Frequently Asked Question v2

Commercial BBQs, Pancake Griddles, Pop-Up Canopies and Soundstage Trailers.
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Community groups, nonprofit and charitable organizations. View our eligibility guidelines. 

There is no cost! One of the ways we support the communities we serve is by offering a variety of special event equipment, free-of-charge, for community event organizers.All we ask in return is recognition for the equivalent value of renting it and/or transporting it to the event.

Barbecues - $150
10x10 Canopies - $200
10x20 Canopies - $250
Open Air Soundstages - $1200
Covered Soundstages - $2000

There is no limit! However, there are many community and charitable organizations that use this program, so please be mindful and only request what you need.

This can vary by event and equipment borrowed. Our general guidelines are as follows:

Barbecues and Canopies:

Weekday events - pick up day before, event day, drop off following dayWeekend events - pick up Friday afternoon, drop off Monday morning (or Tuesday of a long weekend).


ATCO will deliver the soundstage the day of your event and pickup the soundstage after your event has ended. 

*We will work with your organization to ensure enough time is allocated per booking for set up, cleaning, driving, etc.

Equipment at each location varies.  Check the location pages to see what each location has.

Bookings will be accepted six months in advance of your event.

Bookings will be accepted up to ten days before the event date.

Simple, select the type of equipment you want and add to your cart!

Email with your booking number or contact your local office.

Our ATCO team will deliver the soundstages to and from an event. The BBQs and Canopies are pick up and drop off only.
*This varies per location.

A half ton truck or similar is recommended for the BBQ and Canopies. Depending on the quantity borrowed, a larger truck/van may be ideal.

No, our ATCO offices are closed on Saturday and Sunday. Pick up's will occur on the Friday before the weekend. Drop off's are on the following Monday (or Tuesday following a long weekend). Because our ATCO staff will be delivering the soundstages, we will deliver on weekends. 

Once your request has been booked, you will receive a confirmation stating the date, time and location to pick up and drop off equipment.

Booking confirmation number and proper PPEas stated in the agreement.

If your representative has a copy of the booking with them, they are able to pick up the equipment on your behalf.

*Couriers are not recommended.

Although we believe our ATCO employees are superheroes, they are not responsible for loading the equipment into and out of your vehicle. We stronglyrecommend you bring twoable bodied people who are capable of helping load the loaner equipment. ATCO employees do have the right to refuse the loan if terms are not met.

Majority of the offices do notprovide propane with the BBQs. Please contact your local ATCO office for more information.

This varies per location. Please contact your local ATCO office for more information.

Yes, as agreed upon in the Terms and Conditions, you or your organization will be charged for damages to the loaned equipment.

There is no late fee, however another organization could be picking up that same day. Please be respectful of the pick up and drop off times.

Yes, as agreed upon in the terms and conditions, you or your organization will be charged for the replacement value of the loaned equipment.


Eligiblity Guidelines

While we respect the efforts of Alberta’s many not-for-profit organizations to build stronger communities, we are unable to support:

Read our new Terms and Conditions for additional information

Organizer understands that ATCO has established criteria to determine eligibility of community organizers to participate in the Program. Organizer represents, warrants, and covenants that: