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Family Entertainment in Minneapolis

In Minnesota there is much fun family entertainment.  As a comedy magician I love to bring the amazing magic tricks to young and old alike.  Adults laugh and say they enjoyed the show more than the kids.  Part of the fun is to see the kids get involved in the magic tricks and then the adults laugh as they enjoy the children’s reactions to the magic.  Santa at Delta

This past Christmas season the magic show once again was presented at the MSP Airport for the Pilots for Kids Program.  The organizer said the show was fantastic. and one pilot said he always looks forward to the magic and that the party would not be the same without me.  That makes me happy.

An entertainer’s main goal is to delight the audience and make them want to see more.

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The MN Goldie Gopher helped me do three magic tricks for the children.  It was so fun to bring some laughs with this icon of MN Sports.

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Here the pilots who bring Santa say hi…

But Santa was on his way from the North Pole and everyone is thrilled to see the jolly old elf.

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The Twins Bear was there too an and Goldie the U of MN Gopher even helped do three tricks int he show.

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Minnesota Children’s Magician entertains all ages


If you need a fun show for your event please call.

I recommend many fun magicians, jugglers, comedians, and musicians for family events at schools, churches and festivals.  Please check our website for more detail on the entertainment for special events.  I can recommend many fun shows that will delight your next family gathering.

Magic brings life to the party.

I was also pleased to return to the Toro company party again this year for the 8th year.  They had face painters, fun party games and of course Santa.  It is fun to see the families get their pictures with Santa at this party.

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Goldie the Gopher delights the kids with his crazy antics.

I brought the amazing comedy magic shows in St. Paul to the Winter Carnival for 9 years and also entertained the families at MenDakota Country Club 5 times for their Winter Carnival.   The St Paul Carnival Vulcans showed up as well as the King and Queen. Kids of all ages enjoy the magic show.  Discover more about Magic shows at


When you need magic shows in St. Paul give a call.  We bring comedy family entertainment to parties in Minneapolis and Bloomington.  Many schools have a family night magician perform for the students and parents.  This brings everyone together for a fun community activity. Here is a link that shares some family night ideas.

Magic show at Minnesota School Family Night

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A magical snowman adds laughs and surprises to the family friendly magic show.

It is easy to make a quick 10 minute phone consultation.  Lots of people enjoy texting but something like entertainment should be investigated much deeper.  It is good to actually speak to the person who will be entertaining at your event. It is hard to discover the fun personality of your performer if you only text.

The right entertainer will make your next event sparkle and be very memorable.

Your families will enjoy amazing magic tricks and fun comedy in Minneapolis and across Minnesota.


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Minneapolis Magician in India

It was fun to entertain various audiences across southern India in November.  THe weather was warm and the people were very warm and kind.  We did programs at colleges, High Schools, Elementary and Even a few little ones.

I enjoyed doing 51 shows in 3 weeks. It was tiring but the crowds laughed so much at the comedy and also oohed at the magic tricks and that kept me energized.

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The magic show was very well received and we were given many favorable letters inviting us back again.


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It was fun to do magic and comedy for the younger grades too.

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There are about 250 students up in that balcony too  – they told me about 1400 college students attended this show.  It was a very fun audience and there was deafening laughter at times.

If you need a magic show in Minnesota please call your Minneapolis Magician –

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Here is Solomonraj along with the College’s headmaster and myself and on the right Justin Raj the Famous magician from Chennai. Justin also did some magic and about 10 of my programs it was very fun and I enjoy him so much.  He stayed at my home in MN a year ago and entertained friends here.

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Magic show at Minnesota School Family Night

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The kids are the stars of this fun Magic show in Minnesota.

This funny show encourages reading and gets kids excited about doing their best in school.  It was the feature of the Parents in Education family night at Oglivie School October 2017.  All ages enjoyed it and the director of the event wrote…

      “I wanted to thank you again for coming to do your show at our school last night. Everyone (both kids and adults) had an AMAZING time!”  – Jen D.   – Parents In Education Director

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Learn more on how to bring this fun and amazing Magic of Reading show to your school Please check this website…


Magical Comedy grabs their attention and gets them excited about the joy of reading. It is a school assembly program that has appeared in all 50 states over the past 29 years.

This is family entertainment that all ages enjoy.  This fun and funny Minneapolis Magician travels across the state bringing fun to all ages.

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Magic Show for Rochester, MN Soccer Camp Finale

Magic is fun for family events and Autumn Ridge Church had a wonderful turnout of 400 people for their soccer amp finale..   Qutumn 57365 cropUpward 2377Crop 6


Minnesota Magicians bring fun to family events and company parties. Please check the website.


This was a fund raiser also for our orphanage being built in Kenya.  It is excitng to hear the laughter, see the smiles and also raise some funds for a good cause.  How can I help your group’ next meeting be a stand out success?

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Wayzata Magician Rocks the House for Cub Scout Kick Off

Cub Scouts love magic shows. Wayzata Pack 283 meets at Wayzata Community Church and have fun with a variety of activities. This year’s kick off meeting hosted Comedy magic that got their attention with the amazing tricks and made them laugh. Its fun for all ages.

Parents and Scout leaders commented after the show about the fun they had.

“Norm’s show was great, it was fantastic, it was fast paced. The kids laughed a ton and enjoyed it!”   Pack leader

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Minneapolis Magician – Mr. Norm brought the big fun show to the families.



Cub scouts love the comedy magic entertainment in Minnesota.


Learn more about Cub Scouts in Wayzata, MN at their website

More about the Magician for Cub Scout Blue & Gold or pack meetings at:

Family Entertainment in Minneapolis for Parties, banquets Weddings, Festivals Halloween Parties and other events brings life to the party.   Please call for a free 5 minute consultation on how we bring Pizzazz to the Party.



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Magic Circus Entertains in Plymouth MN

It is Magic and fun for everyone when the Magic Circus comes to town.  This week the families at a Plymouth, MN church enjoyed the  antics of this fun show.

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It is fun to see the smiles and hear the laughter that comes from the Magical Circus show.

Recently we brought the comedy Circus magic show to Plymouth to Lord of Life Church for their end of the year kid’s choir program.  It was so much fun and the kids giggled and laughed throughout. Many parents and the church staff came by after to say how much they enjoyed it.


All the volunteers get a unique balloon creation. this Minneapolis Magician brings lots of smiles.


The Crazy water trick with three volunteer acrobats.

Magic shows by this Minneapolis magician are fun and this crazy show involves the kids in all shows.  Bring the comedy Magic Circus to your event… learn more at:



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Magician in Minneapolis at Family Events

Its Comedy and Magic for all with the funny Minneapolis Magician!

This was an all adult audience except for this one young magic fan who helped in all the magicians acts.  He was a great actor, naturally talented and a fun audience volunteer.  Here we are posing after the show with super hero pose for the instant Cash Machine trick that I invented n do regularly in my act.

Magic shows are so much fun and Minnesota has many great magicians you will enjoy.

With Theater in the Round

At Theater in the Round after the Sunday Night Magic Event last month.  So fun and got to perform again with the wonderful Suzanne the Magician (who fooled Penn & Teller on National TV)  A great night of comedy magic and fun.

Sunday Night Magic is a fun show with many local and national acts.

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Magic show line up – Mr. Norm, Noah Sonie, Suzanne the Magician and MagicBrad

More about this monthly Sunday Night Magic Show in Minneapolis at their Facebook site…


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Students bring a Magic Show to their Parents and Peers

It was fun to bring magic to several students at a community ed after school class. The had three weeks of learning the art of magic and comedy. We covered how to present the magic as well as how to make it funny and entertaining with the theatrical side.
At the end of the final class the students did a magic show for the parents and other after School Kid’s Club students.  It was fun and thMAGICIAN Wabasha 11e students did such a good job making the tricks entertaining and fun for their audience.
The director just wrote this nice note about the Family Comedy Magic show in Minnesota.
“Norm, Thanks a ton for doing that class…….You did an exceptional job.  The poise that those kids had was fantastic.  You definitely put something into those kids that was evident in their performing.  Thanks.”  – Barry Hindt – Community Ed Director
Magic shows in Minnesota are fun and it is neat to see the young magicians ply their trade on a enthusiastic audience.  More at
Please check out how comedy magic can bring fun to yourspecial events in Minneapolis, St. Paul and throughout Minnesota.
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Birthday Party Tips in Minnesota

Birthday Parties are a fun and festive time.  Here are five tips to make your child’s party a super fun event that your child will never forget.

#1 – Pick a Fun Theme.  It could be your child’s favorite sport, cartoon or even story book.  Imagine a Dr. Seuss party with colorful plates and napkins. Or a pony party where you have stuffed pony’s on the tables to decorate.

#2Decorate –  Pick a color theme or go with the general theme. You can go to town and get a lot of fancy things from party stores, or you can decorate with little cost.  Many party stores have balloons on strings for a dollar each so load up and fill the house with movement and color – and each child can take one home.  If it is a circus or zoo party – decorate with pictures of animals taped around the house. if it is a sports party – pictures of sports heroes and actual footballs can add to the decor.

#3 – Dress up! Invite your guests to come in costumes.  This is very fun as kids love to dress up. So make it a princess party or a sports party and invite guests to wear a costume if they like.  I presented a magic show for a fantastic princess party once and the girls all wore ballroom type or Disney princess gowns and it was so cute!  It also made for great photos for the Parent’s Face Book and refrigerator door.  An unforgettable party.

#4 – Invitations. E-mail or hand delivered – either is fine… but you can be very creative in a very short time with fun fonts and clip art found on your computer or on line.  Make it fit the theme. Personalize for your child. Don’t forget the Who, What, Where, When and what theme.  You can put together a very fun invite with a few moments time and use the theme colors and topic in the invites to generate excitement for the big day.  Even put a photo of your child on the invitation and the words, Please come to my race car party on ….

#5 – Invite some extra special entertainment. Might I suggest a magician? Magic shows are a delight and spread laughter and smiles.  In my show I make the birthday child the star of the show. Many of the tricks just won’t work unless the wand is waved by the birthday child… and then presto – a big surprise ending and applause for the star of the party!  Its fun!

  • In my magical birthday party show the theme of your party can be MAGIC – which is cool for decorations and etc.  You can have the kids make their own magic wands as they arrive at the party. Roll some black or bright colored paper and use tape to make the ends.
  • Magic shows also add fun to any themed birthday party. You can have a pony party and I can make a stuffed pony come out of the hat. (after your child waves the magic wand) – This pony makes a memorable gift for the birthday child. If you have a Pirate Party I can make Pirate Treasure magically appear with the help of your child and then your young magician passes out the pirate jewels – such as bead necklaces etc. This naturally works for the princess party or other themes.
  • Magic shows get them laughing at a birthday party and this sets the mood for the entire event. I can set up in living rooms, rec rooms, den or dinning room. Magical entertainment is adaptable and plays well anywhere.

A few recent comments about the Minnesota Magician

“Great entertainer for your party. Cool magic with lots of fun. 
We hired Norm to perform a magic show for our daughter’s 5th birthday. He was such a wonderful entertainer. The show was amazing and fun! The kids, as well as the adults laughed and had great time. Norm also performed balloon twisting for the kids that he offered as an add-on package. The kids all had a blast with lots of fun. The cost was very reasonable. Highly recommended!” Yellow Pages on line review.

“Norm did a show for my granddaughter’s birthday. The kids LOVED it. I mean they couldn’t get enough of it. Highly recommended!” Mike Griffin

“Magic Norm is indeed magic! He managed to successfully entertain and raptly hold the attention of almost 75 third graders today! I highly recommend this guy for your parties!”  G. Feinstein

Google Review – Great Show, Great Family Choice  – “Our committee was searching for a magician for a community, family friendly event. When we spoke to Norm, he was very helpful, courteous and reasonable. At the event, the kids in the audience were very attentive and really got into his magical stories. We are very pleased that we chose MagicNorm and would refer others to him when planning their events. We will call him again!” C. Casey

“What a fantastic guy and an amazing performer! The kids absolutely loved Magic Norm today! He is family friendly, fun and entertaining! You can tell he really enjoys his job! 🙂 I highly recommend calling Norm, he’s MAGIC!”  – Mama G.

“Norm was great at my son’s birthday party. He is very funny and professional. All kids loved the show tremendously, and the parents too. Thanks Norm for giving your magic” – Mariano K.

Bring fun to your Child’s Birthday Party in the Twin Cities.

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Magic shows are fun for parties and events in Minneapolis.


With a wave of the wand she made it disappear. How did she do it?  But wait! – the really big surprise is about to happen. Its fun entertainment for birthday parties.


Magician entertaining at the Delta Pilots Charity event at airport. With special guest star Goldie making some magic happen!!


Well done!  How about a hand for our guest stars!!


I hope you enjoyed these birthday party tips. Have fun planning your child’s special day.

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Magic show at the Children’s Museum of Minnesota – Performed here 6 times. 








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Library hosts Comedy Magician in Spring Valley, MN

That’s me – the Comedy Magician at the Library in Spring Valley, MN.  This was my 10th or so appearance at this library in the past 28 years!  it was fun to be back and I was thrilled to see the big turnout.

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Magic shows for children in Minnesota are fun!

This is a shot of my little act that is a tribute to Red Skelton and Stan Laurel.  It is a silent comedy act that the families at the Spring Valley Library enjoyed this summer as a part of the Summer Reading Program. The theme was music and reading so I brought the musical magic show with all sorts of comedy and fun.

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it is a delight to hear the children’s laughter. After the show many parents came over and expressed how much fun they had.  Magic is for all ages and I love to see the smiles..

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When you need a fun magic show in Minnesota for your company picnic or family event – please check my site:

It is fun to bring the Musical Magical Magician Show to schools, festivals and of course libraries. It is my joy to bring a show that grabs kids attention and encourages reading.

Find out more about Mr. Norm and the magic fun show at the website above.

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