Taking your vision from imagination to reality

Five Star Entertainment is North Carolina’s most requested entertainment service and the one-stop shop for all of your event needs. From professional disc jockeys, MCs, and dynamic room lighting, to audio-visual equipment rentals and photo booths, we have it covered.

We handle every aspect of your function including pre-planning, event coordination, event design, and emceeing. Our focus: you!

What really sets us apart? Our world-class customer service and on-going training program.

Award-Winning Entertainment

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What kind of event are you planning? We do it all!

“Even though you are growing up, you should never stop having fun!"

~ Nina Doprev

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Our Guarantee

  • Put you first, tell you the truth, treat you with respect.
  • Give you our very best, return your calls promptly, answer all of your questions.
  • Be willing to go the extra mile, keep your guests entertained.
  • Make your function unique, deliver our best service, give you a fair price.
  • Play your requests, show up early.
  • ...And we will always smile and have fun!

Alcohol or no alcohol?

By fivestarentertainment | December 10, 2018

It got ugly fast. You will quickly understand why you need alcohol wedding guidelines at your North Carolina wedding. Uncle Charlie liked his liquor.  And it flowed at his niece’s wedding reception.  Charlie felt as if  he had entered the land of milk and honey.  (That’s a biblical metaphor for what our culture would call a…

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Bands vs. DJs

By fivestarentertainment | December 3, 2018

Okay … you’re planning your North Carolina wedding reception, and you are a bride on a budget. As we’ve written in a previous blogpost [“How much to spend on wedding entertainment”], entertainment makes the event.  The question is, what type of entertainment is right for you? Every event needs music.  DJ entertainment and bands each…

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The definitive guide to babies at weddings

By fivestarentertainment | November 26, 2018

Get ready for controversy: babies at weddings. Your friendships are about to be tested.  If you’re prepared, you can minimize the damage. I refer, of course, to that timeless issue of whether or not to let your friends bring their babies to your North Carolina wedding. You face two scenarios when it comes to babies…

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How much interaction do you want?

By fivestarentertainment | November 19, 2018

What single factor will determine the success of your wedding? Packed dance floors. If you’re like the typical bridal couple, success is defined by the dance floor, and if it is empty, the wedding is considered a failure.  But if it is packed, it is considered a success. If it is packed all night long,…

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Ugly, ugly bridesmaid dresses in movies and TV

By fivestarentertainment | November 12, 2018

How many women groan when asked to be a bridesmaid? Their minds go something like this: “I know she’s going to make me wear an ugly bridesmaid dress that costs me a fortune.  How can I possibly get out of this?  Please, God, do something!  I need help!” In order to counter the stigma associated…

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Top Ten Classic Songs for Your First Dance

By fivestarentertainment | November 5, 2018

Two singular moments define your wedding day:  your vows and your first dance. Here’s our top ten songs for your first dance. Your first dance is a magical moment in your life.  You’ll never forget it, so the song you select for us to play should be personal, meaningful, and nice and slow. Song lyrics…

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“Love is patient.” Really?!

By fivestarentertainment | October 29, 2018

St. Paul’s much-quoted scripture passage is timeless: “Love is patient, love is kind…” On the other hand, if you ever saw the classic 1989 date flick, “When Harry Met Sally,” Harry (Billy Crystal) isn’t so patient, as expressed in the meme above. Can you blame him?  Love IS wonderful.  So is marriage.  The couples we work with…

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How much to spend on wedding entertainment

By fivestarentertainment | October 22, 2018

Memorize this:  no price is a good price IF you aren’t happy with your reception. Price is meaningless.  Dreams are everything when it comes to your wedding. If you cut corners on your wedding entertainment budget, you may pay a very big price. Okay, now let’s deal with reality.  I’m guessing you’re like most of…

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Read this only if you’re terrified of your first dance

By fivestarentertainment | October 15, 2018

Do you have two left feet? Here’s some sensible first dance advice for North Carolina couples. Does the thought of getting up in front of the world and dancing your first dance as man and wife terrify you? Here’s some first dance advice that will relieve your worries. You’re not alone, you know. Millions of…

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How to break the ice at a pre-wedding luncheon

By fivestarentertainment | October 8, 2018

The scene is tense. Families come together for a pre-wedding luncheon.  An old girl friend of the groom is there.  Yikes!  This could get pretty uncomfortable.  Fast. What to do?  Why it is simple:  break into song! I post above for your viewing pleasure that memorable scene from “My Best Friend’s Wedding” when Rupert Everett…