Don’t Wait to Book Santa!

In these challenging times, it’s difficult to plan ahead. Things are changing rapidly. Don’t worry, we will work with you to make your event successful and safe. With that in mind, we are opening our bookings for Santa Claus. We all hope this virus scare is over by Thanksgiving, but if not, be confident that… Read more »

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter: Our Response at Funnie and Friends Black lives matter. At Funnie and Friends, we stand in solidarity with the Black community in the fight against racism and injustice. Here’s what that means for us At Funnie and Friends, we are honored to have decades of experience serving Indy’s Black communities with themed… Read more »

Open for Business

Call us! We are open for business after the lockdown. We know it’s been tough to cancel or postpone parties that you wanted to have in March, April, or May. We hope everyone has a safe summer!

Winter Time Fun

Winter is a wonderful season for children. Snow is beautiful and enjoyable. The kids get bundled up in layers of snow-pants, boots, scarves, hats, gloves, and warm coats to trudge out into the snow. Sledding, snowball fights, snow angels, ice skating and more become experiences that can’t be duplicate any other time of the year…. Read more »

Our History is Intertwined with Halloween

Halloween is one of my family’s favorite holidays. We love the creative costumes., the crazy amound of candy, fun parties and the countless trick-or-treaters (usually around 1000) who descend on our neighborhood. All of it! My fondness for this fun and frivolous holiday started in May! Yes, May of 1990 when my oldest daugher was… Read more »

It’s not too early to prepare for Halloween

If you have kids, they’ve probably already started talking about their Halloween costume. This year, my four year old grandson has moved from wanting to be a superhero to being something scary. He’s been  googling “scary costumes”. I think that’s a good way to get a young child used to the idea of something scary…. Read more »

Back To School

As Hannah sits in the chair across from me I try to think of kid-friendly conversation. She is a cute little six-year-old who visits me often at the Burger King Family Night in Brownsburg. Tonight she has chose an “Elsa” design that we have found on my phone. As I begin painting her forehead in… Read more »

Yes, Your Child is Afraid. Yes, We’ll Overcome That Fear

In a previous post, I talked about general tips for a successful party. Now, I’ll delve into how we at Funnie and Friends can turn even the most shy, trembling, or out and out screaming scared child into a fan of whatever character appears. If the children at the party are 4 or under, there… Read more »

Making a Memory

Every landmark in a child’s life is a celebration to a loving parent. The first smile., learning to walk,. going to school, riding a bicycle and more. “Being in the business of children’s’ entertainment we are involved in the parents’ desire to celebrate their child with an exceptional and memorable experience. Many children spend hours… Read more »

One Hundred Years of Reading Fun

Some of my best memories as a child are of going to our local public library with my best friend, Lisa. We would check out a pile of books and then go to her house and read to our hearts content. We enjoyed fantasy, adventure, exciting biographies, and fun non-fiction books about our favorite animals…… Read more »