PICNIC PARTY THEMES

CARNIVAL/CIRCUS – Wander through the colorful red and white carnival booths for an old fashion carnival. Test your skills at the games to win lots of fun prizes. We can also provide you with circus entertainers to meander through the booths: juggler, mime, stilt-walker, or acrobat. Carnival food is also available with fresh popcorn, cotton candy, sno-cones, and rope licorice.

MARDI GRAS FESTIVAL – The two best reasons to celebrate Mardi Gras are the food and the music. Our caterer has strong ties with the food of New Orleans and can create an authentic food experience for your group. Along with a zydaco band, lots of beads and masks, you will feel like you are on Bourbon Street.

SOUTH SEAS/CARIBBEAN/HAWAIIAN THEME – Come with us as we visit the islands of the Caribbean or South Pacific. Nautical props and tropical flowers adorn the buffet filled with enticing food. We can provide silk leis or even fresh leis from the islands. Caribbean Activities/Entertainment can include Steel Drum or Reggae Band, Pro Limbo Dancers, Limbo Contest, Treasure Hunt with authentic Treasure Chest lead by Captain Graybeard, Island Olympics. Hawaiian Activities range from Polynesian Dancers and Band, Hula Dance Lessons with a Hawaiian Dance performed by your execs in grass skirts, Lei Making Demo, and Island Olympics.

EXTREME X-GAMES – We coordinate and execute the games and award prizes to the winning team as they compete in the following games: Bucket Relay, Balloon Relay, Waterballoon Toss, and three inflatable interactive games. We recommend: HUMAN FOOSBALL – A life-size, inflatable version of the popular table game. Ten participants (5 per team) enter a 50′ x 30′ arena. Each row of participants puts on a waist harness that is connected to long poles replicating the Foosball table game controls so they can only move left or right in their zone. Teamwork is of paramount importance to win this game. HUMAN BOWLING – You are the ball and your team is the bowler. Climb inside the ball and roll down the inflated lane into six-foot foam pins. GIANT OBSTACLE COURSE – Run, Jump, Flip and Fly through our inflatable course.

OLD TIME PICNIC – An all-American picnic with old time relays, Dixieland Jazz, game booths and a wonderful food buffet that includes an ice cream buffet for dessert. We can even supply popcorn and cotton candy! Games include hoop rolling, penny in a haystack, hog calling and a baked goods competition.

OLD FASHION SPORTS COMPETITION: We will coordinate the team competition in three sports: softball, volleyball and Supersports. Supersports are wacky and zany relays that bring lots of laughter and team building to your picnic. We provide a master of ceremonies, all the equipment, six events, and prizes for the winning team. This is also a great opportunity for pictures and video. Events: Rum Relay, Coconut Carry, Sling Shot Accuracy Contest, Key Lime Pie Eating Contest, Balloon Relay, Frisbee Toss, Overhead Water Balloon Toss.

BEACH BLANKET BINGO – Cowabunga…load up the “Woody” and join Moondoggie and Gidget for a day in the sand! The DJ spins your favorite beach tunes from the 60’s and we ride the wild surf. Sand Castle Building Contest, Kite Flying, limbo and beach games will be available. Props include Beach Signs, Life Rings, Beach Balls, Surfboards, and nautical items. We even have a new surf rider (think mechanical bull) that anyone can enjoy!

GROOVY 60’S – Take a trip back in time to the Summer of Love. With potted daisy centerpieces and psychedelic props like an oversized Peace Sign, tie-dye hippie flags, bean bag chairs, bead curtains and a lava lamp, you will have a far out day. Have your picture taken with a VW Microbus in some cool 60’s threads. Other activities could include the Groovy Games competition, spin art, Henna Body Tattoos, Ping Pong Tables and Giant Twister.

MEXICAN FIESTA – A beautiful buffet awaits your group filled with piñatas and sombreros. Create your own fajita or taco with all the trimmings and for desert how about a Mexican Churro. We will also have an adult piñata as well as a kid’s. Activities – Mexican Trio, Mexican Games, Mexican arts and crafts.

PIRATE – Aye matey! Set sail on a wonderful pirate adventure. We will have a wide assortment of activities to choose from such as a Treasure Hunt, mining for gold, pirate relays and great props!

COUNTRY & WESTERN PICNIC – Howdy Pardner! Lets jump on the horse and have ourselves a barn burner. Ribs and chicken will be the fare with a wonderful array of old time relays including the sack race, three legged race, cow pie tossing and many more. We have roping contests, a petting zoo, bull riding, country bands and lots of authentic props.

BASEBALL THEME – The smells of a big league ball game will be in the air as we take the All-Stars out to the ballgame. Lots of baseball memorabilia on the buffet along with chicken and sausages. A softball tournament with Cracker Jack and peanut venders can come complete with a Frisbee Dog half-time show or a hilarious comic magician.

OLYMPIC/INTERNATIONAL PICNIC – Celebrate the international competition of the Olympics with a taste of the flavors of the world. We have a variety of international performers who can entertain the crowd during lunch such as acrobats from China, an Italian singer from Italy, a Carnival dance troupe from Brazil or a Mariachi Band from Mexico. After lunch, the ceremonies will begin with the entrance of the Olympic torch. Go for the Gold has you join in this friendly competition.

SAFARI – Lions and tigers and bears… oh my! Grab your binoculars, load up the jeep and come join the Safari. We can bring in animal shows, inflatables elephants, lion slides, and lots of décor to make your guests feel that they are in Africa.

INTERACTIVE GAMES & ENTERTAINERS
Fun City – Our supervised area is open all during the picnic and is sure to keep the kids busy having fun! Our program (staffed by two + supervisors – depending on the number of kids) begins with arts and crafts such as beads for jewelry making, craft sticks, asst. sequins, feathers buttons and much more. Bubble toys will be available, a piñata filled with candy, glitter, playdough, and coloring. Our giant parachute, always a hit with kids, will be there too.

To add face painting to Fun City: Face Painters – Let our wonderful face painters decorate the kid’s face with rainbows, unicorns, hearts, pink flamingos and much more!

Photo Scavenger Hunt – A scavenger hunt is an active and enjoyable team activity that is based on a list of questions to be answered, objects to be collected or photos to be taken. Some answers and objects can be collected at specific locations; others can be collected at numerous locations. The questions are in random order, challenging teams to determine their optimal route and to prioritize the tasks that they will try to accomplish in the allotted time. Each team selects a unique route, which means that teams don’t follow each other around, however they frequently see each other along the way, adding to the competitive nature of the event. Each team (6 -8 members) will be given a list of clues that will lead them around the area. Using their communication, leadership and negotiation skills, they must figure out the answer. Once they think they have the correct answer, the team strikes a pose and takes a picture of the team and the answer. Once they are finished, the entire team returns to the start and their time is noted. The referee will compare their answers to the correct ones and score each team. Points will be given for both the number of correct scores and the total time of completion. In case of a tie, the team that finished earlier will be the winner. Each winning team member will receive a small prize.

Iron Man Obstacle Course – Two opponents face a run covering over 85 feet including; obstacle walls, squeeze plays, tunnel crawls, etc… Each opponent changes sides before climbing up and over the biggest obstacle of all; the giant slide down and through the legs of the IronMan. The ultimate in obstacle courses!

Giant Slip and Slide – Get ready, get set, GO! Who has the faster belly you ask? That question is answered as you sail down the slippery runway headfirst into a pool of water at the other end. Laughing and giggling all the way, be prepared to show your friends your 1st place belly. With a 34′ runway, you’ll get a great head start!

Treasures of the Caribbean Obstacle Course – Battle your way through winding obstacles, climb to the treasure chest and slide your way out before the pirate discovers you’ve stolen his treasure.

Cameron the Caterpillar – Cameron is 55″ long with a variety of barriers, hills, slides, splooges and other shapes for children to play on, through, and around.

Pony Rides – Three adorable ponies will offer the children gentle rides around the pony ring.

Petting Zoo – Our petting zoo will entertain kids from ages 1 to 99! A wide variety of cute and cuddly critters such as chickens, rabbits, ducks and goats will create an experience the kids will never forget.

Giant Petting Zoo – Our petting zoo will entertain kids from ages 1 to 99! It is a fully tented area – 24’ x 50’ – with 50 cute and cuddly animals such as chickens, rabbits, ducks, llamas and goats. This will create an experience the kids and adults will never forget.

Summo Wrestling – Jump into the Summo suits and you are transformed into a 450 lb. Summo warrior. This is a hilarious game and a tournament between departments is a blast.

Human Foosball – A life-size, inflatable version of the popular table game. Ten participants enter a 50′ x 30′ arena, five participants per team. Each row of participants puts a waist harness which is connected to long poles replicating the Foosball table game controls so that they can only move left or right in their zone. Teamwork is of paramount importance to win this game.

Human Slingshot – Hook on your bungee cord and hold on! Two contestants put on a harness with a giant bungee cord attached. As they run down the 35 foot long, inflatable runway, tensing the cords, they try to place Velcro markers at the furthest point before the cord pulls them back down the soft, bouncy lanes.

Human Bowling – You are the ball and your team is the bowler. Climb inside the ball and roll down the inflated lane into six-foot foam pins.

Longball Golf Blaster – A state of the art computer and radar measure the speed and trajectory of the ball and accurately projects the distance traveled within 3%. The drives distance is flashed on a digital readout for everyone to see. The crowd goes wild on the real long ones. The ball is hit safely into a net cage. All clubs and balls provided.

Trampoline Thing – Imagine flipping and spinning in any direction while securely strapped in by bungee as you jump as high as 25 ft in the air.

Obstacle Course – Run, Jump, Flip and Fly through our inflatable course (three modules).

Giant Inflatable Slide – A 30’ (or 26’) inflatable slide can handle a large group of people. Adults and children can slide together on custom slide sacks. You reach the top of these immense slides by climbing up inflatable ramps covered with cargo netting. One of the most popular attractions for large groups.

Tarot Card Readers, Fortune Tellers – Dressed in costume, these folks are truly gifted!

Caricature Artist – Colorful cartoon caricatures are a humorous addition to any occasion. A long lasting memory, each picture is made in 4-5 minutes and is one of a kind.

Daffy Dave The Clown – Kids and adults will love his zany act filled with music and lots of tricks and he will even use some of the kids as assistants. After his performance, he will mingle with the crowd and provide balloon sculptures for the little ones.

Dunk Tank – Grab a ball and soak the boss! Three chances per turn. Cost includes tank and delivery – must be near a water source.

Carnival Arcade – Authentic red and white arcade booths with the following choice of games: *Amaze-O – small balls are rolled down a maze into colored slots, Loop De Doo – rolls ball down ramp into 9 hole colored tubes, three in same color wins, Milk Can – 3 out of 3 balls into milk can wins, Seven-Eleven – 2 balls tossed into numbered box – if total equals 7 or 11 wins, Roller Bowler – rolls small bowling ball down track to have come to rest in bottom of hump, Par One Golf – putt golf ball into hole to win, Five Pin Bowling – 3 pucks to knock over 5 pins, *Bean Bag Throw – toss into character’s mouth – have Scooby Doo, Clown, etc. (good for little ones), Tic Tac Toe – gets 3 balls to make a tic tac toe, Can Can – 2 bean bags are thrown at pyramid of cylinders – all knocked off wins, *Swinger a Win – player must spell win by knocking down 3 marked cubes with chained ball, Tip The Clown – knock down 3 clowns with 3 balls, Flip a Frog – player hits plush frog from board into basket with hammer, *Batter up – player hits ball with wooden hinged bat and Electronic Basketball Shoot . *Good games for younger kids.

Sno-Cone – each machine comes fully staffed to offer your guests their favorite flavored sno-cone.

Popcorn – Nothing smells quite like fresh popped popcorn. Warm bags are served right from an old-fashion cart.

Espresso Cart – Bring a gourmet coffee shop to your picnic with assorted coffee drinks served hot or iced and Italian sodas.

Bands – We have a wide variety from Steel Drum, Dixieland Jazz and Motown dance available with prices ranging from

Hawaiian Dancers And Trio – Enjoy the wonderful music of Hawaii as well as a great show with our dancers who will perform a series of traditional dances from the islands.

Bounce House – This is our most popular activity with the kids. This inflatable and enclosed jumper will keep them bouncing through the afternoon!

Majina – a famous Bay Area magician, will astound you with an eclectic assortment of tricks. His feats of magic will leave the audience delighted and amazed.

Miniature Golf – Each large exciting hole offers a different challenge and moving obstacle to peak the player’s interest. From windmills, lighthouses, bridges and ramps, this is a great game for the golf nuts in your group both young and old.

Balloon Twisters – Watch as our entertaining characters twist balloons in amazing and funny shapes.

Treasure Hunt – Captain Greybeard will explain that in order to find the hidden treasure chest, you must solve the clues. After solving all the clues, they will find the hidden treasure chest. Only a few of these keys will actually open the lock on the chest! For those who find the right keys, they will have their pick of the prizes inside the chest.

Teambuilding Description – choose 2 of the following:

1. Get ready for a competitive round of teambuilding activities for the adults. Teams will be formed onsite and assembled at the relay area. Cones and flagging will be used to outline the teambuilding area. Points will be awarded the teams after each event. The team that accumulates the most points wins. Let the games begin!
2. Photo Scavenger Hunt – Each team will be given a list of 4 clues that will lead them around the picnic site. Using their communication, leadership and negotiation skills, they must figure out the answer. Once they think they have the correct answer, the team strikes a pose and takes a picture of the team and the answer.
3. Stack it High – Each team will be given a box with recycled materials. As a team they must build a five foot tower that can withstand any wind and be able to support an egg once the tower is finished.
4. Kite Building Contest – Each team will be given the same raw materials and then must design, build and fly their kite. The team that flies their kite for more than 5 minutes wins!
5. Water is one of our most valuable resources. This team relay involves transferring water with the goal to waste as little as possible. One team member kneels on the ground with a small bucket on his head. Then the other teammates transfer water from their bucket with a small cup and placing it on their head. They then walk the course and without spilling (hopefully), transfer the water from the top of their head to the bucket on their teammates head. Once the bucket is filled, we will measure how much water is in the new bucket. The team that has the most water wins!
6. Earth Ball Volleyball – Get ready to volley with our giant earth ball. Two nets will be set up so that four teams can play at the same time. All team members will play in a game to five. Winners will advance to the championship game.

MAD SCIENCE – Mad Science provides creative, interesting, and challenging science activities. Some choices are: 1. Slippery Science Center – Discover the ooey ooey origins of plastic and watch it turn slimy right in front of your eyes! 2. Ultraviolet Illusions – See the magic created by the sun as kids make their own key chain with ultraviolet detection beads.3. Quirky Chemistry – Kids are sure to have fun as they grow a crazy crystal garden right before their eyes.

Supersports – This wacky and zany competition is a combination of team events and relays that brings lots of laughter and team building to your picnic. We provide a master of ceremonies, all the equipment and prizes for the winning team. This is also a great opportunity for pictures and video.

Choose five events (we can also design the relays to fit any theme):
1. Frisbee Toss – Each team member will attempt to throw a disc through the hoop scoring points for each successful throw.
2. Tug – O – War – The classic tug – of – war – it is not always the biggest and strongest that win.
3. The Spins – Run down the course and put your head on a stick then spin quickly around three times and return to your team. Just try to run back in a straight line!!
4. Old Man Marley Relay – Put on the overalls and straw hat then run as fast as you can down the course
5. Sling Shot Accuracy – Teams attempt to hit the companies highest ranking official (located about 70 yards away) with a water balloon shot from our launcher.
6. Coconut Carry – A coconut is placed between the hips of two teammates and without using their hands to hold the coconut, they must complete the course set-up.
7. Cheek to Cheek – The entire team gets as close as possible and the circumference is measured with a tape. The team with the lowest circumference wins.
8. Overhead Balloon Toss – Each team lines up facing forward and about four feet apart. The first person in line takes a waterballoon and throws it over his head to the teammate behind him. Successfully completed, we continue tossing until the balloon pops. The team that advances it the furthest wins. If they complete the line then everyone reverses themselves and we go back the other way.
9. Water Relay – One person goes to the end of the course and lays down with a large pitcher over their head. Buckets of water are placed in front of the teams and they transfer water in a cup on top of their head to the pitcher. The first team to fill the pitcher wins however the person with the pitcher ends up soaked!
10. Team Limbo – How low can your team go? The last contestant to get under the stick wins for the team.
11. Pirate Relay – There will be an eyepatch, bandana, hat, and a hook at the start of the race for each player. Each player must put on all the pirate gear run to the end and twirl 3 times on the sword, run back and tag the next player
12. Ski Relay – Each team is given a pair of extra long and wide skis with ropes attached for each player. As each player holds onto the ropes, they must work together to move the skis forward to the finish line.
13. Three legged race – each guest has their legs tied together as they raced to the finish line.
14. Potato Sack race – another classic relay. Each member gets into a sack and runs…hops to the cone and back and give the sack to the next teammate.

THREE-IN-ONE – Great new inflatable for the kids! It is a small slide, a ball pit and a bounce house all in one!

ROCK WALL- A spectacular visual game as four people climb to the top of the huge mountain. Each climber is safety-harnessed and belayed by an attendant for complete safety.

SLIDE/OBSTACLE COURSE – A combination of two of our most popular games in one. A challenging obstacle course leading to an exhilarating slide. Two players at a time will definitely enjoy negotiating through tubes and over walls to see who will be the first to reach the top for the thrilling slide to the finish.

HENNA TATTOOS – Henna Body Art will be there to provide tattoos that last for two to three weeks.

CAROUSEL BOUNCE – Smiles and laughter abound with this “turn of the century” tribute to the carousel. This beautifully produced inflatable jumbo bounce cleverly recreates the centuries old handcrafted tradition and detailed artwork. The Carousel Bounce is enjoyable to look at and fun to bounce in.

GOTTA GO RACERS -Hilarious motorized toilets on wheels are always a blast at any event and a real favorite with everyone, from kids to company directors. The Gotta Go Racers will see you speeding even further ahead of your competitors in Team Building events. Great spectator sport. Race course can be custom made for any venue, indoors or out.

World of Sports 5-in-1 – Up to 9 participants choose from 5 different sports including: Football, Basketball, Soccer, Frisbee & Floating Tee Ball.

COCONUT TREE CLIMB – A spectacular visual game as your climb like a monkey to the top of the coconut tree! Each climber is safety-harnessed and belayed by an attendant for complete safety.

9 HOLE MINI GOLF COURSE – 9 holes of mini golf with different angles and obstacles including a classic windmill obstacle!

SPORTS PACKAGE – Includes volleyball nets, bocce ball, soccer ball, Frisbees and paddle ball.

WILDLIFE SHOW – Join us on an amazing journey as we meet some awesome animals and discover their endangered habitats, unique adaptations and strategies for survival. Learn how the daily activities of these animals help to maintain the natural systems on which all life depends. This program covers key concepts of natural science and our impact on the natural world while exploring how all living things benefit from a healthy environment. Several programs and many animals to choose from.

BOUNCY BOXING – A pillow fight disguised as a boxing match! Contestants wear oversized foam boxing gloves and sparring helmets and square off in a large inflatable ring with a deep bouncy floor and sides. Tons of laughs for participants and spectators alike!

HAWAIIAN SHAVED ICE – Authentic Hawaiian Shaved Ice with your choice of 8 flavors from the following: Strawberry, Cherry, Lime, Banana, Pineapple, Mango, Passionfruit, Pina Colada, Blue Hawaii, Watermelon, Bubblegum, Blue Raspberry, Grape & Orange.

JURASSIC ADVENTURE – Enter through the ancient dinosaur bone yard, then use ropes to guide your feet up the rocky terrain of the raging volcano at the mountain’s peak. If you can’t take the heat, take the fastest route to the bottom on the 10-foot dueling inflatable slides. Then, ride the two rockin’ dinos and slam the tall dinosaur pop up.

EXTREME X-GAMES – We coordinate and execute the games and award prizes to the winning team as they compete in the following games: Bucket Relay, Balloon Relay, Waterballooon Toss.
And Two inflatable interactive games:

SLIDE/OBSTACLE COURSE – A combination of two of our most popular games in one. A challenging obstacle course leading to an exhilarating slide. Two players at a time will definitely enjoy negotiating through tubes and over walls to see who will be the first to reach the top for the thrilling slide to the finish.

HUMAN FOOSBALL – A life-size, inflatable version of the popular table game. Ten participants enter a 50′ x 30′ arena, five participants per team. Each row of participants puts a waist harness which is connected to long poles replicating the Foosball table game controls so that they can only move left or right in their zone. Teamwork is of paramount importance to win this game.

WINE TOUR – From the Santa Cruz Mountains to the world renowned Napa/Sonoma area, Northern California has many incredible wineries to be explored. We can arrange for a one day or a multi-day visit to the wine region with private tours, transportation and wonderful meals. Please call for pricing.

BEVERAGE PACKAGE – Sierra Nevada, Heineken & Amstel Light beer, California Wines, Coke, Diet Coke & Sprite, Asst. Sparkling Juices, Spring Water, Pelligrino, Pink Lemonade and Kid’s Juice pouches.

ENTERTAINMENT PACKAGES: Includes Fun City, Face painting, bounce house, sports equipment & supersports:

PROFESSIONAL DJ – Sure to get your guests up on their feet! Requests are welcomed and encouraged.

VARIOUS GAMES TABLES AND VIDEO GAMES – PRICES AND AVAILABILITY VARIES.

SOME GAMES MAY REQUIRE THE USE OF A GENERATOR AT AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE.