Corporate Events ~ Some of Julie's award winning talents include: statuesque stilt walking, sculpting colorful balloon animals, fabulous face paintings, fun and interactive comedy shows, walk-a-round comedy magic and more.
     Why entrust your reputation to an inexperienced rookie or the cheapest act you can find? She always strives to make your event's success her top priority! 
    Grand Openings are a specialty of Julie's. Fun ideas such as face painting, balloon creations and strolling entertainment are also a fun surprise for guests.
     As a featured guest speaker, Julie also enjoys sharing her uplifting adventures in clowning and entertaining with your business or civic group. She has appeared before many Women’s groups and Church groups throughout the valley. 
    Whether for a corporate event, grand opening, picnic, holiday party, or a family fun day,
contact Julie for a quote and some fun ideas to make your company event UNFORGETTABLE!

Fabulous Face Painting~ Julie is a multi award winning face painter! She uses only the best and safest professional face paints and glitters available for her award winning designs. You can choose small tattoo art or the full face painting designs for your special event.  She was honored to paint at the Super Bowl 49 in Glendale.   Contact Julie for more details. 

Birthday Parties ~ Lovely Buttons loves to entertain at birthday parties... yours, theirs, every one’s!!!
     For an hour or more Lovely Buttons or one of her other characters, will come and entertain at your child's party. Not just one ordinary hour, but an hour filled with FUN and silliness. You can choose your party from several fun filled and affordable packages. Contact Julie for more fun details.
    Lovely Buttons arrives at your celebration and presents your child with a special birthday present.  She fills your room with laughter and amazement with her silly clown magic show. Following this show your guests will be delighted with their colorful balloon animals and adorable face painting.
    Prizes, coloring pages and crafts are provided to entertain the children during our time together. Lots of photo opportunities create memories for a lifetime.
    DON'T WAIT! 
Contact Julie for your quote on your guaranteed memory building, laugh filled, parent pleasing birthday party or fun family event.

School and Library shows ~ performing clown shows is one of Julie's favorite things to do. Her shows are geared for the 3 to 10 year old crowds, but the adults have as much fun (if not more) then the kids. There are several shows to choose from in her clown repertoire. No matter what the show, you are guaranteed to have a rip roaring, side splitting, wonderful time. From Preschools to grade schools...... all ages love her.                                           
     She designs and builds all of her backdrops to suit your occasion and/or theme and has her own sound system. Julie is a featured performer in Arizona's libraries, schools, preschools and summer day camps.
Contact Juliefor more details

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​She loves what she does and does what she loves. She Clowns and travels all over the great state of Arizona to such places as Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale, Chandler, Gilbert, Peoria, Surprise, Phoenix, Glendale, Paradise Valley, Wickenburg, Prescott, Flagstaff, Heber, Yarnel and where ever you want her to go to entertain at your event. She also travels out of state for special occasions and for teaching and performing. Not just clowning but also entertaining with balloon animals, face painting and so much more! ​

Julie Varholdt is a woman of many talents whom you can trust for your special event and has a variety of award winning programs to fit your needs.

​​​Classes ~ Julie travels around the USA and all over the WORLD teaching the art of clowning to all ages young and old. Bring Julie in to teach your 4H group, your Girl Scout troupe, your Alley, your Parks and Rec kids about the art of clowning.  From beginner to advanced classes, including balloon creations, juggling, makeup techniques, stilt walking, circus skills and more. Choose from a variety of classes to learn the skills it takes to be a REAL clown just like Julie. You can learn the skills to get you on your way to a fun and life changing adventure. Contact Juliefor more information and available dates. ​

Balloon Creations ~ Let Julie bring the excitement of a rainbow into your event as she entertains with her fun and zany balloon creations. Let your imagination soar as she creates for you and your guests her wonderful, glorious, fascinating balloons... Be it balloon dog or balloon portrait!Contact Julie. 

Mrs. Claus - Invite Mrs. Claus to your school, library, daycare or home or even the office.  What a wonderful way to spread the holiday joy of Christmas. Making memories that will last a lifetime are her specialties. Mrs. Claus can present a show, walk-a-round, and more. She will bring the magic of the North Pole to YOU! Also visit her new web site  

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Stilt Walking ~ What an unforgettable way to greet your guests when Julie arrives with those incredible long legs of steel. Photo opportunities abound for your special event with her award winning costumes and strolling entertainment. Stilt walking is a great addition before or after a show to keep your crowds entertained, amused and delighted for a time they will never forget! She has about 8 different stilt costumes to make your event AMAZING! Including; Light Up Stick characters, Stunning Satin Feathery Beauty, Giant Elf, Beautiful Butterfly, Sparkly Holiday, Sassy Colorful Dancer, Sports Theme.. and more!  
    Stilt walking is also a great way to attract attention to a trade show display, to draw potential customers into your dealership, and other type of  promotions. 
She is 1 of only 4 professional Clown women in the state of Arizona who does stilt walking. 
Contact Juliefor more details. ​

​​​​Hospital and Nursing Home clowning ~ Caring Clowning is a fun and gentle form of clowning that has only been around since the early 2000's. It is a passionate form of clowning that is very different from everyday clowning. It is much more caring, calming and therapeutic for the patients and their families.
    Since 2003 Lovely Buttons clowns every week at Maricopa Integrated Health Services for the children and staff in the Pediatric Unit, the Pediatric Burn unit, the Pediatric ICU Unit, the Pediatric Emergency Unit and the Pediatric Playroom. She is the only clown that entertains at this hospital so she is always a welcome site for all. And at least once a month at a local Nursing/Rehab facility you can find her having FUN. For more information on her visiting your facility
contact Julie. 

​Julie Varholdt
480-838-7781 or 602-525-7781​

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