What are your business hours?
Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday 9 am – 1 pm
Our warehouse closes at 4:30pm M-F and at 12:30 on Saturday, so please make sure you are here by those times if you are picking up equipment.
What do you charge for delivery?
Delivery charges are assessed based on the zip code to which we deliver, within Montgomery County the rate varies from $60 round-trip to $90 round-trip. For areas outside Montgomery County, please call to find out the delivery rate.
Rental minimums to be eligible for delivery.
- Rental minimums are what your rental equipment order must equal in order for you to be eligible for us to deliver.
Non-Busy Season (Nov-April, July-August)
Order must be greater than or equal to the delivery charge to your zip code.
Busy Season (May-June, Sept-Oct)
We cannot offer delivery on any rental order under $100.
Mongtomery County – $100 Rental Minimum
Tysons, Falls Church, Great Falls, McLean, N. PG Co., Upper NW DC – $200 Rental Minimum
S. PG County, Washington DC, Arlington, Alexandria, and all other areas – $300 Rental Minimum
Can I come in to pick up equipment?
Yes, if you come in to pick-up your equipment the only limitation is the size of your vehicle. Upon request, “A Grand Event” personnel will assist you in loading and unloading your vehicle, however, all equipment must be secured and fastened by the customer INSIDE of the vehicle. No equipment is allowed to be tied down to roofs or roof racks. We assume no liability for any damage incurred to the equipment or your vehicle in this process.
Do I need an appointment to see your showroom?
No, come in anytime during our regular business hours and one of our event representatives will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.
How do I make a reservation?
Reservations may be made in person or over the phone. To reserve equipment we ask for a deposit of half of the order total. A credit card authorization as well as a signed rental proposal must be provided in order to confirm any order.
How far in advance do I need to make a reservation?
All reservations are based on availability, so as soon as possible is always the best answer. Any order booked within 24 hours of the delivery date may be subject to additional fees.
Will I be charged for equipment that I don’t use?
Yes, all equipment we deliver or have picked-up by the customer will be charged the full rental cost. If you refuse equipment at the time of delivery, you will be subject to a loss of deposit or a restocking fee.
How do I know what size tent that I need?
Every situation is unique and may require different sized tents based on your needs.
Please refer to our Wedding Tents page which will give you a step by step walk-through of how to choose the right size tent.
How do I know what size tablecloth I need for the tables I have?
How much glassware should I rent for my event?
Glassware needs for any event are difficult to calculate. Other that guest count and length of your event, you also need to take into consideration how light/heavy of drinkers your guests are, will guests be reusing glassware, and will a service staff be washing glassware during the event. To better calculate this, there is a website that can help you figure out your exact needs. Click HERE to visit that website.
How do I operate a certain piece of equipment?
Please refer to our equipment instructions page by clicking on the button below and then select the piece of equipment that you need assistance in operating.