Looking for a unique activity to celebrate an upcoming birthday party or other special event? Face painting is a fabulous way to entertain kids and create lasting memories. New Jersey is home to many wonderful artists offering face painting, balloon art and other services—read on for our top ten picks below. And for additional birthday party entertainers and services, visit Mommy Poppins NJ’s Birthday Party Guide.
Faces & Twists
A true artist, Ashley of Faces & Twists specializes in amazing face painting and spectacular balloon art. From princess parties to superhero bashes, Ashley designs the perfect creations to add pizzazz to any special event. Based in Jersey City, Faces & Twists is available for parties in Northern NJ. Call 201-736-0667 for rates and availability.
Fun Faces by Terrie
Have a particular theme in mind for an upcoming party? Contact Terrie and she can design art especially to suit the birthday boy or girl’s fancy. Every party includes face painting, glitter tattoos and balloon sculptures. Balloons are typically made ahead of time due to the time and detail involved in creation. Call 732-610-7839 for rates and availability.
Select from five different packages to create the party of every child’s dreams. In addition to fantastic face painting, parties can include glitter tattoos, sand art and costumed characters. Funny Faces also offers Stuff-a-Teddy parties—see website for details. Call 201-220-5169 for rates and availability.
Providing party services to Monmouth and Ocean counties, Gitsy the Clown and her team offer face painting, balloon sculptures, glitter tattoos and more! The wide variety of entertainment is perfect for a party with kids of multiple ages. Visit their facebook page to see photos of their wonderful face painting and call 732-901-6700 for rates and availability.
Lori’s Face Painting
Lori McSorley has been face painting at NJ parties for over 10 years. Her beautiful designs are all created by hand and range from superheroes to butterflies and other intricate creatures. Lori also paints murals for children’s bedrooms or playrooms. Please call 732-259-4089 for rates and availability.
Love Peace & Paint
Amazing face painting, balloon animals, henna art and glitter tattoos are among the party services offered by Love Peace and Paint. Themed parties such as “Princess Makeover” and “Treasure Hunt” include all the activities and games for an extra special event. Visit their website for a list of current services and call 908-768-7687 for rates and availability.
Party Magic Entertainment
Choose from face painting, balloon art and magic tricks to customize the package perfect for your kid’s party. Party Magic’s professional and friendly staff keeps everyone happy and entertained. Want to check them out before booking them for the big day? Visit them during one of their weekly restaurant appearances. Call 800-539-8743 for rates and availability.
Party Maniacs’ standard package includes face painting, balloon twisting and musical games such as limbo, musical balloons and group dances. The staff provides all equipment and handles set-up, entertainment and take-down so parents can relax and enjoy the party too. Call 973-376-2211 for rates and availability.
Pattysweetcakes was created when Maria Medina’s employer asked her to dress up as a clown for her daughter’s birthday party. Since that day, she has been entertaining children all over NJ with her fabulous face painting, balloon art and glitter tattoos. See her art work in person during Family Fun Nites at local McDonald’s restaurants. Call 973-517-0158 for rates and availability.
Founded by two sisters passionate about arts and crafts, Silly Cheeks provides fabulous face painting for Northern NJ birthday parties and other special events. Body painting, glitter tattoos and balloon twisting are also available. Visit their facebook page to view photos of their amazing designs and call 917-682-7103 for rates and availability.
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