Step 1: Pick a Tent Type
For most short-term tent rentals, we’ll recommend one of three kinds of tents based on your outdoor surface, budget, and style preference.
Will the tent be set up on grass or asphalt? Try a pole tent or tension tent. They have a classic look and can be staked directly into grass or asphalt. (They’re also your most budget-friendly choice.)
Will the tent be set up on concrete? Depending on the square footage, you’ll need either a frame tent or a clearspan tent. They both can be kept in place with weights instead of stakes, which means they’re a great choice when a set-up crew can’t stake directly into the ground.
Do you need a completely open interior space? You’ll see that pole tents and tension tents do have a handful of center poles. To create an open space with no center poles, select a frame tent or clearspan tent.