Charlie Cadabra has been the leader in children and family magic shows for over 30 years! Magic shows with a unique blend of original magic routines, audience participation, clean humor, silly fun, age-appropriate material, goofy hats and costumes, a hilarious story telling routine using magic, and a live rabbit. “They laughed non-stop and couldn’t take their eyes off him. The magic “made” the whole event! Charlie was great, instant rapport with children of all ages and adults. He was on time, professional; yet personal. We will have him back again!” - Terri Randall AWARDED BEST PARTY ENTERTAINER by Cincinnati & NKY Family Magazine Readers for the last 8 years! Booking the right kids entertainer for your event is important. Have a stress-free event knowing you hired a magician that has the expertise to entertain your audience, has a show that is age-appropriate, uses clean humor, engages the audience, and doesn’t embarrass the audience helpers. “The show was so exciting for the kids and even the adults. It was so easy, no stress or clean up, lots of kids got a chance to be up on stage as a helper. And the bunny is to die for, soooo cute.” – Amanda Borger
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Charlie Cadabra is indeed Cincinnati’s finest magician! He kept our guests, children and adults alike, completely entertained and exclaiming “WOW” for the entire performance! He is funny, talented, and puts on the best magic show from his tricks to his humor. We can’t wait to have him back for another party!

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Cincinnati's FUN-tastic Magician

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Charlie Cadabra, Cincinnati Magician Children and family magic shows include Harvey, a live rabbit, age-appropriate routines, amazing magic, lots of audience participation and helpers, goofy costumes, silly hats, music, and funny puppetry. Every show includes some guaranteed WOW moments. Birthday Party Magic Show: The birthday child is the STAR of the show! Programs for Child Care Centers, Daycares, Preschools, and School-age Summer Camps: A new Magic and Fun show each year! The magic show includes age-appropriate routines, amazing magic, a live rabbit and white dove, lots of audience participation and helpers, goofy costumes, silly hats, music, and funny puppetry. Programs for Church Festivals, County Fairs, Company Picnics, Both stage shows of different lengths and strolling (close-up) magic can be performed, depending on your needs. Clean comedy and audience participation. Non-scary Halloween Magic Show: A blend of comedy, magic, puppet routine, magical storytelling routine, audience helpers, costumes and music into a totally unique, one-of-a-kind, Halloween family program. All of the tricks and props have a non-scary Halloween themed program. Holiday Magic Shows: Charlie has a range of holiday shows, including "Patriotic Salute to America", "Easter Magic and Fun Show", "Holiday Magic Show", and "Arctic Express”. Library and School Reading Programs: Abra-CAT-abra – The Magic Is In The Hat! : Celebrate Dr. Seuss, his many wonderful books, zany creatures, moral lessons and silly fun. Abra-CAT-abra is a fun way to teach good character traits while capturing the audience with the weird and wacky world of Dr. Seuss. Geared toward grades PK-2. The program includes some Seussical rhyming routines, lots of funny costumes and hats, Dr. Seuss’ many memorable characters, incredible magic, and laughter throughout the show! Dig into Reading: This magic program uses amazing magic, age-appropriate comedy, an unusual puppet, and hilarious audience participation to show how books can magically let readers dig into mines, dig with archaeologists in Egypt, dig for pirate treasure and much more! Many children's library books are featured in the show. The program reinforces the importance of picking up a book and reading EVERY DAY. FIZZ! BOOM! READ! Science Program: This science program is the most Boom-magic-gorical reading inspiration show ever! NO WARNING NEEDED because the show isn’t about explosives or science experiments gone wrong. Geared toward grades 4-6. The demonstrations and science experiments include fun booms like popcorn, balloons, and light that fills the room with a boom! There are experiments with wind, evaporation, water, and stopping gravity where a student floats in mid-air! Every Hero Has a Story Program: This program celebrates Heroes – not just fictional superheroes like Superman and Wonder Woman, but also everyday heroes as well. Who are everyday heroes? Doctors, police officers/women, firefighters/women, teachers, librarians, coaches, inventors, scientists are some of the examples of everyday heroes included in the show. Geared toward grades K-6. In the magic show, audience members are magically transformed into Heroes, obstacles are overcome, Harry Houdini escapes, Edison’s herculean effort to develop a light bulb, stopping a villain’s plot to destroy books everywhere, and more. The Arctic Express Show: All Aboard! This winter treat your kids to a program that is trainloads of fun. Join Conductor Charlie as he takes students on a magical train ride around the world to learn about winter festivals. The show emphasis is about how these festivals share common themes while prov
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Available in the Greater Cincinnati and NKY area. I come to your location for the magic show at your event.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee and Easy To Book. No deposit or contract is required. You just pay me the day of the show by cash, check or credit card. There are no special staging or other concerns. I bring my own tables and sound system.

Kidabra International

International Brotherhood of Magicians

Society of American Magicians

Magic Circle of London

Cincinnati Academy of Magical Arts and Sciences

Voted by readers of the Cincinnati Family Magazine the "Best Party Entertainer" for the last 10 years! Awarded “Best of Cincinnati” in the Magicians category by the US Commerce Association for the last 12 years. Received the Kidabra International Conference certification for the last 15 years.

Charlie Cadabra, Cincinnati's FUN-tastic Magician

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