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4 Ways Vibo Makes DJ Life Easier

In an ever-changing industry like wedding entertainment, it pays to keep up with the latest technology. One of our favorite new tools, hands-down, is Vibo. If you’re looking to up your game and improve your client’s experience, Vibo is a great way to do it! What is Vibo? borse mandarina duck outlet guardiani scarpe 24bottle […]

Top Places for a Destination Wedding

When it comes to destination weddings, there are just as many considerations as there are very good reasons to have one. As we previously discussed in our guide to holiday weddings here on Charismatic Entertainment, things like your wedding guest list and gifts are important things to remember in the planning process. But perhaps one […]

5 Ways Vibo is Changing Wedding Planning for the Better

Easy to work with, well-established and talented. Those are without a doubt, the top three characteristics you want to look for when you’re hiring a DJ. But, if you want to take advantage of everything technology has to offer and make your planning process easy and fun, you’ve got to find a DJ who uses […]

6 Sensational Wedding Trends for 2019 | Charismatic Entertainment

When it comes to weddings, some things never change. Love, family, food and music will always be there. But popular appetizers, dress styles and wedding favors change from year to year. For 2019, we’ve reviewed all of the trend predictions from the biggest names in the biz, including Etsy, The Knot, Martha Stewart and Refinery29, […]

3 Reasons Wedding Day Photo Booths Are Here to Stay

These days, nearly everyone is walking around with a fantastic camera in their pocket thanks to smartphones. In fact, 1.2 trillion photos were taken in 2017 and 85% of them were taken with phones. While your iPhone is fine for snapping a shot of your acai bowl, it just doesn’t cut it when it comes […]

Event Planning Q&A: “Is There a Magic Mirror Photo Booth Near Me?” and More!

When it comes to event planning, it’s not uncommon to feel like you have more questions than answers, especially in the beginning. As engagement season winds down and planning season gets into full swing, here are some of the most common questions we’ve been hearing (and their answers!). 24bottle alpinestars tech 7 terre de marins […]

4 Times When It Pays to Use Photo Booth Rental Services

It doesn’t matter if you’re planning a wedding, a corporate event or a Bat Mitzvah – all party planners want their guests to have a great time! Selecting delicious food and dance-worthy music is a great start, but it’s the extras that make a party truly memorable. If you’re looking to put your party over […]

Wedding Planning 101: Find a Photo Booth That Does it All!

Did you know that December is the most popular month for engagements? If you got engaged last month, you may feel a bit overwhelmed as reality sets in. After all, planning an entire wedding is hard work. But, once you have a venue and a menu, the fun begins! Whether you want to know how […]

Don’t Miss Our National TV Debut!

We’ve got big news! Last year, the producers at Lifetime invited us to provide the reception entertainment for their hit show, Married at First Sight! We’re excited to announce that our episode is finally airing this Tuesday, January 8th at 9pm. If you’re looking to hire a wedding DJ in the Greater Philadelphia area, this […]

5 Wedding Day Photo Booth Tips

“Special, memorable and fun.” Those three little words are exactly how most newly engaged couples hope their guests will describe their wedding day. While there are many ways to throw a great wedding, there are few party additions that are better enjoyed than a photo booth. If you like the idea of wedding day photo […]

How to Hire the Perfect Wedding DJ | Philadelphia PA

Ask any recently engaged couple and they’ll tell you that wedding planning can feel like a part-time job! From easy choices like picking place cards to tougher choices like selecting a venue, there are hundreds of decisions to make before you say “I do.” One of the most important choices you’ll make between picking your […]

Plan A Super Sweet Sixteen Perfectly

For a lot of girls, their Super Sweet Sixteen party is an event that they look forward to for a long time. It celebrates turning sixteen years old and many girls think about how they’ll enjoy. From a teenage girl’s perspective, it’s the ultimate party, so they start planning it in advance. scarpe guardiani benetton […]

6 Reasons to Book Magic Mirror Booth for a Holiday Party

Temperatures are dropping, winters are approaching and the streetsare filled with holiday cheer. Not to mention, it’s almost time for corporate holiday parties. So, if you’re planning to throw one, you need to make sure that it’s fun and exciting. You may have already picked a date, decided on a menu and reserved a venue […]

What to Do When the Father of the Bride Isn’t in the Picture

Planning a wedding can be extremely difficult for brides when the Father of the Bride isn’t in the picture. This could be because they don’t have a good relationship, a death or other circumstances. Whatever the reason, many traditions can be hard or stressful to navigate for brides. Here are our favorite ways to skirt around […]

What to Do Next After Booking Your Vendors

Most wedding planning sessions happen in fits and bursts, and the first major milestone is when you’re done booking your vendors. After you’ve booked all the major players in your day, you may be a little stumped on what comes next. You feel like you should be doing something, but what? After all, you won’t […]

Stuck On the Type of Wedding Dance Music You Want at Your Wedding?

There’s one thing we hear from our brides and grooms consistently about wedding dance music. It’s that they thought they could easily make a playlist themselves, and a do-not-play in fifteen minutes or less. What they find is it’s a little bit harder than that! Making a playlist of dance music causes brides and grooms […]

Where Should Your Wedding Party Go During the First Dance?

On traditional timelines, the entire wedding party and the bride and groom will gather outside the ballroom/ reception doors. This helps to get ready for the grand entrance. In pairs or one by one, the wedding party will walk into the reception to music. The doors will close again and the MC will happily introduce […]

5 Tips to Keep Wedding Toasts Appropriate

Some couples look forward to hearing what all their friends and family have to say in wedding toasts. However, there are many occasions when a toast can be long, drawn out and sap the energy from the room. It’s even worse when these rambles are inappropriate or awkward! If you want to keep the pace […]

Should You Have a Holiday Wedding?

Holiday weddings are contentious, and since the holiday season is rapidly approaching it seems like a great topic to tackle. Whether or not you want to host a wedding on a major holiday is a highly personal choice. However, in our opinions, there are actually advantageous times for a holiday wedding. Here are some things […]

How to Create Harmony Between Your Wedding Musicians and a DJ

Your big day is around the corner, and you’re pulling out all the entertainment stops for your guests. Perhaps your lineup has wedding musicians and a DJ to play the ceremony, cocktail hour and/or reception. If this is the case, chances are you’ll have to navigate who plays what and when. Thankfully, most entertainment teams […]

Favorite Ways to Celebrate the Father-Daughter Dance

The father-daughter dance is a special part of the reception that often jerks a few tears from your guests. It’s a perfect way to honor the man who loved you first as you go off into your life with your husband. Some brides elect for a simple sway with their dad, and some choose to […]

Decorating Your Reception Space on a Budget

The cost of weddings continues to surprise even the most prepared couples. Between food, flowers, and photography, the bills add up quickly! However, sticking to your budget doesn’t have to mean sacrificing the decor you’ve dreamed of. If you’re looking to save a couple hundred here and there, we’ve got some tried and true tips […]

Throwback Thursday: Tips For Planning A Class Reunion Playlist

It’s that time of the year when the reunion planning committee finalizes the details for the class reunion. By now, the committee most likely has secured the venue, set a date and sent out invites. Now the party planning can begin! One of the most fun — and most challenging — part of the evening […]

Love is Sweet: Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Cake Cutting

For brides-to-be who aren’t in the know, the wedding cake cutting can seem really intimidating. After all, are you supposed to cut the whole thing? Do you take each tier apart? Do you jab your knife as far in as it can go? The answer to each is no. Here’s everything you need to know […]

All the Single Ladies: Ways to Make the Bouquet Toss Less Awkward

One of the most dreaded parts of the formal reception program is the bouquet toss. That is, if you’re a single woman! We’ve met very few people who enjoy being stared at as they cross that ballroom to the dance floor. As the MC asks politely for single ladies to make their way to the […]

Where to Place Your Photo Booth

When you contract your wedding photo booth, you picture all the ways your guest will enjoy it. They will laugh and crowd the booth all night, enjoying props and making funny faces for hours. What you don’t imagine is the booth being a ghost town!  Only a handful of guest photos at the end of the night […]

Finding Your First Dance Song

Once you start wedding planning, the pressure is on to choose your first dance song. Picking the perfect one to share this special moment to can leave you strangely stumped. However, there are some pretty easy ways to take a breath and find inspiration for the perfect song to share your first dance as husband […]

5 Country Songs That Make Perfect Mother / Son Dances for Your Bar Mitzvah

Country singers just have a way with words. They seem to know how to put into words all the love we have for our parents, particularly our mothers. Plenty of traditional mother/ son dance songs appear on the same playlists over and over (Boyz II Men, anyone?). However, these country songs are a fresh and […]

Creating the Soundtrack to Your Big Ceremony Moments

Flowers, dresses, shoes, gifts, favors…the list of wedding day elements seems to get longer and longer as planning goes on. When you get around to choosing the ceremony soundtrack to your big day, you’ll be fast approaching frazzled!   Try not to worry too much, though. The songs that will accompany the big moments will […]

3 Reasons You Should Have a First Look

The First Look can be a touchy subject with some brides. Approximately half are on board, and the other half flatly refuse to consider it. The reason might be anything, from precious photography moments or even superstition.   While anything goes on your dream day, take a moment to think about it. Here are three […]

What to Expect When You’re Expo-ing

The Bridal Expo. A large maze of every type of venue and vendor imaginable, displaying their best work, cool new effects and wares for every bride in the area. The goal for brides is to find the vendors that will be a part of the all-star team present on the wedding day, and the goal […]

What’s the Deal with Vendor Meals?

There are so many details to keep track of when planning a wedding, we can bet that the question of whether or not you’re feeding your vendors isn’t at the top of the list. However, this is an important question to answer before the big day so that you and the vendors present at your […]

The Importance of a No-Play List

Many good DJ companies will help you pick the perfect songs for the special moments of your big day. From processionals to recessionals, first dance to cake cuttings, they’ll typically have a list of popular songs and recommendations to help you narrow the search down. However, what separates a good DJ from a great one […]

5 Reasons the Mirror Me Photo Booth is Perfect for Your Prom

It’s prom planning season, and your school is starting to look for the perfect additions to make your Senior Prom a night to remember. Aside from our top-notch professional DJ services, Charismatic Entertainment also has the secret weapon on hand to save you money while wowing your guests.   The Mirror Me Photo Booth is […]

The Rise of the Microwedding

With the cost of weddings on the rise (the average cost of a wedding in 2016 was over $35,000—up from $32,000 in 2015) and the growing desire for intimate relationships, many couples are opting for smaller, family-and-friends-only wedding celebrations, such as microweddings. What is a microwedding? Although you may think of elopement when you think […]

Choosing an Engagement Ring: Gemstones and Symbolism

Rings have been used for weddings in many cultures for centuries, and the use of an engagement ring for proposals dates back to the ancient Romans, who used a ring to symbolize the marriage contract (meaning that ownership of the bride was being passed from her father to her husband). Today, engagement rings are still […]

Old Wives’ Tales: Explanations for Future Wives

If you are in the process of planning your wedding, you have a lot of practical matters to be concerned with. But you also have your old wives’ tales, and the old wives just might know a thing or two about getting married. Everyone wants their marriage to start on the right foot, and many […]

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

A Guide to the Mirror Me Booth Whether you are planning your wedding, an anniversary or birthday, or some other celebration, you are going to want to remember the good times you had with your friends and family. We all know a picture says a thousand words, but professional photographers can get expensive fast, and […]

What to Do before Saying Your ‘I Dos’

Getting engaged is one of the most exciting milestones in a person’s life, but it can also mark the start of a very stressful period of time: wedding planning. However, planning your wedding doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are some tips to help you plan your wedding, so that you and your fiance can […]