Come one, come all! Step into the carnival of magic and mystery—at least, that’s what you’ll be telling your guests when you invite them into your completely transformed backyard. If you’re hosting a backyard birthday party or social event, here are three tips for turning your property into a whimsical carnival for people of all ages.

It’s Not a Carnival Without Carnival Food

Treat your guests to a day at the fair, complete with snacks and drinks that epitomize the travelling carnival experience. A typical day at the fair consists of fun, fast, and colourful food that may be full of sugar but is nevertheless adored by all. Check out our Candy Corner for all your carnival must-haves:

  • Theatre-style popcorn machine: We provide the machine, popcorn kernels, and delicious mix that’s designed to make large, warm batches at a time.
  • Snow Cones: Our snow cones come in a variety of fun flavours and colours.
  • Cotton Candy: We provide everything to make the traditional carnival favourite in pink and blue.
  • Hot Dog Machine: Give the kids a break from all that sugar with a hot dog machine that cooks your wieners and heats your buns to perfection.

Fun Carnival Games

Can you even call a carnival a carnival if it isn’t fun? At Amuz, the possibilities are endless. We suggest that you select games that are appropriate for the majority age group of your invitees. Give your guests variety and options and they’ll be having fun for hours. We supply the games and the equipment, so all you have to do on party day is pick up your rental. Check out these hilarious carnival games that provide hours of amusement.

  • Ball Pit: Watch your kids enjoy hours of fun in our inflatable ball pit as they swim, dive, jump, dance, and burrow in this lively yet simple game.
  • Fortress: The little ones will be bouncing all that sugar out of their systems with our colourful bouncy fortress that fits five at a time.
  • Ring Toss: Complete the carnival aesthetic with a playful game of ring toss. Set up prizes or competitions or make it part of a raffle.
  • Mini Putt: Give families something to do together with this impressive 9-hole mini putt course that’s simple to carry and easy to set up.

For more fun ideas for your carnival-themed party, check out our inflatable games and skill games.

An Afternoon Cool Down

Take a cue from La Ronde, Montreal’s famous amusement park, and set up a fun and refreshing water game for your guests. Spending hours under the intense sun is a recipe for a grumpy mood. Liven everyone’s spirits with a water game that provides loads of fun and an opportunity to cool off. Check out these cool water rentals:

  • Misting Tent: This simple yet effective tent cools you and your children down instantly without getting them soaked: a must-have for hot summer days.
  • Foam Machine: Find out what everyone is raving out. Our foam machines are the most popular rentals this summer.
  • Dunk Tank: Expect loads of fun with the perfect summer water rental that allows you to practice your throwing arm or take a turn in the hot seat for a chance to get dunked.

Find Everything You Need at Amuz

Planning a carnival-themed birthday party or school event? Get everything you need to make your event a memorable experience that children, parents, and teachers will never forget. Contact Amuz today or take a look at our rental catalogue to reserve your party rentals today.