Grand Rapids Face Painters

For your next children's birthday party, you are looking at doing something a bit different. There is always the same old same old that you could provide like pizza and pop, cake and ice cream, and then a clown for entertainment. However, if you really want to do something different and give all of the kids something really special to remember from the party, what about a face painter? Let's face it, most kids love paint and they love getting dressed up so this is the next best thing especially if the professional that you hire offers a number of different characters or special designs. Now, our next question to you is this, when is the last time that you had to hire a face painter? We thought so. So, with that in mind, there are some tips to looking for this kind of vendor that you might really appreciate. And we have included those tips into this guide. So, as you head out into the Grand Rapids area looking for quality face painters to consider for your event, make sure you have a copy of this guide with you.


One of the things that you will want to be sure of during this search is that you actually meet any candidate that you are considering in person and interview them face to face. So, in order to do that, you will need some candidates to interview. There are a couple of places that you can find some potentially high quality face painters. First and foremost, there are the people that you interact with everyday. Talk to your family, friends and coworkers about any face painters they may have hired. Or maybe they have been to an event where an exceptional face painter performed. Whatever the case may be, track down the names and contact information of the vendors and start keeping a list of people that you want to interview. You can also check the world wide web. Do a Google search for “face painters in the Grand Rapids area.” Start checking out all of the websites that you get back and make a determination as to which ones are worthy of further consideration.


Call each candidate on your list and setup a date and time to interview each one. Keep in mind that he or she is going to be interacting with everyone at your party so make sure that they are very personable and would do well in that environment. Talk about what kinds of paints they use. Are they safe? Are they FDA certified? You want to make sure that everyone remains very safe at your event. Have a discussion about what kind of faces they will paint. Keep in mind that the more of the face they paint and the more complex the design, the longer it will take per child. You need to decide how long of a wait you want and consider the fact that long lines may result. And speaking of long lines, ask them how they manage lines. Obviously, you need to find out how much their services are going to cost you. Do they offer packages? Do they charge by the hour or by the face? What will you need to provide and what will they be bringing. It is a good thing to be very clear about this. These tips should lead you to the perfect candidate for you and your event.