Central Florida's Most
Popular Magician,
        Ventriloquist & 
                 Family Entertainer!

John Carlson will make your 
               next event a smashing success!



John Carlson has appeared at Six Flags during a special family day celebration for the owners of Six Flags and their families.

“John you really helped make Kino’s birthday a special and memorable day for him. He really enjoyed you!! I was very impressed with your professionalism & care for the children. I hope our paths cross again.”

- Jimmy Smits, TV’s NYPD BLUE

“The show was fantastic, Mingus really enjoyed you! I am going to recommend you to everyone.”

-Supermodel Helena Christiansen

Man! That show was GREAT! You made my son feel like a million dollars!”

- Actor Norman Reedus (Blade 2, Deuces Wild, Boondock Saints)

-Rocky the Puppet sings for Tony Bennett!

You not only entertained the kids, but the adults wouldn’t stop talking about your show. You should be an actor”

- Clem Caserta (Analyze This, Casino, A Bronx Tale, Goodfellas & more)

“I could not figure out how in the world you made that Gatorade bottle disappear. You are my favorite magician!”

- Dennis Byrd - NY Jets

“I really enjoyed the magic show, it was fantastic. Lily and her friends thought you were so funny”.

- Isabel Rose, Movie Star & Singer (Anything but Love)

“Through the years we have had every type of entertainment at our children’s parties that you could imagine. Nothing compares to the magic of John Carlson. I can see why he gives such a strong guarantee, he’s the best there is”!

-Michael Modell

The Children enjoyed his performance so much that they wouldn’t let him leave until his puppet said good-bye one more time.”

- Matt Corman, The New York Times

“Over the past three years your shows have proven to be wonderfully entertaining not only for the children but for the adults as well. I have heard nothing but positive comments from the attendees at the picnics regarding your performances.”

-Kathleen Southerton, Stony Brook University Hospital

Your ability to relate to the children and experience as a performer was evident. The program contained variety, creativity and humor to keep our diverse group entertained. You are the best magician we ever had, and I really mean that!

-Laura Gruninger at “Mercer County Library System (NJ)

“Our members found your performance, mystical, enchanting, and hilarious. We will definitely be using your services again next year. Since we had trouble getting you this year, please put us on your calendar now. Thank you.”

-Mark Errol King, Dir., “Pathways for Youth”

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Birthday Mom's Survival Guide 

John Carlson's "Birthday Mom's Survival Guide" is a must-have for birthday moms. John lays out a detailed, step-by-step guide to assist birthday mom's in the party planning process. John lends priceless insight from over 25 years experience as a birthday party performer.

Magic Author

John Carlson has recently authored the bestselling book, "Magic for Kids, Not for Dummies". Receiving rave reviews, the book teaches YOU easy to learn magic tricks that you can use to fool friends and coworkers! Be sure to ask John for a complimentary autographed copy when you book your event.

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