The Long Island Airstream Experience brings mobile hibachi-like fun to your backyard. Photo by Teresa Scimera
Best bouncy house and play truck rentals across Long Island
Ooh and ahh at hibachi chefs as they slice and dice meals from brilliant airflow. Catch a flying shrimp or a sake bomb (it’s really water, shhh!) in your mouth as these chefs engage with the audience. From tables and linens to lawn games and even cleaning, this one-stop party store does it all. The company also offers airflows equipped with ax throwing, an escape room, a tea party, wizards express, Christmas-themed, and more. Bonus: adult-only themes are also available.
A nod to the retro era of gaming, Metrocade brings a classic joystick experience (as well as all new video game consoles) right to your doorstep. The company sets up in a bus or trailer with full-size arcade machines including NBA Jam, Street Fighter, Ms. Pac-Man, pinball machines, and more. The bells and whistles are sure to delight gaming fans of all generations.
Offer video games And laser tag in a mobile experience, this truck has the makings of the ultimate competitive party. Start with a team elimination match, digital capture of the flag, Fortnite matches, search and destroy, and more. May the force be with you! Add-ons include popcorn, ice cream cones, cotton candy, and more.
Players can compete in seven high-definition video centers where 28 guests can compete at once. Switch, Xbox One, Wii, Wii U and PS4 consoles are available to play. This 32ft long deluxe mobile video game truck serves all of Suffolk County. Book a weekday party to save money!
From a multitude of dry and water slides to inflatable sports areas, obstacle courses and dunk tanks, The Big Bounce Theory has it all. The company even scales some items for toddler-sized children. The portable nine-hole mini-golf offering includes different greens, each with its own obstacles to play. Arcade games include multi-cade options as well as claw machines, head-to-head pixel games, skeeball, and more.
Serving much of Long Island, Jump and Jam offers bouncy houses, water and dry slides, combos, foam parties, obstacle courses, inflatable sports, carnival games and food, photo booths, and more. The biz also updates its inventory frequently. Attendants are available to help you navigate buttons and widgets.
The Sleepover Fairy beautifies your garden for the ultimate sleepover.
This ultimate backyard sleepover experience includes foam mattresses, sheets, trays, lanterns (for girls) and camping flashlights (for boys). This decorative indoor/outdoor decor is housed under a 20-foot canvas bell tent that can accommodate up to 12 people. There is also a projector with an iPhone connection provided which can stream movies directly to the walls of the tent. Upgrade options include an outdoor movie screen, popcorn machine, concessions, and/or s’mores bar.
The Posh-Nosh Picnics crew sets up a clear bubble tent and brings the party to life inside. Complete with pillows, seats, LED lighting and decoration, pop-up tents create a warm, glamping atmosphere in your garden. On a hot day, a portable AC unit can be added. You can choose to let guests sleep under the stars with a sleepover/movie night option. Each tent accommodates four adults and four children and can be rented for a 2 hour time slot. The company also organizes elaborate picnics on the lawn or on the beach without the tent. Add-ons include cheese and meat boards or a dessert platter. A chic picnic in a park is another option.
Tag your gear at a graffiti-inspired party hosted by Graff Lab Studios. Graff Lab Studios
Become a graffiti artist at home! Graff Lab Studios brings all the swag to decorate. Choose from hoodies, towels, totes, denim jackets, slides and more to label. The company brings tents, 6-foot tables, easels, stencils, spray paints, gloves and aprons, which minimizes cleanup.
Talk about a simplified party! With Busamove, there’s no setup, cleanup, or kids running around your home. The company offers several types of party buses suitable for the age of your child. Choose from themes like Movie Bus, Game Bus, Glamor Bus, or Activity Bus. This fun dance party on wheels stays parked on site for the duration of the event. Complementary offers include face painting, tattoos, cotton candy and party favors.
Intended for robots up to 5 years old, this company’s soft gym equipment rental includes a confined area and safe equipment for kids to explore, from foam bridges to incline wedges. Let Them Play also rents out ball pits. With customizable colors and themes, Soft Setups are ideal for inside or outside your home. There are also table and chair rentals to suit your theme.
The puppets move! The Goat on a Boat Puppet Truck and Mobile Stage is a mobile, outdoor, itinerant theatre. Inspired by the Bookmobile, the Puppet Truck aims to create an educational and theatrical experience for children and families.
Fun Stuff Express brings a mobile stuff-a-bear workshop to your home.
This mobile stuff-a-bear workshop arrives at your event with its impressive 6-foot stuffed animal stuffing machine and happy, helpful hostesses. Guests can stuff their own little love and even dress them up in clothes and accessories. I mean, every bear deserves a chance to be glamorous.
With princess and superhero characters that seem straight out of the pages of a book, Royal Princess Prep creates a magical experience for partygoers. A basic package includes a character for an encounter, photo shoot, coronation ceremony, story time, song, keepsake, and more. Let it gooooo…to these party pros!
This party option is truly mobile! Ahoy friends! Up to six passengers can board Captain Steve’s near Manhasset Bay on Long Island or load from select North Shore homes, if your home has a private dock. Bring your own food and set sail along the bay for swimming, sightseeing and more. Admire the New York skyline and Gold Coast mansions as you float along the bay. There is a full kitchen, outdoor shower and bathroom on board. Boat parties seem to be growing in popularity, and my kids have been invited to two this year!
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