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Do Your Call it a Moon Bounce, Bounce House, or a Bouncey Castle?


Do Your Call it a Moon Bounce, Bounce House, or a Bouncey Castle?

December 31, 2012

If you haven’t noticed, moon bounces have many names.


Having grown up in Washington, DC, I always knew them as moon bounces and thought that’s how everyone referred to them.


Then in 2011 I started working in the moon bounce industry and found out that calling them “moon bounces” was just the tip of the iceberg.


It turns out that moon bounces go by different names in different parts of the country. Sure enough, most people also refer to them as moon bouncesĀ in Virginia and Maryland. However, in the Mid Atlantic they are typically called Bouncey Castles. On the West Coast, they are usually called Bounce Houses but not always. Sometimes they get called Bouncers, Jumpers, Moonwalks or just simply Jumps.


What’s great about being part of the largest moon bounce (or bounce house;-)) rental company in America is that Astro Jump is national. As a result, I’ve been exposed to a wide range of names and nick names for inflatables. For example, Astro Jump of Louisville says Bounce House is the most common name in Louisville and Indiana and Kentucky, however, in San Jose “Jump House” is the word of choice.

Your children’s safety is our # 1 priority and Astro JumpĀ® has always taken extra steps to provide the cleanest equipment for your celebrations. In addition to our usual warehouse equipment scrubbing, we are disinfecting upon delivery and again at pick-up to protect your family and our wonderful employees.

Call our party Planning Specialists at 703-339-8000 or 800-244-JUMP (5867)