17 Exciting Entertainment Hire Ideas For Corporate & Family Fun Days

17 Exciting Entertainment Hire Ideas For Corporate & Family Fun Days
Event Ideas & Inspiration, The Fun Experts | 13-03-2015 | Posted By Sunny Sandwell

Nothing beats a good fun day. Whether it’s a small village fayre run by the local council or a large scale event by the university for thousands of students, Sunshine Events offer a comprehensive range of fun an exciting equipment to help make your summer event a huge success. 

If you’re planning to throw a funday this spring or summer, there’s no better time than now to get all the preparation underway. From the logistics of health and safety to risk assessments and equipment hire, we have all the expert knowledge and experience you could possibly need to ensure your event runs as stress-free and as smooth as possible.

It can be tricky to know what kind of fun day entertainment to put on, especially if there is a vast range of ages attending but fret no more, here are 18 great ideas to keep everyone thoroughly entertained all day long.

1. Traditional Side Stalls 

Can you master the skills of each of our fun fair games? From coconut shy, tin can alley and ball in a bucket and more, we have a fantastic range of traditional side stalls that make excellent event entertainment.

2. Giant Deckchair

Pull in all the crowds with our stunning Giant Deckchair. We also have over 1000 normal sized deckchairs available for hire that are perfect for beach themed events or summer festivals.

3. Giant Games Area Deluxe 

Encourage all the adults to rekindle their childhood youth with a selection of our classic games including Connect 4, Jenga, 0 & X's and Snakes and Ladders.

4. Candy Floss and Popcorn Cart

Make your event snap, crackle and pop with a combined Candy Floss and Popcorn traditional cart. They’re perfect to store delicious munchies for children and adults. Get the best of both worlds and we guarantee that nothing has ever tasted as sweet!

5. Cash Grabber Cylinder

Stand inside one of our Cash Grabber Cylinders while the fan starts sending the foil tickets spinning in the air and grab them as quick as you can. As the lights change colour during the countdown, it gets harder to keep grabbing those flying paper targets, but one thing is sure… it’s a whole lot of fun!

7. Football Shoot Out

Want to be the next Messi, Ronaldo or Suarez? Take your place at the penalty spot, aim and kick away to score as many points as possible.

8. Wipe Out Challenge


The Wipe Out Challenge is definitely a thrilling addition to any event and here at Sunshine Events we have one of only four in the country available to hire. Inspired by the  popular television game show, there is lots of fun to be had as up to four people take their place on one of the podiums and await the challenge. We invite you to jump, duck and totally avoid the wipeout pole as it spins round & around and up & down.

9. Boom ‘Balloon’ Blasters

The Boom ‘Balloon’ Blasters are fantastic fun and ideal for when the weather starts heating up. Compete against one another to become the first to make your balloon go bang but be prepared to get drenched along the way.

10. Archery

Pick up your bow and arrow, take aim and bullseye! Try your hand at archery- it is a fantastic activity suitable for young and old and is guaranteed to leave everyone who takes part in a new skill. Archery is sure to be a fantastic feature at your event and it can certainly come in handy when playing cowboys and Indians.

11. Rodeo Bull

Guaranteed to give everyone a day to remember, the Rodeo Bull is a very popular piece of equipment for fun days. Encourage everyone attending your event to hold on tight as our Fun Experts buck, spin and twist you in a thrilling ride!

12. Crazy Golf

Crazy Golf hire is a great piece of equipment for families with younger children. Put your skills to the test to get a hole in one- Tiger Woods, eat your heart out!

13. Bouncy Castle

You can never go wrong with a bouncy castle at a funday. It’s a traditional piece of equipment but it offers hours of bouncing fun. We have bouncy castles for hire for adults and children.

14. Test of Strength

Take hold of the hammer and show off your strength with our hugely popular Test of Strength game hire. If you’re planning a Circus style, fairground theme fun day, this will do the trick.

15. Ice Cream Bike

Treat your guests to a charming Ice Cream Bicycle that will make a quirky and fun addition to your upcoming event! If your fun day is taking place at the peak of Britain’s summer season, this can help to cool your guests down and the ice cream served is scrumptious!

16. Tug of War

This is, simply put, good old fashioned fun for your fun day. Ask all the mums and dads to participate and we guarantee everyone will have a fantastic experience. 

17. Circus School Workshop


If small children will be attending your funday, help them to learn new tricks and skills with a Circus School Workshop. The vibrant, brightly coloured equipment will get everyone juggling for joy. Activities include plate spinning, juggling, unicycling, stilt walking and much more.

18. Hand Buzz Wire

Do your guests have nerves of steel to take on the Hand Buzz Wire? Put your steady hand to the test and add this fun addition to your event. Make sure you don’t shake or wobble under the pressure though!

Whatever crazy, out of this world ideas you have, throw an amazing fun day with our help! 

Got a question about any of these pieces of equipment? Give us a call on the number above or Make an Enquiry