Why not bring in more than an entertainer for your birthday party? When you do that, the stress of keeping party kids happy doesn't fall solely on you. Such a relief! Some companies will bring the entire birthday party while others provide certain elements. All you have to do is host! Or, maximize your backyard fun by renting a bounce house or other kind of inflatable. If you're not going to one of these birthday party places, you can even rent bubble balls or a zip line for your backyard. Remember, the options are endless!

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Throw an all-inclusive princess party and have ALL the princesses come via A FairyTaled Event.  With Rolling Video Games, the mobile video station pulls right up to your door so up to 20 kids can get inside to play any video game they want. Anywhere Laser Tag will bring laser guns to your party — just watch while you lounge on your back porch!     But what about the rest of what you need? The cake and favors, for instance? In most cases you order the yummy cake, but the party (and party guests!) are managed by the company you book. If you find yourself with extra time on your hands after the hired party has wound down, by all means bring in the backyard games! Some will bring the birthday cake and more for an additional fee. It all depends on what you're willing to spend.     Parties to you is a relatively new niche, but in the name of convenience, it is happening! Here are several who will bring the fun to you:

PARTIES to YOU

Animal Tales 800-589-5408 | animaledzoocation.com A 45-minute hands-on party with six live animals starts at $175 and includes a gift for the birthday child. Anywhere Laser Tag 615-905-6103 anywherelasertag.com Bring six different missions with 12 laser guns to your child’s party. Prices range from $200 - $350+ depending on length of time and add-ons. A Fairytaled Event 615-624-3790 fairytaled.com Lots of options for a princess party package at your house. Price range is $135 for the 30-minute Express party to $375 for the two-hour Extravaganza. A Painting Party 615-308-9434 facebook.com/PaintingParty A painting party includes tables, painting materials, easels, stools and an industrial size drop cloth (just in case). Party packages range from $30 - $40 per person (up to 11 guests) depending on time of travel and canvas size. Party minimum of $210. Coffee and Canvas 615-208-0801 coffeeandcanvastn.com Painting party for ages 7 - 17 feature full instruction of painting option chosen by host, set up and clean up, all paint supplies, aprons and table easels provided during party. Each child will complete and take Kona Ice Music City 615-944-KONA 615-567-6340 (South) kona-ice.com Bring a shaved ice truck come to your child’s party: Cost is $175 for up to 25 guests/servings. Additional upgrades are available including an appearance by the costumed mascot, Kona the Penguin. Lil Swee-tea party 615-594-4456 | lilswee-party.com Authentic traveling children's tea party service. Provides unique tea parties for all kinds of different groups. Little Art House On-The-Go 615-933-9644 littlearthousenashville.com Themed art-making parties start at $300 for 10 kids. LPG Sports Academy Mobile Party 615-891-7028 lpgsportsnashville.com Based on availability, mobile parties include one hour of sports activities conducted by LPG coaches. Cost is $169 an hour for up to 16 kids. Mobile Laser Pursuit 615-403-9021 mobilelaserpursuit.com Laser party at your home for kids ages 8 and older. Mr. Bryan Ice Cream 615-513-1466 mrbryanicecream.com This kid-friendly ice cream truck features genuine ice cream, sherbet, fruit bars, Italian ice, fro yo and other frozen novelties. Cost starts at $200 (includes $200 worth of frozen treats) in the Nashville area. Available in a 50-mile radius for additional fee. Plush Pals 615-474-7027 plushpalsparties.com Mobile teddy bear party and workshop. Parties require a minimum of 10 guests and a $50 deposit to confirm. Additional $50 travel fee outside 25 mile radius. Packages range from $14.99 - $29.99 per child depending on options. Rolling Video Games 615-669-6249 • rollingvideogames.com/nashville.html The climate-controlled, self-powered mobile video game theater accommodates 16 gamers at a time with all the newest games for Wii, Playstation and X-box with a game coach. Cost is $199 - $225. Ask about add-ons.home a ready-to-hang canvas painting. Cost is $35 per child with a minimum of eight. Super Science 615-589-1968 supersciencetn.com Bring science fun to your kid’s party with 20+ interactive experiments with special themes available for ages 3 - 12. $175 - $215. White Rabbit Escapades 8011 Brooks Chapel Road, Brentwood 615-562-6812 | whiterabbitescapades.com

RENTALS FOR YOUR YARD

Backyard Bounce 877-532-4FUN | backyardbounceinc.com Inflatables, slip n slide, tents, tables, chairs, obstacle courses and outdoor movie theater rentals. Best Party Ever 615-922-0025 bestpartyevernashville.com More than 60 costumed characters include superheroes, Disney, cartoon and video game characters. Ask about theme parties and other rentals. Prices vary. Big Thunder Events 866-246-5867 bigthunderevents.com Prices start at $133 for rental of bounce houses, combo bouncers, dry slides, water slides, outdoor movie screens, mechanical rides, interactive games, trackless train, face painters, balloon artists and more. Bubble Ball Nashville 615-444-6835 | bubbleballnashville.com $250 gets you eight giant bubbles for two hours for ages 5+ and a referee. Fun Jumpers 615-481-3512 A variety of inflatables (all have basketball hoops) for $99 each. Jump Jump Bounces 1-866-2GO-JUMP | wepartyyouparty.com Inflatable rentals ranging from bounce houses to obstacle courses to water slides and more. Little Critters & More 615-289-8642 | littlecrittersandmore.com Rent a zip line, bungee trampoline, mechanical bull ride, petting zoo, a dunking booth, a rock wall and more plus concessions. Kiddie City Parties 615-881-9619 kiddiecityparties.com Prices vary for clowns, costumed characters, face painters, balloon artists, magicians, inflatables and more. Get an instant price quote at the website. Leap Into Fun leapintofun.com | 615-975-3375  Rent a an inflatable movie screen and projector for $259. Nashville Kids Parties 615-239-8989 | nashvillekidsparty.com Rent costumes ($49) or costumed characters ($99), magicians, clowns, princesses, inflatables and more. Character theme parties ranges from $129 - $169. Party Pals 615-730-8584 | apartypal.com Character look-alikes, magicians, clowns, face painters, balloon artists and more. Pro Entertainment Nashville 615-730-8584 | proentertainmentnashville.com Balloon artists, face painting, clowns, magicians, rides, inflatables, hay rides, and lots more for birthdays of all sizes Nashville Photo Booth 615-266-6086 | photoboothrentalnashville.com Add photo booth memories to you kid’s party. Get price quote online. Tennessee Bounce Parties 615-438-3116 Many varieties of inflatables and slides (dry and water), carnival games, balloon artists and face painters. Knockerball 615-800-7266 | walkwithjohnentertainment One-and-a-half or two-and--half hour parties with “bubble soccer” ranging from $200 - $500 You Need a Drink 615-353-5715 | youneedadrink.com Machine rentals including snow cone, ice cream, cotton candy, popcorn & frozen drink machines.