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The Marquee People

The Marquee People are a specialist marquee hire supplier located in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, servicing Melbourne and regional Victoria.  We are well located to service areas including Yarra Valley, Gippsland, Mornington Penisula and Bayside suburbs. For 20 years we have offered a personal and professional attitude to installing marquees. High quality equipment and a commitment to service have enhanced our reputation as a trusted supplier in the event industry.

We stock a variety of marquee styles and sizes that combine with flooring and lighting to provide top quality venues. Whatever your event maybe, a party, wedding, cultral festival or corporate event, we can tailor a marquee venue to your needs. Further information and galleries of our marquee styles and equipment are displayed throughout our site.

The versatilty of our marquees allows many uses: temporary storage or emergency spaces, pop-up cafes, restaurants and bars. Marquee hire in open air spaces, such as public parks and gardens can be great for christmas parties, and other outdoor dining events.  We look forward to discussing your event requirements with you in further detail and encourage you to call us today.


We have a great range of marquees

Clearspan Structure

Clearspan Structures

This style of marquee is notable due to its clear span without centre poles and gable shaped ends. The sleek and robust design enables these structures to be installed with pegs or weights. Our structures are available with white, clear or black vinyl roofs and walls. The galleries show the wide variety of structures on offer.

Pole Marquee

Pole Marquee

A traditional styled marquee with high centre poles and distinctive white guy ropes. These are beautiful marquees in garden settings, with taut white vinyl roofs stretching 5.5m high at their peak. These marquees require pegs into the ground surface and cannot be installed using weights. The gallery contains great images of weddings and “country style” parties.

Frame Marquee

Frame Marquee

A hip-end style marquee with an aluminium frame and taut white roof. Frame marquees can be installed in smaller, backyard situations and often use 3m high legs to connect the marquee to adjoining buildings. Frame marquees can be secured using pegs or weights.


Each of our marquees can be fitted with our range of flooring options

Coir Carpet Tiles & Parquetry Dance Floor

Carpet Tiles

Carpet tiles have a short pile enabling a comfortable surface on which to walk, or even dance.
Generally this style of carpet is laid on a timber sub-floor to enable an even and sturdy surface.
Available in either black or coir (sisal colour) deliver a refined finish to any marquee.

Vinyl Floorboard - Rustic

Vinyl Floorboards

Providing the appearance of timber floorboards, this is a sophisticated and versatile flooring option, also suitable for use as a dance floor. Similar to carpet, it is laid on a timber sub-floor.
Our vinyl floorboards are offered in two colours, rustic (natural) or white limewash.
This premium quality floor provides a distinctive appearance to complement your venue.

Timber Floor with Varnished Walnut Finish

Timber Flooring

Raised Timber Floor – Plywood is used to create a subfloor base on which to lay carpet. The floor is generally 17-50mm high following the lay of the land allowing any surface water to run underneath the marquee. The plywood is unfinished in appearance and referred to as raised timber floor (RTF). RTF is not a suitable as a stand-alone floor surface.

Walnut Finish – We also stock plywood coated with a walnut coloured varnish that is commonly used for dance floors. This can be laid throughout the entire marquee as a full timber floor or installed as a dance floor only.

Black Carpet Tiles & Parquetry Dance Floor

Dance Floors

Walnut FinishAs described above, this varnished plywood provides a versatile and hard waring dance surface.

ParquetryA high quality traditional style dance floor with a protective coating. Parquetry flooring is laid in 0.9m x 0.9m units and finished with an aluminium edge to provide a smooth transition from the surrounding floor surface. In most circumstance we recommend installing parquetry flooring on a carpet tile surface.

Black & White ProFloor – Large Chequered Pattern


A versatile lightweight and robust flooring solution with a non-slip surface. Profloor can be used in a variety of ways in event situations; fully flooring the marquee, “back of house catering”, outdoor walkways and as general ground protection from pedestrian traffic. Profloor is available in, black, white or grey, and in combination with one-another. When installed throughout the marquee Profloor is also suitable as dance floor surface.

Custom Built Merbau Timber Decking & Rails


We have a range of pine and merbau decking used to cover the external area of marquees. Decking can provide a distinctive and stylish entrance to your marquee. Decks are custom built in a variety of sizes and can also be used to create walkways.

Synthetic Grass

Synthetic Grass

We stock rolls of synthetic grass in 6m x 1.8m lengths. This soft floor covering follows the contours and lay of the land and is most suitable for casual styled events.

Integrated Cassette Timber Flooring

Integrated/Cassette Floor

An engineered flooring system designed to provide a perfectly level floor and enhanced by a stained timber finish. This style of flooring can also be incorporated with our glass walling and door system.


We have a great range of lighting options to create the
appropriate ambiance for your event and style of marquee.

Black Chintz Drum Lanterns - Frame Marquee & Ecru Liner

Chintz Drum Lanterns

Bonded lamp shade like lanterns covered with a chintz material in either black or white. These are 0.9m in diameter and 0.4m high. These are a simple and stylish lighting option.

Cluster of Coloured Rice Paper Lanterns – Frame Marquee & Black Liner

Paper Lanterns

Rice paper lanterns can be installed in single units or more effectively as “clusters”, set at various heights. These can also be installed along festoon sets in larger marquees and/or outdoors. We stock white paper lanterns and a range of different colours.

Rattan Lanterns

Ratten Lanterns

Bell shaped, wicker styled lanterns that are available in a small 20cm diameter or a large 40cm diameter. Great as both a direct and diffused light source.

White Cylinder Lanterns - Frame Marquee & Ecru Liner

Cylinder Lanterns

These cylinder shaped lanterns are 1m tall and 0.4m in diameter. The wire frame is covered with a white material providing a simple but distinctive light source in marquees.



Glass beaded with 9 arms and globes at two heights, our chandeliers are 0.8m high and 0.6m in diameter. These can be installed as single units, in pairs or even in clusters.

Festoon Lights with Lanterns

Festoon lights

Long cables with globes at 1m spacing, these lights can be installed inside or outside marquees. They can be covered with paper lanterns or left as bare globes. Coloured globes also can be used on request. A simple yet effective style of lighting in clear roof structures.

Clusters of Fancy Round Globes

Fancy Rounds

Large round globes that measure 95mm are hung from white or black cables (bayonet hangers). Installed in clusters of between 3 and 8 globes or sometimes as a line of globes, over a feature table.

Fairy Lights

LED Fairy Lights

Long strands of fairy lights can be installed in marquee roofs and look great against black liners or under clear vinyl roofs. These can also be installed outdoors along pergolas and in gardens and provide a magical ambiance.

Backlit Liner

Backlights for Liners

Qi Spotlights are installed between the structure roof and the liner to provide a soft wash of general light in the marquee creating an ambient light effect from behind the liner.

White Box Up-lights

White Box Up-Lights

Qi floodlights that are enclosed in a white box placed around the edge of the marquee and directed up the walls to deliver a dispersed wash of light to the interior of the marquee.

6 Arm Lantern Hanger - Pole Marquee

Pole Marquee Lighting

6 arm lantern Hangers – Curved arm frames are that are generally used the white paper lanterns. Other lanterns covers can also be used.

Centre Pole Up-lights – Qi floodlights that are attached to the centre poles are directed toward the marquee ceiling to provide a subtle light source throughout the marquee. These work particularly well with white box up-lights as an overall combined light supply.

Outside Garden Spot Lights

Garden/Outdoor Lighting

Installed on tall poles, using floodlights, par 38 lights and LED spotlights are a great way to light gardens surrounding marquees. Can also be used to uplight trees and other features in outdoor areas.

Disco & Effect Lighting

Mirror Balls, Dance Effect Lighting, Mood Lighting

Assisting clients to create great venues with awesome lighting designs is an integral part of our business. We regularly work alongside and can recommend specialist audio visual companies to assist planning your event.