Event Gallery

Take a look at the gallery below! You can see the wide assortments of events we service, and just a small glimpse into our expansive inventory of party rental products.


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Products

Products

The ultimate Chicago party rental selection. Anything and everything you need for an awesome event, whether it's a small backyard party, of full-fledged festival.

Our expansive selection of party rentals includes a multitude of fun-filled entertainment items for both indoor and outdoor events, such as bounce rental, moonwalks, and other inflatables. Party guests of all ages also will enjoy our climbing walls, zip lines, laser tag mazes, mechanical bulls, dunk tanks, casino tables, and arcade games.

We even have everything you’ll need to run a successful carnival or fun fair, including midway games, rides, ticket dispensers, art activities, and concession stands.

Inflatables


As the most popular set of party rentals, our inflatables include bounce houses, water slides, obstacle courses, ziplines, playgrounds, and more! Plenty of fun to be found among these rentals for people of all ages!

Tent Rentals


We have a huge selection of tents for events of all sizes. Whether you're hosting a large-scale corporate outing and need several huge tents, or are just looking for a small tent for a backyard get-together, we've got you covered.

Dunk Tanks


Our dunk tanks are a great and thrilling way to have some summer fun. Hit the target and the seat under the 'victim' gives out, causing them to fall into the tank! Perfect for corporate events, fundraisers, birthdays, and more.

Tables & Chairs


Our wide selection of tables, chairs, and linens ensures that your seating and dining needs are covered for your event. We have different styles and shapes of linens, tables, and chairs to make sure that the look and feel matches your event and stays within your budget.

Extreme Attractions


Our ultimate rides, not for the faint of heart. These rides include zip-lines, rock-climbing walls, carnival rides, giant swings, slides, and more!

Food Machines


If you're looking to serve popcorn, sno-cones, cotton candy, or pretzels at your event, look no further. We have reliable, affordable concession machine rentals that come with all the expected amenities and accessories.

Carnival & Fun Fair Rentals


Our carnival rentals cover the entire scope of party rentals you might find at carnivals, festivals, or fun-fairs. From huge, thrilling rides, to small-scale, kid-friendly games - we have it all. Come take a look!

Arcade Rentals


Our arcade rentals are perfect for school events, corporate outings, game room leases, and more. From classic, retro arcade cabinets, to modern tournament-level table games like ping pong and shuffleboard, we have a wide selection of all kinds of arcade games.

Audio/Video


Our audio and video rentals are always a huge hit at holiday parties, work outings, school lock-ins, and all kinds of other events. Whether you're looking for a Jukebox, Karaoke Machine, Green Screen, or Photobooth rental, we've got you covered.

Mobile Escape Rooms


Our mobile escape rooms are the perfect teambuilding exercise, and we can bring them right to you! These escape rooms can be set up in a variety of spaces, and feature a fun assortment of puzzles, riddles, and shenanigans.

Entertainers


Our entertainers are a great way to keep the kids occupied and smiling at your event. Our glitter tattoos are especially popular!

Pick Up and Save


As the most popular set of party rentals, our inflatables include bounce houses, water slides, obstacle courses, ziplines, playgrounds, and more! Plenty of fun to be found among these rentals for people of all ages!


Events

Events

We service all kinds of events, ranging from large-scale corporate events to small residential parties in your backyard.

With The Fun Ones at your service, event planning is easy. That’s because we serve as one convenient source for all of your event rentals. Not only can we meet all of your entertainment requirements, but we can also provide the fundamental equipment that almost no event can do without, such as tables, linens, chairs, tents, lighting, space heaters, and more.

In addition to supplying all of the rental equipment you’ll need for a successful event, The Fun Ones will provide you with exceptional service. We’ve been in business for more than a decade and are well-known for our commitment to customer satisfaction. Our employees are uniformed professionals who will both look and act as such at your event. Plus, you can rest assured that we will arrive on time. In addition to our 24-hour help line, we are happy to provide our customers with convenient delivery, setup, and takedown services, and we can also provide attendants for our event rental equipment.

Residential Events


We provide all kinds of party rentals for residential events, including tents, bounce houses, tables, chairs, water slides, obstacle courses and more! With the top customer service and support in the industry, you can count on us to make your backyard party a fun one!

Corporate Events


Corporate events are one of our specialities. We've serviced events attended by hundreds and even thousands of people, delivering party rentals such as rock climbing walls, band stages, dining tents, inflatable mazes, obstacle courses, and more. We can help with event planning, logistics, and anything party-rental related.

School Events


School events are our some of our favorite types of occasions to work. We can set up obstacle courses in gymnasiums, deploy entire mobile arcades, provide tables and chairs for dining, and help out with event logistics.

Festivals & Carnivals


Festivals and carnivals are our bread and butter. We've rented out party equipment to carnivals all over the midwest, and have been met with nothing but great feedback from customers. Whether the city needs an array of tents, or a menagerie of extreme rides, The Fun Ones is the way to go.

Weddings


Our wedding expertise is second to none when it comes to party planning and rental logistics. We can deliver tents, provide seating and ceremony layouts, supply a wide variety of decorations, and take care of all setup and teardown of our equipment. The wedding rental experience from The Fun Ones is second-to-none.

Foam Parties


Foam parties are great fun for kids of all ages, and we've got the equipment for it. Great for cooling off and splashing around on a hot summer day, our foam parties are the best around. The comprehensive service and support is an added bonus too!

Holiday Events


Holiday events are always more festive and colorful with some themed party rentals from The Fun Ones. Whether it's a spooky inflatable haunted house, or a giant winter snowglobe photoshoot, you can count on us to make your holiday party rental experience as smooth as possible.

Bat & Bar Mitzvahs


Birthday parties, and bar/bat mitzvah's are some common events that we have come to know and love. Whether you need a confetti canon, DJ equipment, a karaoke machine, or a bounce house, we've got you covered.

Church Events


Church events are always a blast when there's a giant inflatable slide involved. We have a bunch of church events under our belt and have come to know and expect what kinds of party rentals work best. We can help with planning, and take care of all equipment setup and cleanup.

Birthday Parties


Birthday parties, and bar/bat mitzvah's are some common events that we have come to know and love. Whether you need a confetti canon, DJ equipment, a karaoke machine, or a bounce house, we've got you covered.


Contact Us

Contact Us

Fill out the form below and a representative will be in touch with you soon. Feel free to call us as well! (630.495.3200)

Payment Options

We accept the following forms of payment:

Cash Payment

ACH Transfer

Business Check

Personal Check

Accepted only if paid 10 days in advance

Zelle

Credit Card

3% convenience fee

Location

We're located in St. Charles, Illinois but we deliver to almost anywhere in the state

3755 Swenson Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174

Office Hours

When we're working, and when you can pick up & drop off equipment

Working Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Saturdays & Sundays: Closed

Will Call Hours:

(For picking up or dropping off equipment)

Monday – Friday: 8 A.M. – 4 P.M.
Saturdays & Sundays: Closed

Main Office: (630)-495-3200

Our Emergency Line is for emergencies only. If your event is now or within the next 24 hours and you have any problems or need to contact us outside our office hours please call our emergency line.

Emergency Line: (630) 708-8593


Blog

News

From recent events, to party rental tips, here's what's been happening with The Fun Ones.

Family Fun Fest 2019


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKkMIApuJGc The Family Fun Festival inside The Mega Center & Ballroom at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles Illinois will have a wide variety of interactive activities for everyone: Giant Indoor Amusement Playground! From the moment you arrive, you’ll find hands-on activities, games and entertainment options that are sure to energize your entire Family. Discover fun things to do throughout Chicagoland and beyond while playing in this Giant Indoor Amusement Playground!  Meet local & national companies that offer family related products and services. Click here to buy…

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How To Choose What Carnival Games to Rent


When renting carnival games for your event, there are many things to take into account to make sure your carnival is the best it can be. We will discuss in this article what are all the factors to consider when selecting what games to rent or purchase. The carnival games we will discuss are intended for School Carnivals, Fun Fairs, Festivals, Company Picnics, Trade Shows, and Birthday Parties. Each of these events has different types of people playing. An important question to answer when planning your event is – What is the target audience for the carnival games? This is important when selecting carnival games…

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Are Inflatable Bounce Houses Safe? Part 2


The final inspection step is to make sure the inflatable safety signs are secure and legible and the unit is clean. Every inflatable unit manufactured in the USA is required to have a safety sign on it with instructions and a manufactured date. If you get delivered to your event an inflatable without a safety sign, beware of the safety of the unit. Over the years, we have acquired many small inflatable companies. Some of these companies had units without safety signs and manufacturer information. Almost all were purchased from China manufacturers and were not made for commercial use. We found the stitching and…

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Are Inflatable Bounce Houses Safe? Part 1


This is one of the most commonly asked questions when people are considering renting an inflatable for their first time.  The answer is “it depends”.  The safety of an inflatable bounce house depends on many factors which we will discuss throughout this article.  But first you may be asking “is this person qualified to write this article and are they an expert on this topic?”  Well, I would say an expert would be someone who works for the insurance industry and investigates how and why accidents occur on inflatables.  I am not an expert.  However, I have owned an entertainment and party rental company for 12…

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Carnival Volunteer Challenges


How to take the fear out of volunteering! Recruiting the number of volunteers needed to staff your School Carnival or Fun Fair can be a challenge. Here are some of the roadblocks that you may need to navigate in order to have a successful event. It should be a “Fun Fair” not a Work Fair. Fear of commitment- Volunteers may hesitate to commit to your event for the following reasons: Work schedule may conflict with the times of the event. Volunteers are afraid to be lured into committing to long hours, or too many events during the school year. Families may not want to miss out on the fun. Solutions to help ease…

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For Sale

Buy & Sell Moonwalks and Other Inflatables

We are at the end of our 2020 season and will be making room for new inflatables and arcades for 2021! We are making room for our new equipment and need to sell some of our used equipment. If you have ever considered owning an inflatable, bounce house, Moonwalk, jump house, slide, or obstacle course buying a used one is a great place to start. Give us a call to take advantage of our equipment that is priced to sell. All inflatables come with a blower. All items can be shipped nationwide.

If you are looking to sell your equipment, let us know and we may be interested in purchasing it.

Note: Most pictures on this page are the stock manufacturer pictures. Let us know what items you are interested in and we will take a current picture of the item and send it to you prior to purchasing. Whether you are looking to purchase bounce houses, slides, obstacle courses, or carnival games. We typically have something that will fit what you need.


About us

About Us

We are the premiere party rental company in Illinois, dedicated to providing quality party rentals to the state and around Chicago.

Who are we?

The Fun Ones is a local party rental company known for bringing fun to events throughout Chicagoland and nearby suburbs. Our massive inventory of rental items is the largest in the Midwest, so regardless of the type of event you’re planning – be it a child’s birthday party in Naperville, a corporate event in downtown Chicago, or an outdoor wedding reception in Wheaton – The Fun Ones is sure to have whatever you need.

What do our events look like?

Take a look at the gallery below! You can see the wide assortments of events we service, and just a small glimpse into our expansive inventory of party rental products.

What do we offer?

Our expansive selection of party rentals includes a multitude of fun-filled entertainment items for both indoor and outdoor events, such as bounce rental, moonwalks, and other inflatables. Party guests of all ages also will enjoy our climbing walls, zip lines, laser tag mazes, mechanical bulls, dunk tanks, casino tables, and arcade games.

We even have everything you’ll need to run a successful carnival or fun fair, including midway games, rides, ticket dispensers, art activities, and concession stands.


Testimonials

Testimonials

See what our customers have to say about us.

Over the last 15 years, we’ve had hundreds of customers express gratitude for our quality of service, professionalism, and commitment to a hassle-free party rental experience. We are humbled by all the compliments we receive from our clients for the events we help them produce. We work very hard to consistently provide excellence in quality equipment and service. Our staff is relentless in its desire to improve everything we do each week.

We rely heavily on word of mouth advertising to keep us growing. We realize that events are opportunities to celebrate people and are an important part of all our lives; we thank all of our clients for making us a part of theirs. Here’s what some of our clients had to say about us:


Pricing

Pricing Information

Thank you for considering Fun Ones Party Rentals for your party needs. Please feel free to call us with questions 630.495.3200. We are very proud of our Moonwalks and party equipment and our commitment is to provide you with high quality clean equipment for your event.

Our Moonwalks and Activities are available for All Day rentals so that your children have time before and after the event to stay occupied while you prepare for your party and you have no worries about setup taking place while your guest are arriving or taking it down while kids are still jumping.

Inflatables

  • Moonwalks – $195 and up
  • Moonwalk Slide Combo – $325 and up

  • $20 includes Heavy gauge vinyl tarp and 200+ pounds of sandbags.

  • Obstacle Courses – $350 and up

  • Dry Slides – $325 and up
  • Water Slides – $325 and up

Game Rentals

  • $75 with any rental or Party Package

  • Carnival Games $25 and up. Call us for Carnival Packages.

  • $175 and up with any rental or Party Package

Tables & Chairs

  • All Day – $9/table

  • Steel Frame with plastic seat and back – starting at $1 chair

Equipment Rentals

  • $75 If equipment is returned unreasonably dirty (mud, sand, dust, any food or candy etc.) A cleaning fee will be charged upon return. No exceptions.

  • Concession Machines (Includes servings) – $60 and up.

Costumes

  • Weekend Costume Rental with Entertainer CD – $135 or $95 for a Day with a Moon Bounce Rental 45 Minute Character Entertainer with Party Coordinator – $185 and up

Machine Rentals

An inexpensive way to create a FUN environment. Turn the bubbles on and watch the kids chase and pop the bubbles. The spout on front of unit  eliminates dripping and recycles bubble liquid, it’s easy to fill and the output is high. A favorite for children’s parties.

  • Add a professional bubble machine with bubble juice to any rental – $45

Additional Cost Items

  • 2 Circuit Gas Generator 4 hours of use with fuel – $125.00

Insurance

We carry $3,000,000 in Liability Insurance on all of our equipment. A copy of our policy is available at no cost with a rental. To be named as an additional insured on the policy is as follows: $50 for Government Agency such as Park District, Forest Preserve, School, Village. $100  for Non-government Agency such as a Hotel, Church, Private Residence.

Policies

  • Saturdays book up 2 – 3 weeks in advance, so call 630.495.3200 today for your best selection
  • Discounts available through Party Packages
  • All orders require a credit card number to make a reservation.
  • We accept Cash, Check by Phone, Money Orders, and Cashier Checks at the time of delivery or Credit Card prior to delivery.
  • Rain Cancellations – The day prior to your event for full refund on outdoor equipment only if there is a greater than 50% chance of rain shown on www.weather.com.
  • Other Cancellations – No refunds except for rain policy. Deposits valid for 1 year.
  • If we deliver and the equipment does not fit in the area designated, you are still responsible for the full balance. It is your responsibility to check the ground dimensions, overhanging wires, and attain permits prior to delivery.
  • If we deliver and rain, high winds, or temperature reduce or prevent the use of the equipment there will be no refunds. The customer is responsible for checking the weather the day prior to their event to cancel.