5 Tips from a Harrisburg DJ to Create a Legendary Party or Wedding Reception!

Whether you are planning a corporate holiday party in Harrisburg PA or a wedding in Lancaster one of the concerns you likely have is “How do I ensure that all of the guests have a great time and enjoy themselves?” That is a legitimate concern. After all, you don’t throw these bashes every day and when you do, you certainly want it to be remembered for all of the right reasons.

If you are planning a wedding or party in the Harrisburg | York | Lancaster area and you are searching for how to create a legendary event, this article is for you! Listed below are ideas and suggestions that will ensure that your event is the talk of the town!

Hire a great Harrisburg DJ Service!

Nothing and I do mean nothing, has a greater impact on the enjoyment of your guests than the DJ. We have thrown raging parties in a state park pavilion with homemade food. The venue can certainly provide a lavish setting for your guests but the “Wow” factor of the venue wears off faster than you think.

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Don’t get me wrong. Mansion venues and the like are fantastic and we are blessed to have so many in the York and Lancaster area! That said, unless it was an all-inclusive resort that catered to your every need, how long did the last vacation rental keep you engaged? If it was a horrible experience or way over the top it is likely a vivid memory. If it was ok you likely tell your vacation story something like this: Friend – “Where did you stay at Ocean City | Myrtle Beach? You: “We stayed at ________.” Friend – “How was it?” You: “Oh it was really nice. The beds were comfortable and getting our stuff in was easy.” In summation, it likely was not the high light of your trip.

Your guests will be impacted by your DJ Service from the moment they enter the venue and until they leave. There is no substitute for a great musical soundtrack and a DJ who can ready your crowd and know not only what to play but when to play it. Now is not the time to settle. Our motto is “We help people create legendary events. Compromise some place else”

Add a Harrisburg Photo Booth Service!

We live in the selfie age. Your guests love taking and having their picture taken. Look at the popularity of Instagram and Snapchat. Who doesn’t have a Social Media profile these days?

A photo booth is a magnet for guest interaction. Seldom do you see an individual using a photo booth alone. It is always a group. It also allows multiple generations an activity that they can do together. This type of interaction will not happen on the dance floor and certainly not chatting over dinner. Interactions that your photographer is simply not going to capture because they are spontaneous and fun, not posed.

A photo booth creates instant memories of your celebration that guests can take with them and enjoy. What do you think they will remember more: A $5 trinket or packaged party favor or

photo’s of you and them having a blast that will live on their fridge or office cubicle for years to come? It may come as a surprise but the cost of a photo booth is not much more the cost of those party favors half of which get left behind at the end of the night.

Add some awesome party games to your Harrisburg Corporate Party!

There are a multitude of game options for you and your guests. We offer all of the following:

Jumbo Sized Games: Connect Four, Kerplunk, and Jumbo Jenga

Retro Arcade Games: Classic arcade style games that are perfect for 80’s throwback parties.

Yard Games: Ladder Ball, Corn Hole, Ring Toss, and Kanjam

Table Games: Foosball, Air Hockey, Basketball Shooting Arena

There are a ton of options for your guests who don’t enjoy dancing or would simply like to enjoy some time with other guests at your party. These are especially great for corporate events where you need and ice breaker before the dance party heats up.

Hire an experienced Harrisburg Karaoke provider!

This form of entertainment often gets a bad rap. The success or failures of this form of entertainment it dependent upon the skill of the DJ not the singing talent of your guests. The DJ needs to know when to kick this off, how to kick it off, and when to segue back to dance music. If you have a skilled DJ this can be great, if you have a DJ that is not familiar with karaoke, has an aversion to it, cannot sing, is not comfortable on the microphone, or would rather hide behind their DJ booth and play songs; karaoke will either fizzle or outright flop.

We have a team of DJs. We only have two DJs that I would send to an event that wanted to add karaoke to their party. Why? Because most people simply are not a good fit for it.

Spice up the menu of your wedding reception with fun foods & drinks!

Instead of settling for the same old cake or cup cake dessert option that everyone else offers their guests why not offer them something savory and unique like our mini- donut bar? Cooked before their very eyes and consisting of 20 varieties, the donut bar provides another form of entertainment.

Signature cocktails, a frozen cocktail menu, and adult snow balls are also great options. These provide fun colors that will look great in the after photos and elevate your event beyond the open bar.

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At Perfect Harmony Entertainment we provide exceptional DJ | Photo Booth | Lighting | Amusement service to clients in the four state area. Our dedicated team of DJs perform at events in Harrisburg | York | Lancaster as well as Washington DC | Northern VA | Frederick MD and all neighboring areas.

If you would like to learn more about our services or discuss your event in greater detail please reach out to us in the manner you prefer: Call | Text | Email.

Perfect Harmony Entertainment

We help people create legendary events. Compromise some place else.