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Maximizing Shade and Protection at Outdoor Events with Canopies

Maximizing Shade and Protection at Outdoor Events with Canopies

Aug 15th 2023

During the summertime, it's great to be outdoors. Unfortunately, being outdoors can also mean needing to stand in the hot sunlight for extended periods of time. Whether you're at a sporting event, outdoor music festival, social gathering or just having some fun in the sun, having a convenient source of shade can be a lifesaver. When you don't have physical buildings or trees to provide shade, there's another convenient solution that can save the day: outdoor canopies and tents. These convenient sources of sunlight protection are easy to set up, reliable, inexpensive and provide you with everything you need to survive the summer heat. Here are our reasons for investing in a canopy for your outdoor event.

They Provide Shade for Any Environment

Tents and canopies aren't just good for sporting events. With a wide variety of canopy types on the market, there are specific designs for whatever you plan to do in the sunlight. Classic party tents provide large amounts of shade and coverage for larger events and are easy to set up, providing an answer whether you're looking to host an entire event in the shade or just provide some protection for resting. There are also convenient summer beach tents for extended days on the beach that are designed to work with sand and water. These 100% UV-resistant frames and canopies protect against sunburn and overexposure. Other canopies, like carports, fabric sheds and tents can be adjusted to suit your needs.

They're Easy to Set Up

Whether you're setting up a picnic shelter, an event tent or a beach tent, lightweight canopies can be set up and taken down in minutes and with ease due to their convenient designs. Spend less time focusing on getting ready for the event and more time enjoying it. Some canopies, like our pop-up canopies, are easier to set up than others, so make sure to investigate canopy types that work for your needs. If you plan on spending the entire day in the sun and don't mind a little extra set-up time, a more durable canopy or gazebo might better suit your needs than a pop-up tent.

They're Durable and Designed to Handle Weather

Is it raining a little at your event? No problem. Many canopies are designed to handle weather - even tough storms - with ease, making them great choices for outdoor events where the weather is uncertain. Move your event under a canopy tent with a super-duty frame when a storm starts and avoid getting drenched. You can even find semi-permanent solutions like carports and vinyl storage sheds for when you plan to host an event regularly in a particular space but still want to be able to remove the fixture after the season is over.

Having a canopy at an outdoor event isn't just a convenient way to avoid the sunlight - they can provide a space to rest and protect yourself or your possessions from the sun or weather and can even be used as storage for extended periods. Whether you just want a place to sit on a hot day or want to host an entire event in the shade, make Canopies and Tarps your destination for finding tents, gazebos and canopies that keep the sun off your back.