TENTS & EVENTSBlog by Ranco Tent Rentals and Savannah Special Events
Fall Kick Off
September 4, 2014
As another busy week comes to an end, we would like to reminisce on our last couple of weeks.
Nicole from Ranco South kicked off Fall event season at the LGBT Wedding Expo sponsored by GaySavannah.com. This ground breaking event was held at The Mansion at Forsyth on August 24, and was quite a historical event, to say the least. Though an intimate setting, Nicole said it was a “party- like” atmosphere, a far fetch from the corporate-esque expos that many vendors are accustomed to.
With an eclectic group of vendors, the expo opened and history was being made. With a spectacular spread of food, including scrumptious crab cakes from Southside Shellfish Inc., all of the vendors and visitors were well fed.
We were so honored to be a part of the very first LGBT show in Savannah and we look forward to many more.
How cool is this Bleeding Armadillo cake from Joe’s Homemade Café?
Then we headed on over to Hutchinson Island for the Savannah Craft Brew Fest on August 30. For 7 years we have been a part of this awesome event showcasing the craft breweries here in the south. One of my favorite events of the whole year, the Craft Brew Fest crew definitely brought their A game this year. They included different areas such as an import garden, a cider garden, a mixology garden, food and a cornhole tournament. Is there a better way to spend Labor Day weekend than drinking a bunch of crafty beer?
Actually, there is another great way: the annual Tybee Island Labor Day Beach Bash! This event is a blast for the whole family. After spending your weekend on the beach, we hope you stuck around on Sunday night for the awesome live bands that played in the huge parking lot of Tybee.
Lastly, we celebrated Avigale and Andrew on their big day out at Old Fort Jackson. This wedding was nothing short of fabulous with a ferry boat ride to the reception where guests walked into a southern wonderland. Bonnie at First City Events is such a delight to work with! And Ooh! Events really made Old Fort Jackson look amazing! We were so honored that they allowed us to be a part of their big day and we wish them hundreds of years of happiness!
As you can tell we have had a great start to the event season! We look forward to the rest of the fall and hope that you all stay tuned for everything we have in store!
August 27, 2014
Oh sweet Savannah, where the Spanish moss hangs softly from the large live oak trees that cover the Savannah streets, keeping the hot southern sun from beating down on you. Savannah has become one of the most appealing destinations for weddings and events in the country. Savannah’s sweet southern charm has been attracting the attention of brides, event coordinators, and officials all in the same for decades, which is where we come in.
Ranco, short for Randy’s Company, has been locally owned and operated in the Savannah area for almost 9 years. Randy Childs, CEO of Ranco, has been in the business for about three decades, so he has been around the block a time or two. With the original location, Savannah Special Events in the downtown area, Randy was able to burst into the event rental business strong in Savannah. Eventually, Savannah Special Events by Ranco expanded into the south side of Savannah, making us more accessible to the public for your rental needs. Both locations are fully functional and both have stunning showrooms for you to see most of our products.
My name is Ashley, part of The Savannah Special Events and Ranco South team. Also an event coordinator, events and weddings have taken over my life and I would have it no other way. From weddings to birthday parties, corporate events to back yard BBQ’s, I am here to tell you about the amazing events we are so lucky to be a part of.
We are getting an early start to the Fall event season, kicking off with Savannah Brew Fest and quite a few weddings. We are so lucky to have wonderful event coordinators and vendors to help us put on these special days.
Savannah Special Events and Ranco South are both accessible on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Pop on over and see what we are up to!
July 1, 2013
Fall Steeplechase 2012
November 13, 2012
We had such a great time this year at Fall Steeplechase 2012 in Aiken, SC. For those of you not familiar with Steeplechase, this is an annual horse racing event. The Aiken Steeplechase Association is a semi non-profit organization that hosts two different events, the Imperial cup in March and the Holiday Cup in October. You can view more information by visiting their website at www.aikensteeplechase.com .
"In over a decade, I have never been disappointed by Savannah Special Events. Not only do they always have exactly the items I need, but their service is absolutely impeccable! There is no one I trust more for my rental needs."
- Laura Lane Smith Director of Corporate Relations Savannah College of Art and Design