Tips for Seating Guests at Your Wedding Reception

Updated: Jun 3, 2019

With an array of guests attending your intimate wedding, you will certainly want to ensure that they are all pleased with your reception! While you will serve a delicious meal, and showcase beautiful décor, there is one detail that should be given a great deal of consideration, and that would be the seating chart that you create!

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Are you preparing to plan your own wedding seating chart?

We believe that all of your wedding guests should be pleased with their seats! That’s why, here at Eclectic Eventz, as Atlanta wedding planners, we have gathered some tips to assist you with seating guests at your own wedding reception. If you would like to discover what these tips are, be sure to continue reading:


  • The Newlyweds. As the happy newlyweds, you should certainly be the focal point of your wedding reception. Therefore, you should consider sitting at your own sweetheart table! This way, you will stand out, and your guests will be able to locate you with ease. However, if you would rather be seated with others, it would be best to do so with your bridal party.

  • The Singles. You will most likely have an array of single guests attending your wedding. While you may feel as though you should seat them all together, you should actually do the opposite! In fact, by doing so, you could cause them to feel incredibly awkward. Instead, consider seating a couple of single guests at each table, and play matchmaker if the opportunity arises.

  • The Children. Will children be attending your wedding? If so, it would be ideal to seat them all together. This way, they can be around others their own age, and you can give their parents a break. In addition, comprise their table with games, coloring books and crayons, and even fun items such as glow sticks, to ensure that they are thoroughly entertained.

Properly seating guests at your wedding reception is of importance! These are just a few tips to assist you with doing so.

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If you are ready to plan your own big day with a wedding planner in Atlanta, Georgia, please get in touch with us here at Eclectic Eventz! We believe that every celebration should be one of a kind, and would be pleased with the opportunity to ensure that yours is.

Tel: 678-540-4240, Ext. 3

info@eclecticeventz.com

Atlanta, Georgia

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