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Pros and cons of hiring a wedding marquee

A wedding marquee rental is an ideal option for organize your wedding reception in your backyard garden, or even in an area of the location with the capacity of a small. If you’re thinking about renting a marquee for your wedding to host the wedding celebration, be sure to check the pros as well as pros and.

The reason why hiring a wedding marquee is a wonderful idea!

Flexible capacity

You can rent an event marquee according to the amount of guests you wish to invite rather than having to limit your guest list in order to fit within the restricted space at your location. Wedding marquees are available in sizes and, as long as you are able to fit the space in your garden you are able to hire any size you require.

A blank canvas

With a wedding marquee , you will not be restricted by the style or design of your wedding venue and you can make your own theme by using lighting and colored or patterned drapesto create the space you’ve always envisioned. It will be the opportunity to create your own wedding’s theme and decorations, that is among the most appealing reasons to rent the wedding marquee.


If you’re having your own garden and don’t need to rent an area for your garden or park and a marquee for your wedding, renting one will be less expensive than hiring a reception venue unless you are insistent on using the latest technology. It is possible to reduce the cost of drinks and food too since you don’t need the catering services that is provided by the venue.

Changeable layout

A marquee offers plenty of flexibility. For example, you can tear off the sides when the weather is sunny and dry or lay out flooring in the event of rain on the night prior to the wedding. You could also separate the dance flooring and decorate it differently in comparison to the other areas of the marquee, to create the illusion of drama as the band begins to play as the curtain is drawn back. It’s not hard to alter the design of a marquee. You can just add curtains or screens, and you are able to decide whether you would like a separate space for food and drinks.

There are some potential disadvantages to renting a marquee for a wedding

Hiring services

The hiring of a marquee can also involve hiring the equipment that goes with it. The list of items you can hire may include tables, dance floors with tables and chairs, lighting, a power source and stage, a sound system and toilets for guests.

Noise problems

Marquees can’t be soundproof, therefore if you’re holding your reception in your backyard you might be at risk of causing trouble to neighbors, especially in the event that you’ve not invited guests! Wedding receptions can generate plenty of sound particularly if you hire an entertainment company, or even DJ. Most likely, you’ll need to conclude the party with a specific time in order to show a sense to show respect to your neighbors.

Prices for the season

It is possible to have a marquee reception either in winter or summer however you’ll require various additional features like heating, air conditioning or flooring to ensure that your guests are at ease. A marquee is a seasonally-based event and is best for summer. It is not a surprise that these are also the most costly seasons to rent the marquee.

Clean up following

If you choose to hire the venue for your wedding, you are able to put all the mess up for the staff at the venue to clean up. However, if you have a marquee set up in your backyard, it’s likely that you’ll have to take on at least a little of the cleaning and tidying before the visit of the marquee vendor who will take it down. A marquee in the back of your garden means more responsibilities for both you and your husband or family members.