Best Party Resources In The Bay Area

June 7, 2013 5:00 AM

Party season is here! Whether you are planning a shindig or soiree, everything needs to be just right. Renting party and event equipment or themed entertainment helps ensure the festivities run perfectly. Here are five top rental vendors serving San Francisco.

Classic Party Rentals
1635 Rollins Ave., Suite A
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 652-0300

As a Cliff House-recommended preferred vendor for weddings and parties, Classic Party Rentals is a proven top-notch source for the important equipment needed to make a party simply the best. Quality, service, reliability and capability are the keys to Classic Party Rentals’ history of success. It is a full-service rental company offering everything from linens and cushions to tenting, cookware, buffet needs and more. Wedding and luxe events are a specialty. Check the CPR website for complete details and full price lists.

Blue Water Party Rentals
870 Mahler Road
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 875-1144

A party rental company that is as eco-friendly as possible, Blue Water is the alternative to the current party rental marketplace. The company prides itself on its commitment to service and healthy practices, whether your party is a wedding for 200 or a more intimate dinner for 20. Whatever the size of the event, Blue Water delivers the highest-quality rentals that meet health department guidelines, along with unequaled customer service. With a goal to always be eco-friendly, here are just some of Blue Water’s green practice assurances: all paper, cardboard, bags, hangers and scrap metals are recycled, all laundry practices use bio soap and the company reclaims its rinse water. All rentals are cleaned and sanitized as well. On top of all this attention, product offerings are the finest and include specialty linen, china, buffet and tabletop needs, plus tents for outdoor celebrations. The company has partnered with organizations from startups to the Fortune 500, non-profits and corporate functions helping to plan galas, fundraisers, conventions, trade shows and more. Learn more at the Blue Water website, blog and Facebook pages.

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Inflatable Fun For Kids
370 Industrial Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 444-1800

Inflatable fun-houses are enormously popular and virtually guarantee parties to remember for many years to come. If you are eager to host the best kids’ party on the block, give ComicJumps a call. Serving parents in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2003, the company started small and has grown with pride in providing party equipment and inflatable rentals for children’s birthdays and other party occasions. ComicJumps delivers and sets up each jump to insure that everything is clean and in good working condition before the party starts. After the fun, the company returns and takes the jump down, so there is no need to worry. Visit the website to view all products available to rent and to get answers to all your questions.

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Photo Credit: ThinkStock

Gig Masters
(866) 342-9794

Gig Masters is an extensive resource that helps people hire professional clowns in San Francisco. Clowns for all occasions and events are here: weddings, corporate events, private parties, family gatherings and children’s parties. You can easily find a qualified clown perfectly suited to any number of occasions. The Gig Masters site showcases 87 professional San Francisco clowns and clowns who will travel to San Francisco to perform at events. Visit the website for complete clown and entertainment services listings plus tips on hiring a clown.

Rolling Video Games
Mobile Video Game Theater
(510) 292-4383

Here is one of the coolest things to show up at a party. Rolling Video Games is a climate-controlled, mobile game truck theater with four widescreen, high-def TVs fronting custom stadium seats with vibration motors synched to the on-screen action, and speakers front and back. With everything linked, 16 players can play one game or against each other. For parties, fundraisers, corporate events, school festivals or any other fun occasion, this is the supreme way to delight a group, and it arrives right at your door. Suggested prices start at $199 for a one-hour party with game coach, and start at $299 for a two-hour party with game coach and 30 color invitations. Optional package extras include pizza, cake or gift cards. Contact RVG for full details and prices. Bay Area RVG is based in Oakland and in Fremont. See website for complete information.

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Melanie Graysmith is a writer, artist and educator based in San Francisco. She writes on adult education, art and lifestyle topics, and enjoys writing short stories and poetry. She is also a member of an independent filmmaking group. Her work can be found at

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