Wedding Etiquette – Bride & Groom

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Weddings can be a very stressful time and a time where you find yourself considering your own preferences and needs before your guests. Below are a few wedding etiquette tips to help you stay on track while being considerate and … Continue readin…

6 Reasons Why You Should Rent Decor Instead of Purchasing it

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The decision to purchase your event décor or to rent it can be a toss-up for some. Here are our top 6 reasons why you should rent for all your future events! Storage. Renting event equipment allows you the freedom … Continue reading →

Sky Lanterns

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The releasing of Lanterns has been a popular way to celebrate in Europe and Asia for many years and now the trend has come to North America. Symbolizing good luck and prosperity, sky lanterns commonly known as Chinese lanterns or … Continue readi…

Diner en Blanc

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Edmonton is hosting its first Diner En Blanc on Thursday July 17,2014. This mass “chic picnic” started in Paris 25 years ago and has spread to dozens of cities around the world. Taking place in a public space, the overall … Continue reading &…

Caterer Of The Month – BBQ Acres

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This month BBQ Acres came by our showroom to serve our staff a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast that was defiantly worth waking up a bit earlier for! Meet BBQ Acres Bar-B-Q Acres was created over fifteen years ago and … Continue reading &#…

Our Top Country Themed Wedding Picks

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We love that no two country themed weddings are the same and that they can have a classic vintage feeling with soft colours, an assortment of china and a beautiful outdoor space, or they can have a rustic feeling by … Continue reading →

10 Ways To Add Country Flare To Your Wedding

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YEEEHAW! It’s almost time for the most anticipated event for cowboys and cowgirls everywhere… The Calgary Stampede. Here at Special Event Rentals we’ve taken some inspiration from the Stampede’s rich history and rodeo roots. What’s more fun t…

July Feature Showcase – Nandi’s Designs

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Nandi’s Designs is an Event planning company which offers unique and innovative state of the art wedding and special occasion planning. They provide a wide range of professional event planning services tailor-made to suit the client’s needs and pr…

Calgary Stampede To Do List

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  If it’s your first time to the Calgary Stampede or if you are a yearly attendee, we have compiled a list of activities to allow you to get the most out of this boot stomping rodeo. Parade  - The … Continue reading →

Canada Day Fireworks – Best Views In Edmonton, Red Deer Calgary, & Banff

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Whether you live in Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary or Banff we have sourced the best location to view each local Canada Day firework display for you! Edmonton While there are a few firework shows happening in and around the city … Continue reading &…