(Closed) would 11 people fit comfortably in a 72 inch round table

posted 4 years ago in Logistics
Post # 2
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Busy bee

Depends how big (or small) your guest physically are. I think 10 would be suitable. If they all know each other then i think it would be fine. But if they are strangers they might feel akward sitting too close together. 

Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: City, State

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purplelove88 :  Our venue had 60 and 72 inch tables and their guidance was 6-8 people at the small ones and and 8-10 at the 72 inch tables. They said they could squeeze 11 at the 72 in but it wouldn’t be comfortable.

Post # 4
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Honey Beekeeper

It would be crowded. 

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

It would be pretty crowded.  We had 72 inch tables and the venue suggested 8-10 people a table.  Most tables had 8 but there were maybe 2-3 tables that had 10 and that was almost getting tight.  Do all of your tables have 10 people?  If not maybe you could put them at a table of 8.  

Utimately I think you can do it and it won’t be a huge deal if that’s the only place you can fit them but it would probably be more comfortable not to.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2017 - Mississauga Convention Centre

Our venue reccomended 8-10 people for a 72 inch round table.I think they will be fine maybe a little tight but not a big deal

Post # 7
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Sugar bee

Our venue told us that they could fit 10-12 at 72″ round tables. Nearly all of ours had 10, but we had 11 at a couple and it was fine. We did have chiavari chairs, which allow you to fit more people at a table, and I guess our guests were overall on the thinner side of average. I think it’s preferable to have 11 at a table than isolate 1-2 random guests at a table where they won’t know anyone else.

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