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Active DJ Entertainment

$1,825 Most Popular Price

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About

On WeddingWire since 2009

Based out of Wilmington, North Carolina, Active Entertainment takes delight in complementing weddings with memorable musical experiences. This accomplished business has been accompanying ceremonies and rocking receptions since 2000. Having performed on countless special occasions, owner Martin leads a stellar DJ team that adores seeing couples dancing to their favorite tracks. Dynamic and passionate about live performance, these professionals have the means to give your special day an unforgettable score.

Services Offered

Active Entertainment鈥檚 performers are willing to travel to events all over North Carolina. Featuring tunes from all manner of genres, their extensive song library is sure to impress you and your beloved. Whether you appreciate golden oldies or the latest top-50 hits, they will adapt their mix to suit your needs. A selection of event items is available, including microphones, projectors, uplighting, and a state-of-the-art PA system. Further services include:

  • Consultations
  • A one-event-per-day policy
  • MC duties
  • The creation of a do-not-play list

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for wedding DJ services?

$1,450

What is included in the starting price?

Consultation
MC
Microphones
Sound/PA System

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$1,825

What is included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Consultation
Sound/PA System
MC
Microphones

What is the starting price for uplighting?

$365

What music genres do you specialize in?

Christian
Club
Country
Electronic
Hip Hop
Indie
International
Jazz
Oldies
Pop
R&B/Soul
Rock
Top 40

What services do you offer?

Bilingual MC
Consultation
Do-Not-Play List
Liability Insurance
MC
One Event Per Day

What additional equipment do you offer?

Flat Screen
Microphones
Photobooth
Projector
Sound/PA System
Uplighting
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    The best DJ!

    We are so happy that we went with active entertainment for our wedding DJ! Jesse was amazing to work with. He was helpful and friendly during the planning stages and threw a great party at our reception that everyone enjoyed! The quality of their equipment and services are great and they are very professional and experienced. Jesse was great at learning our music preferences and choosing what music he played accordingly. He brought our vision to life with special music requests and provided great advice when we had questions. Highly recommend!

    Active DJ Entertainment's reply:

    Thanks so much for your review, Brooke! It was a pleasure to be a part of your wedding and we're wishing you guys all the best!!
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    Kristen Married on 05/06/2023
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    Awesome!

    Shawn Booth was our DJ for our wedding in May. He was FANTASTIC! We met with him prior to the event to discuss our playlist/genre choices. We worked with us to provide the best selections for our ceremony, cocktail hour, first dances, and reception. Not only was the music amazing and all of our guests were on the dance floor but the DJ booth set up was beautiful and coordinated with our event. There were also lighting that give an incredible ambiance to the dance floor and event. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND Shawn Booth from Active Entertainment!!

    Active DJ Entertainment's reply:

    Thanks so much for your review, Kristen! It was a pleasure being a part of your wedding, and we're thrilled to hear that you and your guests had an amazing time! Wishing you guys ALL the best!
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Real Weddings

Emily & Dylan
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Team

Martin
Martin
Owner

Martin began DJing while in school at UNCW, where he earned a degree in English and went on to hold long-term residencies at some of Wilmington鈥檚 busiest nightclubs. Jay, the founder of Active, saw potential, brought Martin on, and after years of working together, developed well-placed trust in Martin to carry on the Active name into the next generation.

As a DJ, Martin loves his craft, and it shows when he is in the mix. He loves being able to seamlessly transition through music quickly, in order to build energy, to touch on multiple genres and decades, and to ultimately keep a crowd excited and moving on the dance floor.

Martin and his wife fell in love with Wilmington while in school here, and think it鈥檚 the perfect place to raise their daughter and build their life together. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring new places and listening to his ever-growing vinyl collection.

Jason
Jason
Founder

Jason, one of Wilmington鈥檚 most prolific DJs, founded Active Entertainment in 2000, and made it into one of the most sought-after DJ and event-hosting services in southeastern North Carolina. After nearly 20 years at the helm of Active DJ, Jay and his wife Tara purchased the Brooklyn Arts Center, one of Wilmington鈥檚 premier wedding venues, and decided that it was time to pass the torch to the next generation. Although Jay鈥檚 focus is on owning and operating the BAC, he鈥檚 remains involved as a mentor and an advisor, making sure the Active brand continues for another 20 years!

Charles
Charles
D.J.

Since 1996, Charles has DJ鈥檇 for radio stations, bars, nightclubs, corporate events and weddings. That well-rounded, professional experience has helped him develop a unique style and sharp ability to read and entertain crowds. He鈥檚 now one of the most sought-after wedding DJs in southeastern North Carolina. Charles is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he received a bachelor鈥檚 degree in communications. He lives in Wilmington with his wife and two little girls.

Professional Network & Endorsements

33 Endorsements
Kickstand Events Kickstand Events Wedding Planners

Active DJ Entertainment is the top notch DJ company in Wilmington and surrounding areas. We trust their DJs more than any other. Their expertise, knowledge, and personalities bring the dance floor to life while staying on a timeline and keeping the party going! You won't be disappointed with any of the DJs from Active!

Design A Dream Events Design A Dream Events Wedding Planners

Active DJ Entertainment is always a joy to work with! They know how to set the tone for any event and keep the flow going all night long! They are always easy to work with, and for a planner that's very important. After all, we work hand in hand with the DJ throughout the entire event. Design A Dream Events would highly recommend Active DJ Entertainment to any client looking for a reputable DJ for their next event!

Kevin Martin Kevin Martin Wedding Officiants

Active DJ Entertainment is the best of the best in Southeastern NC and beyond with a stellar team of DJ's who listen to every couple's and their families' needs, and make a good time 'happen!'

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Map

516 N Fourth St Wilmington, NC, 28401
(910) 294-0395
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