Blog - Event Ideas

Unique Ways to Bring the Farm to your Wedding Table

From restaurants to weddings, farm-to-table is in these days and it’s easy to see why. The farm offers endless inspiration for everything from wedding colors to natural/rustic themes. Especially as we transition into Fall here in Colorado, the farm-to-table...

Reasons to Love Sailcloth Tents

Are you looking for a beautiful and unique venue for your wedding? Look no further! Our sailcloth tents are the perfect option for outdoor weddings or other special occasions where the details and WOW-factor need to be just right. Not only are sailcloth tents popular...

Fall Wedding Trends

It might still be nearly 100 degrees in Colorado but Fall is just around the corner. To help get you excited for the season filled with Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Pumpkin Beer, we’ve gathered some hot wedding trends for the upcoming season. Check it out: Fall...

How to Plan a Great Corporate Event

Can you believe we’re pretty much half way through the summer? It’s crazy but now is the time that businesses start planning corporate events – everything from company retreats to happy hours and holiday parties. They may seem far away but we promise...

Easy Wedding Tent Decoration Ideas

We turned to Martha Stewart Weddings for some wedding tent decoration inspiration! Check out these awesome ideas for making your wedding tent even more special and memorable. Hanging Garlands – Consider using swags of maidenhair ferns, moss and roses to add an...

News From Benson Tent Rent

Benson Tent Rent hasĀ had some great events and some major accomplishments already this Spring! We expanded our fleet of trucks and trailers, got a tent up in 40 mph wind and set up our first 60 foot wide pole tent! All this and it’s only June – we...

How to Choose the Right Tables & Linens

This post is a great compliment to our “How to Choose the Right Chair” blog post, helping you put together the perfect event. You may not believe it but choosing the right table for your event can be trickier than you think! Tables come in a variety of...

Classy Social Media at Your Wedding

We all know that social media has really made its way into pretty much every inch of our lives, including special and intimate events such as weddings, birthday parties and graduations. While we understand wanting a Facebook-free ceremony, we also know how much...

How to Choose the Right Chair for Your Event

They may be the last thing on your mind but chairs are just as important as your tent or table cloths! Actually, chairs are the fundamentals of your wedding aesthetic in both the ceremony and reception spaces. They are usually one of the first elements your guests...

Updated: 2016 Wedding Trends

Can you believe it’s already the end of April? We can’t either! With wedding season QUICKLY approaching, we wanted to revisit one of our most popular blogs “2016 Wedding Trend Predictions” to see which trends are here to stay and which ones...

Throwing the Perfect Graduation Party

High school and college graduations are quickly approaching but there’s still time to plan and throw the perfect party! To help you stay organized, we’ve put together a basic checklist to make sure your grad will remember the day forever. Pick a date...

Table Setting Tricks & Tips

When you’re planning a wedding or any event, every detail counts. If you’re satisfied with simply draping a napkin under a charger plate, that’s perfectly fine but remember, the sky is the limit when it comes to YOUR event! If you’re looking to...

Popular Wedding Tent Styles

When Benson Tent Rent first started, there used to be only one or two tent styles to choose from. Today, there are several styles and set ups available, making the decision a little more taxing. Since we deal with tents all day, every day, we’ve put together 10...

7 Great Event Planning Apps

Just a few years ago, good event-planning tools were extremely hard to come by. Today, event planners have some awesome tools at their disposal that are also available to the average party planner. Forbes put together a great list of the latest and great apps for...

Engagement Party Planning

Traditionally, the bride’s family hosts the engagement party but many couples these days are deciding to take on the task themselves. Since this a fairly new tradition, we’ve put together some tips to help you start planning a perfect engagement party....

Tips For a Successful Fundraising Event

Did you know, Benson Tent Rent started in 2011 by hostingĀ a unique series of charitable summer pool parties? Since then, we’ve grown a LOT and now do everything from fundraisers to weddings and corporate parties. Still, we know a few things about planning a...

2016 Wedding Trend Predictions

A few weeks ago, we shared the Huffington Post’s 2016 wedding trends to watch out for and now we’ve got trends from the talented people at Glamour that we can’t wait to see! If you’re getting married in 2016, your wedding planning is likely...

Holiday Party Centerpiece Ideas

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start hammering out the details of your holiday party! We’re bringing this blog post back because we love these unique centerpiece ideas. Do you have any others you would add to this list? 1. Candy...