Post # 1
I may be putting the cart before the horse, but have a question about bride and groom seating at the reception.
I am pretty sure our venue (haven’t ironed out all the details yet) does not provide a sweetheart table nor do we have a massive bridal party that will sit at some long banquet table with us. If we’re sitting at just one of the regular ol’ tables, how do we decide who will sit with us??? I’m estranged from my parents, so they won’t be there, his parents will, but that’s a tricky situation. I have friends that are very near and dear to me, but adding their spouses and kids, well there just isn’t room! I realize that feelings may be hurt, we’ll have to compromise and we can always seat the super-special people at the tables next to us.
Anyone else have a similar type of seating situation?
Post # 3
- Wedding: August 2010 - Ocean View Villas/Jasmine Seafood Restaurant
Sit with people you would like to. You’ll likely not actually be sitting there very long anyways because you’ll be standing, chatting with guests, dancing, etc. We barely got a chance to sit or eat at our wedding.
Post # 5
I am putting both our parents and the officiant at our table. Maybe another couple. I am planning on scarfing down my food and visiting tables so I’m not worried about it too too much.
Post # 6
Originally we were going to sit with bridal party and their dates at a “normal” table, but there was one too many of us so we decided sweet heart table.
Post # 7
We’re not havinga sweetheart table, and just planning to sit at a round 10-top table like our guests. We’re planning to have our wedding party and their dates sit with us. Though, that only makes 8 people… so maybe we’ll end up having only an 8-top for us, because it would be too difficult to select only one other couple to sit with us. I am letting all the parents “host” a table of their own…because there are 3 sets due to divorce/remarriages, etc.
Post # 8
we had our friends- some of the wedding party, their SO’s. We put the parents and some family together and some wedding party members together. It doesnt matter too much since not a whole lot of time gets mandated to sitting together.
Post # 9
even though your situation is different it is usually the bridal party that sits with the bride and groom, and for 35.00 you could purchase a long folding table at walmart or home depot. it can be used for family parties in your back yard also. then no feelings will be hurt.
Post # 10
Yea…I’m thinking of just somehow getting a sweetheart table in.