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5 Vancouver Hotels with Outdoor Event Space

Recently on the A&B blog, we showcased Vancouver’s New & Renovated Event Spaces. Today, we have highlighted outdoor event spaces offered by some of Vancouver’s top hotels.

Wedgewood Hotel & Spa: The Wedgewood Hotel & Spa‘s beautiful Chelsea Terrace is a hidden gem in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The space is perfect for private parties, receptions, and weddings, and has been recently refurbished.

Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver: By downtown Vancouver’s waterfront is the Outdoor Pool Terrace at Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver. The terrace offers 2,100 square feet of event space against incredible water and mountain views.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre: The Fountain Square gardens at Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre offer a unique event space for both small and large functions up to 1,000 people.

Sheraton Wall Centre

Rosewood Hotel Georgia: Located in the inner courtyard of the Rosewood Hotel Georgia‘s 4th floor is Reflections: The Garden Terrace. Filled with foliage, soft lights, and natural elements, the space is a sophisticated urban oasis. Private events can be booked during the fall/winter season.

Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver: On the 6th floor of Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver is a contemporary Terrace. The event space is canopied and ideal for intimate gatherings.

Selected a venue? Talk to us about event rentals that will you require.

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Wedding Inspiration: Rose Quartz in Real Weddings Magazine

A&B Partytime Rentals was thrilled to be a part of a recent editorial shoot for Real Weddings magazine Spring/Summer 2016 issue. Produced by Debut Event Design and photographed by Union Photographers, the breathtaking design uses 2016’s Pantone Colour of the Year – rose quartz. Shot on location at The Permanent, a heritage gem in downtown Vancouver.



Our table, linens, glassware, plates, and flatware were featured in this shoot, including:

Blush Sequin Linen
Diamante Charger Plate
Golf Filigree China
Crown Gold Flatware

Pick up a copy of Real Weddings magazine Spring/Summer 2016 issue, and visit Union Photographer’s website for more behind-the-scenes photos. Contact us directly for more information on any of the featured rental items.

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5 Questions with…Jolene Dias, Sales Supervisor at A&B Partytime Rentals

Meet the people behind A&B that make all the magic happen! Our blog series, “5 Questions with…” introduces our team of event experts. Today’s post features Jolene Dias. Jolene joined the A&B family in 2005, and A&B has never been the same since. She has quickly become a favorite contact in the bustling hospitality industry of Vancouver.

What does your typical workday look like?

Phones, phones, email, phones, customer in showroom, phones.

What are some of your favourite events that you have worked on?

Too many to choose, cannot narrow it down!

Which rental item are you coveting right now?

Our Bistro Napkins.

Finish this sentence. They key to a successful event is…

…an open bar!

If you had an unlimited budget to plan the ultimate event of your dreams, what kind of party would you throw?

A Cinderella themed ball at the Vancouver Club (with an open bar). 🙂

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What’s New in our Catalogue

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At A&B Partytime Rentals, we are always expanding our event rental inventory. Recent new items in our catalogue include our much-anticipated Harvest Tables, a variety of new linens, and much more. Information and photos below.

Harvest Tables: With a wide wood top, the rectangular harvest style table seats 8-10 people and measures 8″ long x 40″ wide. The table adds rustic charm to any event setting, and pairs perfectly with our Vineyard X-Back Chairs.

Geometric Circle Runners: Fun and bold geometric circle patterned table runner, measuring approximately 14″ wide x 108″ long. Comes in Blush, Platinum, and Black.

New to our specialty tablecloth collection are both the Damask Linens and Elliptical Linens. Both linens come in a variety of colours and sizes.

Stemless Riedel Wine Glass: Stemless Riedel Cab/Merlot wine glass, approximately 21 oz.

Other recent new items in our catalogue include: Plexi Bars, Plexi Podiums, and Bellini Bar Stools.

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A&B’s 60th Anniversary Party

Last week, A&B celebrated its 60th Anniversary! Clients, family, and friends of A&B all helped us celebrate the big milestone. The evening was filled with plenty of food, drinks, music, magic, and of course our very own rentals. Thank you to everyone who made the night such a huge success, including all of our vendors below. To see more photos from the event, visit our Facebook page. Follow hashtag #abturns60 on Instagram or Twitter for even more photos from the night.





Vendors: Phoenix Tents, Debut Event Design, Urban Fare, VIP Bartending, Vitaly Beckman Magician, Smooth Grooves, Full Moon Rentals, Image Maker Photographic Studio, Photobooth Vancouver, Flower Factory, Legacy Liquor, Bittered Sling

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New Showroom Designs

Harvest Table

Evolution Stoneware
(11″ Dinner Plate, 8″ Side Plate)
Matte Flatware
(Dinner Knife, Dinner Fork, Salad Dessert Fork)
Water Jug, Silver
Votive, Glass Hobnail

Fine Glassware
(12oz Old-Fashion, 10.5oz Wine)

Napkin, Bistro

Chair, Vineyard X-Back
Table, Harvest

Spring Event Rentals

Gold & Hot Pink

Round, Gold Resin Charger
14″ Round Gold Bead Charger
Gold Crown Flatware
5″ Cylinder Vase


90×156, White Stripe
14×120 Black Geo Circle Runner
Napkin, Hot Pink

Chair, Walnut Chiavari
8×30 Table

Spring Showroom Design

Burlap & Burgundy

(11″ Dinner Plate, 8″ Soup Bowl)

Mirror Flatware
(Steak Knife, Dinner Fork, Soup Spoon)

Fine Glassware
(Champagne Saucer, Beer Stem)

120″ Burlap Linen
Napkin, Burgundy

Chair, White Resin Folding
Table, 60″ Round

New Linens Our new Elliptical Linens come in a variety of colours, just in time for your next spring/summer event! For more information on any of the items above, visit our Catalogue or Contact Us directly.

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2016 Hush Wedding Soirée

Photo Credit: @zhannababko

On Saturday, A&B Partytime Rentals was a part of the 2016 Hush Wedding Soirée hosted at Terminal City Club in downtown Vancouver. With two floors of wedding inspiration and entertainment, the show always brings together the city’s best vendors.

Our Skylight Canopy was located on Terminal City Club’s patio. Our main table showcased the following items, with a beautiful floral garland from Flower Factory that tied the whole look together.

  • Tableware: Diamante Charger Plate, Silver Flatware, Cylinder Vase
  • Glassware: Riedel
  • Linen: White 110×156, Ivory Satin 90×132, Grey Napkin
  • Furniture: Walnut Chiavari Chairs, Table 8×40, Kindle Propane Heater
Photo Credit: Vancity Bride
Photo Credit: Vancity Bride

Our rentals were also a part of other displays at the show, including Debut Event Design’s gorgeous table that featured our dinnerware.

Photo Credit: @tccweddings
Photo Credit: @tccweddings

For more information about any of the items, visit our Catalogue or Contact Us directly.

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New Showroom Designs for Spring

This year, March 20th marks the first day of spring, and also the start of a busy and fun-filled event season in Vancouver. In our showroom, we have several new table settings to get you inspired for a spring or summer gathering. Using pastels that mimic a blossoming garden with pinks, blues, and purples, the designs pull together fresh looks that are ideal for any occasion. View the photo gallery below, and visit our event rental Catalogue or Contact Us directly for more information.

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Wedding Inspiration: Big City Love & A Gold Win

From styled shoots to shows, we love sharing wedding inspiration. Recently, we were thrilled to be a part of a design that gained media coverage, and another that took first place at a wedding show.

Big City Love

Produced by Smitten Events, “Big City Love” was recently featured in Real Weddings Magazine. The styled shoot took inspiration from the Big Apple, bringing together both monochromatic and vibrant elements. Featured products from A&B Partytime Rentals included our:

  • Mirror Cutlery
  • Square White Plates
  • Crystal Glassware
  • Platinum Burlap Linen
  • Bellini Chairs

See more photos in the Real Weddings Magazine article.

A Gold Win

Photo Credit: Pinnacle Hotel At The Pier - Instagram @pinnaclepierhotel
Photo Credit: Pinnacle Hotel At The Pier

Earlier this year, the Westin Bayshore held their annual Wedding Fair. Debut Event Design created a booth for the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier that took first place at the show. Featured products from A&B Partytime Rentals included our:

  • Gold Filigree Plates
  • Gold Cutlery
  • Riedel Glassware
  • Gold Bead Charger Plates
  • Gold Chiavari Chairs

For more information about any of the products featured, visit our event rental Catalogue.