No matter what event you may be celebrating, Connecticut offers some very creative options for fun and entertainment. Whether your gathering is indoors or out, large or small, for the very young or not so young, the possibilities for putting together a day to remember is as limitless as your imagination. Refer to these party rental companies for your next big bash.

Grand Rental Station of Bristol, CT
246 Terryville Road
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 585-6311

Make your next party or family gathering a snap and add a touch of flair. Grand Rental Station of Bristol offers everything you need for any occasion. Choose from tents of all sizes and styles, tables for adults as well as those for children, even tables that hold ice to keep food and drinks cold on a hot summer day. Order a programmable digital DJ box and add a wooden dance floor to keep your guests moving and grooving. Rent a popcorn machine, cotton candy machine or frozen drink maker for that added touch. From table linens to party ware, grills to lighting, you can get it all for an event to be remembered.

Maslars Party Rentals
116 Woodbine St.
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 575-1515

Once upon a time, a simple game of pin the tail on the donkey provided enough excitement for a child’s party. Those days are gone and today’s generation wants more in the way of party time fun. Take your next occasion to a whole new level with any one of the many themed inflatables from Maslars Party Rentals. Choose from bounce houses, slides, water slides, obstacle courses and even a riding bull for the adults in your crowd. Match or create your party’s theme with Sponge Bob, Winnie the Pooh, dinosaurs, dragons, castles and so much more. Whether it is a house party or a group event, here you will find the perfect people pleaser to make the most lasting memories.

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The Party Troupe
111 Judd St.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 940-0418

Add fantasy, wonder and awe to your next get-together with a performance by costumed characters or the lovable antics of a friendly clown. The Party Troupe offers a wide variety of childhood heroes including princesses, Dora, Elmo, Blue’s Clues, pirates and more. Dazzle guests of all ages with your choice of magic acts which can be combined with face painting, balloons and juggling. If you are celebrating on a smaller scale or want to add to the entertainment, consider a singing telegram or Balloon-O-Gram themed for children or adults. Choose from super heroes, celebrities, dancers, the Grim Reaper or a long list of others.

Xtreme Gaming
75 Cold Spring Circle
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 685-0236

Video games have become part of our culture and appeal to children and adults of all ages. Xtreme Gaming will bring the fun directly to your door for your next celebration. Regardless of skill level, there is a game to suit all players. Enjoy large screen monitors and surround sound in a climate-controlled environment as you compete playing the most popular and newest releases by Wii, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

Capture It All
64 Thompson St., Suite 103B
East Haven, CT 06460
(203) 283-4238

If you have ever been at a get-together that offered a photo booth, then you know how much fun it can be. Get your guests to let their hair down and show their silly side with a selection of props made for fun. Guests will receive prints of the moments that they may or may not want to remember and you will be presented with all of their antics immortalized on a DVD. Capture It All also offers a video booth as a stand-alone or in conjunction with the photo booth.

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