Laurels
Best Magicians in
Los Angeles
2017

Why These Magicians?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored magicians on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best magicians in Los Angeles, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Carl Christman

Carl Chirstman performs throughout Hollywood, California and is the author of How to Read Minds & Influence People. Carl plays with language, body language, and psychology to entertain his audiences. He is a member of Hollywood’s famous Magic Castle as well as The British Society of Mystery Entertainers. He has become remarkably popular in recent years as audiences marvel at his master mentalist performances. Carl Christmas performs a variety of shows, from Mind Over Magic and Strolling Magical Entertainment, to Trade Shows and Crowd Building.

Hollywood, CA(323) 645-0334

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Christopher T. Magician

Christopher T. Magician is located in Long Beach, California, but is happy to travel to all surrounding counties to provide family-friendly entertainment and magic. He is known to be silly and slick, and is wildly entertaining for both children and adults. Christopher is the author of Beyond Look Don’t See: Furthering the Art of Children’s Magic, which has taken the world by storm. In addition to his successful and in-demand children’s magic shows, Christopher T. Magician is also becoming a popular adult stand-up comedy magician as well. Past customers have said that he is hilarious and imaginative, and they would recommend him for any event.

Long Beach, CA(562) 888-9930

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David Minkin International Champion of Magic

David Minkin is a Los Angeles magician and is considered one of the world’s premiere close-up acts. His style is authentic and artistic, while also being breathtaking and highly entertaining. His life show in Los Angeles has been selling out for nearly a decade, making it the longest-running magic show in the city. David was the 2007 International Champion in close-up magic, and won the gold model at Magic Castle for strolling magic in 2002. His corporate clients include Pepsi, Disney, Google, MySpace, MTV, IBM, Columbia Winery, and much more.

Los Angeles, CA(866) 447-2463

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Fiesta Fantastic Entertainment

Fiesta Fantastic Entertainment is a traveling magic show that is based in Buena Park, California. They perform at birthday parties and special events and offer face painting, magic shows, and balloon twisting. Each of the magicians at Fiesta Fantastic Entertainment have worked at Disneyland and provide clean, family-friendly entertainment. Shows can run for 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or an hour, depending on the age of the audience and the event’s needs. In addition to birthday parties, Fiesta Fantastic Entertainment has also done performances at corporate events, grand openings, holiday parties, school functions, product promotions, fundraisers, fairs and festivals, and block parties.

Buena Park, CA(714) 533-9953

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Jersey Jim Comedy Magician

Jersey Jim Comedy Magician is located in Los Angeles, California. He is known as a great entertainer who captivates audiences of all ages. He is available for all events, including birthday parties and kids shows, school and library shows, fundraisers, corporate events, and adult parties. Jim has been fascinated by magic since the age of 12, and has worked tirelessly to create a show that uses magic and illusions. He is multi-talented, holds two California teaching credentials, is a member of the Writers Guild of America, earned his BA in film production from UCLA film school, and has a Master’s Degree of Fine Arts in screenwriting.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 313-3730

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Joseph Tran Illusionist & Comedian

Joseph Tran brings back the tradition and past variety acts and incorporates it into 21st century entertainment. He combines a high-energy performance with magic, humor, and personalized audience connection to capture and amaze his viewers. Joseph is theatrically trained in theatre and illusionary arts, but he is also immersed in pop culture and social interaction. His performances are the perfect blend of great entertainment and fantastic illusions. His business is located in Northridge, California, but he can be booked for any event throughout all of the Los Angeles, area and abroad. Joseph Tran has performed for corporate events, campus events, and private events, and previous satisfied clients include Warner Brothers, Disney, Microsoft, Hilton Hotels, CBS, Toyota, and much more.

Northridge, CA(323) 741-4550

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Justin Willman

Justin Willman is both a comedian and magician who is based in Los Angeles, California. He has made a name for himself in the entertainment and magic community by being hilariously funny, interesting, and inventive. He has moved away from traditional magic and variety shows, and has created a unique experience that uses modern teachings and techniques. Justin has made appearances on The Tonight Show, Ellen, and Conan, and he has also performed live at the White House. Justin has toured the country and has brought magic and illusion to audiences of all ages. He can be booked for corporate and private events, and tv and film appearances.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 273-6700

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Magic by Todd

Magic by Todd is a traveling magic show that is based in Van Nuys, California. Todd services most of the Greater Los Angeles area, and was recently named one of the Best Family Entertainers by CBS Los Angeles. Todd is an award-winning entertainer with over 25 years of experience. He is a family magic specialist who provides his services for birthday parties, as well as corporate events and fundraisers. Past satisfied customers have said that Todd created a special and entertaining experience, and they would recommend him for any event. Todd can captivate audiences of all ages, and is professional, reliable, and delightful.

Van Nuys, CA(424) 229-1527

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Michael Stellman

Michael Stellman has been a full-time magician for over a decade. He performs in the Los Angeles area and is known to make TV and film appearances and is also a voice over actor. Michael takes a unique approach to magic entertainment, which is sure to captivate audiences of any age. Michael specializes in three types of shows; close up and walk-around magic, audience shows and stand-up magic, and magic for kids and birthdays. Michael Stellman can be booked online or by phone.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 571-8993

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Misty Lee Magician

Misty Lee is a professional magician, voice actress, and writer who is based in Burbank, California. She is a bold performer who has a taste for the “dark arts”. She relocated to Los Angeles from Detroit in 2005 and has since become the go-to-girl for all things freaky, and she demonstrates her skills through magic, stage performances, hosting, and magical consulting. Misty is a Second City graduate, and she has been successful in her entertaining, yet terrifying, career. Misty Lee can be booked by phone or through email.

Burbank, CA(800) 677-0860

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Nick Paul Magical Comedy

Nick Paul is an award-winning magician and comedian who is located in Hollywood, California. He is known for his combination of comedy, mind reading, and magic. He has performed worldwide for fortune 500 companies, theatres, and cruise ships. He specializes in stage shows, and walk-around close-up magic. Past satisfied clients include Disney Cruise Line, Microsoft, Pepsi, State Farm, and the Navy. Nick’s 2015 and 2016 “Impossible Feats of Fake Magic” shows were awarded Best Variety Show and were voted one of the Top 10 Shows to See by Time Out LA.

Hollywood, CA(844) 416-2442

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Pop Haydn

Pop Haydn combines Victorian gentleman personalities with mind-bending magic and professional entertainment to captivate audiences of all ages. His act is based on a man who was mistakenly transported to the 21st century by accident and is making his way through this new world as a genius and inventor. Pop Haydn is delightful and charming and performs close-op, stage, and cabaret magic. He also has a full Steampunk-oriented Variety Show. He provides entertainment that is unique and fun, and suitable for corporate events, private parties, and everything in between. Pop Haydn was awarded Stage Magician of the Year by Magic Castle in 2015.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 344-8793

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Rafael & Katia Magicians

Rafael & Katia Magicians is a traveling magic show that is based in Los Angeles, California. They provide an amazing and unforgettable show that is perfect for any event. Rafael and Katia have performed at birthday parties and family events, school programs, corporate and adult parties, and county and state fairs. They are both fully-insured and have over 20 years of experience entertaining audiences of all ages. They combine comedy with amazing magic, audience participation, and wild antics to create a show that is guaranteed to keep guests entertained. Rafael & Katia Magicians can be contacted by phone or through their online inquiry form.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 269-5400

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Rmax Goodwin

Rmax Goodwin is located in Los Angeles, California. He is known to be witty and charming, a captivating entertainer, and a world-class sleight of hand performer. Rmax joined Magic Castle at the age of 14, where he was mentored and guided by some of the brightest magicians in the world. He is available for a wide variety of events, including corporate retreats, birthday parties, holiday parties, charity fundraisers, film premieres, and other private events. He is innovative and experimental, and is known for his sleight of hand maneuvers. Rmax can be contacted by phone, email, or through the online inquiry form.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 246-0680

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Scott Marshall Magician

Scott Marshall is a magician that performs throughout Hollywood, California. His goal is to keep guests entertained, keep them talking for months after the show, and ease each client’s mind by knowing their guests are having a great time. Over the years, he has performed for thousands and thousands of people at both company parties and private events. Scott Marshall can be hired over the phone, through email, or through the online booking form.

Hollywood, CA(323) 378-5853

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Taylor Hughes

Taylor Hughes is a magician that is based in Los Angeles, California. He is a full-time entertainer with over two decades of performance experience. He was one of the only magicians to perform at all three showrooms at the Magic Castle before the age of 21. Taylor was recently presented with awards for Best Illusion, Best Comedy Magic, and Best Showmanship. He offers several different types of performances, including stand-up, close-up magic, and stage shows. Taylor is available for all events, including trade shows, sales meetings, social gatherings, and film and television appearances.

Los Angeles, CA(626) 260-2498

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The Arty Loon Show

The Arty Loon Show is located in Whittier, California and services all of the surrounding counties. They combine comedy with magic, illusions, juggling, balloon sculptures, puppetry, and audience participation to create a show suitable for any occasion. Arty also features a spooky Halloween magic show as well as a charming Christmas show. The Arty Loon Show has performed for organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America, The American Cancer Society, Walt Disney, Google, and Warner Brothers. Hiring can be done over the phone or through email.

Whittier, CA(562) 706-0180

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The Magic Ian Tour

Ian, who commonly goes by magician, is a professional magician and illusionist who performs throughout all of Orange County, California. He has toured the country and delivers a show that is sure to amaze audiences of any age. He has performed at weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, and school events. He specializes in strolling magic that incorporates fire magic, comedy interaction with the audience, and even levitations. Satisfied clients have said that Ian is wildly entertaining and also professional, and that they would recommend him for any event.

Anaheim, CA(714) 386-1412

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The Wacko Show

The Wacko Show is a traveling magic performance that appears throughout the Los Angeles area. The show is highly creative and incorporates magic and illusion. Wacko has performed for celebrities, troops overseas, royalty, as well as Michelle Obama. He specializes in birthday party magic, but also offers balloon art, stage craft, and manipulation. His original routines are guaranteed to entertain audiences of any age. The Wacko Show can be booked through text or email.

Los Angeles, CA(562) 964-9585

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Tom Ogden Comedy Magic

Tom Ogden is a comedic magician who is based in Hollywood, California. He has been voted Parlour Magician of the Year by Magic Castle on two occasions, and has more than 30 years of entertainment experience. Tom is a national treasure who has opened for headliners such as Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, and the Osmonds. He has also performed for countless celebrities, including Johnny Depp and David Boreanaz. Tom Ogden specializes in strolling magic, close-up magic, and stage shows, and he can be contacted by phone or through email.

Hollywood, CA(323) 461-7038

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