When planning to have a backyard party, you would most likely think of preparing the food, setting up the table and chairs, and inviting a couple of buddies first. Pitching a tent would probably come on the lower part of your to-do list. Still, there are many good reasons why you should have a canopy at your party. Check some of them out down below.
To Provide Shelter
A tent can help shield you and your guests from harsh elements. For one thing, it offers a shady resting place during hot days, and canopies without walls (or those using clear walls) can let you enjoy your surroundings. Tents can also protect you from cold or rainy climates; tenting with heaters and walls allow you to stay warm and dry.
To Keep People Out
It won’t be a backyard party if you and your guests spend the entirety of the event indoors. By keeping them comfortable outside, however, they won’t have any reason to inside the house (unless they need the bathroom). Tents can help you do that and more. Not only will it help protect you and your family and friends from harsh elements, but it can also help you keep your guests happy and content at your backyard.
To Protect the Food
Tents can also protect the food you’re preparing for the backyard party, keeping twigs, leaves, bugs, and even small animals out of your backyard for the duration of the event. Additionally, certain dishes side dishes and salads need to be kept off the sun as well (otherwise you and your guest will get food poisoned). By having a tent, you can avoid this dilemma.
To Offer a Blank Canvass
Perhaps one of the reasons why you don’t want to have a tent in your backyard party is because they seem dull and lifeless. And indeed, plain white canopies can seem boring. But if you look at it instead as a blank canvass, you’ll find that it presents a unique opportunity for you to show your artistic skills. So if you’re chock full of small backyard design ideas and you’re currently planning to throw a party, best pitch a tent and start redecorating it until it becomes your masterpiece.
To Allow You Some Privacy
Tents also offer you and your guests a degree of privacy during your backyard party. Chances are, your event will attract attention from your neighbors and passers-by. By pitching a tent in your backyard, you’ll be able to protect your visitors from their unwanted stares, allowing all of you to enjoy an intimate and private party.
To Enjoy More Activities
Lastly, tents can spice up your backyard party by enabling you and your guests to enjoy forms of entertainment you won’t be able to do without it. Want to have a dance-off? Then set up a dance floor in the middle of the canopy. Need something to keep the kids busy? Then install an area where they can play parlor games.
Having a backyard party is a great way to celebrate any occasion, be it a wedding or a sit-down dinner. But if you want to take it to a higher level, then best thrown in a beautiful and snazzy party tent.