In summer your garden becomes a festival meadow. A party tent is indispensable for a successful event: when the sun is shining, it provides shade; if there is an unexpected downpour, it protects against moisture. Party tents are available as open and closed versions, as compact designs that are primarily used as shelter, and as spacious tents with space for many people.
In this buying guide you will find out what is important when choosing a party tent, what size you should plan for and what materials are available. This is how you can find a marquee that suits you and make the best purchasing decision.
When does it make sense to buy a party tent?
Do you have a large garden that is not only used for social gatherings when the sun is shining? Would you like to use your terrace on rainy days, are you looking for a shelter for a sandpit and play equipment or a barbecue? In all of these cases, a party tent proves to be useful equipment that you will quickly find indispensable.
What models are there?
You can find both fixed and mobile party tents on the market. The former are ideal as wind and weather protection for the garden or terrace. Equipped with garden furniture such as deck chairs, tables and seating, they will become your favorite place in your outdoor area. They anchor them firmly in the ground so that they can withstand even strong gusts of wind, snow and rain.
Mobile versions can be set up at any time in a few simple steps and folded or folded up again when they are no longer needed. They can be stowed away to save space and are very versatile, for example as:
- Shade for children playing
- Shelter for the grill on rainy days
- Sun protection at the garden party
You also have the choice between open and closed american tent. Open versions are primarily used as shelter and are often available as mobile versions. Closed tents are more complex to set up, but provide reliable protection against rain and wind.
What materials are available?
The roof and any side walls are usually made of synthetic textiles or plastics such as polyurethane or polyvinyl chloride (PVC). They have a water-repellent coating that allows moisture to roll off. So you can withstand even heavy downpours.
The frame can be made of wood or metal; plastic is often used for mobile versions. The different materials each have different properties that are important for the purchase decision.