Harrisburg Ends the Summer with Labor Day Kipona Celebration

Stage cover at Kipona

The end of summer would not be the same without the annual Harrisburg Kipona Festival. The event was named after a Delaware Indian term meaning bright, sparkling water. So early this morning, Chief grabbed his leash, and me the camera and headed off to see what was up a few hours prior to the event opening. […]

Google Streets Toured the Event Central Warehouse This Week

Google Maps Street View Camera Car

Today Google Maps sent in a Google Streets Photo Team to create a virtual tour of Event Central. Google Maps developed this new service to allow their search to reach beyond the street level on the Google Map view. Before this,  when you look at a Google Map, the best view was what the camera […]

Party Rental Goods Stolen in NJ July 25 – Reward

tables and chairs stolen

REWARD OFFERED FOR THE RETURN OF PARTY RENTAL GOODS. Sad but true, the party rental business has fallen prey to the work of professional thief.  It is believed the goods stolen from this party store in NJ on July 25 may be serving to build an inventory for an emerging rental store.  It is reported […]

National Park Service – Gettysburg 150th Commemorative Event

National Park Service Shield

150 years ago this summer, Gettysburg witnessed the fight between the Union and Confederate troops in the most historic battle of the Civil War. To commemorate this event, the Gettysburg Foundation partnered with the National Park Service on the grounds now referred to as the Gettysburg National Military Park. A portion of the event was […]

Mechanicsburg Celebrates their Involvement in the Civil War

150 Pennsylvania Civil War

Civil War Days – Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania JUNE 28, 2013 – JUNE 30, 2013 Mechanicsburg historians have planned a fun filled weekend in recognition of The 150th Anniversary of the Occupation of Mechanicsburg and Eastern Cumberland County during the Civil War. Civil War Posters A local artist Juliette Ober designed a series of themed posters for the anniversary. […]

The Right Stuff to Deliver Large University Chair Rentals

5800 Whites, Stage Cover and 2 ADA Stages installed on The Commons

Colleges and Universities are among the most challenging customers we serve. In 2012 over 23% of Event Central’s revenue was derived from servicing various schools. Universities demand a quality product,  fast service, and a fair price. To achieve this, we built our material handling procedure from the ground up. Our refined process includes the use […]

550 Feet of Tenting Setup for Harrisburg Brewers Fest

Harrisburg Brewers Fest by Troegs

The 10th annual Harrisburg Brewers Fest setup got underway at 4:30 this morning. The tent setup included over 550 feet of 10 ft wide tenting (marquee) along Locust and Third Street in center city.  The tents will house over 50 craft breweries who will pour samples for 2 separate sessions,  one at noon, and the other […]

Behind the Scenes at the 150th Anniversary Civil War Events


America honors the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War this summer. Because Pennsylvania was at the heart of the Civil War, we have the privilege of providing some of the “behind the scenes” rental services to help make the 150th Anniversary a more rewarding experience for the attendees.       “Gettysburg: A New […]

Large Company Picnics Make a Comeback in the Mid State

40 x180 frame tent

Company Picnics are Back – As the economy gets back on it’s feet, and with unemployment making a welcome return to early-2008 levels, companies are allocating more of their budget to employee appreciation gatherings and team building events.  When the Global Financial Crisis took place, company picnics and holiday parties were the first of many age-old […]

Chairs for University Commencements and College Graduations

rows and rows of white chairs

The months of May and June are spring Graduation season for Universities and Colleges across the country. Also known as Commencements, these events are most often held on a Saturday or Sunday.  Event Central has developed a significant chair inventory, as well as an inventory handling system, and the expertise to service this niche market. This photo essay illustrates […]