Break the Mold! 3 Ways to Make Your 2018 Wedding Stand Out

Your wedding is your special day and just like you, deserves to stand out. Luckily, this year’s wedding trends focus on helping brides and grooms-to-be go above and beyond the typical wedding celebration with a few simple touches. Here are 3 ways to make your 2018 wedding stand out: Focus on the After Party As […]


How to Plan the Perfect Summer Wedding in Rochester, NY

The new year is just around the corner! If you’re recently engaged, it’s likely you’re starting to think about your upcoming summer wedding. We’ve put together five tips that will make your outdoor summer wedding one to remember: Think Local If you’re looking to support local businesses, venues, and artisans, congratulations! You happen to live […]


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.



Classic Brides: How to create the perfect outdoor wedding

Are you a classic bride with a classic wedding day vision? If so, here’s a great example of how McCarthy Tents & Events can translate your dreams to reality. The classic wedding is white on white on white. It’s crisp, it’s clean, it’s bright and it’s beautiful. One of the best things about our inventory is […]


To Cover or Not to Cover: The Great Chair Cover Debate

Every year the great chair cover debate rolls on: should you cover a chair, or should you rent a new chair? So, here’s our take on it and why… If a chair cover is part of our your overall dream design aesthetic, you should absolutely rent chair covers. McCarthy Tents & Events’ chair covers start […]