|First Appearance||Mario Party 8|
|Latest Appearance||Mario Kart XL|
|Main Ability/ies||Possible Hammer-space inside his hat|
MC Ballyhoo is a character from the Mario series. He first appeared in Mario Party 8 as the host of the game. Since then he never appeared in an official Nintendo game, only in some fan games. He also has a talking hat named Big Top.
MC Ballyhoo wears a purple suit with a comically large, red bowtie. He also wears blue pants and usually carries his microphone with him. His mouth also seems larger than his body. His eyes are never seen and his Hat, Big Top, is a blue top hat with a more lighter rim and has the features of a face such as the eyes and a mouth.