Fall/Winter 2021: Now* Offering LIVE In-Person** Magic Shows!
*FULLY VACCINATED: I'm now fully COVID-19 vaccinated. **Social distancing OUTDOOR & INDOOR shows available upon request.

Chicago Magician, The Amazing Gary, entertaining both children and adults at a family event, brings laughter and amazement to the party!

Professional Magician and Funny Guy, trained at The Second City in Chicago, performs an interactive comedy magic show guaranteed to Amaze & Amuse audiences of All Ages! Chicago Magician, Mentalist, and All Around Funny Guy, The Amazing Gary, offers a blend of Amazing Magic, Hilarious Comedy and Audience Participation, Guaranteed to Entertain Audiences of ALL Ages.

Experience as Professional Magician and Comedian, trained at The Second City in Chicago, gives him the tools to create an interactive comedy magic performance that gets everyone at your event involved and keeps them laughing.

With a variety of Magic Shows & Entertainment Services for Children, Teens and Adults, Gary makes it easy to hire the perfect magician for your Chicago area event.

Comedy Magician Will AMAZE Your Guests & Keep ’em Laughing!

Chicago Magician performs a comedy magic show for kids and adults.


for Children, Teens, and Adults.

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The Birthday Party Magic Show, featuring a child Floating in Mid-Air!


for Children, Teens, and Adults.

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Balloon Twisting, an optional add-on to any magic show, brings a splash of color to the festivities!


as an add-on
to any Magic Show.

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Also Offering LIVE-streaming Virtual Magic Shows!

Virtual Magician performs a pre-recorded, personalized comedy magic show for kids and adults.


A pre-recorded personalized magic show video to download and watch whenever you want.

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A LIVE virtual magic show performed via video call!



A LIVE magic show performed via video call from my home studio to you and your family and friends at home.

A LIVE magic show performed via video call from my home studio to you and your family at home.

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A LIVE magic show performed virtually via group video conferencing call!


A LIVE magic show performed via group video conferencing call with all of your friends and family.

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"Thank you for a terrific magic show.  It was everything we hoped for.  The kids and adults both enjoyed it a lot."

Eric P., Naperville, IL


"We hired Gary to perform his magic show at our son's recent birthday party. All of the kids (ages 2-12) enjoyed his magic show and adults as well were impressed and entertained too! He was the hit of the party and would highly recommend him."

Joan M., Northbrook, IL


"We thoroughly enjoyed Gary's Magic Show! The kids absolutely loved him! He was great with the children and put on a fantastic magic show. Highly recommend him."

Margie M., Crystal Lake, IL


"Gary was spectacular at our kids' birthday party! Everyone there, both young and old, were impressed and truly entertained!"

Jacqueline S., Evanston, IL


"You did such a great magic show for my daughter's party, my son wants us to hire you to come back for his!"

Angela O., Bolingbrook, IL


"For once the parents enjoyed the entertainment as much as the children!"

Cheryl F., Dundee, IL


"I liked the magic show alot! Thank you for the balloon dog. And thank you for the magic trick! I liked all the magic tricks!"

Thailer, Elgin, IL


"The magic show was Great! Both Kids and Parents Loved it! We all had so much fun!"

Pat & Carter M., Gurnee, IL


"Thank you so very much for the great magic show at Alexander's birthday. He had such a great time and is already asking if we can hire you back for his next birthday!!! The kids and parents really enjoyed your performance!"

Christina S., Barrington, IL


"Just a note to say how much we enjoyed The Amazing Gary at our holiday party. He was able to engage the whole group and made us all laugh. He helped to make the event a success."

Barb L., Rosemont, IL


"It was great working with Gary! The guests really enjoyed his performance. Thanks again!"

Jenny A., Chicago, IL


"Gary's performance was a real crowd-pleaser. His magic was delightful. Gary had the crowd gathered around him throughout the event. The great participatory tricks instantly loosened up our crowd and got them mingling. His sleight of hand had everyone in attendance mesmerized."

"The Auxiliary Board highly recommends 'The Amazing Gary' and will definitely be hiring him for future events. He was an integral part of creating two successful charity events."

Nicole H., Chicago, IL


"Your magic show was just delightful. The magical tricks and your wonderful humor were truly enjoyed by all."

La Verne R., Lake County, IL


"Thank you for the wonderful magic show!"

Bridget L., Aurora, IL


"It was a pleasure hiring you for our "Take Our Children To Work" event. With over 150 children here that day, knowing that you would keep them interested, entertained, and pleased with their visit was terrific."

Kerry A., Lincolnshire, IL


"I just wanted to personally thank you for a great performance. The show was a hit. And the kids loved the balloon making aspect as well. Thank you again!!!"

Yasmeen S., Arlington Heights, IL


"The magic show that you did for our son's birthday was wonderful! Both kids and parents alike really enjoyed your magic tricks and humor. We would highly recommend you to anyone looking to organize a birthday or similar event."

Xavier M., Chicago, IL


"Thanks for making Jacob's birthday party so memorable. You somehow managed to keep 16 boys calm, attentive and entertained - a trick in itself!! He's still talking about all the cool tricks you did, and he and his friends loved the balloon swords you made them. It was a great day in large part to you! Thanks again!"

Viktoriya S., Streamwood, IL


"Thank you so much for Anton's Birthday Party. It was so entertaining for both kids and adults. You were great! Thank you so much for a very good job!"

Kim F., Plano, IL


"I just wanted to let you know that we loved the performance! We all had a great time. The kids had a blast and the grown-ups were really impressed. Thank you so much!"

Rachael G.,La Grange, IL





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The Amazing Gary is a full-time professional magician who's entertained corporate clients that include Art institute of Chicago, the Field Museum, the Chicago Bulls, the Chicago Children's Museum at Navy Pier and Brookfield Zoo, as well as hundreds of events for small businesses, schools and community organizations, plus thousands of private parties.


Satisfaction Guaranteed

If, after ANY of his entertainment programs, you are not completely satisfied with Gary's performance, you will get your program for FREE!

You will find Gary is among the few local Chicago magicians, illusionists and mentalists who can make this bold guarantee because out of the thousands of performances presented NO ONE has ever requested their money back.

In fact, most individuals and organizations who hire him to entertain at their special events, invite Gary back, year after year, and recommend him to others!

The Success Of Your Event Is GUARANTEED!

Serving the Chicago metropolitan area

Chicago Magician Serving Illinois and all Suburbs

Delivering magical performances to venues both public and private, on stage and in living rooms, throughout the City of Chicago, Illinois, and all surrounding Suburbs in the greater metropolitan area. From birthday parties to corporate events, for audiences small and large, from Cook County to the counties of Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage, Will and Kendall.