Entertainment At Home

Whether you’re looking for ideas to stock up your entertainment room or simply need some direction on how to entertain at home, we’ve rounded up a pretty cool list of things to do and play at home.

Pool Table

Whether it’s in a bar, restaurant or home, a pool table is always a great conversation starter and ice-breaker. And despite the skill level of the people involved, everyone wants to get involved in the game. It’s also a good way to create healthy competition among friends or family. So if you’re thinking of investing in one, try Unions Billiards for some great options. If you’re more a snooker table type of person, they have that too.

Poker Table

Looking for a poker table or a poker set to introduce some fun gaming in your home? Whether it’s boys’ or girls’ night, it’s definitely thrilling when poker is added to the mix. You could make the night extra exciting with some craft beers and popcorn. Or why not go all fancy with it and make some cocktails and canapés to sprinkle class on your game night? Buy your poker table and set from SA Poker Shop and get your poker face ready…

Cocktail Set

Speaking of cocktails, if you have a bar in your home you definitely need to have a cocktail set in there somewhere. You might not be a mixologist, but dazzle your home bar with the right equipment. Or invite some friends over and one of them ought to know how to mix up a drink or two. For some great cocktail shakers, strainers and sets, have a look at Banks Kitchen Boutique.


If games like chess appeal to you way more than any other, then you probably already know that you can buy yourself a mega chessboard for your garden or entertainment room. From chess books to boards and pieces,all your chess needs are met at House Of Chess, and they will deliver straight to your home.

Foosball Table

Loved mostly by high school boys, foosball is the ideal way to entertain the guys for a birthday party. Some girls are into it too, so don’t hold back if you’re planning a rad bash at your house. Best part about this game is that if aren’t able to buy one from Makro, you can always hire one from Fun-Fx. And if you want to add some variety to the shindig, hire out the table tennis game as well.

Pinball Machine

Pinball machines are fast becoming a collator’s item. With prices on the rise, no matter how awesome your entertainment room might be, buying one might be a out of your budget. However, the good news is you can also hire out these machines from Pinball Machine Rental. They deliver to most places in the country, so your location won’t hinder you from having some old-school fun.


Host a throwback party and hire out a jukebox for the night. The bonus? If you want to listen to the golden oldies or the current hits playing from retro machine, both needs will be met. Check out Jukes for some rad options on which jukebox to hire.


Speaking of throwbacks, why not take it back to the days when fingerboard was the talk of the town? Its not just a fun game for all, but its quite affordable to buy from Sportsmans Warehouse. If you’re a teen, this is an awesome game to play with your parents to have them feeling young again. It’s the perfect way to merge two generations with entertainment in your humble abode.

Board Games

These is a favourite among most families and friends. It can get pretty competitive with games like 30 Seconds or Scrabble, but it’s probably one of the best ways to create a bond and have a blast in the comfort of your own home. You can buy your board games from takealot.com, CNA or Toy R Us.

Vegas Nights

If you want to go all out Vegas style, then just give Vegas Nights a call. If the kids have gone to their grandparents’ house and you’re wanting to throw a party with friends, or you’re looking for an idea for a bachelor’s / bachelorette’s, then organise a Vegas-themed party. This is the perfect way to unwind with your friends and indulge in pure fun!

Know of other ways to create entertainment at home? Let us know below!

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