Doug Hunt (a.k.a. Doug The Great) is a stilt walk specialist, featuring a multitude of stilt characters. Stilt Walkers stand out in a crowd enhancing any parade, festival, fair, grand opening, and your next special event.

Key Benefits

  • Stilt walkers are highly visible and easily draw attention to where you want it.
  • Stilt walkers make a big impression - great for meeting and greeting and directing people traffic.
  • Event-goers love to have their picture taken with 'the tall guy'
  • Stilt Walkers get in the media a lot, which means - so will your organization (see 'media' list below)
  • Doug can switch between working on stilts and providing strolling entertainment on his feet throughout the engagement. It's like having several different entertainers all rolled into one!
  • Doug has a multitude of stilt characters. One is sure to suit your theme.
  • On stilts, Doug can be 8, 9, or 10 feet tall depending on the character and the venue.


"Doug is like the Swiss Army Knife of Stilt Walkers! He has over 17 different stilt characters. He combines magic, juggling, comedy, and stilt-walking to become Doug The Great - Entertainer."    Gary Ensmenger, Bigfoot Stilt Company

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Stilt Characters


-Put your team jersey on the stilt walker for great visual impact!

Baseball Player on stilts


-a formally-attired rabbit character (Pooka), wears a top hat with remote controlled ears and trick powder puff tail.

Rabbit on Stilts / Bunny on stilts


What's red and white and fun all over? Captain Canada!

Canadian Stilt Walker

-brightly clad clown with tuxedo jacket and blue satin top- hat

Traditional Stilt walker / Carnival Barker on stilts


When the theme is 'building' or 'growing' this is the guy you want

Construction Worker on Stilts

-just like the days of King Arthur, only much taller!

Court Jester on Stilts

-featuring trick roping, 'quick on the draw' pencil-gun, and cowboy-themed music

Cowboy on stilts

-a frightening character with voice altering effects and eerie music

Halloween stilt walker

-from the 'Jailhouse Rock' era. Very popular and fun - a sure hit with all generations.

Elvis on Stilts

-dressed for action with a revolving re emergency light, and emergency response sound effects

Firefighter on stilts

-just like it sounds - striped shirt, hockey helmet and whistle. (no skates)

Hockey Referee on stilts


Perfect for outdoor nighttime events & parades

Stilt walker with lights


-just like New Orleans, ju-ju stick, bird-like mask, very colourful

Mardi Gras Stilt walker

-a swashbuckler with a peg-leg (stilt) and pirate music

Pirate Stilt Walker

-That's right - a Royal Canadian Mountie, when you want that patriotic flare

RCMP Stilt Walker


-with a pit helmet and tan safari gear, Doug is ready for adventure!

Safari Stilt Walker


A friendly face at Harvest time and Fall Fairs

Scarecrow stilt walker

       - featuring music with a nautical theme

Nautical Stilt Walker / Sea Captain Stilt Walker

-a robot from another planet, with voice altering effects. lighting enhancements, and special FX music

Robot Space Stilt Walker

-marching music and revolving key in the back. Great for parades and Christmas Celebrations.

Toy Soldier / Christmas Stilt Walker

-'all aboard' with this old fashioned train conductor. Ticket please!

Train Conductor / old fashioned / Stilt walker


For your more formal events. This character can be accessorized to match most seasonal celebrations.


Formal / Tuxedo Stilt walker



Doug has performed on stilts at:

  • Air Canada Centre
  • Alton Village (Burlington)
  • Bank of Montreal Institute for Learning
  • Beaver Valley Ski Club (Markdale)
  • Bethel Baptist Church - St. Catharines
  • Blandford Mall - Woodstock
  • Bon Soo Winter Carnival
  • Boston Manor Restaurant - Burlington
  • Braeside Camp - Paris
  • Brampton Winterfest
  • Brantford Homecoming Festival & Parade
  • Burlington Family Festival
  • Canada Day Parade - Brantford
  • Canada Day Parade - Caledonia
  • Canada Day Celebrations - Dofasco
  • Canada Day Celebrations - Port Elgin
  • Canadian Tire Store - Brantford
  • Christie Antique Show
  • Christie Craft Fair
  • Christmas In Cambridge
  • CN Tower
  • Crystal Beach Festival
  • Constellation Hotel
  • Elmhurst Inn - Ingersoll
  • Elvis-fest - Brantford
  • Empire Communities (Brantford, Hamilton, Binbrook)
  • Etobicoke Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade
  • Festival and Events Ontario
  • Four Seasons Hotel - Yorkville
  • Goderich Tall Ships Festival
  • Grand River Employment & Training
  • Heritage Court, National Trade Centre - CNE
  • Joseph Brant Museum -Burlington
  • Kitchener BIA - Street Festival
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  • Kingsville Migration Festival
  • Labatt Park - London
  • Liquidation World - Brantford
  • Lynden Park Mall - Brantford
  • Markham Fair
  • Mattamy Homes (Mississauga)
  • McDonald's Restaurants
  • Meadowmills Pontiac Buick Ltd. (Mississauga)
  • Mississauga Convention Centre
  • Niagara Blossom Festival Parade
  • Oakville Downtown BIA
  • Ohsweken New Directions
  • Ontario Place
  • Owen Sound BIA
  • Oxbury Mall - London
  • Pier 4 Marine Museum - Toronto
  • Point Edward Charity Casino - Sarnia
  • Port Dover Fishfest
  • Port Rowan Tomato fest Parade  
  • Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba
  • ReMax (Toronto)
  • Royal Envelope - Toronto
  • Samuel Steel Company - Stoney Creek
  • Sarnia Tall Ships Festival
  • Scarborough General Hospital
  • Simcoe Friendship Festival
  • Skydome - Blue Jays Game
  • Stoney Creek Canada Flag Day
  • Summit Grill House - Toronto
  • Telephone City Car Show - Brantford
  • Tillsonburg Alliance Church
  • Toronto Winterfest
  • Town of Whitby Heritage Days
  • Victory International Church (Hamilton)
  • Waterloo Regional Children's Museum (Kitchener)
  • West Highland Baptist Church - Hamilton
  • Westmount Shopping Centre - London
  • Windsor Casino
  • York University

And for numerous private and corporate events, including:

  • AMC Theatres
  • AT&T
  • Aurora Aerials
  • The Bay - Toronto
  • Bayer
  • Beaver Valley Ski Lodge
  • Brant Mutual Insurance Company
  • Brantford Red Sox
  • Buntin Reid
  • Burger King
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Cantel
  • Casino Niagara
  • Christmas in Cambridge
  • CN Tower
  • Clearnet
  • Coca Cola
  • Com-Dev Company Picnic
  • Community Living Ontario
  • Crystal Beach Festival
  • Deloitte and Touche
  • Disney
  • Dofasco
  • Eglington Square Mall (Scarborough)
  • Empire Communities (Brantford, Hamilton)
  • Etobicoke Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade
  • Family PC
  • Festival & Events Ontario
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Fugi
  • Goodyear Drive for Gold
  • Hamilton Art Gallery
  • Hamilton Convention Centre
  • Honda
  • Kingsville Migration Festival
  • Lafarge
  • Liquidation World
  • Little Tykes
  • London Life
  • London Werewolves
  • Lynden Park Mall
  • Markham Fair
  • Mattamy Homes
  • mbanx Direct
  • McDonalds
  • Meadowmills Pontiac Buick Ltd.
  • Nortel Networks
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Ohsweken - New Directions (Hugs not Drugs)
  • Parkway Mall (Scarborough)
  • Point Edward Charity Casino
  • Port Dover Fishfest
  • Presbyterian Youth Ministers
  • ReMax
  • Rich Products
  • RJR MacDonald
  • RMH Teleservices
  • Royal Envelope
  • Samual Steel Company (Stoney Creek)
  • Sheraton Fallsview Hotel
  • Showmen's League of America
  • Skylink
  • Stoney Creek Canada Flag Day Parade
  • Swiss Chalet
  • Telephone City Car Show - Brantford
  • Tillsonburg Alliance Church
  • Tim Horton's
  • Toshiba
  • TSC Stores
  • 3M
  • Toronto Sun
  • Town of Whitby Heritage Days
  • Toyota
  • Victoria Hospital - London
  • Victory International Church
  • Waterloo Regional Children's Museum
  • Windsor Casino
  • Woodville Festival
  • Woodbridge Fair

Media Credits

Doug has appeared on stilts in the following newspapers and publications:

  • Northern Peaks (Canadian Association of Magicians)
  • The Goderich Signal-Star
  • The Funny Paper
  • London Free Press - London
  • The Expositor - Brantford
  • Hamilton Spectator - Hamilton
  • Toronto Star - Toronto
  • Sunday Sun - Toronto
  • Windsor Star - Windsor
  • Richmond Hill
  • Burlington
  • Cambridge Reporter
  • Kitchener Record - Kitchener
  • Juggle - The Official Magazine of the IJA
  • Laugh Makers Quarterly Journal
  • Clowns Canada Newsletter
  • 1998 Hallmark Calendar
  • The Guinness World Record Calendar - 2000
  • Burford Times - Burford
  • Canadian Living Magazine
  • Markham News - Markham
  • Paris Star



As you can see from the emails below that I received from many people at
Rich's that Rich's and their client Lumsden were very pleased with the
results of the show.

Thank you very much for your 'over the top' participation. You really helped
make the show a success.

Here's to working with you again in the future.

Peter Albano


Just a note to thank you for all your support at the Lumsden Food show .
We were voted best of show .
Jim Dores VP General Mgr. Of Lumsden was one of the judges .
He spoke to me after we won and said that yes we had the best booth and the
best prop with Rocket Man but more important was the Rich's team attitude .
He said that we came in looking like winners acted like winners so we had to
be the winners .
Special thanks to David and Brian who set it up the whole thing (A comment
from Lumsden These guys are great with our customers )
Peter Albano and Al Newhouse for the great Creative including Rocketman
A proud Day for all of us

Rick Smith
Manager Communications / Merchandising
Rich Products of Canada

You said you were going to win and YOU ALL DID IT!!!
You did what it took to impress this customer from setting up and running an
impressive booth, right through to getting us all to visit and spend time
with the customer. I am sure the customer was most impressed with the
obvious fact that we valued and cared about their business. Great effort by
all, and special thanks to David, Brian and Rick.
Thanks for supporting our customers,
(this guy is VP Sales)


Great Job... Rich's Rocket man was a hit and so were you! Thanks for all the
hard work and creativity that you have put into taking care of this customer
not only at the show but every day! You are Best In Show.....

Thanks Howard
(this guy is President)


Also want to pass my THANKS to the group. The positive energy,
innovativeness and your caring about the business and our customers came out
loud and clear. You guys did a terrific job!!

Rose Marie
(this gal is VP Marketing)




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