Gourmet Cotton Candy Is One Sweet Treat!

Brown Shoes (HI RES)It’s been an exciting fall season at Amusement Masters as we expand into a new market with Gigi’s Gourmet Cotton Candy! A sugary treat that’s perfect for all ages – we just had to add our very own Amusement Masters’ gourmet twist to it. Our cotton candy is made in a wide variety of flavors (some very unique) and each made from air-spun organic evaporated cane juice, using only 100% all-natural flavors and colors. Fat free, Gluten free and pesticide free – the cane juice we use is also produced in a nut-free and dairy-free facility. Cotton candy stations can be incorporated into all types of events, from holiday parties and weddings to bar and bat mitzvah celebrations. Whatever your celebration we have a cotton candy station for you! But before we gush anymore about our sweet treats let us delve into the intriguing history of cotton candy and find out how this treat became so popular.

Electric "Fairy Floss" Candy  Machine Advertisement (1905)

Electric “Fairy Floss” Candy Machine Advertisement (1905)

Once called ‘Spun Sugar,’ cotton candy dates as far back as the 15th century for the social elite in Italy. The creation process back then was long and the ‘sculptor’ would literally melt the sugar and then drizzle it over an object, spending hours creating spectacular table centerpieces paired with fruits. In 1897 a dentist named William Morrison and a confectioner John C. Wharton created the first electric-spun cotton candy machine, coining the name “Fairy Floss” (in Australia they still call cotton candy that!) William and John introduced it to a large audience at the 1904 World’s Fair, selling it for just .25 cents. In 1921, a dentist named Joseph Lascaux invented a similar confection machine but instead of calling it “Fairy Floss” he referred to it as Cotton Candy, which was an instant hit. Slowly the old name faded away and the rest is history! Cotton Candy ConesOne thing that client’s particularly love about Gigi’s Gourmet Cotton Candy is the variety of delicious flavors that Amusement Masters exclusively offers. Mouth-watering flavors like: Raspberry Rush, Fabulous French Toast, Cookie Dough Delight, Mango Madness and over 20 more flavors! These flavors make for endless opportunities to customize a candy station that’s unique to your event. Every station is manned by a skilled Amusement Masters candy technician – this allows clients and their guests to enjoy fresh spun and individual servings. Our manned cotton candy action stations can be placed indoors or outdoors for an event with the magic done right in front of your guests, creating a sweet interactive experience! For clients that want to offer guests a cotton candy take-away we also offer pre-packaged that is ‘grab n’ go.’ These pre-packaged treats are perfect party favors to handout to guest because they are so easy to store or put into a gift bag. To book a Gigi’s Gourmet Cotton Candy station for your event just connect with us on our website or email: ksmink@amusementmasters.com. Cotton-Candy GLO STICKS (1)

Virtual Hero For Your Next Event

One of the newest forms of entertainment for special events is incorporating gamification into event activities. Amusement Masters is proud to be a pioneer of this new trend by offering gamification opportunities to clients through a suite of virtual and customizable games called Virtual Hero. The term gamification refers to an incorporation of social and reward aspects into an activity. Essentially the concept of ‘gamifying’ links the game player with a system of online social interactions and rewards through customization – personalizing the game experience all-around for the user. With Virtual Hero we use green screen imaging to capture an event attendee’s image and literally place them ‘inside’ the game that’s played on their own personal mobile device during the event. Each Virtual Hero game can be customized to the specific event’s theme or company brand of the host of the party. It’s a unique game tie in with ‘social engagement’ that most games cannot match – engaging for players of all ages!

By adding our Virtual Hero game to an event clients’ have the option of four interactive games, each with a fun virtual twist:

• Hit the Hero, is a fast-paced game that emulates the old arcade favorite Whack-A-Mole. In this modern update, the game is customized so that the player whacks their own face and attempts to not hit the rabbit. All good fun, in an effort to increase their points and make it to the event leaderboard for prizes and recognition. Want to see how this game works? Click onto Google Play!

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• Hero Jump is a game that completely engages the player into the action. Players work to jump towards the top and beat the record by climbing the hero tower. Like Hit The Hero, players maneuver to increase their points and make it to the event leaderboard for prizes and recognition. Want to see how this game works? Click onto Google Play!

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• Bring casino fun to your event with Hero Slot Machine. This game makes the user feel like they’re in a Las Vegas casino…virtually! The image of the attendee’s face is added to this game and incorporated into a rolling slot machine. Guests then choose a bet and win according to their playing result. Want to see how this game works? Just click onto Google Play!

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• For guests who want to show off their style then Hero Dress Up is the perfect activity! The attendee’s image is captured by green screen photography and then put onto a touch screen iPad. Attendees can then customize their virtual fashions to their liking. Once customized and completed the fashionable results are printed…making the photo a great party take away. Want to see how this game works? Click onto Google Play!

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Super fun – Virtual Hero offers games and entertainment activties that can be added to any type of event, from youth Bar and Bat Mitzvahs to adult corporate parties. Interested in bringing this incredibly innovative technology to your next event? Contact us or visit our website by clicking here.

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Spooktacular Halloween Games

The spookiest time of the year is right around the corner! We’re in the ‘Halloween spirit’ and highlighting three games that will bring a ghoulishly good time to your All Hallows’ Eve or Fall themed event!

LASER SHOOTING GALLERY
Ready, aim, fire! The Laser Shooting Gallery uses infrared camera technology and laser guns to simulate live skeet shooting activity. Choose our HALLOWEEN PACKAGE and have guests play a variety of six spooky shooting games. Increase the fun factor on this game by having your guests arrive and play in costume!

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ALIEN SKEE BALL
Skee ball – a favorite for all ages! Our full size “Alien” Skee Ball machine will bring out the devilish side of every party guest. With full working sounds, lights, and a blacklight design this game creates a cosmic atmosphere that’s “out of this world!”

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BLACKLIGHT POOL TABLE
Pool has proven to be an engaging game that entertains guests for hours. Our Blacklight Billiards add a unique entertainment element to an event that’s perfect for a frightening theme, like Halloween. Watch your guests enjoy playing on a table where everything glows – including the tabletop, balls and cue sticks!

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If you’re interested in having these spooktacular games at your Halloween Party or Fall Festival contact us or visit our website by clicking here.

Game of the Week – Jumbo 18′ Foosball Table

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“Foosball is a game that constantly test your skills against your opponents luck” – Whimsical Scribe from 1985

Isn’t it funny how a game with plastic molded players and a tiny coin sized ball can evoke such emotion? From elation to a cold somber demeanor, with just the flick of the wrist a game of Foosball becomes endless hours of fun that will take you on an emotional roller-coaster of highs and lows.

Invented in 1921 by soccer fanatic Harold Thornton, it was destined to become the popular interactive game that audiences of all ages love to play. In fact, at Amusement Masters we love playing it so much that we decided to take the standard 4 ½ ft table that Mr. Thornton constructed and magnify it up to 4 times the standard size! Our JUMBO Foosball table is 18 ft long and allows up to 16 players to compete against one another in a monumental Foosball game of epic proportions!

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Bring this jumbo game to your event and watch the fun unfold as a team of 16 Foosball enthusiasts match-up and compete. Coordinate teams that work together passing the ball down the table all while keeping it from the opponents. Watch them get in striking distance and let her rip, while being careful not to spin!

This game is perfect for an event where you’re looking to build great group synergy, hours of excitement and lasting memories. So what are you waiting for? Call us today, book it for your next event and start having JUMBO fun!

Game Girl’s Game of the Week: Baseball

Ahhh, the lazy days of spring and summer are almost here!    I can picture it already, a cold lemonade, roasted peanuts and America’s favorite pastime!   That’s right baseball season is upon us.   My game of the week is perfect for getting you and your team ready for the season.  Practice your swing in batting cages.   See who really has a fast pitch during a competitive game with family, friends, and co-workers.  A game that will separate the minors from the majors in your group!      We even have Inflatable Sports Cage for your next event.  I bet you can’t wait to see who can really walk the walk with their pitch of the ball.   Get your team together, bench warmers too, for your own spring training!   So just because I can’t choose one, my pick for Game of the Week is all things BASEBALL at Amusement Masters.  Check it out! 

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Swing batter, batter…..  America’s favorite past time is almost here.    Get your own spring training started with batting cages, Fast pitch, and an Inflatable Sports Cage.    Practice your swing, play a game of fast pitch against your family, friends, or co-workers.    Channel your own favorite Braves, Yankees, or Cubs player!  

 

Amusement Masters can set up a complete baseball theme for your next event.  All bases are covered with  Batting cages, Inflatable Sports Cages, and even the roasted peanuts, popcorn, and cold frothy beverages.

So get your team together!   Amusement Masters will bring the fun, bats, prizes, even customized beer cups.    Visit www.amusementmasters.com to book Batting Cages, Inflatable Sports Cage, and other amazing baseball themes.   Make America’s past time, one of the best times at your next event!

Game Girl’s Game of the Week: Carnival Time!

Do you remember the magic of a carnival or a special theme park that just made us incredibly happy! Eating my favorite sweet sticky cotton candy, playing silly games to win huge stuffed animals, the rides… spinning round and round or being tossed from side to side.  This is the life!     Bring out the kid in your guests with a carnival theme for your next event with the Tea Cups ride.  Your guests will squeal and laugh in the six tea cups that are spinning round and round. And for added excitement, they can speed up the spin of the Tea Cup.  This is the coolest game for all ages, families, and makes for a memorable kids birthday experience.  So my pick for Game of the Week – Tea Cups!

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Tea Cups and Carnivals!!

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The magic of the carnival comes alive at your next event with Tea Cups.  Thrill your guests with the nostalgia of Tea Cups.  Spinning round and round delighting your guests to no end!   Just like you remember, there are six tea cups on the moving platform.  And there’s a new twist to this traditional ride with individual Tea Cup controls.   Your guests can even make it go faster, their new experience with Tea Cups!

Amusement Masters is excited to make this option available at your next corporate event, family reunion, or kid’s birthday party.  The Tea Cups are perfect for all ages.  

Your next event can be a carnival theme with cotton candy, funnel cakes, and Tea Cups.   Amusement Masters will customize your event with personalized gifts and prizes.  The sky’s the limit.  Visit www.amusementmasters.com to book Tea Cups and other amazing carnival themes.   carnivalbooths

Carnival Prize Examples

Carnival Prize Examples

 

 

Perfect Additions

Dunk Tank

High Striker

Skeeball

Concessions

Coney Island Boxer

Clowns

Face Painters

Game Girl’s Game of the Week: Tailgating – Part II

I know you are busy and if you are like me, you are getting ready for the season – FOOTBALL SEASON!  I will make this quick…

So you already know how passionate I am about all things football and of course tailgating, right?!  I am so passionate that I convinced my Boss to let me do a two part series for Games of the Week !  This week, more games for your tailgate or sports themed event.  More importantly, I am offering a complimentary consultation and demonstration to take your event to the next level.  So call me soon – I got swamped with demos last week from folks wanting to try out Armchair Quarterback, but I’ve got some time next week!

We’ve got everything for your tailgate except the buffet!!! BUT – we’ve got plenty of snacks!  Check out my picks for Games of the Week!!

Til next time,
Gigi

 
The Countdown to Kickoff has begun. It’s NOT too late to add those finishing touches to your Tailgate!

 

Over the Top
 
This inflatable is On the Top of the list when it comes to EXCITING FOOTBALL fun. Guests need to figure out a strategy to get past the defensive line and into the zone. Not as easy as it looks…but so much fun for sports fans of all ages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Touchdown Equalizer
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With the intensity of our Two Lane Bungee Run…the Touchdown Equalizer incorporates the football and raises the fun bar. Guest compete against one another to see who can place their baton the farthest before the power of the bungee pulls them back.

 

 

 

 

This could be YOUR event!

Tailgate Party II