I am going to walk you through everything you need to know about holding a wedding, party, or special event under a tent, from sizing, types of tents, accessories you need (and some you don't), making your tent comfortable regardless of the weather, and more.
Two Words: Murphy's Law
If you are having an outdoor wedding reception, unless your location has an alternate indoor location that is up to par (that is, will fit all of your guests), you need some kind of contingency for bad weather. Even if it doesn't rain, excessive heat can kill a party. A tent makes it possible to have a party nearly anywhere. Instead of renting out a banquet hall, you can have your party in a garden,