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Spacing Equations Quick Reference

Seating

  • Theater/Classroom Style
    6 sq. ft. per person
    100 guests
    100 x 6 = 600 sq. ft.
  • Banquet Tables
    8 sq. ft. per person
    100 guests
    100 x 8 = 800 sq. ft.
  • 48″ Round Table with Seating
    64 sq. ft. per table
    60 guests seated at 10 tables of 6
    10 x 64 = 640 sq. ft.
  • 60″ Round Table with Seating
    100 sq. ft. per table
    80 guests seated at 10 tables of 8
    10 x 100 = 1,000 sq. ft.

 

  • 72″ Round Table with Seating
    144 sq. ft. per table
    100 guests seated at 10 tables of 10
    10 x 144 = 1,440 sq. ft.
  • Cocktail Reception (Standing)
    6 sq. ft. per guest
    50 guests
    50 x 6 = 300 sq. ft.
  • Cocktail Reception (Seated)
    12 sq. ft. per guest
    50 guests
    50 x 12 = 600 sq. ft.

Special Notes:

Allow for 54″ between edge of two round tables (includes room for seating)

Allow for 60″ between edge of two banquet tables (includes room for seating)

Allow 24″ clearance along edge of table for walking, etc.

Bar

100 sq. ft. per bar plus additional walkup space when necessary

 

Buffet Tables

100 sq. ft. per buffet table

 

Gift Table

50 sq. ft. per table

 

Cake Table

50 sq. ft. per table

 

Escort Card Table

50 sq. ft. per table