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About us

About us

Putting Smiles On Faces & Joy In Hearts – Virginia Beach, VA

Earl and Kimberly Long are Professional Children and Family Entertainers based out of Virginia Beach, VA. Over the past 23 years, they have performed several thousand magic and puppet shows up and down the East Coast, Mid West and in the Bahamas. They have performed in many different venues including schools, churches, camps, parks, preschools, civic auditoriums, Military Bases, festivals, senior homes, libraries and on cruise ships.    

With a combination of cool illusions, puppets, juggling, costumes, balloon twisting, humor, storytelling and audience participation, Earl and Kimberly’s presentations provide a great deal of entertainment that will put smiles on faces and joy in hearts.

More of their entertainment includes Balloon Twisting, Face Painting, Glitter Tattoos, Foam Factory Foam Parties, Big Bubble Play and Big BubbleFest Events, On The Move Mini Golf, GellyBall Battles, Costume Character Mascots, Easter Bunny, Elves, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.
From Family Events, Family Picnics, Birthday Parties, Grand Openings, Anniversary Parties, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, New Year’s Eve, Tent Sales, Sidewalk Sales, Picnics, Bar-B-Q’s, School Assembly Programs, Fundraisers, Corporate Family Parties, Church Events, Back 2 School Kick Offs, Festivals, Carnivals, Block Parties, Fairs, Homecoming Celebrations to Kids Church, VBS, Kid and Family Camps. Vertical Kids Entertainment will always adapt to meet your needs. They also have activities and entertainment suitable for Outreach, Holiday Parties and Outdoor Events.

They have had the honor of performing in venues with many well-known music artists including Ricky Skaggs, Mercy Me, Blessid Union of Souls, Jeremy Camp, Superchic[k], Big Daddy Weave, Shane and Shane, Skillet, Bebo Norman, Natalie Grant, Nicole C. Mullen, Sanctus Real, Grits, Starfield and Aaron Shust.

They also run a non-profit ministry called Vertical Kids Ministry where they perform Gospel Magic Shows, Week-Long VBSs, Camps and Family/Kid’s Crusades. They also perform educational shows in elementary schools and preschools. They do about 350 – 400 + events a year.