Archives for Events

WE LOVE WHAT WE DO

At Gala Rentals we love what we do. From meeting our clients for the first time, or a returned customer they all leave knowing their wedding or event is in good hands. We take pride in providing the best quality of service in the industry. We “set the standard”! Local locations we’ve done many weddings, corporate events, holiday parties, galas are The Radisson Hotel Lansing, Crowne Plaza Lansing, The Kellogg Center, The Huntington Club, The Henry Center, MSU University Club, MSU Horticulture Gardens, MSU Union, Eagle Eye Golf Course, Hawk Hollow Golf Course, Timber Ridge Golf Course, Graham Banquet Center,
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Outdoor Decorations

‘Tis the season for snow, parties, and decorations! So much of the fun in throwing a holiday party is putting your personalized touch on the event with your own embellishments and this season is really known for its outdoor decorations! There are many decorating options you can choose from but many of our favorites involve Christmas lights. They are versatile, come in a variety of colors, and make a bright statement.One outdoor decoration you may want to consider are the Christmas Light Balls. They are commonly made from chicken wire that has been rounded into sphere shapes. Then Christmas lights are
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Corporate Events

Holiday parties are upon us! Buried among the sea of personal party invites that come your way might just be the invite for a corporate event. This is also the season to celebrate with your fellow employees and take stock of the year that has passed. If you are the one in charge of the office holiday party this year, keep us in mind. We offer a wide array of rental items that will help make your corporate event a memorable one! We have all of the essentials for a formal event or sit down dinner. Our chocolate fountains or champagne fountains
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All About Linen – Cloth vs Paper Napkins

In today's All About Linen article we are going to talk about table settings, specifically napkins! Napkins are one of those must need but often overlooked details when planning for your wedding. They serve a very practical purpose but also provide an integral decorative piece of your table setting.The first thing you have to do is decide between linen and paper. Paper napkins vary greatly in weight, size, and softness. Paper napkins can also be customizable. Of course you can choose the right color that will complement your table setting but you can also print your own details on the
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Consider the Lighting

When you are planning an outdoor event you have the added bonus of beautiful natural lighting. Whether it is sunny, overcast, or even a bit rainy, the light will contribute to the ambiance of the event and provide the inspiration to your photographer. As the sun sets there is a subtle, more romantic, change to the atmosphere as well. If you choose to continue your event after dark this is the time that the lighting you choose will shine.Beyond ambiance, lighting serves a purpose. You want to make sure that the focus of your event stays on the tables, dance
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Fall Colors

Fall is such an amazing season! The air is cool and crisp, the leaves offer a variety of colors, and the backdrop provided by the sky is any photographers dream! For those of you who also love the season, I implore you to consider a fall wedding. One of the biggest questions to ask yourself is inside or out. Many instantly think that a fall ceremony or reception has to be held indoors but this just isn’t the case. Renting a tent and several heaters will allow you to keep your guests comfortable while still appreciating what nature has to
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All About Chargers

The first thing that comes to mind when I hear the word charger is my phone. It seems to always need a charge! I have a charger in my car, at my desk, and even in the bedroom. While many concur that your phone or tablet should be fully charged during your event, it isn’t quite what event planners mean when they start to talk about chargers.Chargers, or service plates, are large decorative plates that represent a place setting when your guests initially come to the table. Chargers enhance the first impression that your guests have of the table setting. They are
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Renting Holiday Decorations

Fall is finally here! If you couldn’t tell by the weather, then you may have been clued in by your Facebook feed. Endless notifications of pumpkin spice everything, the changing colors, and everyone’s favorite movie - Hocus Pocus! This is also the start of the holiday season and you just might be thinking of planning your own holiday party.From October to the New Year, the party themes are endless. Halloween is perfect for an edgier, scarier party with creative costumes. Perhaps you are more interested in celebrating with a fall harvest party? Or a theme based New Year’s bash?  Truly,
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