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FUN & CLASSY ENTERTAINMENT THAT MATCHES YOUR STYLE

If you like the idea of having a dedicated, full-time, single-operator DJ who does only weddings & who will be fully vested in you & your big day, then you鈥檒l get an excellent value in service & performance. In addition to spot-on music skills, couples reserve me to guarantee they have the following: skillful & appropriate emcee; creative ideas; availability & speed in answering questions; in short, sharp all-around performance. Unlike most DJ companies on The Knot, Weddings by Paris is NOT a volume-based, churn & burn, multiple DJ company where you might not be sure which part-time DJ you鈥檙e getting. I will work with you to identify your vision & bring that vision to life. Choose as much or as little of your music as you wish. On the equipment-side, you鈥檒l have the right sound setup for your venue; on the talent-side, you can choose from offerings like a Expanded intros, Custom voiceovers, Love Story & more to make big moments & memories bigger by personalizing your reception, or choose none & simply enjoy a great dance party. As a full-time, single-operator, 1-wedding-per-day DJ, I have the time to pay attention to what's important to you; acquire & listen to any of your special or ethnic music selections that I might not have or be familiar with; do any custom editing you want for any of your formal dances or ceremony musi; do a site visit at your venue prior to your big day; answer your emails, phone calls & texts immediately; take a personalized approach involving you in planning your entertainment, creating a non-cookie cutter, unforgettably fun celebration experience; help you properly plan & execute your vision for your wedding day

Services Offered

Pricing varies by day of week & season. Contact me for your date's price & full list of all options. Here's what's included w/the most popular packages:

Reception only:

-Music starts from guest arrival to end of reception, up to 5 hours-Wireless mic for toasts -FREE Cocktail music -FREE Dance lighting -Quality emcee (very good mic skills; non-clown show) -Non mic-puking, radio or monster truck voice; I talk like a real human on the mic -I don't sit & DJ from a chair(yes, some do) -No surprises or guessing who your DJ will be -Full DJ service(pre-planning; unlimited phone/email; skilled music programming & mixing) -No same, tired playlist from wedding to wedding -Your details, song requests & do not plays will be honored -Early arrival & setup, equipment test & sound check, tear down & load out at end -Coordination with your venue & other vendors -Fully insured -Backup equipment

Ceremony & Reception: -Same as reception only, includes 1 remote, onsite same-venue setup w/wireless mic

Photobooth -Includes prints for guests -digital files, online gallery -Props & 1 attendant Uplighting -wireless, battery-powered, color programmable

OTHER PHOTOBOOTH, LIGHTING & DJ OPTIONS AVAILABLE

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?

$2,500

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

Consultation
Sound/PA System
MC
Microphones
Travel Expenses

What is the starting price for uplighting?

$375

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?

Consultation
Do-Not-Play List
Karaoke
Liability Insurance
MC
One Event Per Day
Video Projection

What additional equipment do you offer?

Microphones
Photobooth
Projector
Sound/PA System
Uplighting
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Larry
Larry Married on 10/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent!

Paris was great! He was super responsive at all phases of planning, and gave us a really useful prep packet to help plan our event schedule. He clearly had a lot of experience and smoothly managed all of his equipment setup/teardown with minimal supervision, and nailed every important music change timing during the ceremony and reception. Lastly, he kept the dance floor moving and everyone had a blast once it opened up, and all of our friends enjoyed the night until closing!
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Camila R. Married on 06/03/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Exceptional D.J.

Paris was our DJ for our ceremony/cocktail hour/reception and he did an exceptional job. He is very organized and thorough so you never feel like you're missing anything. We added uplighting and sparklers to our package and Paris tailored the color of the uplighting perfect to our wedding colors. Any song requests we had he was able to make happen for us. He read the crowd throughout the night to keep the energy going. We didn't want a DJ who would be loud/obnoxious throughout the reception, which we've experienced before and Paris was the exact opposite. He was very professional in every aspect. Our wedding was amazing and so many people were so excited about our DJ and the songs/vibe he had. We got so many compliments and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a DJ for any event. Thank you so much!!
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Samantha S. Married on 05/14/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Stellar Dj!!!

Paris is awesome! Great with communication and having us be really involved and express what we were wanting. He read the room and played music that kept the party going. Really helped make our reception be the fun dance party we were hoping for. Highly recommend!!
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Team

Paris Kiriakis
Paris Kiriakis
Owner & DJ

With my terrific wife & 2 super kids, I left corporate America in 2005. My DJ career began with a multi-op company whose DJ鈥檚 all work part-time. Disenchanted with the impersonal, volume-based multi-DJ business model, I started my own business, providing my couples with a non-cheesy, musically lively reception. I take a personalized approach that involves them in planning their entertainment, creating a non-cookie cutter, unforgettably fun celebration experience:)

Over 500 weddings later, I still get the best couples: real, genuine people who are interested in having a fun & classy wedding day!

Professional Network & Endorsements

8 Endorsements
Heart Ceremonies: Rev. Stephanie Anne Thompson Heart Ceremonies: Rev. Stephanie Anne Thompson Wedding Officiants

Wedding byiParis provides more than your standard entertainment and music for a wedding! Paris' personal care, attention to detail, and warm personality are wonderful resources for a couple, whether in the planning process or on the day of the event! I appreciate his professional nature and approach as a colleague. He is comfortable to be with and easy to collaborate with!

All Set Creations All Set Creations Wedding Videographers

Absolutely amazing, you can see he knows what he is doing and makes for a stress free with a well organized night for the bride and groom. PROFESSIONAL is SYNONYMOUS WITH PARIS! He works well with couples to make everything they imagine come true, I know its hard to pick vendors for this big day But if you can get DJ PARIS for your wedding you and your guests will never forget what an amazing night it was. I am looking to working with him again, because like me, he knows that we are not important, but the couple is!

Lois Heckman, Celebrant Lois Heckman, Celebrant Wedding Officiants

Paris is a complete professional! I've worked with him at many weddings and he knows when to step forward and when to step back. He understands that the wedding is not about him, but about you, the couple! He is a generous and kind person as well. I highly recommend Paris!

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