Falling Star Parties was founded in September 2018 by Katelyn Blomquist. She has always loved fairy tales and wanted to bring a little more laughter and magic into the world. Based in Baltimore, MD, Falling Star Parties partners with parents, businesses, schools, and charity organizations to bring an enchanted touch to events, birthday parties, and fundraisers locally in person and across the United States through our Virtual Services.
Katelyn enjoys singing, dancing, and making people smile! She studied musical theatre and dance in college and has had the opportunity to perform and choreograph for professional and community companies from Texas, Maryland, Montana, and Utah. She has always loved bringing a little magic into the world and looks forward to making your little one's day a special one!
Ava has been performing for eight years and currently works at Urban Pirates as your favorite pirate friend, Judy Doubloon! She also teaches dance and theater at the Jewish Community Center, and she is currently attending Goucher College as a Dance major with a concentration in Education. Ava's lifelong dream was to become a princess and she is so excited to be apart of the Falling Star Parties cast! She can not wait to help your child’s dream come true on their special day!
Cynthia Davis is an actor, singer, and poet who graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A in Theatre Studies from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Cynthia is passionate about the stories that theatre and music can tell, and she is dedicated to using her talents for community service and arts education. Outside of the theatre you can catch her baking cupcakes, paddle boarding and singing through the forest like a true Princess.
Hannah Long is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and has spent the last 6 years living and performing in NYC. She had the pleasure of performing in several cabaret shows, touring in “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” (Nurse & Lady Capulet) and “An Advent Carol” (Elizabeth), as well as originating the role of Rebekah in “Burying Davey.” Hannah was also a cast member of Chezzam Entertainment and Cobblestone Entertainment (dancer/princess) in the City. She is so excited to now be a part of Falling Star Parties and helping to bring some magic to the lives of your little ones!
Katelyn is currently a student at the University of Maryland Baltimore County on a full scholarship, where she is majoring in dance and political science. She has always had a passion for working with children, from assisting dance classes to being a special education teaching assistant. Katelyn can’t wait to share a little magic with everyone as she joins the Falling Star Parties team!
Makayla is a senior at Bel Air High School, and has a passion for performing. Some of her most notable roles include Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz and Wednesday Adams in The Adams Family. She loves working with children and has always dreamed of becoming a princess. She is so excited to be joining Falling Star Parties and can't wait to help make dreams come true!
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I have a performer at corporate, public, or school events?
Absolutely! We are happy to entertain at a variety of events and venues.
Do I need to pay a deposit to book my party?
We do require a nonrefundable retainer to hold your date. If your plans change and the day or time needs to be moved, we will do our best to accommodate you.
How far in advance should I book?
We suggest booking 4-6 weeks in advance. However, we can sometimes accommodate last minute bookings, so don't hesitate to ask!
What if I don't see the character I want?
We do our best to accommodate any requests you may have. Please note that we will need at least 10 weeks notice if we are to try and accommodate a new character. Since we use high quality hand made costumes, it takes time to process new character requests.
Do you offer price matching?
Yes! We will match the price of any legally registered and insured business in Maryland. When you submit your booking request, make a note that you'd like us to match a quote given by another company, and one of our Fairy Godmothers should be in touch within 24 hours.
How do virtual calls work?
In Person Services
What do I need to do to prepare for your arrival?
Our performers will bring everything they need to entertain your child and their guests. As the days get colder, please make sure your little one is appropriately bundled up. We do not provide food or drink for any of our events.
How far do you travel?
Our performers are currently located in the Baltimore area and service Maryland, Southern Pennsylvania, and parts of Delaware. They will travel within a 30 mile radius of their home location free of charge. However, they are happy to travel farther for a small travel fee.
Do you perform outdoors?
Yes! Due to COVID-19 all our in person events take place outdoors. Please be aware that if conditions are unsafe (Ice, heavy rains, etc), we will have to postpone your visit. We will arrange to do a video call at your orriginal time while we work on rescheduling.
Do I need to be present during the party?
Yes! We love working with kids, but their safety is our first priority. For the children's safety, please make sure there are at least two parents present for the duration of your party.
Are you affiliated with Disney?
We are not. Falling Star Parties LLC is dedicated to bringing classic characters to life.
Are your parties appropriate for all ages?
Yes! Falling Star Parties LLC is committed to providing a family friendly experience. Our parties work best for children ages 2-6 years of age. However, all ages enjoy our performances.
Should I give gratuity to the performer?
Absolutely! We do not factor gratuity into our prices, and tipping is a great way to let our team know they've done a wonderful job.
How do I have my children featured on your website or on Social Media?
Feel free to send us any photos from your event that you would like to have featured. You can send photos to email@example.com.
Do your performers sing?
Absolutely! Our performers sing songs related to our characters during their story time.