, and charming guys of HIM Entertainment will definitely make sure that your guests are never bored, thirsty, or deprived of eye candy.

Pricing: Starts at $75/hour, per staffer


TI Bots

Photo Courtesy of Yavorskiy Studio

Ever thought of having a robot at your event? It’s possible! TI Bots – LED Robot 8 and 10 foot LED Robot Performers for musical festivals, nightclubs, weddings, and corporate events – cool right? The LED Robot has more than 1,000 LED lights programmable as different colors and displays. Guests will be lined up for their selfies.

Pricing: Starts at $500


Ray Chance Illusionist

If you’re mesmerized by magic tricks and illusions, Illusionist Ray Chance may just be perfect fit for your event! This guy has exploded to the forefront of magic with his own brand of extreme illusions. Ray’s high energy, audience interactive show includes grander illusions and mental-ism, PLUS, he’ll even make your guests the star of the show!

Pricing: Starts at $500/hr


Fun Flower Stand

Fun Flower Stand is a fairly new and unique service for weddings -using flowers as a means to bring your guests together. As soon as guests arrive, they are greeted with a beautifully decorated stand full of fresh flowers — adorable, right? Fun Flower Stand adorns every one of your guests with their choice of flowers in a whichever form that they choose to wear them: it could be a boutonniere, corsage, flower crown, hair band, or a hair comb!

Pricing: Starts at $1,100


 Glisse On Ice


Although ice skating is typically reserved for cold arenas or winter days, Chantal Fry of Glisse on Ice Shows had a dream to bring skating to unconventional places. To make this dream a reality, she created a synthetic indoor skating stage that she and her team (The Glisse Girls) have performed on all over the city and around the world! From individual performances to group numbers, there is definitely a style to fit the theme of your event!

Pricing: Starts at $1,000


 Live Event Artist – Olga Pankova

When your event is finished, all you have to remember it by are memories and photos. But what about something even more special? Olga Pankova – Live Event Artist is a talented Toronto artist who creates breathtaking paintings live at your wedding. From capturing elaborate backdrops and decor to a beautiful first dance, her pieces are truly unique and one of a kind!

Pricing: Starts at $1,700


Mega Magic – Mike D’Urzo

Mega Magic – Mike D’Urzo is an international award winning magician and mentalist. His unique style of magic and a modernized approach have made him a popular form of entertainment at virtually every type of event – he will definitely have your guests talking long after your event is over!

Pricing: Starts at $1,500


Blackout Flair

Blackout Flair specializes in making fantastic drinks with style. I’m talking bartenders who put on a show as they serve alcoholic beverages to your guests! Does it get much better than that? We don’t think so.

Pricing: Starts at $450


Blue Star Pyrotechnics

Photo Courtesy of Oak & Myrrh Photography 

Fireworks are always a great touch to add excitement to your wedding or event! Toronto’s own, Blue Star Pyrotechnics can provide an electrified, long lasting, and memorable fireworks display. They differentiate themselves by customizing the show to your requirements using the latest advanced technology.

Pricing: Starts at $2,500


Your Private Dancers

Our Team

This trio of Toronto break dancers are looking to bring a style of dance once reserved for street performance into the mainstream. Your Private Dancers will work with you to create a custom routine for your wedding or event and can even teach your wedding party or guests a few moves!

Pricing: Varies. Contact for details.


 Viva Mexico Mariachi

Photo courtesy of Viva Mexico Mariachi 

Care for some Mexican samba at your next event? Viva Mexico Mariachi‘s music styles range from slow ballads to up temp traditional dance music all played on standard mariachi instruments and accompanied by their talented singers. Comprised of talented musicians from many diverse backgrounds, the group brings the sounds of Mexico right to your event!

Pricing: Varies. Contact for details.


 2DHouse

Photobooths are a super popular wedding and event trend. If you want to push the envelope and really get your guests pumped, why not try a slow motion video booth? Lead by the pros at 2DHouse, your guests will be filmed doing things that seem ordinary like flipping their hair, blowing up balloons, and dancing. That’s when the magic happens! The video is slowed down and set to the song of your choice and the result is a hilarious video that you will be sharing and watching for years!

Pricing: Varies. Contact for details.


Can you think of any other unique entertainment companies in Toronto? Let us know in the comments below.