Do you plan to host an outdoor event? If so, keep these six tips in mind during the planning process. If you do so, your event is sure to succeed.
- Rent a Tent
You never know what sort of weather Mother Nature might throw at you the day of your event. To shelter attendees from sudden rain or blisteringly hot sunbeams, rent an awning tent. To make life easier for yourself, hire a vendor who will assemble and dismantle the tent for you.
- Get a Permit
In some municipalities, event organizers must obtain permits to legally hold their events. Check with your local government and apply for any necessary permits early in the planning process. If you fail to obtain a required permit, your event could be shut down and you could be fined.
- Check Local Ordinances
Most municipalities have local ordinances that regulate public noise levels. Some municipalities also have local ordinances pertaining to alcohol, littering, pets, and so on. Check with your local government to see what ordinances may apply to your gathering.
- Obey Fire and Safety Codes
You should consult with your local fire department about fire and safety codes. Just like indoor events, outdoor events carry fire risks. You must take these risks into account before you send out invitations or tickets.
- Provide Water
Outdoor events carry more risks for dehydration and heatstroke. Make sure that your guests stay hydrated by providing them with free drinking water. If you cannot use washable cups, use eco-friendly biodegradable disposable cups instead.
- Clean Up
If you host an event, it is your responsibility to clean up afterward. Make sure to schedule enough time to be able to do so. Recycle what can be recycled, and properly dispose of what you cannot recycle.
Outdoor events are special. As an event organizer, make sure to do your due diligence as you plan your event. Meticulous attention to detail will ensure that your guests have a fun, safe time.