Christmas time; a period full of traditional decorations, warming lights and sourcing gifts from pop-up markets in shopping centres towns and villages.
Every year sees the addition of new Christmas markets in various locations over the UK bringing with it the opportunity for small local businesses to exhibit their craft, delicious home baking or new product line, ideal for the perfect present.
Event organisers are always looking for new ways to provide the ultimate experience that will be remembered by the public and by the stallholders. Setting the scene is paramount, whether it’s a traditional Alps ski resort filled with log cabins, Apres Ski Vin Chaud stations and warming creperies or a North Pole wonderland packed with Reindeer, snow and igloos.
Christmas Pop-Up Structures
Here are 6 ideas for pop-up Christmas events:
Every child cannot wait to see Santa around the festive period. For parents this is one of the must do things on the list before Christmas day. Pop up inflatable igloos are the ideal setting for a holiday period grotto for shopping centres, department stores and winter wonderlands.
Storytelling - Whilst out shopping for those last minute presents, occupying the children is high on the agenda. Retail outlets and stores have conjured up a way to alleviate the stress from seasonal shopping for parents by capturing the attention of children for a prolonged time through engaging story telling sessions. Children’s entertainers have performed in temporary winter themed inflatable structures to provide a captivating performance as seen here.
Live Music - There’s nothing more heartwarming than hearing your favourite Christmas song in the right situation. Live music can set the scene for a magical atmosphere, it is also a great opportunity to showcase the best in local talent. Inflatable mini stage coverings are an ideal instant way to elevate the musicians profile and provide entertainment for all ages.
Pop up market structures - Retail is king at this time of year and purchasing a gift that is a little more thought-provoking or unique is a nice alternative to big brands and department stores. It increases sales for talented small local businesses, offering an alternate shopping experience. Inflatable temporary market units are ever increasing in popularity due to their eye catching design and innovation and ease of setup, making these the retail pop ups of the future.
Refreshment Kiosks - After completing all of the shopping with time to spare, what better way to relax and take in the town’s festive atmosphere by enjoying a well deserved warm mince pie with mulled wine. Ideal positioning of food and beverage kiosks can increase revenue dramatically. At peak times and certain periods of the year, volumes of visitors can increase tenfold. It’s key to position the highest gross profit margin goods, these being refreshments in strategic locations. With multi positioning temporary structures that pop up in under 2 minutes, Mulled wine havens and pretzel stands can now stand out in style to reap the rewards.
Winter wonderland style events - Bringing the magic to any company winter event with pop up inflatable igloos, channeling structures of the arctic circle with all the festive tradition of your favourite wintery activities. For companies wanting to offer a touch of winter chill this Christmas season our pop up igloos range from 2 person grottos to large inflatable style snow globes.
The sky is the limit to the production levels, from a simple yet effective Ice dome with an inflatable luna pod and ice lights to an inflatable ice cube filled with snow drifts, pine trees and ice carvings - make your corporate or private winter soiree innovative with inflatable festive structures.
Winter theming is a fun team-building activity however if you're too busy to create this wintery scape yourself then we can help with the festive decorations ready for the grand reveal on the night.
All of the structure ranges offer internal mood lighting to transform the atmosphere to suit your setting and the have option of being branded.
Why not see how these impressive pop-ups igloos, ice cubes or snow walls can work for you and your next festive event by getting in touch.