Pole Tents vs Frame Tents

Pole Tents vs. Frame Tents: What is the difference?

Celina Tent offers 6 different classes of tents, canopies, shelters, and structures. Here we will compare two of the most popular class types: Pole Tents and Frame Tents. Between frame tents and pole tents, Celina Tent has numerous series or brands of shelters to fit any need. The following video and chart provide a general overview of the differences between Frame Tents and Pole Tents.


Center & Side Poles

 Advantages of a POLE Tent include:

  1. Economical to Purchase
  2. Easy to Install
  3. Available in Widths Up To 80' / 24 meters
  4. Easy to Transport. Less Parts & Less Space
  5. Casual Atmosphere

 Disadvantages of a POLE Tent include:

  1. Requires a Larger Footprint
  2. Staking is Critical
  3. Inside Views can be Obstructed by Center Poles

 Celina POLE Tent Brands:

 Video: POLE Tent Basics


Frame System (No Center Poles)

 Advantages of a FRAME Tent include:

  1. No Center Poles or Obstructions
  2. Flexible Layout / Floor Plan Options
  3. Freestanding
  4. Aesthetically Pleasing

 Disadvantages of a FRAME Tent include:

  1. More Parts & Components
  2. Possible Transportation Issues
  3. Available in 10' / 15' / 20' / 30' / 40' widths

 Celina FRAME Tent Brands:

 Advantages of a POLE Tent include:

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