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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

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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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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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Celebrate Loud & Proud

Celebrate Loud & Proud!

By Event Planning Tips, Festival News
Celebrating life’s milestones has certainly taken many different forms over the last few years, but one thing stands true. We want our loved ones to know just how much we care about them. Whether it’s your child’s birthday, your parents’ Anniversary, or your co-worker’s retirement, there are always reasons to share joy and happiness with one another. We could all use more of that these days, so why not shout it from the rooftops! Get splashy, honk those horns, and spread some kindness. Check out two fun ways we can help you celebrate loud & proud!

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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

Hit the Floor

Hit the Floor

By Event Planning Tips
Outdoor events, big or small, are refreshing. However, unlike holding an event inside, there will be some items and supplies you will need to consider acquiring to make your event as comfortable for your guests as possible.

Often, people immediately jump to the obvious supplies like tables, chairs, or dishes. And while all those items are necessary, there’s one that doesn’t always cross people’s mind. Read More

Think Outside the Box and Get a Clear Top Tent

Think Outside the Box and Get a Clear Top Tent

By Event Planning Tips
Creativity is the cornerstone of event planning. Sure, there is a standard formula that helps outline certain expectations like food, drink, entertainment. However, it’s up to you to decide how those elements play out.

So, how can you throw an event that will have people talking about it for years to come? Well, we just might have the supplies you need to make your event memorable.

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The Perfect Birthday Gift

The Perfect Birthday Gift

By Event Planning Tips
You know the feeling, you get that Facebook invite, text, or invitation in the mail for another birthday party and you think, “didn’t we just celebrate a birthday last week.” That’s the funny thing about birthday’s, pal. They happen often.

Gift giving, unlike birthday party attendance, can be a hassle. For kids, is it another toy? For adults, another bottle of wine? (Yes, please.) Both options are great, but not very original.

So, let’s dive into a gift that’s not only unique but something everyone at the party will enjoy. Read More