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Elevate Your Event

One of the best ways to elevate the atmosphere for your event is by adding uplighting! Use uplighting to transform your entire space or highlight a specific element at your event.

We offer a multitude of lighting options from your standard wash lights, moving heads and blacklights. 

To add lighting to your event:

  1. Look at the information below for additional information on lighting. 
  2. Reserve your lights and decide operation style. 
    • Self-service operation means you will setup and operate the lights yourself.
    • We can also have our staff design, setup and/or operate lights for your events for an additional cost.
  3. Enjoy your great-looking event!

Choosing Your Lights

Use the below table for common use cases and recommended lights.

If you are still unsure of what you may want to use, use the scheduler below for a free lighting consult.

Schedule Lighting Consult

UseRecommended Light(s)
Wash light (shining up wall/column)

-For large areas of wall that you want to add solid color, use LED Strip Lights.

-For smaller, alternating beams of light or for smaller walls, use LED Par Lights.

Highlight a specific item (e.g. table centerpiece/cake)Use EZ Pinspots (located under the Gobos & Spotlights below).
Spotlight on people-For spotlighting people, use the Followspot 75ST (located under the Gobos & Spotlights below).
Display a logo

- To display a simple logo/image, use the EZ Gobo (located under the Gobos & Spotlights below).

-To display your logo from a far distance/with greater clarity, use the Followspot 75ST (located under the Gobos & Spotlights below).

 

Some gobos are able to be printed at no additional cost. If the design is more complex, the reserving party will need to pay for the production of a professionally made insert.

Glow-in-the Dark FeatureUse the Blacklights (located under the Atmospherics section below).
Draw attention to entrance/stageUse one of the Intimidator lights (located under the Atmospherics section below).

Available Lights

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LED strip lights are great for shining up walls and pillars. Combine multiple strip lights to create fantastic backdrops and unique effects.

LED Strip Lights
LightHighlightsPower SourceQuantityPrice* per Light
ColorBand

-Newer lighting technology for brighter and more full color

-Quickly adjust colors with IRC remote

-Sound-Active Mode

Wall Plug4$17.50
ColorStrip (Large)-Affordable full-length strip lights with various light color combinationsWall Plug4$10
ColorStrip (Mini)-Affordable half-length strip lights with various light color combinationsWall Plug4$8

*University Departments receive a 30% discount on event lighting.
 Registered Student Organizations receive a 50% discount on event lighting.

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LED par lights are one of the most versatile lighting options. They are great for shining up walls and pillars and highlighting specific event features. These lights provide a focused beam of light in a variety of colors.

Battery-powered lights are also available, allowing more options to elevate your event.

LED Par Lights
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These battery-powered lights allow many more options for lighting your event.

LightHighlightsPower SourceQuantityPrice* per Light
Freedom H1

-Single light with a full spectrum of colors, including Ultraviolet

-Magnetic base

-Quickly adjust colors with IRC remote

-Wireless connectivity

Battery12$15
Freedom Par Hex-4

-Multi-light par with a full spectrum of colors, including Ultraviolet

-Quickly adjust colors with IRC remote

-Wireless connectivity & Sound-Active Mode

Battery15$17.50
Freedom Par Quad-4 IP

-Multi-light par with a large spectrum of colors

-Weather-proof light can be used outside

-Quickly adjust colors with IRC remote

-Wireless connectivity & Sound-Active Mode

Battery17$15
EZ Par 64

-Large spectrum of colors

-Thin and lightweight

- Sound-Active Mode

Battery3$15

*University Departments receive a 30% discount on event lighting.
 Registered Student Organizations receive a 50% discount on event lighting.

LightHighlightsPower SourceQuantityPrice* per Light
LED Splash-Dipswitch color controlWall Plug4$8
Thin par 64-Easy color adjustmentWall Plug4$10
Freedom Par Hex-4

-Multi-light par with a full spectrum of colors, including Ultraviolet

-Quickly adjust colors with IRC remote

-Wireless control & Sound-Active Mode

Wall Plug12$12.50

*University Departments receive a 30% discount on event lighting.
 Registered Student Organizations receive a 50% discount on event lighting.

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To really take your events to the next level, utilize moving heads, gobos & spotlights.

  • Project a custom logo using a gobo light.
  • Highlight event elements with our range of spotlights.
Gobos & Spotlights
LightHighlightsPower SourceQuantityPrice* per Light
Followspot 75ST

-Powerful, standard spot light 

-Quickly adjust color of spotlight

-Quick Dimming and blackout capabilities

Wall Plug2$40
EZ Pin

-Small, focused beam

-Magnetic base ideal for mounting on high surfaces

-Control with IRC remote

Battery18$10
EZ Gobo

-Project a custom logo or simple image

-Magnetic base ideal for mounting on high surfaces

-Control with IRC remote

Battery1$12.50
Gobo Zoom

-Project a custom logo or simple image

-Can rotate displayed images at varying speeds

Wall Plug2$12.50

*University Departments receive a 30% discount on event lighting.
 Registered Student Organizations receive a 50% discount on event lighting.

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Use atmospheric lights to provide a unique feel to your event.

  • Incorporate eye-catching movement with our moving-head lights.
  • Create a glow-in the dark event.
  • Elevate a dance floor
Moving Heads & Atmospherics
LightHighlightsPower SourceQuantityPrice* per Light
Intimidator 355Z

-Large moving-head light that gives full control of your light.

-Pre-set scenes can allow these to move automatically to draw attention to your event.

-Assortment of default gobo inserts included

Wall Plug2$45
Intimidator Spot 100

-Small moving-head light that gives full control of your light.

-Pre-set scenes can allow these to move automatically to draw attention to your event

-Small footprint

Wall Plug2$17.50
Blacklight (Slim Strimp UV-18)-Use ultraviolet light to create a glow-in-the-dark effectWall Plug2$15
Mini Kinta IRC- Use moving lasers to add some energy and excitement to your spaceWall Plug2$15
Bliss Light

-Add a  unique element with small moving starlike dots and an optional nebula cloud

Wall Plug1$7.50

*University Departments receive a 30% discount on event lighting.
 Registered Student Organizations receive a 50% discount on event lighting.

FAQs

Use the Choosing Your Lights section to look through the options. If you are still unsure of what you may want to use, contact omu@ou.edu for a free lighting consultation.

Yes, lights can be rented for events not taking place at the Oklahoma Memorial Union.

The reserving party is responsible for picking up, operating, and returning all lights. If lights are returned in a condition different than when rented, there will be a necessary fee assessed.

Yes! Our staff will provide a free lighting consultation prior to your event.

We can also have our staff setup/operate/clean-up the lights for an additional service fee.

Prior to your self-service rental, you will be emailed a link to the specific light guide for your light(s) rented.