The DMV is filled with music masters and entertainers, but when it comes to a little one’s party it is a whole different scene. The right DJ can make or break an affair, especially when it comes to pleasing lil’ pumpkins and their budding music tastes. We’ve got the lowdown on the area’s hottest disc jockeys to tempt all ages to the dance floor.

dj-beauty-beatzPhoto: DJ Beauty and the Beatz

DJ Beauty and the Beatz
Set the gold standard with your next kid’s party when you hire DJ Beauty and the Beatz.  Spinning since she was a first grader, this underage yet highly talented DJ has worked with major brands like Target and Sony while playing local D.C. gigs, including the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll. She may be the youngest and flyest DJ, but she can still rock the party for your tiny tot.

Cost: Prices vary
Online: DJBeautyandthebeatz.com

DJ Olivia
Get ready to shut up and dance! DJ Olivia, herself only 14 years old is going to rock you! Full of family-friendly tunes (think KidzBop and more) that will get the crowd moving, Olivia is full of fun games and will spin for a minimum of two hours at your next kids party or celebration. Little ones love her game of musical freeze dance while parents can enjoy songs and not have to worry about it being unsafe for little ears.

Cost: $30/hour (two hour minimum)
202-746-9393
Online: djolivia.com

All in 1 Entertainment
Some party goers need a little more than just a DJ spinning some classic and Top 40 tunes. All in 1 Entertainment has been playing kids parties, Sweet Sixteena, Bat and Bar Mitzvahs and school events for over fifteen years, so they know there is more than one way to get kids to shake it off. Whether you want a light show, some glow necklaces or even a bounce house included in your party, this company has a lot to offer parents and kiddos alike.

Cost: Prices vary
888-PARTY-02
Online: aioentertainment.com

DJ Gerry Bradshaw
Don’t let DJ Gerry Bradshaw’s Fredericksburg home base deter you; he will rock a children’s party anywhere in the DMV. When it comes to birthdays, school affairs, festivals or anything else related to the shorter set, he has over 30 years of experience mixing music and getting tykes to groove and move to his music.

Cost: Prices vary
540-891-1728
Online: djgerry.com

Limelight Karaoke & DJ Services
The highly experienced staff at Limelight knows a thing or two about children’s parties. Unlike most events, the wee ones can’t party all night long so Limelight offers a two-hour special that includes a DJ and Karaoke geared just for your elementary ed-sized offspring. Kids of all ages will be shaking what their momma gave them for hours on end as giant smiles grow on their faces.

Cost: Prices vary
410-437-1265
Online: limelightkaraoke.com

Do you have a favorite local DJ? Tell us about him or her in the comments section below. 

–Victoria Mason