• Marquee Hire

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wedding marquee hire

Marquee Hire

Make your venue special with an elegant wedding marquee. Wedding marquees come in a range of sizes for intimate or large guest lists, with clear or white walls, silk lining and flooring.
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Marquee Hire

A modern marquee for your next trade show, festival or corporate event provides a flexible venue for a standing cocktail party, trade show display or seated event.
Perty tent hire

Marquee Hire

Throw a successful party with a high-quality marquee from Johnson & Couzins. Our Clip Frame Marquee with no central pole is best suited for a long party night. We bring your party to life with a complete set up including walls, dancefloor and lighting equipment. Party on!
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Tent Hire

Get an immaculate party tent of any size for your next event. We equip you with the perfect event tent including set-up and equipment. Talk to our Party Tent experts today.

Peg and pole or frame marquee?

The decision which marquee to choose mainly depends on look, location and the surface to be installed on. In general, the more 'traditional' looking Peg and Pole Marquee with its pointed roof shape and its elegant and impressive style, which has internal poles and guy ropes around the outside, is only suitable for grass areas. Or our Clip Frame Tent Hire with its modern and sleek look with no centre pole or guys ropes around the outside**, allows you to make the most of your space, and is suitable for both soft and hard surfaces. Talk to our marquee hire experts to find the best solution for you! **Surface dependant

We also do Event hire

Need a little bit extra? Get all the equipment you need for your event at Johnson & Couzins. Check our broad range of dancefloors, glassware, lighting, tables, chairs and more

What is your biggest Festival marquee for indoor exhibitions?

Our biggest peg and pole marquee is 12m wide. You can have combinations of 12m wide sections e.g. we can go 12 x 18, 12x26, 12x36. We don’t do the “structure” marquees. Our biggest marquee can be 10m x 50m. We don’t have anything larger, although we can do two rows of 10m wide marquees with a gutter.

What’s the difference between cheap marquee hire and more expensive marquee hire?

We were referred to a client last year who rang in a panic, because her booked wedding marquee was damaged six weeks before her wedding. The hire firm was unable to keep its commitment. The marquee in question wasn’t a New Zealand made marquee, didn’t handle the wind, and had ended up on its roof too damaged to repair. We assured the client that we would supply her a more robust option (that’s the advantage of using a marquee from us – being professionals, we like to stock marquees that will go the distance). We said that regardless of the weather, we would ensure a suitable replacement was available for the event. We duly travelled to install a more high-calibre marquee and the wedding went without hitch. .

What are the weather risks with marquee hire and installation?

Both peg and pole, and frame marquees will withstand weather when erected. The peg and pole marquees are more weather dependent for installation, because the roof of the peg and pole marquees is lifted all in one section, so if the wind on erection is above 30km/hr we may need to come back later to complete the canvas. On frame marquees, you can set up the frame but the roof goes up in sections which gives more flexibility if it’s an exposed location. So it’s good to bear these marquee hire options in mind if you have an exposed location.

What if there’s a lockdown?

The 20% deposit is payable on booking. The full payment is normally due 2-3 weeks in advance of your event/function. If you cancel before the marquee(s) goes up, we will hold any moneys received indefinitely until you can rebook.

Client feedback

The team led by Dan who came and installed and dismantled the tent were very friendly proficient and obliging. If we are in the situation where we need to hire a marquee or equipment you will be the first ones we call.  So once again we would like to sincerely  thank you so much, your assistance communication and advice helped immensely to making my son and new daughter in laws day the dream wedding  they were planning for.

Karen and Terry Wilson (January 2020)

The johnson and couzin team were excellent right through the planning process to the big day. They were really well priced, efficient and professional..happily travelled and set up the marquee out on the farm. Loved the marquee looked amazing with the silk lining and Chandler lights!! We had an amazing day !! Highly recommend

Katherine Page (May 2020)

The team at Johnson & Couzins Hire are amazing – super accommodating, friendly and fantastic to deal with! We hired a marquee for our wedding and they made everything easy, they were quick to answer all of our questions, really going above and beyond to help us out, and the result was fantastic!! The marquee was perfect and really set the scene for our wedding. I’d definitely recommend Johnson & Couzins Hire!

Erin Morrison (April 2020)

We hired a 10m by 20m marquee from Johnson & Couzins for our big day and it was beautiful! They were very accommodating and also offered to bring any added extras we needed at last minute, which we took full advantage of and went for a bigger dance floor!

Kelsey Smart (March 2020)

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