About Pig Belly Entertainment in New York

Our Mission and History

Pig Belly Entertainment's goal is to provide an exciting interactive experience for participants of all ages.

Our original company, Kidzplay, was formed in 1994 in Buffalo, New York, and has since expanded into a full-service entertainment company specializing in three different markets.

Kidzplay, a local, woman-owned business, has a large presence in the local Buffalo market, providing inflatables, games and hands-on activities to area businesses, schools, churches and country clubs, with events ranging from backyard birthday parties to major corporate functions. With one of the largest inventories of inflatables and novelties in the Northeast, we can customize a package to ensure your event is an exciting and successful one. Whether it is your company picnic, post prom party, wedding, birthday party or backyard BBQ, we want to put our knowledge and a vast array of equipment to work for you to make your event a fun and memorable one!

Kidzplay’s focus on providing organized games and activities for private parties and events has grown considerably over the years working with a variety of clients including country clubs, corporations, churches, and schools.

In addition to off-site private events, Kidzplay opened its indoor party facility in 2005 in Clarence, New York, and has hosted hundreds of private parties and field trips each year. The fact that our parties are completely private and come with their own party coaches sets us apart from the competition.

In 2008, Kidzplay launched a new division; PIG BELLY ENTERTAINMENT, with a focus on the college market. Since its inception, Pig Belly Entertainment has traveled to some great schools including Southwestern Michigan College, University of Kentucky, Eastern Maine Community College, University of Akron, Cleveland State University, Radford University, Western Connecticut State University, University at Buffalo, Daemen College and Onondaga Community College.

With the addition of new cutting-edge equipment year after year, we have amassed one of the largest inventories of inflatables, extreme attractions, games, and crafts in the Northeast. Our goal is to keep your events new and exciting while assuring a high level of safety. We include trained staff with our equipment, and we are fully insured.

What We Do

Pig Belly Entertainment works with a huge array of schools for Field Days, Post Proms, and Spring/Fall Fests. Our team also comes highly recommended in the corporate and country club market for various events. We provide the fun; from lunchtime leisure to all day functions.

Pig Belly Entertainment provides one of the largest inventories of inflatables and novelties throughout the Northeast. Our wide range of items encompasses inflatables such as Obstacle Courses, Airbounces, Velcro Walls and Jousts (to name a few). Photo Booths and Green Screen Photos top our list of our variety of photo keepsakes. Our interactive items include Mechanical Bulls and Bumper Cars. We've also added extreme attractions including the Mobile Zip Line and the Extreme Air Inline. Our Distracted Driving Simulator heads up our educational program category. Our hands-on activities are always a huge hit and a great addition to any party. Popular novelties are Make Your Own Fish Tanks, Pimp Your Flip Flops, Sign Shop and our new Aroma Beads and Paracord Bracelets.

We invite you to peruse our website and discover the many options you have with Pig Belly Entertainment. After browsing, please contact us or use our request a quote form and allow us the opportunity to assist you in making your event a successful and memorable experience.

Meet the Staff

Shari Rzepka

Head Honcho

What's your favorite movie?

Sixteen Candles

What's your favorite food?


Who's your favorite band?

Tom Petty

Who's your favorite celebrity?

Tina Fey

How do you enjoy your spare time?


Amy Mazurek

Sales Coordinator

What's your favorite movie?


What's your favorite food?


Who's your favorite band?


Who's your favorite celebrity?

Vin Diesel

How do you enjoy your spare time?

Relaxing at home with family

Gina Gandolfo

Tech Queen and Graphic Designer

What's your favorite movie?

Labyrinth! Who doesn't love David Bowie! (I named my Siamese cat Bowie) :)

What's your favorite food?

I looooooove artichokes!

Who's your favorite band?

Hmmm...very tough! (I worked in the music industry and met soooo many that I loved!) How about top 3?? Led Zeppelin, The Tea Party and The Beatles... (Can I also add Jeff Buckley??)

Who's your favorite celebrity?

Celebrities?? Then Elvis and Priscilla! (I am obsessed with them! I event adorned my wedding cake with statues of them right in the middle!)

How do you enjoy your spare time?

Do I have spare time?... I run a theatre company in downtown Buffalo that is a lot of fun. And when I have a few days off, I travel...I LOVE traveling! But the best and new way to enjoy my time will be riding my new green 1974 Vespa Piaggo around town this summer! Yey!! I'm so Italian! (I think I might even get a little helmet and goggles for Bowie to ride around with me!)

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