Photo Booth and Party Game Rentals, Yard Card Displays, Party Equipment and Decor and So Much More!

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We are Smiling Dog Entertainment!

If you’re planning a Wedding, Birthday or Graduation Party, Fundraiser, School Carnival, After-Prom, Milestone Family Celebration, Reunion or other Special Event you need Smiling Dog Entertainment to deliver the fun, smiles, laughter, and love!

Photo Booth Rentals

The Ego – A Handheld Digital Roaming Photo Booth

The Old Dog – An Enclosed Photo Booth Experience

The Labrador Retriever – An Open Air Photo Booth Experience

The Bernese Mountain Dog – A Relaxed Slow Motion Photo Booth Experience

The Young Pup – A 360 Video Photo Booth Experience

The Pick of the Litter – SADIE – Our 1968 Glamper Photo Booth

With each type of photo booth style we offer multiple package options to create an exceptional experience for you and your guests.  Learn more about our many photo booth options here.

Party Game Rentals

From classics to new games our ever expanding inventory of Party Games is sure to include the one or three or more that are just right for your event.

Some of our most popular games include:

Rental rates for party games are for 72 hour rentals unless otherwise noted.

Yard Card Displays

Share your celebration with the world, ok – maybe just your neighborhood, with a fun, vibrant, entertaining yard card display!

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, new arrival, engagement or graduation we have a vast array of colorful fonts and fun add-ons sure to brighten the day of the celebrant!

We customize every display to match the uniqueness of the individual whose special day is being celebrated.

Check out our gallery of past events and learn more about our yard card display options here.

Party Equipment Rentals

Your time is valuable so why spend it driving from store to store or surfing from website to website to find the equipment you need for your party when you can rent it from us!

Why spend your hard earned money buying items you’ll only use once when you can rent them from us for 25-50% of the cost to buy?

Among the many party equipment rental items we stock are included:

  • 10’x10′ or 10’x20′ Open or Enclosed Canopies
  • Stainless Steel Wash Tub Coolers
  • Giant “coffin” coolers
  • Whiskey Barrels
  • Tables (6′ long and rounds)
  • Chairs (Coming Soon)
  • Table Cloths (White and Black – Rectangular and Round)
  • Beverage Dispensers
  • Popcorn Machine
  • Sno Cone Machine
  • Cotton Candy Machine

As with our party game rentals our equipment rental rates are for 72 hour rentals unless otherwise noted.  We offer free delivery on party game and party equipment rentals within 35 miles of Des Moines, Iowa.

Decor Rentals

From whiskey barrels to lighted Mr & Mrs and LOVE letter signs to pipe and drape we have decor options to fit any theme or any party type.  We are constantly on the look-out for unique decor items to add to our inventory to provide your event with a exceptional look and feel!

Our team can also work with you to create and install a custom decor design for your special event!

Did you know Donut Boards are not just for weddings?  Why not add one to the break room for your next employee appreciation day?

Whiskey barrels are a great place to put brochure holders in your vendor booth at conferences and trade shows.

Galvanized steel wash tubs are offer a great way to both keep beverages cold and show guests what kinds of beverages are available.  Or you can use a galvanized steel wash tub to put sparklers or bubble bottles in at your wedding.

We have lots of unique wedding decor items and even more unique ways to put them all to use and our inventory is constantly growing.

To learn more about our decor rental options click here.

Full Service

At Smiling Dog Entertainment we are continually growing the product lines and services we offer individuals and organizations planning events from backyard birthday parties to 400 person weddings to conferences with 2,500 attendees and everything in between.

Our website, like our business, is constantly a work in progress as we add more products and services, and because of the great response we continue to receive from those in the areas we serve, does not include a comprehensive listing of all of our products and services.

If you are planning an event we’d love to hear about it and how we can, through the products and services we offer, deliver fun, smiles, laughter, and love to it in order to make it an event to remember.

To schedule a no-obligation consultation call to tell us about your incredible event go to

Special Offer

If you’ve read all the way to the end of this blog post you deserve a reward!

This weekend Smiling Dog Entertainment will be at the Iowa Bridal Show at the Hilton Garden Inn in West Des Moines.  We will be showcasing many of our exceptional products and services and we will be offering Iowa Bridal Show Special discounts.  As your reward for reading all the way to the end of this blog we invite you to check out and take advantage of those discounts by clicking here.

Trust me you won’t want to miss them, there are some GREAT DEALS!