Comport your Wedding Guests
Thinking How to Handle the Crowd for your wedding day ???
Well making a planned schedule of Seating Arrangement for your guested can actually make your Half Job done.
lets get little deeper to the SEATING ARRANGEMENTS
If you keep these tips in mind , which will help the event flow more smoothly handling the seating arrangement smarty at your wedding and reception . Once you confirm the floor plan of your wedding venue and start to receive RSVP cards in the mail from your guests, it’s time to work on your reception seating chart. When designing a seating plan, you’ll want to consider the total number of attendees, any small children, your current family dynamics and the comfort of your single guests. Here are some tips for creating a seating arrangement to help you and your guests enjoy your wedding reception.
If you are only inviting a small number of guests to your wedding, you could allow guests to select their own seats at the reception. Perhaps just set up the event space with one long table. The bride and groom may sit together in the middle or at the head of the table.
However, those planning to have a medium or larger sized wedding will probably want to plan a seating arrangement. Otherwise guests might feel the pressure to race to a table. Imagine entering your reception and watching women tripping in high heels, children crying and couples being unable to find seats together. Avoid this type of stress by designing a seating plan before the wedding.
When creating the seating arrangement, keep in mind that the flower girl, ring bearer and any other small children who might need assistance during the meal will need to sit with their parents. A kids’ table is a nice way to seat older children together, but only create a kids’ table if you are able to fill it with kids. No set of parents, grandparents or single adults should be placed at a kids’ table in order to fill extra seats.
Nowadays it’s not uncommon for brides and grooms to have divorced parents and blended families. Therefore a traditional head table consisting of the couple, the wedding party and immediate family may not be the most appropriate option for your particular situation. One idea is for the bride and groom to sit at a table with only the wedding party and the wedding party members’ dates. Each set of parents (or individual parent if any are divorced) may sit at a seperate table with their own side of the family. It’s a helpful solution for couples with strained family relationships or for couples whose families are simply very large by helping to prevent any hurt feelings that could result from a couple selecting one set of relatives to sit with at their table over the other set.
Another seating option that some brides and grooms are chosing is a “sweetheart table.” This is an intimate table for two ususally placed in the front of the room at which the couple sits by themselves. A perk of the sweetheart table is that it allows the bride and groom to have private conversation during dinner.
In addition to your family members, you’ll also want to make sure that your friends are comfortable during the reception. Try not to seat any single guests alone at a table otherwise comprised of couples. You don’t need create a singles’ table, but do your best to place a few single attendees together who you believe may have common interests.
Taking the time to create a thoughtful seating chart before your wedding will help you to relax and enjoy the reception on your special day.