Marquee Wedding Experts in Abbotsford


We provide friendly marquee hire services in Abbotsford with a friendly, trustworthy and professional approach. At Strawberry Marquees, we supply and erect marquees for lots of different types of events, including corporate, private, weddings, TV and film, festival and fairs and industrial purposes. No matter what your outdoor event may be, or the purpose of hire, Strawberry Marquees can provide you with a marquee for all occasions.

We have lots of different sizes of marquee that you can choose from for your wedding. We know that your wedding is an important day in your life and in that regard, everything must be perfect.

Whether you have chosen to have a massive family celebration, a smaller intimate event, or something in between, our wedding marquee will provide a beautiful backdrop to the occasion ensuring it is a memorable event for everyone in attendance in Abbotsford.

There are no two weddings that are exactly the same.

That’s why we will work with you to make sure your specific requirements and individual preferences are met. Whether it is a sophisticated, traditional occasion or an elegant contemporary feel you want to achieve, we will discuss your wishes and provide the appropriate range of services available.

Complete Wedding Marquee Design

You need to consider lots of aspects of the design of your wedding venue in Abbotsford when you are planning your wedding.

These areas include:

  • Reception area
  • Banqueting space
  • Dance floors
  • Seating areas
  • Stage
  • Colour schemes
  • Table decoration

Each area of the venue can be designed so that it fits the functional and design styles that you want.

Choosing the Right Wedding Marquee for Your Wedding

Getting the right wedding marquee is important for your big day in Abbotsford. This is one area we can help. Our wedding marquee experts will work with you to implement your vision in terms of the lighting of the venue, flower arrangements, the size of the wedding and the theme.

Your marquee will largely be dictated by the size of your wedding. We can help you get the position of your marquee right so that it looks as stunning as possible, taking into account water features, trees and views.

Wedding Guest List

A lot of the decisions that you make during your wedding planning stage flows from your guest list. The guest list will dictate, to a large degree, the type of marquee that is suitable in Abbotsford. Our company is capable and experienced in providing services for any size of wedding, with guests of 50 or below, a hundred or even over 200.

We can provide marquees for:

  • 50 guests
  • 100 guests
  • Around 150 guests
  • 200+ guests

Call us today to find out about our packages and how we can cater for the number of guests you have in Abbotsford.

Wedding Styles and Marquee Types

You will have your own vision of how you want your wedding to be.

There are lots of different types of marquees, wedding themes to choose from and wedding styles.

Whether you want your wedding to have a luxurious feel, using glitz and glamour, you want a more classic modern feel, or you want something specifically designed for you, we can help here at Strawberry Marquees. We have any type of marquee that you could be looking for in Abbotsford.

Our range of marquees includes frame marquees, canopy marquees, heated marquees and entrance marquees that can be incorporated into your occasion.

Marquee Types, Sizes and Price List

At Strawberry Marquees we can cater for any wedding through our different styles, sizes and wedding marquee prices. These include:

  • Canopy wedding marquees
  • Framed wedding marquees
  • Traditional canvas marquees
  • Modern wedding marquees
  • Entrance marquees
  • Heated marquees

Wedding Marquee Entertainment and Accessories Pricelist

Our wedding marquee hire services in Abbotsford provide you with everything you need to plan and enjoy an amazing wedding day. We provide wedding marquee hire and event planning support throughout the year.

Our wedding solutions are available all year round.

We can provide you with accessories and equipment for your event with or without a marquee. To make your life easier we can provide you with the supply and installation of audio-visual and other equipment required for your marquee when we erect it in Abbotsford.

Get a free quote on your wedding marquee today by giving us a call.

Get a Quote Call us 07548 384 535

Additional equipment and accessories that we can supply for you include:


Table and Chair Hire

We can provide you with the chairs and tables that you need for indoor and outdoor areas of your wedding event in Abbotsford.

  • 5-foot roundtable with eight chairs
  • 5’6” roundtable with 10 chairs
  • 6-foot roundtable with 12 chairs

Marquee Heating Hire

Whether your event is in the summer and you want to take the chill out of the air, or you have an event planned for colder autumn or winter months, we can provide you with the heating options to make your event a warm success. All our heaters are thermostatically controlled and can run up to 14 hours, depending on the model.

Marquee Lighting Hire

Lighting makes a big impression on the outlook of the marquee. Getting your lighting appropriate can really set off the wedding in Abbotsford. A night-time wedding reception and party will have very different lighting from a wedding breakfast.

We can provide you with wedding lights that suit the occasion:

  • Disco ball lighting
  • Starlight cloth ceiling
  • LED fairy lights

Marquee flooring

Marquee flooring comes in different types and styles, with grass being the cheapest. Not every site is lucky enough to have grass, and, in addition, some couples don’t want to see even a blade of grass at their wedding in Abbotsford. In this case, the next best option, liked for its simplicity, durability and versatility, is matting. Coconut matting, or simply matting, is traditional coir floor mats, manufactured from coconut husk.

Some of the other flooring options can be found below:

  • Carpet on hard flooring
  • Hard flooring
  • Wooden hard flooring

Our carpets are available in beige, vermilion, gravy, blue and green, and can also be used outside the marquee to form walkways, outdoor extensions of the marquee, and entrance foyers in Abbotsford.

Get in touch today to find out more about our carpet colours.

Generator Hire

It’s likely you’ll need a generator when you hire a marquee. They are needed for lighting, heating and the all-important DJ. We provide affordable generators that come with:

  • Free setup and demonstration delivery
  • A backup generator
  • Filled tank of fuel and additional fuel for small fee
  • Unlimited hour hire
  • Insurance
  • Late-night collection – for unsecured sites

Luxury Loo Hire

We will provide luxury loo rental units which are suitable for your wedding in Abbotsford. As well as being highly affordable, our units are made from top quality materials, providing your wedding guests with comfort and luxury throughout your event.

Advantages of Hiring a Marquee for Your Wedding

We offer more than just marquee hire. Our mission is to serve our clients with the best marquee packages for events of all sizes. There are many great reasons people choose marquees for their wedding in Abbotsford. Flexible layouts and sizes. No limits on the number of guests You choose the design and decor and have complete control

Privacy

More affordable than hotel wedding venues Opens up new locations

Wedding Marquee Hire Advice

As specialists in marquees in Abbotsford we recommend that Couples review pictures of the equipment and marquees available You find a marquee hire service with a professional history Ensure that you test run everything before the big day in Abbotsford – from the marquee to the lighting and heating systems. Take a look at the frequently asked questions below to find out more about hiring a marquee for your wedding day.

Five Steps to Your Flawless Wedding Marquee


Step 1 – Site Visit

The next step after the quote is to organize a site visit in Abbotsford at a mutually convenient time. We will make sure, on the site visit, that the location is appropriate for a marquee.

Step 2 – Decide a Layout and Theme

We will work with you to understand all of your ideas for themes, layout and plan the marquee for your wedding in Abbotsford. We will work with you to understand all your special requirements, and get you involved in every stage that needs your input to get the design and layout how you want it. If you want a more hands-free approach, then you can have peace of mind that we will deliver a venue that helps make your special day a memorable one.

Step 3 – Plan a Budget

The budget of your wedding is crucial. If you don’t yet have a budget, we will work with you to help you understand the costs of the various elements involved in the wedding day in Abbotsford.

Step 4 – Design Your Perfect Marquee Event

Our designers will then plan out the design of your marquee in line with your vision. We will use you as a guide to help us understand the different design specifications and themes you want, and then we’ll go ahead and deliver your dream wedding.

Step 5 – Relax and let us take the Strain

This is your big day. Relax and let us take the strain. We are responsible for making sure that the day runs smoothly and that all the planning is in place to ensure things happen as they should do in Abbotsford. Let go and enjoy basking in the attention, interacting with your wedding guests.

No obligation site survey at your convenience

We work during the week and over the weekend and can provide you with a no-obligation consultation in Abbotsford. We can come and consult with you when you are choosing a wedding venue for your marquee. Get in touch and we will come with you.

Get a Quote Call us 07548 384 535

Why Choose Strawberry Marquees for your Wedding


Strawberry Marquees are experts at delivering well-managed, elegant weddings. There are lots of choices out there, but Strawberry Marquees is certainly one of the best when it comes to wedding marquee higher.

Detailed, no nonsense, tailored proposals

We know marquees, and we know weddings. All of our advice is backed up by the experience we have. The proposals in Abbotsford we make to you will be clear and transparent and personalized to you.

All work is covered by our trusted guarantees

We follow best practice health and safety procedures and will always keep you and your guests safe throughout the day. However, to put your mind at ease, all of our work is covered by guarantees from start to finish.

Team of honest, friendly and reliable staff

Here at Strawberry Marquees in Abbotsford you will find nothing but a team of friendly, honest, reliable and dedicated staff who want nothing more than to please you, cater to all your marquee needs and ensure that your experience is memorable and your day unforgettable.

High specification finish on all our marquees

You’ll be amazed by the high specifications of our wedding marquees including the decor we provide, the lighting that creates the atmosphere, the flooring and layouts and so much more.

No hidden extras

At Strawberry Marquees, what you see is what you get. We are honest in our dealings in terms of costs, packages, expectations and deliverables.

Get Your Online Wedding Marquee Quote Today

Your perfect wedding could come true with our careful designs and management. Just give us the details of the wedding you have always wanted, and we can get to work in Abbotsford. Use our online quotes for wedding marquees without worrying about a commitment upfront. The form takes less than 10 minutes to fill in, and we can get back to you as soon as we know whether your wedding date is available with a no-fee consultation.

What we need to know about Your Wedding

To make sure you get everything you want; we will need to get some details about your wedding. You should be able to choose a marquee in Abbotsford that suits your needs and giving us some information about your plans can help with this.

The information we need includes the following:

  • Your Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Home Address
  • Venue/Site Address
  • Estimated Wedding Date
  • Total Number of Guests
  • Number of Seated Guests
  • Number of Standing Guests

As well as any other information or requests you deem necessary about your specific wishes.

Wedding Marquee Hire FAQ’s


What are your top tips for couples on deciding if a marquee is right for the day?



When choosing between different marquees, there are some things you should keep in mind, like where you want to have the wedding, how involved you want to be in the wedding plans, if you have a venue that needs alteration, and whether you have faith in the company that’s applying your marquees.

What styles of wedding marquee are available?



Our marquees go from 3.6 m² to 9m x 27m, and they include, Frame Marquees, Canopy Marquees, Heated Marquees, Entrance Marquees, Modern Wedding Marquees, Luxury Wedding Marquees, Bespoke Wedding Marquees, and more.

Can marquees be used all year-round for weddings?



There isn’t a reason why marquees cannot be used throughout the year for weddings. But it’s still important to consider whether the site and the weather on the day will be suitable.

By checking these things in advance, you can make sure that you don’t choose a site with very strong winds and you have the option to change locations.

Is it possible to ensure that marquees are warm enough for winter weddings?



You can make sure your marquee is warm enough of.

We are more than capable of keeping your guests warm throughout the ceremony in colder months.

We always make sure there are plenty of heating units including a spare, and will only charge for the fuel, not per unit.

How will the wedding marquee cope with at adverse weather conditions?



Muddy conditions and rain on top of the marquee can be unpleasant, and severe weather can even cause damage to the marquee.

Make sure you don’t commit to a wedding date before double-checking the weather forecast.

Are your marquees waterproof?



They are but the ground itself presents water risk in the event of heavy rain and less than optimal soil conditions.

A possible option is to add a hard floor and a carpet, although this could put you over-budget.

How far in advance of the wedding date do I need to hire the marquee?



We cannot tell you how early you should make the booking.

Still, if you tell us the date you are planning for the wedding, we can tell you whether this is available, and you can book it if you want.

How long does it take to erect a wedding marquee?



This depends on the size of the marquee you wish to use.

The marquee should be in place between one and three days before the wedding and will be removed the day afterward.

How do I know what size of marquee I’ll need for my wedding?



There are various factors affecting the size including whether you want a dance floor, bar, DJ area, as well as guest list, which we will need.

How much room does a disco take up?



Make sure the dance floor has five foot of width on one side.

Do we need a generator?



Definitely.

We recommend that you have a generator on standby in case of power failure.

Do uplighters provide enough light?



Uplighters are appropriate if you want a simple atmospheric effect.

They are unable to provide very bright light, however.

How safe are your wedding marquees?



They are fully fire resistant.

They are constructed solely from materials that meet British Standard specifications.

Does Strawberry Marquees have insurance cover?



Strawberry Marquees are covered for public and product insurance.

The customer is required to provide coverage for any damage to the marquee and equipment, and coverage theft, while responsible for the marquee.

Could a marquee damage cables or pipes running underneath?



Drainage cables or pipes under the ground could be damaged by the steel pegs used to secure the marquee.

Any underground services of this nature mean you must inform us so we can avoid them.

Will your marquees damage our garden?



You do not have to worry about long-term damage.

There might be some fading of the grass under the marquee, but they should return to the colour scheme.

How much does it cost to hire a wedding marquee?



There are different aspects of every wedding. Marquee should be considered in the same way.

There is the size, furniture, lighting, flooring, etc. to consider for each client.

Strawberry Marquees can give you everything you have imagined for your wedding.

Contact us today for an accurate quote.

Access to the marquee site is restricted, is this a problem?



It’s not a problem.

We have no difficulty moving our marquees into most sites, as they are easily portable.

However, a site that’s over 25m from the access point or has a tricky access point will incur an additional charge.

How much space will I need to set up my Wedding Marquee?



It depends on your guest list, bar, dance floor, and band.

We can offer advice and guidance once we inspect the site.

What surface is suitable for my wedding marquee?



Although marquees can be set up on different surfaces, we do need to secure them to the ground.

During the site visit, we will access the ground and let you know if a particular surface is suitable.

Do I need matting?



This will vary depending on the event, but matting generally looks preferable.

Matting is recommended for weddings, both for this and because it makes wearing high heels more comfortable.

Dance floors should be supported by matting, but a catering tent might be able to go without.

Should I cut the grass?



You may but the cuttings must be taken away if you’re not using matting, and make sure to cut it well in advance so the grass doesn’t stick to the marquee.

Do you decorate the wedding marquees?



We do.

Do you hire linen, cutlery, generators or toilets?

We have luxury toilets and generators available as well as our marquees.

Unfortunately, we do not hire kitchen equipment.

What is included in the initial quote?



Our initial quote should include the marquee of the size you choose, lighting, internal power distribution including sockets, bar, catering, etc., heating, lining, doors, windows and the correct size of floor.

You can tell us if there are any other finishes or equipment on your wish list.

When is site meeting necessary?



Once you have received the quote, that visit must take place as soon as possible.

The marquee needs a site that is the right size and has the right environment, both of which will be checked at the inspection.

Are your marquees lined?



No, they don’t need to be.

However, we can line them if you want.

What about electricity?



Usually, marquees don’t require a lot of electricity; which can be drawn from any nearby building.

A backup generator might be required.

For further information about our party tents and marquees, don’t hesitate to get in contact.

Can I decorate the Wedding marquee myself?



You certainly can.

We want your wedding to be remembered just the way you want.

We will assist and advise you when necessary.

Can you suggest venues where to set up my Wedding Marquee?



This depends on where you live.

We can offer suggestions on the best site for a wedding marquee after you have provided us with your location.

How many guests can I seat around a table?



Tables seat between 6 and 12 guests.

You are able to choose a different seating arrangement if you prefer.