The Inflatable 5K Run: Making Running Fun for All

Posted by Spencer Darr on Apr 10, 2017 12:00:41 PM

Inflatables are used for more than just adding excitement to any event. As I’ve highlighted before, NASA is using inflatables to plan trips to Mars, and actors like Tom Holland use them to train for superhero roles (since being a superhero involves a whole lot of leaping).

But today, I want to focus on an unconventional use for inflatables almost anyone can participant in: the inflatable 5k run.

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Topics: Events, Inflatable Uses

Fuel Your 90s Nostalgia with These Throwback Party Ideas

Posted by Spencer Darr on Oct 10, 2016 12:15:21 PM

The Nickelodeon game shows of the 90s embraced pie-chuckin' and slime-splashin' fun with a gusto that other epochs have yet to rival. Who could forget the gloriously treacherous Wall o' Stuff and celebrated "Pie Pod" featured on What Would You Do?

Any of those classic game shows make the perfect theme for throwback college parties. Grab a few sets of matching t-shirts, and pick your favorite show to recreate.

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Topics: Events, Event Planning, Party Ideas

Feel the Sugar Rush by Planning a Candyland Party

Posted by Spencer Darr on Aug 31, 2016 6:30:00 PM

Candyland is iconic because of its simplicity; there is no counting or reading in the game. Just pick up a card, see what color is on the card, and move your piece to the next space of that color. Because of this game design, Candyland is one of the first board games children play. Released in 1949, it is a favorite of fun-lovers of all ages.

The fantastical imagery of the game also lends itself to some great craft projects. That is why a Candyland party is one theme that will bring joy to your attendees from any generation.

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Topics: Birthday Party Themes, Events

Throw a Labor Day Party While Maintaining Maximum Chill

Posted by Spencer Darr on Aug 25, 2016 1:47:50 PM

Labor Day was created for hardworking Americans to take the day off and chill. The only trouble is if you want to throw a party, planning and preparing can be harder than a full day at the office. Don't worry; here we'll tell you how to throw an awesome Labor Day party without needing to set down your drink.

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Topics: Events, Holidays

Saluting the Red, White, and Blue with the Most Patriotic Party Possible

Posted by Spencer Darr on Jun 13, 2016 5:28:21 PM

Your past Fourth of July parties have not been patriotic enough. Sure, grilling hot dogs and lighting off fireworks in the backyard is always a good time, but does it really show how much you truly love the US of A? It doesn't. And that's why this year your goal is to throw the most patriotic Fourth of July party your neighborhood has ever seen.

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Topics: Events, Holidays

Fun, Festivities, And . . . Fruit! 4 Days out That Celebrate Healthy Living

Posted by Spencer Darr on Jun 7, 2016 4:30:00 PM

When planning activities and family outings, it's tempting to fall back on the usual staples—and while there's nothing wrong with going to the movies or a day at the amusement park, why not think outside the box and be a tourist in your own backyard?

There are a huge number of seasonal produce festivals all across America, but the South particularly excels at celebrating its local farmers, growers, and cuisine. What can we say? We love food, and we know how to party! No matter the season, no matter the region, there's a unique, exciting gourmet gala ready to tantalize your taste buds! What are you waiting for?

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Topics: Events, Family Fun

So You Need to Plan the Best End of the School Year Party Ever...

Posted by Spencer Darr on Jun 2, 2016 4:00:00 PM

It's the end of the school year, which means it's time to reward your students for studying hard and staying (relatively) out of trouble. But instead of hoarding them all into a school bus and taking them to the movies, or travelling to the closest overpriced theme park, plan your own end of the year school party blowout right on your school's campus. And at Space Walk, we have just the attractions to pull in the crowd.

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Topics: Events, Party Ideas

Lockdown Inflatable Fun at Your Lock-In Party

Posted by Spencer Darr on May 26, 2016 12:07:29 PM

When you're a kid, what is a better treat than getting to stay up all night? Staying up all night with your friends of course! That's why school or church lock-parties are a great way to give teenagers an excuse to stay out all night, without parents having to worry.

For the kids that have been to a few before, they may be tiring of the same old activities like watching movies, scarfing down pizza, and getting in a few games of HORSE. To get them pumped for the next lock-in party, add some inflatables to the entertainment lineup.

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Topics: Events, Event Planning, Party Ideas

Turn Family Movie Night Into a Blockbuster Event

Posted by Spencer Darr on May 19, 2016 8:00:00 PM

For one night, convince your kids to put their cell phones away with these awesome family movie night ideas. All you need is a great flick, some popcorn, and a whole lot of screen.

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Topics: Events, Event Planning

Get Soaked: Which Inflatables to Rent for Water Fun on Memorial Day

Posted by Spencer Darr on May 18, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Ah, Memorial Day. Another one of the holidays that make the summer so great. With no work, no school, and the weather heating up, Memorial Day is the perfect time to get together with your family and friends for some water fun.

You don't need to invest a small fortune into a water park trip or beach vacation to enjoy the sweet splash of a water slide in May. Check out some of Space Walk's favorite inflatables for Memorial Day.

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Topics: Planning an Inflatable Party, Events, Holidays

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