Stilts

...at festivals, circuses, parades, picnics, department stores, baseball stadiums, night clubs, corporate events, car dealerships, promotions!

Often referred to as a “10 foot tall cartoon” and frequently followed by crowds of children, John will bring attention to any promotion - and his clever banter and physical comedy will add high energy and fun to any occasion...

Stilts

StiltsJohn Hadfield has performed on stilts all over the world at festivals, circuses, parades, picnics,Stilts department stores, baseball stadiums, night clubs, corporate events, car dealerships, promotions, and almost any other venue with at least ten foot high ceilings.

StiltsHis high profile has been featured at The China International Children’s Festival, Disneyland, The Ringling Bros. Thrill Circus, Montreal Musicfest, Magic Land in Bangkok, Thailand, The Philadelphia International Children’s Festival, Veterans’ Stadium, The Royal Lichtenstein Circus, FlowerMart in Baltimore, Frawley Stadium, Citizen’s Bank Park, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, The White House, The Franklin Institute, and many more festivals, parades and events!

He's often referred to as a "10 foot tall human cartoon," with long legs and long slinky arms, or an airplane flying around his head - and frequently seen with crowds of children following him. John will bring attention to any promotion and his clever banter and physical comedy will add high energy and fun to any occasion!

  • The China International Children’s Festival
  • Disneyland
  • The Ringling Bros. Thrill Circus
  • Montreal Musicfest
  • Magic Land in Bangkok, Thailand
  • The Philadelphia International Children’s Festival
  • Veterans’ Stadium
  • The Royal Lichtenstein Circus
  • Citizen’s Bank Park
  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards
  • The Franklin Institute
  • Etc, etc, etc.

John Hadfield on stilts with the unicyclist and the contortionists

John Hadfield on Stilts

As the Christmas Elf, John welcomes kids to Whoville at the Archbishop’s Christmas Party for Children in Philadelphia.

Reviews

“What can be said but Encore! Encore! Your performance and assistance during our Santa arrival displayed talent, professionalism, and pure enjoyment. Our merchants and shoppers commented very highly and asked when you will be returning.”

Maria A. Upholtz - Marketing Director, Machesney Park Mall

“I am very sincere in thanking you and I do hope we can work together in many future projects.”

Ron Severini - Director, Ringling Bros. Thrill Circus

“John, your skills as a juggler and talents as a clown contributed positively to our new form of circus entertainment here at Disneyland. I would like to thank you for exhibiting the type of attitude that makes people happy and allows us to perpetuate the very finest in family entertainment.”

Gary Murphy - Supervisor, Entertainment Division, Disneyland