Planning The Seating Arrangement For Your Wedding Reception

Your wedding ceremony can be a beautiful centerpiece of your special day, but the reception is where your guests can relax, and feel encouraged to cut loose. Planning a reception can involve several steps – you need to determine your decorations, select your caterer, and find just the right wedding cake. You can make sure these responsibilities are well managed with the support of the right wedding vendors. However, when it comes to planning your seating arrangement, your expertise will be needed. After all, your caterer can break down matters of food and drink, but they have no way of knowing how your guests know each other, or how they will interact with each other.

Think About Your Guests’ Relationships With Each Other

Seating couples next to each other may be a no-brainer, but what should you do about other personal relationships? Putting people among familiar faces can make them more comfortable, and facilitate happy reunions for friends who have been apart for an extended period. If you know of guests with a not so great dynamic, take time early in your planning to see how you can create a buffer between them.

Picturing Your Guests In Your Reception Space

Laying out your seating arrangement will be easier when you have a lay of the space. After you have your reception space selected, you can use the layout of the room to predict how near people will be to other guests at other tables. That can allow you to keep people close together, while technically keeping them in separate seating stations, which can help facilitate conversation while limiting the need for people to move around too often.

Count On Texas Old Town For A Wonderful Wedding And Wedding Reception

At Texas Old Town, we strive to help you create your ideal wedding and reception. Our premiere Austin wedding venue, which is also located near San Antonio and San Marcos, will provide you with several location options, all of which provide a lush outdoor ceremony space, and a high quality reception area. Texas Old Town can make sure your wedding, special event, or corporate event is something to remember! To schedule a tour of our event venue in Kyle, TX, call our office today at 512-396-1800 or complete our online contact form.