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About Distinctive Event Rentals

Distinctive Event Rentals - Giving Back

“Giving Back” Since our inception in 1997, Distinctive Event Rentals has earned a stellar reputation as the company to turn to for expert planning in event preparation. We have changed the concept of party rentals in this region. But, we are more than a rental company — we are integral part our community and are dedicated to “giving back” through a variety of ways. Bill Cabell has donated his time and company resources to chair numerous fundraisers over the years including:

– ZooToDo in Norfolk, VA, Seafest in Norfolk, VA
– Chamber of Commerce Annual Festival/Trade Show, Williamsburg, VA
– Butterfly Soiree at Virginia Zoo, Norfolk, VA
– Achieveable Dream, Newport News, VA
– Park Place School, Norfolk, VA
– Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic, Virginia Beach, VA
– American Cancer Society, Relay for Life
– Food Bank of South Eastern VA
– Equality Virginia
– HRBOR Network
– Hampton Roads Pride

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Sharon S. Virginia Beach, VA

Suzy was so surprised about the lights!!!  I was standing right next to her when one of your guys asked her about where there was an outlet and she said what would you need power for and he said the lights.  She said she didn’t order any so I said I did…Surprise!!  She was so happy and the tent was great and the lights made it so special. We did have some rain so of course we were glad we kept the sides. The grass inside was all dry. The wedding was beautiful despite the crazy weather day and Suzy was beaming!!

Thanks so much for your help. My husband was impressed with your tent and how sturdy it is!

New Products for Event Rentals

NEW Bella China Pattern


NEW Annie China Pattern


AFR Event FurnishingsDistinctive Event Rentals is pleased to offer a complete selection of event furnishings
through our partnering with AFR Event Furnishings.

In addition to a vast array of inventory, AFR has developed specially
priced packages exclusively for DER customers. View Packages >>>

To view or rent any of the Sofas & Loveseats Furniture available from Distinctive Event Rentals thru AFR, click here.
To view or rent any of the Accents Collections available from Distinctive Event Rentals thru AFR, click here.

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