Bounce House Birthday Party Ideas

One thing I've learned over the years is that you can't simply rent a bounce house and think your birthday party is set. Maybe it's just my personal taste, but when we host parties for our kids I like to have people occupied and entertained from start to finish.

on Jul 13, 2020
Finding a Bouncy House for Sale [2023]

I don't mind saying that the first time I tried to find a bounce house for sale, I screwed up.


I'll never forget how disappointed my kids were when we all realized that the inflatable I found on craigslist wasn't going to inflate. I felt just as deflated as that damn bouncer.

on Oct 5, 2023
Blast Zone Magic Castle Inflatable Bouncer [2023]

The Blast Zone Magic Castle is a supremely solid and durable option if you’re looking for a basic bouncer that will last you a lifetime. With many competitors in this category of bounce house, this unit stands out for not only the craftsmanship but also the quality of materials used.

on Jul 13, 2020
Can I Use My Bounce House Indoors? [2023]

One of the questions I hear all the time is "Can I set up a bounce house inside?" or "Can I use a bounce house indoors?" The short answer is, it depends. It comes down to several factors that determine whether your particular bouncer will work in your particular space. I'll walk you through all the factors and help you figure out which bounce houses can be set up inside.

on Oct 5, 2023
Finding a Cheap Bounce House - Buying New vs. Used [2023]

If you’re thinking about buying your first bounce house, then let me first say congratulations! The luxury and convenience of having instant entertainment at your fingertips 24/7 pays for itself almost immediately.

When it comes to buying your first bouncer, budget is often the top concern that parents have - and it should be. Most families that buy an inflatable end up buying more than one, so odds are you’ll have other opportunities to buy a high-end model down the road.

on Oct 5, 2023
The 5 Best Affordable Bounce Houses [2023]

When parents are searching for their first bouncy house, cost is often the top concern. There's good reason for this, too. Most parents that we know who have an inflatable bouncer actually own more than one. A few people we know have gone all out from the start, but most parents start out with a cheaper unit to begin with.

I've reviewed the bouncers that are generally available online right now and ranked them based not only on initial upfront cost but on the durability of the units and the overall value you can expect to get out of them.

on Oct 5, 2023
The Best Bounce House with a Slide [2023]

First off, if you want a bounce house with a slide, there are a lot of factors to consider. I'll break it down from as many angles as I can to help you find the best one for your family. I'll give you my overall list of the best bounce houses with a slide, and then I'll go into specific areas.

Are you looking for a unit for older kids, or younger ones? That's the primary deciding factor that you'll want to consider. Other things to consider are the overall number of jumpers (at once, anyway) and the frequency of use.

Other questions include where to buy a bounce house with a slide, whether that be in-person at a store nearby or online, and how much they actually cost. I'll cover all these things below. If you have other questions or if you think I've missed anything, leave a comment below and let me know what you think.

First, my top bounce houses with a slide:

on Oct 5, 2023
What's the Best Bounce House to Buy? [2023]

The question of the best bounce house to buy is pretty simple when you break the problem down and answer a few key questions. First, how old are your kids? Second, how many kids will typically be using the bounce house? Third, what extra features do you want? Finally, what is your budget?

By answering those questions you can focus in on a bounce house that'll be a perfect fit for your family.

But first, a quick note: There are a lot of bounce houses on the market, with many online offerings coming out in the last year or two. In my opinion, you can't go wrong with Blast Zone or Bounceland, and for smaller kids Little Tikes may have a lot to offer.

on Oct 5, 2023