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It’s party time! Your child is going to be another year older and it’s time to get creative and find something fun for your family. Here are the five of the best places to help you plan your party in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.

DFW Kids Parties and Events
1221 Flower Mound Road, Suite 320-116
Flower Mound, TX 75028
(214) 886-4243

If you’re looking for the whole package, DFW Kids Parties and Events is the place to go. From clowns and magic tricks, to face painting and puppet shows, DFW Kids Parties and Events has it all. They have several different packages to choose from including a superhero and a rock star package. Your child’s dreams can come true today, so don’t be afraid to bring Sponge Bob Square Pants to the festivities. He’s only a click away.

Dallas Party Rentals
13331 Preston Road, Suite 1064
Dallas, TX 75240
(214) 358-3628

Is your child bouncing off the walls with excitement about his or her upcoming birthday party? Well, here’s some good news for you. Dallas Party Rentals has rentals for everyone. Your child could play on an obstacle course, slide down a slide or even get into a boxing ring. There are standard bounce houses available as well. Also offered are various concessions. You can make some snow cones, cotton candy or even pop a little popcorn. So don’t miss out on this popportunity and give Dallas Party Rentals a call for your next party.

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ELY Party Rentals
4694 Ridge Point Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75211
(214) 235-0707

ELY Party Rentals offers unique opportunities for your kids. Try one of their five-in-one bounce houses, wet or dry. They offer themes like Disney Princess, Batman, Toy Story and many more. A little healthy jumping will keep your party guests entertained for hours. If you want to cool off in the summer heat, you can turn it into a wet and wild time. But that’s not all that they offer. The company also has cotton candy machines, standard bounce houses, slides and even chairs for rent. Make your reservation today and be the first one on your block to enjoy these unique additions to your celebration.

Kids Party Dallas
4114 N Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75204
(800) 501-4386

Are your kids horsing around too much at birthday parties? Kids Party Dallas has a solution for you. With petting zoos and pony rides, your kids will enjoy the country life right in their own backyard. Attendants are at your beck and call while you sit back and enjoy the ride. But that’s not all. Clowns, magicians, bounce houses and slides are also available for your kids to enjoy. When all that exercise makes them hungry, you can rent concession stands to fuel and feed. Try some cotton candy, popcorn or even some hotdogs if you choose. These folks have it all together.

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Fun Times Dallas
(214) 277-4953

Fun Times Dallas likes to toot its own horn — or rather, its whistle. The company offers trains for rent for your kids next party. Get on the right side of the tracks with indoor trains, outdoor trains and even trains that come to you. They offer bounce houses too,including one with a Thomas the Tank Engine theme. Other offerings include wet and dry slides, obstacle course rentals and much more. Don’t forget the snacks. Cotton candy, popcorn, and snow cone machines are also available. Get on board, toot your horn and get this party started.

Judy Serrano writes romantic thrillers at www.JudySerraon.com. She graduated from Texas A&M Commerce with a BA in English. She is also a freelance writer for Examiner.com. She lives in Texas with her husband, four boys and five dogs.