September 1, 2022

Fall is just around the corner and that means Halloween parties, harvest parties, and Thanksgiving, all of which are made richer with a palette of warm fall colors as your primary décor. With linens, overlays, and sashes from Sully’s, highlighting an autumn backdrop for any cool weather gathering is easy.

Sully’s Rental linen options are available in the fall colors you want, including yellows, oranges, rusts, deep browns and burgundies, and even jewel tones. Your table linens, runners, and napkins are coordinated for the perfect backdrop to accentuate whatever theme and color scheme you choose.

Your Akron area Halloween and harvest party specialist

With Sully’s, you can make any Halloween or harvest party your own by choosing your color scheme and adding your own flair. Pair brown and rust tablecloths and overlays with golden napkins and add pumpkin and candy corn centerpieces. Complete a harvest theme with ruby linens, a spray of fall leaves, and rustic lanterns for centerpieces.

Linens are available in a wide range of textures and materials to keep your party casual or add a touch of elegance. Check our website for options including polyester, velvet, satin, damask, sheers, and lace.

Thanksgiving gatherings in Northeast Ohio

Add color and elegance to your Thanksgiving table with tablecloths that fit 8-foot tables, large and small round tables, and banquet tables. Overlays complete your look in complementary fall colors that provide a backdrop for your Thanksgiving serving pieces and centerpieces, from autumn platters to a cornucopia.

Move it outside with Sully’s

From Akron to Cleveland, fall is the time of year Ohioans love to be outside. Sully’s keeps you there from Halloween to Thanksgiving with tents and accessories designed to accommodate any weather situation. With tents to fit any size party and any venue, sidewalls and tent heaters are all you need to manage a cool or damp day and maintain a festive atmosphere.

Our expert team is always available to help you design your party. Ask us about tent draping and lighting, table layout plans and chairs, and options for china, buffet service, and stemware to complete your party or holiday theme.

Call Sully’s today for details!

August 1, 2022

With Labor Day and the start of the new school year just around the corner, start your planning now for some of the biggest parties of the season. From backyard parties that celebrate summer to back-to-school get-acquainted gatherings, Sully’s has what you need to make your event memorable.

End-of-summer party checklist

  • Food is a priority for your bash so make plans now. Sully’s has the perfect towable pig spit for your pig roast or a large charcoal grill that accommodates lots of burgers, dogs, chicken, or steaks.
  • Keep the sides and snacks handy with the serving pieces you need, including platters, bowls, and chafing dishes for the ultimate buffet.
  • For salad fixings or soda and water, Sully’s ice table provides the chilling you need on a hot day.
  • A variety of beverages is key to the perfect party. Consider Sully’s bar service set up or a frozen margarita machine to take it a step beyond.
  • With Sully’s, your tent will perfectly fit your crowd and your venue, whether you are setting up on pavement or grass. Choose from various sizes and styles and add accessories, tables, and chairs to round out your space.
  • From bistro lights to disco lights, Sully’s has decorations to make your tent and your entire venue sparkle.
  • Keep things cool despite the weather with a cool air mover that will keep even the largest tent comfortable.
  • Take care of kids and adults alike with games for the afternoon, from giant Jenga and Connect 4 to cornhole tournaments or a poker table.

 

Back-to-school party checklist

  • Set your check-in space up front with a small tent and a table where guests can pick up name tags.
  • Ask us about table choices and layouts that accommodate your group and encourage mingling.
  • Consider concession machines to make food choices simple and add to the fun. Sully’s concession options include hot dogs, pretzels, Sno Kones, and popcorn.
  • Offer ice cold beverages with Sully’s hammered beverage tub filled with chilled soda or rent a beverage dispenser to provide fruited water or iced tea.

Your end-of-summer party in Portage Lakes, Labor Day barbecue in Green, or back-to-school gathering in Akron will be the talk of the season with help from Sully’s Party Rental. Call today to learn how Sully’s can help with all your party needs anywhere in Northeast Ohio.

July 5, 2022

2022 is becoming the year of the wedding. Couples who postponed their nuptials for as long as two years are anxious to get dates set. Couples who settled for small, private weddings are now planning the large celebrations they had intended. The result is a demand for everything wedding related that threatens to outstrip supply.

Trends for 2022 show that by year’s end, weddings will be up as much as 30%, with about 2.5 million couples having gotten married. That’s more weddings in one year than this country has seen in nearly four decades, mostly due to pandemic postponements.

For couples determined to plan the wedding of their dreams, Sully’s Rental has supplies available to fit any vision. The key in this fast-moving wedding season is pre-planning and early booking, along with a little bit of flexibility.

Make your decisions in the right order

With demand extremely high for the most popular venues, it is more important that ever to choose and book your venue early. Wedding experts encourage couples to put three items on the top of their planning list and check them off as soon as possible.

  1. Hire a wedding planner who can help you set a vision and narrow down a list of venues.
  2. Book your venue and review what is included with that contract, specifically catering, tables and chairs, and bar service.
  3. Book your caterer if one is not included in your venue contract.

With these three decisions made, everything else you will need should follow. Depending on your venue and the atmosphere, there are several important items that will be on your rental list and Sully’s can help you check these off.

High priority rental items from Sully’s

Get the sizes, styles, colors, and accessories to complete your wedding vision by booking early with Sully’s Party Rental.

  • Tent – If you have chosen an outdoor venue, a tent is a must. Our team can help you choose the right size and style for your guest list and location, as well as options for sidewalls and heating or cooling needs.
  • Catering Tent – Depending on your venue and your catering service, a second smaller tent may be needed to shelter your catering staff and provide a place from which to serve. Check with your venue and caterer to be sure you book what you need.
  • Tables and chairs – Whether your venue is indoor or outdoor, you may need to provide tables and chairs. Sully’s experts can help you with numbers, size, and layout designs to best suit your vision and the space you have.
  • China and flatware – Even if your caterer provides dishes, you may want to upgrade to china and flatware from Sully’s that truly enhances your event.
  • Glassware and bar service – Choose stemmed or stemless glassware from Sully’s or rent a full bar setting if your venue does not provide one.
  • Linens – Including table runners, table skirts, chair covers, and napkins, Sully’s has a huge selection of colors, styles, and textures that will suit your indoor or outdoor wedding.
  • Centerpieces – From vases and votives to rustic sets, Sully’s can help you finish each table.
  • Lighting and draping – For both tents and interior venues, Sully’s has available lighting, tent draping, and pipe and drape options to dress up your celebration space.
  • Dance floor – A dance floor is a must for your outdoor wedding venue. Ask our team about staging for your live band or DJ.

Flexibility can make your wedding

In a booming wedding industry with prices on the high side, being willing to compromise can make all the difference. Some couples are considering weekdays and/or unconventional times when their venue of choice is booked on the weekends. Others are moving plans to outdoor settings, which can open up a range of options including a family farm or large yard.

Let the team at Sully’s Rental help you find ways to create the wedding of your dreams with one of the largest selections of party items in the area. Call early to get your request in!

 

June 1, 2022

The summer heat has arrived, and just around the corner is one of the biggest celebrations of the season—July Fourth. This summer is trending back to the kinds of events we consider tradition – big backyard barbecues that include plenty of festive food, beverages, and games, along with sunshine and heat.

Sully’s Rental is here to ensure you have everything you need to outfit a Fourth of July party that is memorable and keeps your guests entertained and cool. Forecasts call for a heat wave, so start with the essentials.

  • Tents, tables and chairs – Sully’s has a variety of sizes and styles along with set up instructions so you can provide a place for guests to grab some shade and a place to sit, eat, and mingle.
  • Fans and cool air movers – Our floor or pedestal fans can keep air moving for your guests, or choose our three-speed cool air mover, which will cool the air in your tent by as much as 25 degrees.
  • Decorations – Don’t forget red, white and blue linens and string lights to create the celebratory atmosphere fitting for July Fourth.

Cold beverages are crucial for your celebration, so keep those cans and bottles on ice and offer a bit more with help from Sully’s

  • Hammered beverage tub – Go beyond the cooler with our stainless steel beverage tub, big enough to hold soda, water, and beer.
  • Beverage dispenser – Perfect for raspberry lemonade, iced tea, or citrus infused water.
  • Frozen margarita machine – For the ultimate adult beverage that keeps everyone cool on a hot day, this machine is fun and easy to operate.

Rely on Sully’s for everything you need for beverage service, including glassware and punch bowls, or full bar service for the biggest crowds.

Keeping it fun for the kids – and the kid in all of us

No Fourth of July celebration is complete without games and concessions to enjoy before the evening fireworks. From sidewalk chalk art for the young ones to spitting watermelon seeds and water balloon contests for every age group, this year’s Independence Day festivities are expected to include it all. Get traditional games and whimsical concessions from Sully’s.

Games

  • Corn Hole
  • Bocce Ball
  • Giant Jenga
  • Connect Four

Concessions

  • Sno-Kone Machine
  • Cotton Candy Machine
  • Popcorn Machine
  • Hot Dog Warmers

Plan all your upcoming cookouts, picnics, and summer celebrations with Sully’s Rental. Call today for options and pricing for all our party supplies.

April 1, 2022

Easter and spring in Northeast Ohio bring an enthusiasm for all things fresh and colorful. Trends this year are expected to be all that and more, with beautiful florals and elegant dinner arrangements taking center stage. Sully’s Party Rental has everything you need to create that fresh, spring feeling you want for your Easter table, complete with elegant china, place settings and stemware for any size crowd.

Start with round or rectangular tables covered in an array of pastel table linens. Use a different pastel shade for each table or layer tablecloths, table runners, and napkins to create a rainbow of spring color on each table. Sully’s has a variety of choices in table shapes and sizes and a full range of colors available in our collection of linens.

Add beauty and fragrance with centerpieces bursting with spring blooms. Choose tulips, hyacinth, daffodils, and lilies for a riot of color on each table and choose from our collection of large or small vases. Add flare with fresh green vines to complement your pastel table runners.

Complete your table with our elegant china patterns that are understated enough to let your color choices shine. Incorporate plates edged in silver or gold with bright hued napkins to create a pop of color.

Stemware is always an elegant addition to any dinner table. Sully’s options for glassware include both stemmed and stemless, or consider our pink water goblet to bring that spring feeling into your place settings.

For a small family gathering or a large outdoor Easter dinner, Sully’s provides you the option of an elegantly laid table in your dining room or a beautifully decorated yard filled with inviting tables laden with spring blooms and sparkling place settings.

Call Sully’s today for details on tent, table, and chair rentals as well as options for coordinating linens and the convenience of china, place settings and glassware. Our rental options allow you to plan and enjoy your Easter celebration without the hassle of borrowing chairs and the frustration of mismatched table settings.

February 1, 2022

It’s been a long two years, but trade shows and networking events are back. Put your best foot forward with a pipe and drape system that organizes and beautifies your space.

Whether you need a backdrop, are dressing up a plain wall, or plan to set and organize an entire room, a pipe and drape system is a great solution. This series of vertical and horizontal piping is easy to assemble and is designed to stand as a secure frame. Attach fabric drapes to divide sections of a room, set up booths, create a textured backdrop, or enhance a color scheme.

A pipe and drape system is one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to transform a room or an event. Assemblies from Sully’s Rental are available in heights of three, six, eight, and 12 feet and you rent only what you need.

Consider the following:

  • A variety of sizes means you can build trade show booths or cover entire walls.
  • High quality, wrinkle-free fabric means trade shows and business events look professional, while weddings and gatherings look elegant.
  • Professional guidance for planning and renting, as well as set up, and tear down, are always available.
  • Sully’s assemblies are appropriate for booths, registration tables, photo backdrops, and theater staging.

Networking events and trade shows have always played a big role in growth for both small and large companies. As we transition back to in-person events, Sully’s event specialists can help ensure yours is successful and memorable,

Useful tips for pipe and drape systems

  • Have a floor plan and measurements of your venue.
  • Allow 10 feet square for a standard trade show booth.
  • For wall coverage, full or partial, measure the height and width of the area you wish to cover.
  • A standard photo backdrop is 12 feet wide.
  • Our pipe and drape assemblies allow for layering of fabrics as well as tie-backs and swags to dress up your venue.

Contact Sully’s rental today for additional details about our pipe and drape assemblies and a full range of other supplies to make your event a success.

December 30, 2021

Congratulations on getting engaged this holiday season! The dreaming, the fun, and the work begins now, and Sully’s Party Rental is available to help with all your wedding planning details.

Considering the start of your life together is some of the best time you will spend with your chosen partner. Be sure to enjoy this time before diving into your wedding planning.

  • Call your family and friends to share your news.
  • Plan a small engagement celebration.
  • Show off your ring and be sure to get it insured.
  • Discuss your dream wedding with your fiancé and those closest to you.

Wedding planning tips

Actual planning of your wedding day will likely begin soon after your engagement, but take your time before locking in a date and vendors. Your early discussions should revolve around those traditions and elements that are “must-haves” so you can build details around them. It also is helpful to have an idea of the size of your guest list and budget so you don’t get your heart set on a venue that isn’t big enough or is outside of your budget limit.

Keep the following in mind as you begin your planning:

  • Pick a season that fits your dream first. Your venue, colors and decorations will all follow naturally from the season of the year you have chosen.
  • Create a venue checklist before you begin visiting potential locations. Your list of requirements for your venue will help eliminate unsuitable locations and guide your questions as you visit those locations that may fit your dream.
  • Lock in your date and venue before moving on to other potential vendors, including rental of tables, chairs, and glassware. Having a couple dates in mind within your chosen season will make it easier to book the venue you like best.

Your wedding planning team

With the many decisions you will need to make as you plan your wedding, the team you build will be crucial. Identify your go-to team members at your venue, catering company, photographer, and all vendors providing items to complete your day.

At Sully’s, our professionals are on-hand to help you with the perfect rental items as well as working with your venue to supply everything you need to create your dream wedding.

Choose Sully’s services for the following:

  • Small ceremonies set in a park or yard
  • Large weddings at outdoor venues
  • Traditional weddings in party centers or church halls

We can outfit any wedding celebration with beautiful tents draped and decorated, tables and chairs finished with table skirts and runners, as well as a full complement of linens, café lights, china and place settings, full bar service, a dance floor and music equipment, and seasonal specialties, including heat or air conditioning.

Contact Sully’s Rental early in your wedding planning process and add us to your team of planning professionals. We are ready to help you take your holiday engagement to the perfect wedding of your dreams.

November 30, 2021

Whether your home is small, or you feel more comfortable bringing your family and friends together in open air, Sully’s has the answer for combating the cold. Holiday and winter parties in outdoor venues can be a great opportunity to enjoy what winter has to offer. Just keep the heat turned up.

Your open air setting

Many families continue to take care when planning both small and large gatherings through the holidays and the cold weather months. With the right heating unit, your options can range from a cleaned up and brightly lit garage to your backyard deck or gazebo. Wherever you gather, portable heaters will take the chill off and allow guests to gather in comfort.

  • Propane heaters – Sully’s has multiple types and sizes of propane heaters that provide clean-burning and reliable heat for any open air space, garage or detached barn setting. Our team can help you choose an appropriate style of heater for your space and let you know whether you need more than one.
  • Patio heaters – Radiant patio heaters are ideal for taking the chill off a deck or patio space. Sully’s patio heaters operate with propane tanks and provide a both reliable and attractive heat source for your outdoor space. We can advise you on your rental based on the size of your deck or patio.

Take your outdoor party one step further with a tent from Sully’s that will transform your backyard into the perfect venue. Tent heaters strategically positioned with partially lowered sidewalls can keep guests comfortable and allow you to incorporate the crisp and magical feel of a winter day and the ventilation many are seeking.

Contact Sully’s today for all your heating options and everything else you need for festive holiday and winter celebrations.

September 8, 2021

At Sully’s Party Rental, our goal is to ensure you have exactly what you need for any event. For outdoor parties, weddings, festivals, and more, a tent is critical, but not every tent is right for every venue.

Our experts are always available to work with you when it comes to choosing a tent for your event. We supply frame tents and pole tents (also called canopies). How the space will be used, the amount of available space for the tent, and whether the surface is pavement or grass are all important considerations when choosing a tent.

Check out the following features and considerations and contact our team for guidance on your frame tent or pole tent.

Pole tents

Pole tents are great for short-term events such as parties, weddings, and festivals, because they are easy to set up and take down. Tension between stakes on the outside of the tent and center poles keeps them erect. Although the center poles can block views, they also can lend themselves to additional decoration with vines, drapes, or flowers. Because these tents must be staked, your venue must be grass with additional space for the ropes.

Pros and cons

  • Set up is relatively easy, but surface must be grass to allow staking of the tent
  • Available space must be larger than the tent itself to allow for stakes and ropes
  • Attractive exterior profile
  • Center poles may limit set up options for interior
  • Generally less expensive to rent

 

Frame tents

Frame tents are more versatile than pole tents because they do not require staking. The framework itself provides structure for the tent, so they can be erected on grass or pavement with concrete blocks to secure them, making the overall footprint only slightly larger than the tent itself. With no center poles, interior set up has no obstructions. However, setting up the tent is more difficult and involves more parts and some heavy lifting.

Pros and cons

  • May be used on any surface and where space is somewhat limited because of its frame and smaller footprint
  • No center poles to obstruct views or limit interior set up options
  • Visible interior pole structure can be covered with draping
  • Tend to be more expensive because of labor and parts needed for set up

 

Our frame and pole tents are available in multiple sizes and may be accessorized with sidewalls and lighting to provide the atmosphere you desire for your event. Call Sully’s today for information and guidance on the best tent for your event.

 

 

August 3, 2021

The upcoming school year and fall sports season promises to be a lot more normal this year. Your kick-off picnic for returning students, meet-and-greet gatherings for new clubs and organizations, and support activities for fall sports are too important to risk weather ruining your outdoor plans.

Sully’s Rental has a tent to fit your plans, from a small information post outside the school building for new club members to check in to large kick-off picnics at the community park or a celebration of the first football game of the year.

With Sully’s, you can hold that parking lot tailgate before the home football games or invite the whole school to the kick-off picnic. Choose from tents that are compatible for location on grass or pavement, with optional accessories that allow for that unexpected cool day or pop-up storm. Sidewalls provide a comfortable space to set up food and beverages. Keep those cool temps out with a space heater and ensure seating for everyone with tables and chairs from Sully’s.

Outdoor events remain the best option for students and families, as most communities continue to encourage thoughtful gatherings that include some care taken for open air and social distancing. Your Sully’s tent can provide the open air you need with protection from light rain or extreme heat.

From 20’ by 20’ canopy tents to large pole and frame tents, Sully’s has you covered. Call today for more information about tent rental as well as set up and tear down services.

Sully’s Showroom hours are by appointment only.

Please call 330-645-0555 for updated hours.

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