And we're back with our next edition of Everything You Need to Know About Tent Weddings! Today we're going to answer some questions you might have about the process and logistics.
Part two: frequently asked questions
What size tent will I need for my guest count?
To give you an idea of what kinds of tables and how many guests will fit in different sized tents, we created a few general layouts to help give you an idea of your options!
40' x 120' POLE TENT
30' x 120' FRAME TENT
60' X 150' TWIN POLE TENT
40' X 80' CLEARSPAN
What type of tent would work best for my event?
The kind of tent would depend on a few factors: staking into the ground versus ballasting, guest count, preference of poles or no poles, or other things you might want in your tent such as a bar, stage, or lounge area. For more information on general tenting, check our blog post from April.
Where can I have my tent wedding?
A common choice for your tent location is your own backyard! What's nicer than a gathering of your loved ones in an environment that you're comfortable with? Even better, private property does not usually require a permit.
How do you know if your property will work? We would come out and measure the space to get an idea of tent size. A site visit is $50 and is applied to your overall rental with us.
Miss Dig needs to be scheduled to come out about a week before your event to mark the DTE, Consumers Energy, and Cable lines.
Tent won't work at your house or you're interested in a venue with a few more amenities? Here are a few local venues that allow or offer tent set ups: