Proper Event Tent Weighting
Proper Event Tent Weighting: The Key to Festival Vendor Success
As an event producer, proper event tent weighting is the most overlooked thing by vendors. I’ve seen just about every way to weigh down a tent, including ways that do not work. Tying the weight to the center of the tent may make sense to hold all 4 legs down, but actually creates more of a hazard once the wind forces the tent over. We’ve seen this time and time again, and cannot stress how important it is to weigh down each tent leg with a minimum of 35lbs or more for outdoor events.
Simple, affordable weights for your tent are readily available. You don’t need anything fancy, just something heavy. Then drape a table cloth, or other material over the weight to make your booth look VERY professional. Here are a few ways we’ve found that work in heavy wind:
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