Event Seating

Cocktail parties (stand up)5 to 6 sq. ft.
per person
Cocktail parties (some seated)8 sq. ft.per person
Reception, Tea Type (some seated)8 sq. ft.per person
Dinner using oblong tables8 sq. ft.per person
Dinner using round tables of 1010 sq. ft.per person
Dinner using round tables of 6, 8, and 1212 sq. ft.per person
Cathedral seating (seating in rows)6 sq. ft.per person
Dance area2 to 4 sq. ft.per person
 

Rules of Thumb for Estimating Seating Capacity Per Square Foot:

For Banquet Style Seating

When using oblong tables, divide the room area (sq. ft.) by 8.

When using round tables, divide the room area (sq. ft.) by 10.

These figures are for maximum seating. If space is available for more comfortable seating, allow an additional 2 sq. ft. per person.

 
Truck — Event Seating in Bernardsville, NJ
 

For Classroom Style Seating

Divide the "student" seating area (sq. ft.) by 8.

For Theater Style Seating

Divide "spectator" seating area (sq. ft.) by 6.

This method of figuring allows for chair and passage aisle. It doe not allow for problems caused by wide traffis aisle, location of columns, service doors or unique room shapes. It is useful for a quick, general approximation.

For more information about our party rental services, call KEN-RENT at 908-766-7114.