FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS!
HOW MUCH ROOM DO YOU NEED FOR YOUR PERFORMANCES?
Happy Dan is very flexible to meet your space and needs. He can adapt to nearly any indoor or dry outdoor space large enough for himself, two narrow show tables and the children.
ARE OUTDOOR PARTIES OKAY?
Absolutely, provided that the space is dry and somewhat protected from gusting winds. Shaded areas are preferred, but if your area is bright and sunny, please position the children with their backs to the sun! On hot Carolina days, an electrical outlet and cord for a small fan is greatly appreciated.
WILL YOU TWIST BALLOONS AT OUTDOOR PARTIES?
Sadly, the average lifespan of a balloon sculpture party hat at outdoor parties is around five minutes. They simply don't do well in the Carolina heat and grass. Happy Dan will cheerfully replace broken balloons (He's all about the smiles!) as long as time permits. Personally, he suggests applying the money he charges for balloons toward more durable party favors or treats, but if you want balloons, he will happily twist away!
WHAT DO WE PROVIDE FOR YOUR PARTY PERFORMANCES?
Happy Dan arrives with everything he needs for his laugh-filled magic show! You provide the children and the party and leave the entertainment in Happy Dan's experienced hands!
DO WE NEED TO PAY A DEPOSIT?
Never! Just use the form to the right to book your party!
HOW DO WE PAY YOU?
You will receive an email invoice the day before the party. You can pay using the Paypal link on the invoice or by cash or check on the day of the party - whichever is easiest for you. Please make checks payable to Roger Way.
WHAT IF WE NEED TO CANCEL THE PARTY?
Happy Dan is all about Stress-Free celebrations! If you need to cancel or reschedule your party for any reason, just call or text him with at least two (2) hours of notice based on his scheduled arrival time and you owe nothing. If you cancel with less than two (2) hours notice, we will ask for $50.00 to cover preparation and travel expenses.
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU ARE ILL ON THE DAY OF OUR PARTY?
Remember that whole Stress-Free thing? If Happy Dan is unable to appear at your party due to unforeseen circumstances beyond his control - such as disabling injury or illness - he will personally do his best to arrange for one of his quality magic peers to cover his absence, You will be given the stand-in's name and contact information. If his or her fee is higher, Happy Dan will cover the difference. The success of your celebration is his #1 concern!
ARE THERE ANY VENUES YOU PREFER NOT TO PERFORM?
Happy Dan will go just about anywhere that his special brand f laughter is needed. Unfortunately, he will not perform at Raleigh's popular Pullen Park due to congested parking issues unless the host can guarantee a reserved parking space next to the party location. Restaurant and similar appearances are fine with the express consent of the management.
WHAT ABOUT PARTIES IN PUBLIC PARKS & PICNIC SHELTERS?
With the exception of Pullen Park, as stated, most public parks make excellent party venues. Just be forewarned that Happy Dan is a literal Kid Magnet and he just can't say no to little hearts. You may wind up with more than a few wide-eyed strays watching his show. Fortunately, he never charges by the Smile, so if you're fine with that, then Party On!
WILL YOUR SHOW ENTERTAIN TEENAGERS AND ADULTS?
Happy Dan's magic shows are designed specifically for ages 3 to 8 years. However, he includes elements in each show specifically designed to amaze and tickle older siblings and adults. Older siblings, parents and grandparents always enjoy his magic and fun family humor. If you are planning an event specifically for teenagers or adults, Happy Dan can direct you to highly skilled area magicians who specialize in entertaining those age groups.
DO YOU FACE PAINT OR PROVIDE OTHER SERVICES?
Happy Dan is a comedy magician and balloon artist. He is happy to refer quality and reliable face painters, character performers, foam parties, inflatable amusements, petting zoos, caricaturists - whatever you may need.
IS IT TRUE THAT YOU CREATE THE BIGGEST LITTLE LAUGHS IN THE CAROLINAS?
100% - Judge for yourself! (Had to get that tagline in there one more time!)
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