Winter Can Affect Your Event But Here Are Some Tips to Plan Accordingly
The temperatures are dropping but that doesn’t mean that you should forego any plans for a tented event during the winter. Actually, winter events are becoming a more popular choice among party planners this time of year. If planned right, a winter-tented event will keep your guests warm and cozy. When employing all of the things that rental has to offer, such as sidewalls, flooring, heating with thermostat controls, and lighting, your guests will forget they are outdoors.
Winter Outdoor Events Take Careful Planning
When planning your outdoor event this time of year, there are some things to be mindful of because winter provides a set of challenges different than other seasons. The challenges can be easily overcome with proper planning.
Due to the unpredictability of winter weather, it is essential to have a backup plan. Even though the long-range forecast may call for clear sunny skies, doesn’t mean the temperature can be much colder than expected. The wind is another factor. It may be welcomed in the hot, muggy summer weather, but can make things even more frigid this time of year. For these reasons consider an indoor venue as a backup contingency, or at least be prepared to add more heaters.
Of course, keeping your guests warm is job one. Guests, who wish to step outside and mingle, can benefit from a couple of well-placed patio heaters.
Take into consideration the season when making lighting choices. Use warm, soft light or candles to create a cozy and inviting mood for your guests.
Considering the outdoor temperatures, why not add a coffee bar in addition to the usual liquid refreshments? You could also offer such things as hot cocoa and tea for non-coffee drinkers.
Winter Events Just Needs to Be Carefully Planned
When planning, give us a call, and will help you find the tent that will work best for you. We too, will keep a close eye on the weather and ensure that your tent is securely erected, and will keep you and your guests warm and secure regardless of the weather.