Tents and Tasting: Your Guide to Hosting Meals in Open Spaces

As the weather slowly gets warmer, there’s no better time than now to plan a meal in the great outdoors, whether you’ll be having an outdoor winter party or a spring event. For everything from intimate family gatherings to lively dinner parties for friends, an outdoor setting offers a unique ambiance that can’t be replicated indoors. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll provide our top tips for hosting meals in open spaces.

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The Art of Tent Lighting: Setting the Mood for Your Event

When hosting memorable events, setting the right mood is crucial. The perfect ambiance can transform an ordinary gathering into an extraordinary one. Strategic lighting is one of the most powerful tools for creating an enchanting atmosphere. In this article, we will explore the magic of tent lighting, particularly the use of string lights, LED bulbs, and other night lighting options, to set the mood for your event. Whether you’re planning a starry night wedding, an outdoor winter party, or any other special occasion, Tents & Events has got you covered with the best event rental options in the Philadelphia area. It’s time to get lit!

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7 Things NOT to Do While Event Planning

Event management is a complex task that requires meticulous planning and attention to detail — whether you’re a successful event planner or simply putting together something fun on the weekends. No matter if you’re organizing a corporate conference, a wedding, or a community festival, avoiding common event planning mistakes is crucial for the event’s success. In this article, we’ll discuss seven things NOT to do while event planning, along with tips on how to steer clear of these potential pitfalls. Let’s get started!

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Six Things to Keep in Mind While Planning an Outdoor Wedding

Planning an outdoor wedding can be a dream come true for many couples. The allure of breathtaking natural scenery, fresh air, and the freedom to design your dream setting is undeniable. At Tents & Events, we understand the intricacies involved in organizing an outdoor wedding and have some event-planning tips to help guide you through the process. In this blog post, we will share valuable insights and important event-planning tips to ensure your special day goes off without a hitch. So, let’s delve into the things to keep in mind while planning an outdoor wedding to make sure you have all your bases covered!

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How Far in Advance Should You Plan Your Party?

Planning a party is a different type of experience for different types of people. Some people like the challenge of organizing an event at the last minute and making magic happen with as little planning as possible. Others like to have every tiny detail coordinated months in advance, from the party favors to the coordinating napkin rings. Which type of person you are usually plays a role in when you decide to start your party planning. But, if you want to make an event as stress-free as possible and maximize your options for your party, some elements will need as much pre-panning as possible. What are those elements, and how far in advance should you plan your party?

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Planning the Perfect Spread for Your Spring Party

When it comes to dining options for your spring party, there are plenty of choices. The classic buffet-style dining option allows guests to choose the food themselves and create their own meals. For a unique dining experience, you can consider finger foods, appetizers, or even a catered meal served by waitstaff. 

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DIY vs Hiring Professionals: Pros and Cons of Setting Up a Party Tent Yourself

If a big event featuring a frame tent or pole tent is in your near future, you’re probably thinking about how the tent assembly will go. When it comes to renting a tent, people usually choose to either assemble it themselves or have professionals do the job.

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Out-of-the Box Event Ideas Your Guests Will Never Forget









If you’re the official — or unofficial — event planner for a wedding, family reunion, company holiday party, graduation celebration, or another type of get-together, it’s hard enough to make sure you’ve crossed every T and dotted every i. If you’re getting married, the whirlwind of trying on dresses, tasting wedding cake, and arranging wedding dance floor rentals can be overwhelming. If the event you’re holding is for your company, you’re probably stressed out thinking about impressing everyone there. Continue reading »

How to Plan the Perfect Fall Harvest Party









The autumn season is finally here, and throwing a celebration to highlight the wonderful qualities of the season may be something you are considering. Cool weather is perfect for throwing an outdoor party with family and friends. There are so many fun things to do together as you enjoy and celebrate this new season.  Continue reading »

The Devil’s in the Details: Tips for Decorating Banquet Tables

Decorating the banquet tables at your garden wedding, outdoor corporate event, or family reunion might be overwhelming because you have a lot of plans in mind but don’t know where to start. On the other hand, you might be frustrated because you don’t have any ideas at all. Whichever option describes you, worry no more! The team at Tents & Events knows a thing or two about banquet tables — we’re not one of the top event tent rental companies in Philadelphia for nothing. Whether you’re planning a graduation party, wedding reception, quinceañera, or something totally different, use these all-purpose banquet table decor ideas to elevate your event and get your guests talking!

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