(Closed) head table or sweetheart table?

posted 8 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
4012 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

We are doing a sweetheart table! I want to spend some time with my new Husband alone while eating and it gives our bridal party a chance to sit with their dates and not have to be “displayed” all night! I think it makes everything easier!

Post # 5
1633 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2017

We’re doing something in the middle.  We’ll be sitting at a normal round table with my two MOH’s and their dates and the Best Man and his date, and the rest of the wedding party will be at other round tables with their dates.

Post # 6
23589 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

We did the giant head table, but for you, I think a sweetheart with the 3 girls would be super sweet! 🙂

Post # 7
5889 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2012

sweetheart table! 

i prefer when the bridal party is disbursed among their friends, but we did contemplate sitting with our parents.  my parents are divorced though, so this wouldn’t have been very comfy.

Post # 8
4192 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

I would prefer a sweetheart, but Fiance wants a head table, so this was an easy compromise. 🙂

Post # 9
3618 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

We did a sweat heart table. For one we wouldn’t want to “force” our wedding party to sit together and not with their SOs and we wouldn’t have a table large enough to fit our wedding party + their SOs. We liked having a sweatheart table because we were able to get our food first and chow down so we could make our rounds and what not. And it was the only time DH and I were together during the reception.

Post # 12
3261 posts
Sugar bee

We’re doing a sweetheart table. We’re not having a bridal party, and theres no on else I would want sitting up front and center with us.

Post # 14
1061 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

We did a modified head table.  We had a long rectangular table extending from the front/centre of the room that we sat at the head of, with round tables all around.

We were able to actually talk with the wedding party and eat not on a stage!  It was perfect!

Post # 15
705 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

We’re sitting at a regular table with our wedding party.  We’ll probably have 10 mins of private time before dinner so we can eat and be together and then join everyone at the table.  I want to spend time with my friends and family–I don’t get to see them often and so I would like to sit with/near/around them.

Post # 16
47 posts
  • Wedding: September 2016 - tbd

we are doing a sweetheart table. I’ve been to 2 wedddings where my SO was in the wedding, it made it hard because I was sitting with people who I didn’t know (I’m more on the shy side) and we didn’t see each other at all. I think that a sweetheart table would allow the party to sit with their dates and like bees have said not be on display..

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