Vegas Entertainment is a best in class Calgary based company that specializes in professional DJ, photo booth, and lighting services, for weddings, corporate, school dances and special events. With more than 25 years of DJ experience throughout Canada, the US, and Mexico,15 years in the wedding industry, and 12 years training some of Alberta's finest DJs, they are out to change the way people think of 'wedding DJs'. Contact them today and see first-hand why they are in a class of their own!
- 2023 - Avenue's Best Wedding DJ/AV Service (Runner-Up)
- 2022 - Best of Calgary Wedding Dj Service
- 2021 - Avenue's Best Wedding DJ/AV Service (Runner-Up)
- 2020 - Alberta Wedding Awards - Best Dj Service (Finalist)
- 2019 - Alberta Wedding Awards - Best Dj Service (Finalist)
With packages designed based on what their clients are looking for, they rework them annually to keep up-to-date with what's hot! They believe in offering all-inclusive packages for one low price, like including their state-of-the-art digital photo booth for FREE with every DJ package! For a full list of packages and pricing please visit our website.
Their Core DJ package includes the following:
- Eight (8) hours of DJ service
- (includes ceremony if within the 8 hours)
- Cocktail and dinner music
- All special dance songs
- 2x 1,000 watt powered speakers
- 1x Wireless microphone
- Dance floor lighting (4 LED parcans, 1x LED mirror ball)
- Emcee services (if needed)
- Games and fun crowd interactions (if requested)
All packages come standard with;
- 80,000+ digital track library
- Guest Requests
- On-site backup equipment
- 24/7 on-call manager, backup DJ, and technical support
- Online music database access and event planning forms
- Must Play, Play if Possible, and Do Not play lists
- Pre-event coordination meeting
How they work
From the first phone call or email to right after your event and beyond, they will show you what true customer service looks like. With a full list of packages and pricing right on their website, to full access to their online music database and forms, they make the process of adding entertainment to your event a breeze! Quick, stress-free, and fun! Like it should be!
Vegas Entertainment is also available for:
- School dances
- Special events
- Corporate events
- Digital Social Photo Booths
- Room uplighting
- Lighting / Effects
- Comedy Hypnosis Stage Shows
- DJ Training
- Public Speaking Training
Country, hip hop, electronic, jazz, oldies, pop, soul/R&B, rock, international, top 40
MC, consultation, do-not-play list, karaoke, liability insurance
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We work with some of the best and most amazing venues in Alberta and B.C. and because of this we are happy to offer their clients a discount on services! Not sure if your venue is on our list? Just contact us!
- If your event is at one of our preferred venues you get 10% off!
(Not vaild with any other promotions or discounts. Applies to DJ packages only. See website for full list of applicable packages)
To our first line respondents: You make the world a safer place and we here at Vegas Entertainment appreciate what you do! Thank you!
- Fire, Police, EMT, Military - $200.00 off!
(Not applicable with any other promotion or discount. Applies to DJ packages only. For a full list of packages visit our website)
Meet the team
Christopher Minor was born in Los Angeles, California and became a staple of the Southern California rave scene at the age of 17. In his late 20's he moved to Las Vegas where he spent 5 years Djing raves and clubs on the Las Vegas strip!
In the mid-2000's his journey then took him to Canada where he once again immersed himself in the rave scene. Up to this point, he had not once DJ'ed a wedding.
In 2007 he was asked by a girlfriend to Dj her friend's wedding. With no previous experience Chris dove into online playlists, forums, YouTube and anything else he could, to see how a wedding was done. Unfortunatly it wasn't enough. While not a complete trainwreck he understood that his skills were seriously lacking in this department so he joined a mobile DJ company and began doing nothing but weddings!
Chris quickly realized that there was no structure, no training, no protocols, and no best practices within this industry. All that was available was what DJs were willing to pass on to other DJs and no two DJs ever did anything the same way. This is where he got the idea to create a DJ training program, and it worked! Within a few months the revolving door of DJs within the company he worked at stopped. The quality became consistant, the reviews were pouring in and the company became known as the best DJ company in the city. Thus, the "Wedding DJ Handbook" was born.
With great power though, comes great responsibility and the company eventually began engaging in practices and moving in a direction that went against Chris's morals and ethics. No longer convinced that the company could provide the services they were promising clients, he did what most people in that situation would do; he created his own company, a different kind of DJ company.
Vegas Entertainment was built from the ground up based on a foundation of transparency, honesty, and integrity. Within the first year the company reached levels most companies don't see until well into their 5th or 6th year of business. It didn't take long for Chris to realize that it wasn't the programs or processes he had created that made clients and industry professionals want to work with him, it was his passion to the art, the culture and the industry.
Today Vegas Entertainment remains a small business focused on the 3 cores that it was originally founded. Chris insists on only doing a handful of shows a night to ensure quality, attention to detail, and a personal touch is given to each and every client and their event. To date he has not lost a single DJ that joined him when he started and he continues to DJ events personally without charging a single cent extra to do so!
Chris is also an outspoken activist within the industry advocating for DJs to get proper training and experience before attempting to DJ a wedding on their own and to stop the practice of outsourcing events to other DJ companies. Using weddings as training, or overbooking events then getting other companies to cover them are all too common practices within the industry that need to stop. Chris blogs on the website and facebook about all manners of Djing within the wedding industry not just to educate, but to raise the standards of the wedding industry too!
2135 33 Avenue SW T2T 1Z7 Calgary (Alberta)