Shade Structures

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Forget temporary shade—elevate your event with shade structures that are stylish, fully custom, and reusable. Stretch Shapes has risen to the top, offering premium turnkey shade solutions built for ownership and lasting impact. We’re not just your shade provider, we’re your unforgettable event experience partner.

Dive into the revolutionary realm of our shade structures, crafted from the unrivaled hero of outdoor fabrics: Outdoor Stretch Fabric. This heavyweight champion (a mighty 8.5 oz!) is woven from 100% recycled, UV-stable polyester, ensuring vibrant, long-lasting colors and unwavering strength, event after event. Say goodbye to flimsy rentals and hello to shade built to endure.

Partner with Stretch Shapes today. From design to installation, we handle everything, leaving you with an unforgettable shade experience your clients will cherish and rave about. It’s time to own the shade, own the event, own the moment.

Shade Structure Made Of High Performance Outdoor Stretch Fabric


Elevate aesthetics while providing essential shade. Incorporate shade structures instead of conventional tenting for an uplifted experience.

Elevate aesthetics while providing essential shade. Incorporate shade structures instead of conventional tenting for an uplifted experience.

  • For brand activation, festivals, and sporting events
  • The new way to provide exceptional shade
  • A surefire way to grab attention & invite visitors
  • The #1 turnkey/worry free solution for Shade Structures in North America
dark and light blue Triangle Stretch Fabric Sails Connected To Make A Shade Structure


Beauty, value, and safety are the guideposts for our design principles.

  • Clean designs allow you to fulfill your client’s vision while offering exceptional shade coverage
  • Designed for faster installations with less crew and fewer machines
  • Rigging packages built strong for maximum safety
  • Exceptional in-house CAD modeling and visualization
  • True to spec 3D renders provided

All New Outdoor Flat Panel Sails

Outdoor Flat Panel Sails stretch out to perfection, stand the test of time, and are made from all new Outdoor Stretch Fabric

  • Finally, a stretch fabric sail intended for outdoor temporary events
  • Built tough from top to bottom for even the most demanding event environments
  • Thick 8.5oz fabric in 12 colors for protective shade
  • UV-stable 100% recycled Polyester prevents sun damage so panels hold strong & colors stay bright
  • 6 months – 2 years of cumulative outdoor special event use based on region
Overlapping red and white Square Shade Tiles Made From High Performance Outdoor Stretch Fabric

Configurations & Add-ons

  • Pinwheel: Uses truss uprights & cable rigging. Anchors tie back to ballasts or earth anchors
  • Flat Truss Grid: Mounts to a complete truss grid & has a flat ceiling
  • Gilled Truss Grid: Mounts to a complete truss grid & has layer angular sails
  • Choose your color pattern or we can suggest ideas based on your colors specs
  • Printed logos or Pantones on any part of the structure
  • Add Truss Covers to improve aesthetics and safety


Stretch Shapes Shade Structures have been designed with value in mind.

  • Systems come in a wide variety of sizes & degrees of complexity
  • The following example pricing is intended to demonstrate a ranges of what we offer
  • Many other shapes and sizes are available
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Event Installation

Stay focused on the main event by allowing our world-class installation team to handle all of the installation details.

  • Decades of experience installing at major events around the globe
  • Ensures nothing is overlooked, forgotten, or improperly installed
  • OSHA safety certified, ensuring the safety of event attendees and fellow installers
  • Most installations can be done in 1-3 days
Truss Being Mounted With Rigging To Hold Triangular Stretch Fabric Shade Sails For Large Outdoor Shade Structure

Ordering & Lead Times

You will be connected with a dedicated Relationship Manager who can walk you through the entire project. They are supported by a skilled team of industrial designers, engineers, 3D Modelers, and expert craftspeople.

  • Let us know your needs by contacting us
  • We will help guide you through the options
  • If it’s a good fit, we will build you a quote & visual assets based on your needs
  • Once ordered, fulfillment ranges from 10-25 business days based on order size
White Stretch Fabric Rectangular Shade Structure