Plan a Labor Day BBQ No One Will Forget

July 19, 2019
By: Marquee Event Rentals

For most people, Labor Day is the last hurrah of summer; it’s one last chance to create special memories with friends and family. The average Labor Day BBQ is usually a simple gathering and a traditional meal of burgers and hot dogs. Tuesday morning in the office breakroom, people will describe it as, “nothing much, just hanging out with friends and family.” If you’re the type of person who doesn’t settle for average, read on for how to turn your Labor Day event into an experience.

Elevate Your Labor Day BBQ to an Experience 

Planning a party on Labor Day? Make your event more than just another get-together with these suggestions from Marquee’s event planning experts.

Get people talking about your event (and posting to social media) with live entertainment, a few surprises, and a little friendly competition. For example:

Grillmaster Challenge - invite guests to show off their cooking expertise. Award custom trophies for the perfect steak, best BBQ sauce, tastiest pie, etc. Marquee can provide propane or charcoal grills, tables, and even buffet serving pieces and catering equipment.

Special Guests - a live band playing classic cover songs is a great way to infuse your event with energy. Marquee can provide the stage, lighting, and even a dance floor. Or, host your event at your local links and hire golf pros to accompany guests along the course.

Serve a Signature Cocktail - hire professional bar staff and create a signature cocktail. Marquee can
create a bar complete with drinkware and refrigeration perfect for your indoor or tented outdoor event.

Surprises - an event becomes an experience the moment guests realize they’re part of something special. Use unexpected surprises to transform your event from “meh” to memorable. For example:

  • Set up a projection screen and use an LCD projector to play a fabulously funny movie
  • Set up a tent where guests can enjoy a free massage (and take a break from laboring!)
  • Book a photographer to capture guests enjoying special moments

Marquee is Your Event Rental Concierge

Let our professional event planners help you decide what to rent for your event, assist with logistics, and handle the important details. Whether you’re hosting 50 people or 50,000, call on our expert staff to design, deliver, install, and decorate your soiree. Marquee is a full-service event rental partner. We can provide generators, climate control, lighting, flooring, tents, catering equipment, tables, chairs, and anything else you may need.

As an industry leader, Marquee provides unmatched quality, service, and selection. Our list of clients is extensive and we’ve been honored to support premiere events such as:

  • The Ryder Cup
  • NFL Draft
  • Austin City Limits Music Festival
  • SXSW
  • American World Series of Barbeque
  • PGA events

Contact one of our experts in Chicago, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Austin, Dallas, or San Antonio for a complimentary consultation on event rental equipment and more. No event is too large or too small. Our goal is to provide personal service and make your event something to remember.