should I use a mascot?
product, service, or event you are promoting, the color and
excitement provided by a 7-foot "fantasy-come-to-life" character
is irresistable. Children and adults adore them. In today's
world, the public is bombarded with a multitude of messages,
and it has become increasingly difficult for an organization
to stand out from the crowd and be noticed. Mascots provide
instant attention, recognition and fun! Mascots automatically
put the spotlight on YOUR message, product, or organization.
are many mascot companies online. How do I know who's best?
internet has provided many choices so it is important to
compare apples to apples, to know you are getting quality
and value. Ask if the costume company is the manufacturer
of the mascots or merely a supermarket of costumes. Consider
their years of service and the range of services they offer.
Compare quality along with price. Are they a real company,
or just a website? Check their client list and request referrals
so you can determine whether they are reputable, established
Facemakers we produce professional mascot costumes ONLY.
We are not an A-Z costume supplier; rather, we are specialists
in mascots with over 30 years experience in this field. Our
client list excedes 15,000 firms. You can view a partial
list on our website, read testimonials from
clients, and e-mail us for referrals. Best of all, we GUARANTEE
YOUR SATISFACTION upon receipt of your costume.
Note: any dissatisfaction MUST be
reported to us no later than seven (7) days after receipt
is the best way to use our mascot?
planned, special appearance of your mascot, backed up by
media publicity (often provided free by newspapers) is an
excellent way to draw extra traffic to a business, grand
opening, sale or special event. Our mascot characters make
ideal recruits for doing walkarounds, passing out handbills,
toys or giveaway items. They have even been used to wear
sandwich signs, or can wear oversized clothing imprinted
with your message, making them essentially walking billboards.
The unique appeal of animal and character costumes makes
them the perfect ambassadors of goodwill, attention-getters
I get a custom-made character or make changes to a standard one?
90% of our business is custom work. Consequently, we can
custom-make anything! There are three
basic types of custom-mades -- Exact
Logo Reproductions, Product
Replicas, and Standard
Characters that have been modified.
I get just a mascot Head and not the entire costume?
Heads, bodies, feet...all costume parts are available as
separates. Just contact us for pricing.
I get the Head from one mascot on your website and the body from
We would be happy to switch heads and bodies...even parts
of bodies. For example, the head from that Hornet, the wings
from another Hornet, the feet from the Pioneer and the jersey
from the Hawk. Just tell us what you'd like and we'll calculate
the price for you.
I get my mascot in our special colors?
We're happy to make any costume in special colors at NO extra
mascots are completely washable in cool water. Facemakers
produced a fun mascot training video called, "Mascots 101" which
contains all of the cleaning instructions you or your mascot
team is likely to ever need on mascot maintenance. The "Mascots
101" video is available only from Facemakers and it's FREE with
I see a rendering of our custom mascot?
What's more, if you order your custom-made mascot from Facemakers,
the artwork is FREE. Our computer artists can email you a
rendering of what your mascot will look like subject to your
approval before any fabric is cut. We will not begin production
until you are completely satisfied with the proposed design.
Once approved, if you wish, we can send you digital updates
on your mascot while it's in production to assure that you
are pleased with its progress.
long does it take to get a mascot?
Line costumes leave in just 4 weeks turnaround time. Custom-mades
take an additional 2 weeks. For faster turnaround, check
out our RUSH SERVICE.
the eyes move?
Eyes can blink, ears can wiggle and mouths or beaks can be
made to move. We can and have done every conceivable form
of animation. Ask for details on the specific characters
you are interested in and we'll tell you if it's workable
and the cost. Generally speaking, animation is
priced at approximately $200 to $300 per movement.
mascots available for rental?
Standard Line characters are available for rental.
Custom-mades are not.