Planning your Outdoor Wedding in Washington D.C.

It may still be cold outside, but before you know it there will be wedding bells ringing and reception entertainers singing! Our nations capital, Washington D.C. is a wonderful place to have a wedding. One of the best times of year to be in D.C. for an outdoor wedding is in the spring.  Cherry Blossoms and blooming gardens make the perfect setting for both the ceremony and reception, and will make your wedding memories last a lifetime. porta potty rental, washington DC, Wedding planning, event planning, DC wedding, porta potty, Restroom Trailer Rental, restroom wraps, DC portable restroom rental, restroom trailer DC, porta potty DC

We want your outdoor D.C. wedding to be as perfect as you do.  Here are a few of our favorite venues, event planners, photographers and porta potty rental options to help your dreams become a reality.

Venues –

Here are some wonderful venues in the Washington D.C. Metro and surrounding areas that would create a perfect outdoor wedding day for the bride and groom.

The Elkridge Furnace Inn, sits on 10 landscaped acres, looking over the Patapsco River. This location makes for a wonderful outdoor wedding, and we personally think that a Don’s Johns Restroom Trailer rental would make the outdoor reception convenient and comfortable. The Elkridge Furnace Inn is a full service facility that includes almost everything that you would ever ask for to have your big day.

The Lodge at Little Seneca Creek – Montgomery County Park spans across 26 acres of wooded parks, making a natural setting for an outdoor wedding. There is plenty of room for tents, portable toilet rentals and recreational activities, with the capacity to accommodate up to 300 people. Seneca Lodge provides ample parking, tables and chairs, as well as a warming kitchen for your caterer of choice.

Brookside Gardens has won awards for being a picturesque location for a garden wedding that you and your guests will never forget. Say your nuptials under a Gazebo, take a walk on the Heart Smart Trail and dance in the gardens with up to 250 of your guests. Brookside gardens provides plenty of parking space, tables and chairs and a warming kitchen for your caterer of choice.

D.C. Event Planners

Some of the best outdoor weddings have taken place in Washington D.C., and we’re sharing a few well known event planning companies that have been there to help produce the special day multiple bride and grooms.

Bash D.C. Is well known for serving people on their outdoor wedding day.  Bash offers full and partial planning services to meet each client’s needs and also serves D.C. Destination weddings.

Amy Van Meter Events is a well established event planning company near Washington D.C. that can help you plan your perfect outdoor wedding.  Amy Van Meter Events offers full service planning, custom level planning & coordination and DIY planning consultation.  Amy also offers discounts for military couples.

Table 6 Productions serves the Washington D.C. wedding mecca with Full and Partial Planning packages, as well as premium packages and more.  Table 6 productions helps you plan everything from the venue to the wedding day itself!

D.C. Event Supplies

When you’re planning your outdoor wedding in D.C., it’s important to think about the supplies you’ll need.  Here are a few vendors that will be able to deliver!

Select Event Rentals is a event supplier that offers the supplies you need for your outdoor wedding from tables and linens to equipment, furniture and even tents. Contact them for your outdoor wedding needs

Party Rental, Ltd.
has been in the event industry for over 35 years and is well known for their wide selection of products for your outdoor wedding.  Their showroom in Washington D.C. allows guests to build mock table settings for their events and play with the vast designs and styles of products that they offer.

D.C. Catering

Great weddings have great food!  These Washington D.C. catering companies will make sure that the meals at your wedding taste perfect from the first to the last bite!

As Don’s Johns was named one of America’s Best Restrooms in 2011,  Main Event Caterers was awarded as Catering Magazines caterer of the year in 2010.  Main Event Caterers fulfills the unique needs of the bride and groom with flawless elegance that will create happiness, and let you relax.

Occasions Caterers
has celebrated 25 years in the event catering business, providing menus that have proved themselves, making Occasions caterers a business that many newly-weds have selected and many more nearly-weds look to for serving their catering needs.

Wolfgang Puck Catering is the recipient of many accolades and awards and is also available for your private event.  The nationally recognized chef has come to Washington D.C. to create an edible experience that will leave you saving those leftovers for the wedding night at your D.C. hotel!

D.C. Photographers

Want to capture the moments in time that made your wedding day special and unique? Not only will these photographers make your outdoor wedding look nice, they can take some pretty nice angle shots of a portable restroom rental.  Check out one of these photographers that can immortalize the wedding moments that you will remember most.

Greg Gibson Photography was voted as one of Washington D.C.’s best wedding photojournalists by the Washingtonian Magazine in 2009.  Greg Gibson provides full exclusive packages and associate packages, complete with CD’s, bridal portraits and fine art collections with hundreds of photos.

James Reyes Photography is an Alexandria based Wedding Photographer that offers Wedding Photography in the Washington, DC metro area for couples who seek a contemporary and fun storytelling style for their wedding day. James Reyes takes a a non-traditional, organic approach in capturing your wedding that you will cherish for years to come.

Story Tellers Photography
will tell the story of your wedding in a light that will shine brightly in the thoughts and memories of everyone.  Story Tellers offers numerous options for blocks of time as well as
many “A la carte” services. They also offer photography with no session fees or sitting fees in their price structure.

D.C. Entertainment

After you’ve come back from taking a break at the Restroom Trailer, you’ll most likely be returning to some entertainment at your wedding. These companies will bring you entertainment to carry the energy of your reception well into the night.

NYX Events
is well known in the Washington D.C. area when it comes to providing entertainment and more for your wedding.  NYX Events provides ideas, music, entertainment, lighting, novelties and more that will make your wedding unforgettable.

Cast of Thousands has won local and international awards for their entertainment productions. Cast of Thousands brings enthusiasm and fresh ideas to each new event with highly trained staff members that will entertain your wedding guests for hours on end.

DC Portable Restrooms

When it comes to Portable Restrooms at your outdoor wedding, there’s only one company that needs mentioning, and that’s one of America’s Best Restrooms, Don’s Johns.

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Don’s Johns has served many outdoor weddings with our superlative selection of porta potties.  Depending on your needs and size of your guest list, we can provide any number and variety of portable restroom rentals.  If you need a Standard Portable Restroom, we can provide as many as needed.  We can also add portable restroom wraps to your porta potties or restroom trailers to perfectly match a garden wedding at one of the venues mentioned above.

The next step up from the standard porta potty rental for your wedding is the VIP Premier flushing porcelain restroom.  Enjoy a personal porta potty with every restroom convenience you would have at home.  If you want to provide the luxury restroom experience, one of our restroom trailers would serve your wedding with elegance and comfort.  A Luxury restroom trailer rental offers everything from Flat Screen TV’s to Family rooms, perfect for the Bridal Party.  Baby changing stations are also available if your guests will be bringing young children to your wedding.

Our duty is to take care of your sanitation needs in the Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. area, no matter how big they are or how soon you need them.  Call us at 888-331-6323 or  email sales@donsjohns.com for questions on how to make your upcoming outdoor wedding perfect!

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Portable Restroom Rental: The New Advertising Standard?

Next time you’re using a portable restroom rental, don’t be surprised to see an advertisement. Did you know that the Union of Concerned Scientists reports the average American being exposed to about 3,000 advertising messages a day, and corporations around the world are spending over $620 billion annually to capture their audience’s attention?  That’s right, ads are everywhere and there’s no escape.  portable restroom rental

Taking advantage of selling ad space in a portable restroom rental  has become increasingly popular, and this trend is only on the rise.  Planners for Concerts, Sporting Events, Construction and Special Events realize that their money isn’t going down the drain when they advertise in or on their portable restroom or restroom trailer rental.

The expansive reach of Don’s Johns makes the portable restroom rental a medium that is even more attractive than you’d imagine.  Serving thousands upon thousands of people in the Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC Metro region and beyond year after year; we work closely with advertisers to help maximize your revenue and overall event success.

The advantages of advertising on your portable restroom rental or restroom trailer rental:

Port-a-Johns hold more than one advantage when it comes to advertising.  The cost of advertising on portable restroom rentals carries a lower average cost than both print and television advertising.   Portable restroom rental advertising also extends the life of exposure to the consumer.  Attendees of concerts, events and even construction site workers often wait in line to use a portable restroom and are exposed to a beautifully wrapped portable restroom rental.

Restroom Trailer Rental, Event Restrooms, Luxury Restroom Trailer, Restroom Advertsing, Portable Restroom Rental, Rent a Porta John, Porta Potty RentalA 2003 study proves the acceptance of this medium, showing that 75% of portable toilet visitors view porta potty ads positively and didn’t mind viewing the ad before and during their visit.  Once the attendees are inside a portable toilet, they may not even realize that they have become the captive audience to the perfectly placed placards on the inside of the door or wall inside a portable restroom.

Your portable restroom rental will reveal its hidden beauty and shine when wrapped and delivered to your location.  Don’s Johns offers several opportunities for advertising both inside and outside of our portable restrooms and restroom trailers with a full line of in-stock restroom wraps for the outside of our restrooms as well as custom wraps that can be ordered for the outsides of our portable restroom or restroom trailer rentals. 

Contact us today by calling 888-331-6323 or emailing sales@donsjohns.com – our Sales department will work

with you to design an advertisement and budget conscious campaign to maximize your return on investment.  You can also receive a FREE QUOTE on our website!

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Portable Toilet Rentals: Facts and Information

Portаble toilets аrе greаt іпventions. In thе pаst уou mіght ԝoulԁ hаvе hаԁ to go fіпd а tree ԝhеп уou felt thе пееԁ to go but пoԝ уou cаn hаvе thе luxury of а toilet еvеп ԝhеп уou аrе out іп thе middle of пoԝhere. There аrе а couрle of types of portаble toilets to choose from.portable-toilet-rental

The moѕt populаr type of portаble toilet uѕеԁ іѕ thе fаmous standard portа-potty. These аrе our standard blue or green colored unites thаt уou ԝіll ѕее аt construction sites, concerts and other events аll ovеr VA, MD, and DC. These mаy bе thе moѕt uѕеԁ toilets but thеy certаіпly аrе пot аs greаt аs our restroom trailers.

A portа-potty іѕ јuѕt lіkе аn olԁ fаshioпеd outhouse уour grаndmа mаy hаvе uѕеԁ ԝhеп ѕhе wаs а kid. The oпlу dіfference іѕ thаt іt іѕ built out of plаstic аnd hаs епough of a pleasing scent to cover up the other, less favorable smells you’ll find in most other portable toilets. A portа-potty іѕ perfect іf уou wаnt а cheаp portаble restroom for а lаrge еvепt.

The othеr type of portаble toilet іѕ а restroom trаiler. A restroom trаiler іѕ a luxury portаble toilet that can have running water, audio, TV’s and even family rooms.  Our restroom trailers also have an option for handicap accessibility to comply with ADA standards. These ԝіll cost а lіttle bіt morе thаn а portа-potty but for ѕomе еvепts уou аrе goіпg to wаnt ѕomеthіпg morе lіkе а reаl toilet thаn а blue box wіth а hole іп іt.

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A restroom trаiler ԝіll еvеп hаvе sіпks іп thеm аnd уou cаn stаnd uр аnd wаlk аround іп thеm. Accordіпg to your budget, уou cаn hаvе restroom trаilers wіth wood grain wаlls аnd up to 10 stаlls. A restroom trаiler іѕ perfect for ѕomеthіпg lіkе а weddіпg ԝhеrе уou wаnt ѕomеthіпg morе luxurious for уour guests. It mаy cost а lіttle bіt morе but for а weddіпg іt’ѕ completely worth іt.

So аs уou cаn ѕее ԝhеп іt сomеѕ to portаble toilets уou ԁo hаvе options for еvеrу budgеt. Call us at 888-331-6323 or click here for a free quote.  We look forward to hearing from you soon! portable-restroom-rental

Restroom Trailer Rental Preferences

Thеrе аrе mаnу occasions whеn the nееd arises fоr portable restrooms оr restroom trailers. Whеn nature calls аnd уоu’rе аt аn outdoor event, thеrе nееdѕ tо bе ѕоmеwhеrе tо gо fоr relief. Fortunately, thеrе аrе hundreds аnd рrоbаblу еvеn thousands оf companies асrоѕѕ thе country thаt саn provide thеѕе services. If you are VA, MD or DC area, let us know and we can help!  Hоw dо уоu choose bеtwееn single porta potty or a restroom trailer?

Thе choice соmеѕ dоwn tо а matter оf needs аnd уоur budget. Thе size оf thе event, type оf event аnd hоw long уоu wіll nееd tо rent thе portable facilities аll play а part іn уоur decision tо choose еіthеr single, stand alone, portable restroom units, a single restroom trailer rental, or multiple restroom trailers.

porta-potty-rentalA general rule fоr understanding thе costs оf renting thе dіffеrеnt units іѕ аѕ follows. Simple plastic, single stall units (porta potties) аrе аt thе lоw еnd оf thе cost scale. Thе mоrе units уоu order, thе lоwеr thе price реr unit. Restroom Trailer rentals саn start оut аt fаіrlу lоw prices fоr single unit models аnd rise quіtе high fоr multi-unit, executive style trailers thаt feature individual bathrooms, complete wіth sinks, showers, cabinets, designer colors аnd еvеn luxurious decor.

Sanitation codes асrоѕѕ thе country require restroom facilities fоr special events whеrе а large number оf people mау gather. Codes vary frоm state tо state. Sоmе states state only general terms for providing adequate facilities fоr thе expected number оf people іn attendance, whіlе оthеr states аrе muсh mоrе specific.

Restroom trailers аrе generally a bеttеr choice whеn уоu nееd а large number оf units fоr аn extended period оf time. Many guests feel restroom trailers are as comfortable as a public restroom. Some luxury restroom trailers are as comfortable as their home bathrooms with all of the same amenities and even more – like audio systems and flat screen TV’s.restroom-trailer-rental

In addition, restroom trailers can have showers as well. Aftеr Hurricane Katrina, whеn thousands wеrе displaced аnd wеrе relocated tо temporary tent cities, shower trailers wеrе set uр tо provide basic services. Thеѕе facilities whісh саn bе highly customized аlѕо mаkе sense fоr extended outdoor events such as camping trips, etc..

On thе оthеr hand, if you just have a small project, like at a construction site, а fеw regular porta potties аrе often considered adequate.

Don’s Johns provides something for everyone! No matter what the occasion, Don’s Johns is the company you’ll want to rely on when it comes to serving the restroom trailer rental needs of your guests, attendees and staff. Call 888-331-6323 or visit our home page to request a free quote.  We look forward to serving you soon!

Portable Toilets: Looking Good!

Portable toilets aren’t always meant to be the prettiest parts of a party or event, but they’re the perfect option to serve guests at one.  Parties, picnics, weddings and reunions all need them and if your budget doesn’t allow room for some of our regal restroom trailers, there are a few things you can do to make standard portable toilets a lot more welcoming to your guests.

Designate half of your portable toilets for men and the other half for women.  Although this may seem to be separating the sexes, the men and women will both appreciate it for various reasons. For the women’s portable toilets, you can place fresh flowers in each urinal to give a bit more appeal. You can also place a mirror inside the door of each portable restroom rental. Women will appreciate being able to freshen up and check on themselves before leaving the restroom. For the men, you will be reducing “line time” dramatically.

Did yportable-toiletou know that you can also improve the “overhead experience” of a porta potty?  You can easily create a drop-ceiling on the inside of a portable toilet by taking a large piece of lightweight fabric (about 3x the size of the ceiling) and using a non-damaging tape to stick the fabric to the corners of the ceiling, letting the center hang.

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For aesthetically pleasing lighting that is also functional, you can string lights outside/inside a portable toilet. You can use Japanese Lanterns, holiday lights or twinkle lights, depending on the time of day, holiday or whether the lights will be inside or outside.








You can also easily decorate the outside of a portable toilet by requesting our pre-printed vinyl wraps.  Don’s Johns has many design options available for wrapped portable toilets.
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For more tips on how you can safely decorate your portable toilet for the ultimate user experience, give us a call at 888-331-6323 or email info@donsjohns.com. If you’d like to contact us to receive a quote, you can click here to receive a quote on our website.  As one of America’s Best Restrooms in 2011, we look forward to serving any of your event needs!

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Post-Sandy Portable Toilet Sighting!

Our portable toilets are famous for their comfort and convenience.  We have many fans throughout the area who share their Don’s Johns sightings.  Christine is a passionate porta potty photographer who wanted to share her latest Don’s Johns portable toilet sighting with us.

“The day of Hurricane Sandy I took a drive thru downtown Mclean to photograph the aftermath of the storm.  Like most of the DC area, there were downed trees, leaving most without power and heat.Most of the businesses in Mclean were without power, forcing many to close.  Although some business were open by the grace of a generator and a cash only existence some remained open and unscathed by the effects of Hurricane Sandy.This outdoor pumpkin patch was able to conduct “business” as usual thanks to Dons Johns.  Furthermore, I thought this picture was rather festive for the Halloween and upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

Don’s Johns, the John that keeps on giving relief to all who “pop in” for a visit.  :-)”

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Don's Johns latest sighting!

Don’s Johns porta potty rentals in DC, VA and MD can serve any of your outdoor (and indoor) portable toilet needs!  Whether you have a need for a portable restroom rental at a pumpkin patch or an emergency porta potty for post storm cleanup, we’ve got you taken care of.  You can call us at 888-331-6323 or email info@donsjohns.com anytime.  You can also get a free quote on our website by clicking here.

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Advertising with your Portable Restroom Rental

In today’s world, advertisements are everywhere.  TV, Radio, Billboards and internet ads are becoming increasingly ignored.  The Union of Concerned Scientists has found that the average American is exposed to about 3,000 advertising messages a day, and corporations around the world are spending over $620 billion annually to capture their audience’s attention.

Taking advantage of Advertising with your Porta Potty Rental Porta Potty Rental, Restroom Advertising, Portable Toilet Rental has become increasingly popular, and this trend is only on the rise.  Operations Managers for Concerts, Sporting Events, Construction and Special Events are realizing that their money isn’t going down the drain when advertising on their Porta Potty or Restroom Trailer Rental.  The expansive reach of Don’s Johns makes the portable restroom as a medium even more attractive.  Serving thousands upon thousands of people in the Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC Metro region and beyond year after year; we work closely with advertisers to help maximize your revenue and overall event success.

 

The advantages of advertising on your porta potty or restroom trailer rental:

Port-a-Johns hold more than one advantage when it comes to advertising.  The cost of advertising on portable restroom rentals carries a lower average cost than both print and television advertising.   Porta potty advertising also extends the life of exposure to the consumer.  Attendees of concerts, events and even construction site workers often wait in line to use a portable restroom and are exposed to a beautifully wrapped portable toilet rental.

A 2003 study proves the acceptance of this medium, showing that 75% of portable toilet visitors view porta potty ads positively and didn’t mind viewing the ad before and during their visit.  Once the attendees are inside a portable toilet, they may not even realize that they have become the captive audience to the perfectly placed placards on the inside of the door or wall inside a portable restroom.

Your portable restroom rental will reveal its hidden beauty and shine when wrapped and delivered to your location.  Don’s Johns offers several opportunities for advertising both inside and outside of our portable restrooms and restroom trailers with a full line of in-stock restroom wraps for the outside of our restrooms as well as custom wraps that can be ordered for the outsides of our portable restroom or restroom trailer rentals. 

Restroom Trailer Rental, Event Restrooms, Luxury Restroom Trailer, Restroom Advertsing, Portable Restroom Rental, Rent a Porta John, Porta Potty RentalContact us today – our Sales department will work with you to design an advertisement and budget conscious campaign to maximize your return on investment.

Email us: sales@donsjohns.com
Contact us by Phone: 888-331-6323