Skip to main content
Weddings

The Shade Shifters

South Lake Tahoe, CA View map Visit website

About

The Shade Shifters is a rental company based in South Lake Tahoe, California that provides Bedouin-style tents for weddings and other celebrations. Unlike traditional marquee tents, these stretch tents can be fully customized to suit your preferences and highlight your venue鈥檚 natural beauty. They can be stretched over uneven terrain, accommodate standing or seated guests, and work around existing structures. The team has set up these versatile pavilions from Reno to Los Angeles and is happy to travel across California for your event.

Services Offered
Browse the extensive tent offerings from The Shade Shifters to find the right size for your wedding needs. All options are rain and fire-resistant, can hold up against heavy winds, and can be set up open-air or closed. In case of inclement weather, siding and rain gutters are also available. Once you鈥檝e made your selection, the detail-oriented and efficient crew will work hard to conceptualize and anticipate the best possible configurations. For your convenience, they will run the installation and breakdown and make sure that everything goes smoothly. The company also provides a range of lighting supplies to personalize your structure. These include bistro lights, which can be draped atmospherically above dining tables and dance floors, and changing colored lights.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Which of the following event rental services to you provide?

Clean Up
Delivery
Setup

What event items are available?

Lights
Tents

What is the starting price for tents?

$1,000

Which of the following services do your prices include?

Clean Up
Delivery
Setup
illustration question

Any other questions?

Message vendor
Rated
5.0
out of 5.0
Recommended by 100% of couples
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Geena
    Geena C. Married on 07/16/2022
    5 out of 5 rating
    • Quality of service
      5.0 out of 5 rating
    • Responsiveness
      5.0 out of 5 rating
    • Professionalism
      5.0 out of 5 rating
    • Value
      5.0 out of 5 rating
    • Flexibility
      5.0 out of 5 rating

    No matter the elements, Shade Shifters rocks!

    Shade Shifters exceeded all of my expectations. I had an outdoor wedding in Truckee, California with uneven ground. That was no problem for this crew! They were timely, flexible, and made it so easy I did not have to worry about a thing. Plus the tent looked stunning, way better than those stock tents. And man was that tent sturdy! It ended up snowing three inches for my June wedding and the tent didn't falter. Thank you Shade Shifters for making my wedding! I would highly recommend them to anyone.
illustration stars

Are you interested?

Message vendor

Pricing

Team

Dana Olson
Dana Olson
co-owner

I moved to Tahoe almost 20 years ago and never looked back. I found a home that spoke to my love for the environment and outdoors. I have always loved going to and planning events and saw a lack of inventive shade at these otherwise beautiful events which lead me to start Shade Shifters. I balance this with my work for a conservation district that is involved with projects that help keep Tahoe the natural wonder that brought me here, to begin with. When not working, I keep busy skiing, mountain biking, and visiting my farm in Nicaragua.

Nick Palmer
Nick Palmer
co-owner

I grew up in Orange County and moved to Tahoe 15 years ago. I am the mind behind every unique tent set ups we do. My critical thinking, problem solving skills and artful eye make setting up these versatile tents go smoothly. In my spare time I enjoy skiiing, mountain biking and metal sculpting.

Preferred Vendors

The Landing Resort and Spa
4.5 out of 5 rating , 25 Reviews
路 Hotel Weddings
Music in Tahoe
5.0 out of 5 rating , 42 Reviews
路 Wedding DJs
Dancing Pines
5.0 out of 5 rating , 4 Reviews
路 Park & Outdoor Weddings
Tahoe Photo Bus
4.9 out of 5 rating , 3 Reviews
路 Photo Booths
Lauren Lindley Photography
5.0 out of 5 rating , 55 Reviews
路 Wedding Photographers
Nemus Photography
5.0 out of 5 rating , 33 Reviews
路 Wedding Photographers

Map

96150 South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
530-539-4707
Location of (The Shade Shifters)

Other vendors in Reno for your wedding

Wedding Vendors