Category Archives: Beer Tent

Summer of the Arts Festival in Iowa City, IA : Event Tents by Big Ten Rentals

View of some of the tents Big Ten Rentals set up for this event:

Artwork found around the Summer of the Arts festival:

Found under Emerging Artist Tent:

Found under Emerging Artist Tent (high school students):

During the event setup at night:

Oktoberfest beer tent for Millstream Brewing Company in Amana, IA

Millstream Brewing Company logoBig Ten Rentals set up a 20′ x 60′ rope and pole tent with sidewall for the Millstream Brewing Company in Amana, IA. Sidewalls are used for weather protection and are removed during the Oktoberfest event. We also delivered black chairs for this event.

Jazz festival setup in downtown Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Summer of the Arts logo 2016Iowa City Jazz Festival logoOur setup crew completed setting up the tents, stages, picnic and regular tables along with a multitude of other items late Thursday night for the Iowa City Jazz Festival!

Just add thousands of people and this will be one great event! More images coming soon.

Setup photos:

Photos from the event:

Event Services for the 2016 Quad Cities Air Show

QCAS 30th year logo Quad City Times logoBig Ten Rentals set up a 40′ x 60′ hybrid tent, 30′ x 40′ Rope and Pole tent, 20′ x 30′ Rope and Pole tent, twenty-two 10′ x 10′ Frame tents, 20′ x 20′  Rope and Pole tent, Six 20′ x 20′ Frame tents, eight 10′ x 20′ Frame Marquee white tents plus 282 tables and 2,600 chairs.

Set-up of the 2016 Quad Cities Air Show:

Pictures during the Air Show:

Double Decker trailer
Double Decker trailer

Tents for 2016 St. Patrick’s Day event at Kelly’s Irish Pub & Eatery in Davenport, IA

Kelly's Irish Pub and Eatery logoBig Ten Rentals is back again to set up Kelly’s Irish Pub & Eatery’s 2016 St Patrick’s Day event! We added a grand total of 13,700 sq/ft event space for this event! This St. Patrick’s weekend event has daily scheduled events with Irish Dances,  Give Aways, Multiple Bands and of course the traditional Skydiving Leprechauns! There is a reason why they are known as Iowa’s Largest St. Patrick’s Day Party! Located at 2222 E 53rd St. Davenport, IA 52807

Aerial photography of tents at Kelly’s Irish Pub & Eatery:

Getting setup at Kelly’s Irish Pub & Eatery:


Related: See pictures from 2015 St. Patty’s Weekend Event at Kelly’s.

Iowa Craft Beer Tent Event at Vesta restaurant Coralville, IA

Vesta restaurant logoVesta Restaurant in Coralville Iowa puts on an Iowa Craft Beer event every year under our 20′ x 60′ frame tent. It was a heated tent so even with snow on the ground it was warm inside.

Tailgate party for the Iowa vs. Oklahoma State wrestling match

This was a record breaking event held at Kinnick Stadium. A crowd of more than 42,000 came out to watch this Iowa vs. Oklahoma State wrestling match in Iowa City. What better what to tailgate than with our Double Decker party trailer, Beer Trailer and a 20′ x 40′ frame tent!

Event setup for the 2015 Northside Oktoberfest in Downtown District

2015 Northside Oktoerfest logoBig Ten Rentals provided lots of components to this year’s 2015 Oktoberfest in downtown Iowa City. We had our 24′ tall double lane inflatable slide secured to four 2′ x 2′ x 2′ blocks, green fence (portable perimeter fencing), three 10′ x 20′ marquee tents, several Acme weights, four chill tables, 8 banner framework, picnic tables, 20 48″ tables w/ umbrellas, 55 white fence, 30 cocktail tables, 265 8′ tables, 18 wooden stools, 600 black chairs, 50 bike rack, 2 dollies, pallet jack, 30 black sandbags and 40 soda cylinders. It was an amazing Oktoberfest that was completely sold out this year!


See pictures from the 2014 Oktoberfest

Event setup for 2015 River Roots: Quad Cities Music & Rib Fest

Dlux events logoRiver Roots logo
We set up multiple tents for friends over at D’lux Events for this year’s River Roots Live. This event will be held on Friday, Aug. 28 and Saturday, Aug. 29 in Davenport’s LeClaire Park on the banks, an amazing location that is right next to the Mississippi River.

Event Tents for the 2015 RAGBRAI in Solon, Iowa

RAGBRAI logo Big Ten Rentals set-up tents for 2015 RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) in Solon, Iowa and Iowa River Landing in Coralville, Iowa destinations.