When the weather is warm and the days are long, it is the perfect time to host outdoor events. Whether you are planning a concert for a couple of hundred people or an intimate wedding in a garden, there are some things you can do to ensure that your outdoor event is successful.
When selecting outdoor event venues, there are some things to consider such as weather, electricity, facilities, and terrain.
The weather is always on your mind, and with an outdoor event, it is so even more so. Inclement weather can ruin an outdoor event faster than anything. Always check average weather conditions for the timeframe of your event. One way to prevent major issues is to consider installing tents for guest to escape from wind, rain and even the heat.
Another issue when considering outdoor event venues is a power source. Generators may be required to keep food hot or cold or to run electronics for entertainment. Your selected power source may provide a safety risk if the cords are not placed and secured properly.
When you get a bunch of people together, someone will need to use the facilities. Restrooms are a must at all outdoor event venues, even the ones in the woods. If the property owner does not have indoor facilities close by, you can rent port-a-johns or toilet trailers.
Last, consider the terrain or landscape. Not everyone is highly mobile and can hike up 30 sets of stairs to get to the top of the mountain. A hilly or uneven terrain will not be conducive for Great Uncle Jack who walks with a cane. A beautifully landscaped flat area is better than a scenic remote hillside for guests.
It is important to ensure your guests are comfortable and having a great time at your selected outdoor event venue. Proper planning will ensure that your event is fun and enjoyable for everyone.