Event Tips

Holiday Styling: 3 Event Styling Tips for the Holidays

Halloween has come and gone once again, which means it is now officially the holiday season! Holiday events are some of our most-loved events to plan, and to help provide decor inspiration for parties this year we have put together a list of our three favorite styling tips to hosting fall and winter holiday events.
1. Decorative Lighting
We are starting to see the lights hung up again on trees in the downtown areas, wreaths posted on the outsides of malls, and homes gleaming wit...

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How to Host an Awesome Friendsgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is next week, and we can't wait! It is such a wonderful time of year to get together with loved ones and share a special, tasty meal. Though, it's not always possible to get together with family - whether that is due to limited budget for travel costs, weather restrictions, or other circumstances. So, why not start a new tradition this year? Host a Friendsgiving dinner! FLEXX has all the ins and outs of throwing an awesome party, so keep on reading to get ideas of how ...

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Hosting an Outdoor Thanksgiving Dinner

The average temperature in Fort Collins on Thanksgiving is in the upper 40s or low 50s. Are you bold enough to try to take advantage of autumn’s last gasp and celebrate an outdoor Thanksgiving dinner? With proper planning - and a little cooperation from Mother Nature, of course - it’s easily within your reach. Construct a plan for the perfect Thanksgiving dinner outside by covering your bases.

Start by planning for the best possible experience for your guests. It gets dark - and cold - ea...

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Tailgating Tips

It’s a new football season! Whether you’re cheering for the Rams at the new on-campus stadium, trekking down to Mile High to root for the Broncos or packing up for a road trip to a far-flung stadium, everyone knows that what happens in the parking lot before the game is almost as fun as the on-field action. If you’re ready to take your tailgate to the next level, our tailgating tips can help transform your next event.

FLEXX Productions is here to help you design an unforgettable tailgate ...

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How To Sound Check A Microphone Before Your Event

If you’re using a microphone and public address system at your event, you clearly want your speakers to be heard. While having the equipment on hand is a great step, knowing how to set up and use the system is also essential for getting the best sound.

Sound Check: It’s not as rigorous as setting up a band’s live show, but your sound check’s the perfect time to make sure everything is functioning right, and that you won’t be blasting your audience’s ears with feedback as soon as t...

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Rustic Colorado Weddings from FLEXX

It’s likely you want to plan your Colorado wedding to fit your Colorado lifestyle – that delicate balance of outdoorsy practicality and glamour. With FLEXX Productions in your corner, you’ll have everything you need to make your rustic wedding an event for the ages.

After choosing the event center, mountain meadow – or back yard, if you’re lucky enough to have landscaping – let FLEXX productions turn your rustic wedding into a night of glamour outfitting your guests’ needs while r...

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Event Audio – Why Your Home System Won’t Cut It

You're planning an event and need audio. Why not go with your home system?

You’re proud of your home audio system, and with good reason: You did the research and made the investment to get a system that blows your hair back when you’re listening. Unfortunately, it’s not going to cut it when you transport it to an event. Here’s why:

Power: Filling even a large living room or home theater with sound is a much easier task than making an event hall or an outdoor setting sound good. Eve...

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Spring into Garden Parties with FLEXX Productions

Garden party season may seem distant while you shovel your driveway during our Colorado March storms, but have faith: Before you know it, you’ll be enjoying nights on your patio with friends. Start planning now to make your springtime soiree a night to remember.

Standing Patio Heater: Don’t count on the weather to play into your plans. This is Colorado, after all. Fight off the cold and give guests a spot to warm up with a propane patio heater.

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Tents and Rentals for Any Season

Seasons are changing, but that doesn’t mean the party planning has to stop!

It might seem easy to forgo any outdoor event planning as the weather changes, but here at FLEXX, we understand the unpredictability of Colorado weather. Summer, Fall, Winter or Spring — we know the weather in colorful Colorado can change at the drop of a hat! Luckily, we have everything you need to host the perfect event, even when mother nature has a different plan.

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Tips For Enjoying Summer Weddings

Let's be honest, record-breaking heat + outdoor weddings don't really go hand in hand. No matter how light and flowy your dress is, you just can't stop sweating and dreaming about air conditioning. While outdoor summer weddings are romantic and unique, they can be really tough to execute but not impossible! Whether you're hosting or attending a summer wedding, we've got some tricks to help keep you cool, calm and collected.

For Brides: Put a Cool Drink in Their Hand
Champagne is wonderfu...

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How to Throw the Perfect Cocktail Party

A cocktail party can be a great atmosphere to mingle with friends or get to know coworkers a little better. They’re fairly easy to plan and less expensive than an extravagant party! To help you plan a perfect cocktail party, and allow you to have as much fun as your guests, we’ve put together a full-proof guide for your flawless evening.

First, it is always important to decide on the theme of any type of event. From casual to costume, you want to distinguish what kind of evening it will b...

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#Hashtag Your Next Wedding or Event

It wasn’t too long ago that disposable cameras littered wedding reception tables or ceremony chairs. If a bride and groom wanted to see their wedding day from a guest’s point of view, they would just hand out one-use cameras.  With the birth of smart phones and hashtags though, weddings, parties, and events can be captured like never before.

Most commonly used for weddings, hashtags are the new way to capture an event with little to no effort. By combining the name of the bride and groom...

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