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[Festival Tent] Jan 2023 Blog - wedding planning season

Wedding Planning Season

By Festival News

This time of year is the premier time of year to get moving on your Spring & Summer wedding plans. If you got engaged over the holidays or if you popped the question months ago and have put off planning, firstly – congratulations! Secondly, it’s time to get that ball rolling! Most of us spend the Winter months cozied up in hibernation mode, so why not take advantage of the down time and plan the wedding of your dreams?!

Here are some tips for getting organized now so you can reap the rewards later (think less stress, less disappointment and fewer “day of” hiccups). After all, if you’re planning the most important day of your life, you want it to be just right! Read More

Christmas Dinner Party

Take a Seat

By Event Planning Tips
The holidays are fully upon us which means employee gatherings, family dinners, Christmas luncheons, corporate cocktail parties and everything in between. Tis the season for celebration! If you’re hosting an event, on the party planning committee at work, or even just attending all of these fun events, you must appreciate the importance of a comfortable place to sit, relax or simply rest your drink. With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, guests will truly appreciate a cozy atmosphere, inviting them to “take a seat” and enjoy! Read More

Christmas-Dinner

Hosting the Holidays in Style

By Event Planning Tips
The holidays are a time for gathering and spreading good cheer! Hosting family for a meal? Having friends over for a “Secret Santa” gift exchange? Whether you’re planning a formal sit-down dinner, or a casual appetizer & cocktail type of night, getting the setting right with coordinating dishes, specialty glassware and matching linens can really bring it all together, taking your celebration to the next level.
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Feeling Warm & Fuzzy

By Event Planning Tips
Between the ever-changing colours, the brisk daytime temperatures, and breathtaking sunsets, one could argue that Fall is the most beautiful time of year for celebrating outdoors. As with Spring & Summer events, it’s imperative to plan for the weather. The difference, come this chillier season, is that you’ll want to think not only about possible rain, but also about keeping guests warm and cozy. No need to worry though! Colder weather does not have to be a deal breaker! Here are 3 great ways to be prepared ahead of time and maintain that warm & fuzzy feeling all night long!
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[Festival] Sept 2022 - Fall into Fun!

Fall into Fun!

By Event Planning Tips
As we send the kiddos back to school and the calendar marks the last days of Summer, it’s easy to think party time is over, but that’s just not the case! There is still so much time and so many reasons to celebrate!! Let the change of seasons inspire you and Fall into Fun!!
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Light Up The Night!

By Event Planning Tips
Creating ambiance is a key component to planning any celebration. Be it indoors or out, use lighting to set a mood, build on a theme, spruce up a dancefloor space or simply illuminate an area for guests. As evening creeps in, step up your game and wow your guests with pops of colour in unexpected places. Make your event one to remember and light up the night!
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Keepin' It Cool for Summer!

Keepin’ It Cool for Summer!

By Event Planning Tips
Summertime is the best time to gather and celebrate outdoors. The warm weather, the sunny skies & the relaxed vibe just beg to be enjoyed. If you’re planning to host a get-together this Summer, it’s important to keep you cool, not just in the non-stressed, chill-out way, but in the keep guests, food, and drinks out of the heat kind of way. Here are a few tips for “Keepin’ It Cool” at your Summer bash.
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Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

By Event Planning Tips
The calendar, and maybe the temperatures outside, still say Winter, but the truth is that Spring is right around the corner. Before long the nicer weather will be here to stay, and outdoor party season will be in full swing. While we have always recommended that our customers reserve their rental items early, this is more important now than ever before. As COVID restrictions ease and all of us tiptoe (or maybe run full sprint), back to some semblance of “normal”, we have lots to celebrate and lost time to make up!

Here are 3 reasons that NOW is the time to plan your warm-weather celebration! Read More

Goodbye Hibernation, Hello February Fun!

Goodbye Hibernation, Hello February Fun!

By Event Planning Tips
February marks the halfway point of Winter and brings with it some fun reasons to shake off those cold weather blues.  Sure, it might be below zero outside, and yes, the ground might be covered in snow, but that doesn’t mean there’s no reason to celebrate.  Here are four great reasons to break out of hibernation this month and mix things up a little bit! Read More

How to Manage your Portable Toilet During Bad Weather

How to Manage Your Portable Toilet During Bad Weather

By Portable Toilets
Whether you’re a construction site manager or a bride planning an outdoor wedding, keeping an eye on the forecast is paramount to your success. Tents, of course, are a great way to prevent Mother Nature from crashing your outdoor event, but what about your bathroom?

Most of us can’t go more than a couple of hours before needing a bathroom, so how do you manage a portable toilet, keeping it in good order, no matter the weather conditions? Read More