Top 5 Tips for Hosting A Successful Summer Party for Kids

Are you ready to be the hottest party hosting parent this summer? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Parties for Peanuts has been helping parents coordinate exciting, fun parties for children in Northern New Jersey for decades, and we’ve learned some great tricks over the years. Want to see our favorites? Here they are!

1. Go all out with big equipment. When most of us adults were kids, bouncy houses, inflatable obstacle courses, and dunk tanks were just for carnivals or schools—big organizations that could afford the high cost. Fortunately, the times have changed, and affordable bounce houses are popping up everywhere! Changes in technology have made these easier and more cost-efficient, which means you can bring them to your backyard party, small church gathering, summer camp, or preschool!

2. Know your crowd. Will the children in attendance be more into princesses or animal characters? Will a superhero theme amaze everyone, or a magician? Whatever your crowd will love, your professional party planners in New Jersey should offer! At Parties for Peanuts, we have a variety of popular and holiday character favorites to bring joy at your next party!

3. Summer splash. No summer party is complete without a little splashing! That’s why we bring water slides and dunk tanks right to the party! And make sure your guests can capture every moment of that fun with a photo booth for instant-print souvenirs!

4. Eat it up! For guests of all ages, a great food or drink option can be the best part of the party! We recommend our most popular snacks for summer parties, including a popcorn machine, cotton candy machine, and of course, a snow cone machine! Watch children’s faces light up as they add the colorful, flavorful syrup to pure crushed ice.

5. Plan a backup. Your summer party should be perfect in the nice, hot summer weather, but what happens when a nasty summer storm rains on your parade? Never fear—come prepared with fun craft ideas like sand art or spinner art that keep kids calm and focused inside.
If you need help planning a successful birthday, 4th of July, or other summer party for your child and their friends, the team at Parties for Peanuts can help! From consultation on party decorations to arranging fun equipment and character visits, your professional party planners in New Jersey can help you make the most memorable party ever!