When it comes to entertainment,
we bring the experience to you!
Upscale & Unusual Event Entertainment
Across the World!
Fantasy Characters and more…………
Broadway Musical Revues
Little People Entertainment
Kid-Friendly Premium Puppeteer Dinosaurs
60 Species of Animatronic Dinosaurs
Premium Holiday Characters
Medieval Knights in Armor
Winter Themed Characters
Over 100 Generic Children’s Characters
Military Characters from Various Countries
Premium Halloween Characters
Premium Medieval Characters
Special Effects & Props
Over 1,000 Event Themes
More than 3,500 characters!
You imagine it, we’ll create it
Trusted by many of the world’s Leading brands
We Offer COVID-Ready Safe Events with Rapid Covid-19 Testing
Characters for Hire ℠ is your source for upscale, unusual, and unique event entertainment for adults across 45 U.S. cities and 15 cities
worldwide. We work with hundreds of businesses and wedding planners to create premium themes for parties of any size, with
actors who are trained in the art of wowing and dazzling audiences across the globe.
Unforgettable Party Entertainment
Our event entertainment options run the gamut of out-of-the-box party themes, including:
Midget entertainment, Corporate entertainment, Wedding entertainment, Dinosaur rental, Kids’ party entertainment, Celebrity impersonators, Promotional Models, Medieval Stage Show, And much more!
Discover the Wild West
New York might be a party town, but Texas and the Old West have their own fun to bring to the table. Put on your cowboy boots for the roughest, toughest venue on this side of Dallas! Host a corporate event that will have guests on their feet as they interact with our Western Stunt Show, complete with cowboy actors that’ll make you feel like the Wild West has come to life!
Bring the Middle Ages to Your Party
It’s the year 1190 and the great King Richard the Lionheart is restless after a long fight in the battlefield. This medieval king is enjoying a feast and entertainment in his honor. Characters for Hire ℠ has duplicated the entertainment of medieval times, complete with knights, archers, wenches, and sword fighters. The turbulent times of the Middle Ages also include characters like William Tell, Robin Hood, Martin Luther, and King Arthur and his Round Table. These characters and more can be found in our exclusive Medieval Themed Events complete with music and armored battles.
Book the Event of a Lifetime Today!
Characters for Hire ℠ can provide an experience your audience will never forget. No matter what the theme, Characters for Hire ℠ can provide you with event ideas that will leave your guests stunned and amazed. Start scheduling your event by giving Characters for Hire ℠ a call today.
Your Imagination is the Limit
Are you looking for more characters, but not sure what you have in mind? View our list of Characters to choose from. We are the largest provider of generic costumed characters (Note: We do not offer trademarked characters). Our selection is so vast, we can produce events in over 40 cities worldwide in a single day!
Premium Actors for Incredible Event Entertainment for Adults
Characters for Hire ℠ is an upscale entertainment company. It is headquartered in the heart of Rockefeller Plaza in New York City. We specialize in high-quality costumed entertainment. And, access to over 3,500 actors, 5,000 costumes, and hundreds of themes. We service over 50 major cities throughout the world. Characters for Hire ℠ wants to make sure your corporate or private event is spectacular. We offer our clients nothing but the best in high-end event entertainment. Our professionally trained local actors and performers throughout the world perform:
Interactive theater, Combative stunt shows, Acrobatic performances, Professionally-staged musical performances and more!
“On very short notice Characters for hire provided awesome entertainment for my parents 50th wedding anniversary. People can’t stop talking about the great entertainment!!! Thanks NICK!!” Geoff G.
“Just a quick “thank you”for helping arrange a character to come to my Dad’s 60th surprise party this past weekend. It was a huge hit, and my Dad had a BLAST. The actor in costume was hilarious – speaking – funny – with everyone, dancing, giving hugs, posing for pictures, picking up my Dad in a bear hug and bowing to my puppy, who was dressed as a Princess! If we ever need another character for any party or occasion, you’ll be the first we call! I’m happy to write a letter of recommendation or website testimonial, whatever you need! Thanks again so much – it was a huge hit and everyone loved it!!” Aly C.
“Hi, guys! (I’ll be collective to the team [grin] – I just wanted to thank everyone for helping us rock our event – hate to be all cheesy but there’s no better way to explain it – Your character was the HIT of the party (hah. party.) and my husband and his team made so many new contacts because of him – WELL worth all the planning!!!” Pamela S.
“Characters for Hire did an amazing experience for my son’s birthday. They were very personable and the costumes were excellent. Could be better versed in the storyline but not everyone is a fanatic. The actors were professional and I would hire again for another event should the occasion arise.” Don J.
“These guys did a great job. Costumes were excellent, the actors stayed in character throughout and they were great with kids. Would hire again. Communication and confirmation prior to event were top notch as well.” Srihari H.
“Hired characters to come to my son’s 5th birthday party. The kids loved it and made it a memorable experience. He battled them and then they all took turns taking photos with him. It wasn’t cheap by any means but in my opinion, it was worth the cost. Definitely a great alternative to the magician/clown options out there for kids entertainment.” Chuckles W.
“The guys at Characters For Hire were amazing! We hired the characters for my sons 5th birthday party. The training was a huge hit! And all the guys were wonderful with taking photos with the children and making sure that no one was afraid lol. The costumes they use and the sabers all top notch! Characters for hire are worth the money tenfold, for priceless memories the kids (and myself) will have for a lifetime!!!!!! Thanks guys!!!!!” Genevieve W.
“I decided to hire 4 characters from Characters for Hire for my son’s 5th birthday. The children were all fully engaged for the full hour of training as well as the combat scene at the end. I was extremely pleased with the level of professionalism from all of the actors and the authenticity of the costumes, mannerisms, and voice sound alike from every character. This was a party that the children and parents will be talking about for a very long time. It was worth every penny and more!!! Thank you Nick! You are doing an amazing job and I truly appreciate the time you always set aside for the many, many hours of phone calls and emails with me to make sure everything was the way I wanted it! You went above and beyond and I highly recommend this company and the professional actors that work for you!” Renel C.
A very VERY special thank-you to our “Actor” and Andi. Both were exceptionally professional and Andi, especially, went above/beyond – I didn’t realize how much I’d need her assistance and she jumped in so willingly. Both of them really represented you guys so well. We’ll certainly be calling you again if/when we ever need more character help. Y’all run a great show and we’re thrilled to have you as a resource! Alisa W.
I just wanted to thank you very much for all your help and support with Max’s Birthday party on Saturday. We greatly appreciate how accommodating and professional your entire staff was. I must say that everyone was very impressed with just how fabulous the show was. You guys did an amazing job and Max was very happy!” Frida W.