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Wedding Tips From Carr

Wedding Tips From Carr

You’ve found the perfect spot, now you need the right party tent.

Choosing the right tent or canopy for your special event is critical to the comfort of your guests and the smooth flow of traffic throughout the event site. If you are working with a professional rental service, like Carr Hardware and Rental, their experts will guide you through the process. You will need to consider:

  • On what kind of surface will the tent be placed? Grass, concrete, asphalt, wood deck?
  • How much space do you have? Dimensions of tent site? 
  • How many people do you wish to accommodate and in what configuration? All seated at tables, partial seating, cocktail party setting? 
  • What other items would you like to have under the tent? Buffet, bar, cake table, dance floor, stage, etc.? 
  • What time of day will your event take place? Will you need lights and/or heat? 
  • Is there a power source at the site? What are your power requirements? 
  • Do you wish to enclose any portion of the tent? 
  • Will you need accessory tents for caterer's prep station, beverage service station, or to feature a focal point such as an ice sculpture or wedding cake? 

With many styles of tenting available, getting you in the product that's right for your event is the first step. Having the above information available when it's time to reserve your tent will ensure the best possible coverage for your special event. And if you are not sure, don’t fret! The experts at Carr Hardware and Rental have experienced all sorts of different conditions and can help you have a worry-free and memorable event.

Some typical tent sizes include:

  • A 20' x 20' tent could accommodate 40 seated at round tables of 8.
  • A 20' x 30' tent could accommodate 50 seated at round tables of 8.
  • A 20' x 40' tent could accommodate 100 seated theater style (rows of chairs with an aisle up the middle) or 64 seated at round tables of 8.
  • A 30' x 60' tent could accommodate 225 seated theater style, 144 seated at round tables of 8, or 180 seated cafeteria style (rows of 8' banquet tables).

All of the equipment and accessories (like tables, glassware, linens and much more) you need to create a distinct and individual mood are available at Carr Hardware and Rental. You can count on Carr to provide personalized service from consultations and site surveys to professional and friendly installation and removal.