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Party Planning: Event Extras

Outdoor parties are often more exciting and memorable than indoor parties. With more space, guests have the room to mingle and the outdoors will always provide a scenic backdrop. However, having a quality tent in place for unexpected weather conditions is a great idea. If you want to splurge or add a little to the… Read more »

How to fill the dance floor

Everyone loves a reception or special event. From weddings, where guests enjoy seeing two people celebrate their love for each other, to graduation parties where friends gather to say goodbye to one chapter and hello to the next; coming together for the purpose of rejoicing is one of the many things that family and friends… Read more »

Outdoor party time!

It’s that time of the year, again.  Warm weather and sunshine take over Tennessee, and you know what that means—outdoor parties! Whether you know someone who is graduating from school, or know a couple that is getting married, outdoor parties are a great time to gather together friends and family when the weather is beautiful… Read more »

What Are The Differences Between Pole Tents and Frame Tents?

Pole-vs-Pole Frame Tents

If you’ve ever been to an outdoor function, you’ve probably partied under a tent. Did you know there are two types of tents? One is the pole tent, with poles in the middle, and ropes and stakes outside. The other is a frame tent, which can be installed almost anywhere since it has no poles… Read more »

Tips for Planning an Outdoor Event

Whether you’re throwing a small backyard party, or a big event in a public place, one of the keys to hosting a successful outdoor event is to thoroughly prepare for the big day. Here are some things to keep in mind the next time you are in charge of planning a celebration with family, friends,… Read more »

5 Reasons to Have Cocktail Tables at Your Next Party

Bistro Table Rentals

When most people think of a party table, they often imagine a long banquet style table, or a smaller dining table that guests are seated at to eat a meal. However, there is a different type of table that could serve most parties well – a cocktail table. Cocktail tables are often overlooked when planning… Read more »

Creating the Perfect Wedding Gift Table

When it comes to decorating your wedding gift table, there are a few simple things to keep in mind. While there may be no right or wrong way of doing things, we have a few tips to help your table look beautiful and inviting. First of all, one of the most important things you can… Read more »

Things to Keep in Mind When Renting a Dance Floor

Wedding receptions often include music and dancing, and when you’ve got several dozen people who want to showcase their skills or mosey around with loved ones, it becomes essential to have a quality dance floor. For those who are planning a wedding in Tennessee, Action Tents rents out both marble and wooden style dance floors… Read more »

Entertainment Tips for Outdoor Events

Hosting a large gathering is a great way to stay connected to friends, family, and anyone else important in your life. Trying to keep things lively indoors is a difficult task, however, which is why parties are all the better when outdoor accommodations are arranged. With help from Action Tents, you don’t even have to… Read more »

The History Of Tents

Modern tents are a far cry from what earlier humans had to deal with. While tents today are light, portable and safe, our ancestors had to construct a frame every time they camped, then draping a large, usually smelly animal hide overtop. While the use of tents today helps us romanticize the past, earlier human… Read more »