fall wedding trends

Fall Wedding Trend: Unique Bar

Are you looking for ways to make your wedding stand out amongst the crowd? Consider adding some flair to the typical cocktail station setup. Here are 4 ideas to step up a unique bar in your reception space. Read more

outdoor party tent

Four Ways to Keep Guests Cool at Your Outdoor Event

Summer is the perfect time to host parties outdoors. However, with a scorching sun, a day outside can get exhausting pretty quickly – especially without an outdoor party tent. To help beat the heat and keep your guests comfortable, follow these four tips!

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tablescapes

5 Tips for the Perfect Tablescape

Scenery sets the mood for any event. Whether it’s greenery against a white table cloth or beautiful silverware lying on walnut wood, a lovely tablescape can pull the entire look together. Your guests will be amazed by the patterns and design of the work you put together.

If you’re looking to wow your guests at your next event, we’ve rounded up five tips to help you to create the perfect tablescape.

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Easter Celebration

Take Your Easter Celebration to the Next Level

Easter is a joy-filled holiday where families can come together, enjoy a meal, share old traditions and create new memories. If you’re looking to surprise your family with something new this year, we have a few ideas that will help take your Easter celebration up a notch or two.

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Tips

Every year on the 17th day of March, celebrations around the world take place in honor of Saint Patrick and Irish culture. The day commonly known as St. Patrick’s Day involves family, friends and community gatherings that are filled with parties, authentic food and beverages, and lots of green. Take a look at our list of St. Patrick’s Day celebration tips to ensure your day contains lots of lucky fun!

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Valentine's Day party planning

Valentine’s Day Party Tips and Tricks

Valentine’s Day has been celebrated for decades and is one of the most popular holidays around the world. Many associate it with candy, gifts and flowers, but this day can also be enjoyed with friends! So, why not celebrate this holiday of love with a festive party? Take a look at our list of tips and tricks that will help you host a Valentine’s Day party that would even make Cupid jealous.

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Event Rentals – Best Practices

When you are preparing to host an event, the details and checklist can seem endless. Depending on your venue space and number of guests, you will likely need quite a few event rentals. These rentals can include tents, chairs, tables and linens, and those are only the necessities. Here at Hicks, we have more than 30 years of experience in the event rental industry and want to help ensure that you have the best products possible. Check out our quick guide for event rental best practices.

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Outdoor Event Rental Options

Outdoor Event Rental Options

As the sun begins to peek out from behind the clouds and rising temperatures grace us with their presence, the time has finally come to start planning outdoor events. With these soirées come larger event spaces to fill, weather considerations to consider and guest accommodations to prepare for. The good news – outdoor event rental options are endless. Take a look at our outdoor rental checklist and feel inspired for the spring and summer event season!

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Dinner Party Dos and Don’ts

So, you want to throw a dinner party but don’t know where to start? These gatherings can range from very lavish soirées, with waitstaff and bottles of the finest champagne, to intimate gatherings that feature your family’s secret recipes with a laid-back feel. Whatever your style, it is important to know a few dos and don’ts in order to host the perfect dinner party.

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‘Tis the Season: Incorporating the Holidays into Client Events

With the winter season in full-swing, it is also time for Christmas parties, office potlucks, and end-of-the-year fundraising galas. While the holidays are a great excuse to host special events, the season is often over-saturated with the same themes, decor and agenda. However, it is possible to plan a spectacular holiday event that is not a cliché, and that can tastefully integrate a little holiday spirit into the bigger picture.

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