Author Archives: MasonDigital

3 Tips for Planning Your Corporate Event

Every now and again, it’s beneficial to take your employees out of the office to celebrate your collective successes, both big and small. And one of the best ways to do this is by holding a corporate event or festival. While this might sound like a tall order for some companies, when broken into actionable […]


Planning Your Finger Lakes Engagement Party

So the question was popped – and of course, you said yes! Now, it’s time to celebrate. Planning an engagement party is an exciting thing; in many ways, it gets the ball rolling for the joyful (and hectic) year of planning and festivities. But when it comes to proposal and engagement parties, you have a […]


The Ultimate Checklist for Planning Your 2018 Wedding

So, the question was popped, and you said yes. Congratulations! You’ve popped the champagne, told your loved ones, and you might have even thrown an engagement party. …But what now? After the initial celebratory champagne toasts, it’s time to start the exciting and involved process of planning your wedding! While this is a moment many […]


4 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Party

Whether you’re planning a company party or an intimate gathering with family and friends, coordinating a seasonal event is no joke. From gifts to guest lists, from food to festive decor, there’s a lot to account for. Don’t worry – we’ve got your back. Not only are we seasoned pros when it comes to planning […]


4 Rustic Wedding Trends for 2018

The new year is right around the corner, and there’s never been a better time for brides and grooms-to-be to start planning their 2018 wedding. From new approaches to old trends to out-of-the-box innovation and ideas, the new year brings a number of exciting rustic wedding trends that will add those special touches you’ve been looking for.


Inauguration Day

In early January 2017, we were involved in our largest, most exciting set-up to date: the 45th United States Presidential Inauguration, located right on the National Mall in the middle of Washington, D.C. The install began on January 6th, just 3 weeks after the initial phone call about building a Media Village with the US […]


Wedding Ideas for 2016

We often field calls from brides who are looking for our expert opinion on wedding decorations. What’s trending? How do we achieve a certain look? What is offered offer rental wise? At McCarthy Tents & Events, we pride ourselves on being ahead of the curve and ready to knock your guests socks off with our new ideas and flawless execution.


Welcome to the Best of the Best

Let us welcome you behind the scenes and inside last season’s biggest undertaking: a 25×30 meter (82×100′) Losberger Uniflex Structure Tent. (sigh.) Isn’t she beautiful? This project was a week-long, construction-grade install. We used a 10,000 lb lift to erect 7 arches, one-by-one, as a laser-leveled floor was built between each arch. The floor graded […]


Rustic Wedding Ideas

For several years running, “rustic wedding” has been a pretty hot ticket. Country weddings, barn weddings, shabby chic… these are the phrases we hear brides say over and over when planning their wedding with us.  When they start describing what that means to them, it’s always words like warm, inviting, timeless, tried & true.  But […]


2016 Wedding Trend: Lighting

Looking back at 2015, there is no doubt that custom tent lighting installations were all the rage, setting the stage for what we think will continue to be 2016’s hottest wedding trend. Getting wedding reception lighting just right is key, not only for function, but for feel. “Ambiance” is a that magic word we like […]