Bear Valley Party Rentals

Event Seating

SEATING ARRANGEMENTS

Banquet Style
For 24” service space behind 18” chair depth:

Round
Guidelines:
Allow 54” between tables for chair space and food service, divide the room area in sq. ft. by 10 for maximum seating add an additional 2 sq. ft. per person for increased comfort.

Oblong
Guidelines:
Allow 60” between tables for back to back seating, divide the room in sq. ft. by 8 for maximum seating, add an additional 2 sq. ft. per person for increased comfort.

Classroom Style
Guidelines:
Allow 36” between tables for seating on one side of the table only increase allowance for two-sided seating for food service, divide the student seating by area in sq. ft. by 8.

Theater Style
Guidelines:
Allow 36” between rows of chairs, increase allowance for maximum comfort, divide the audience seating are in sq. ft. by 8.
Formulas and dimensions above allow for chair aisles and passage aisles. Increase allowances to accommodate wide traffic aisle(s), columns, service doors and unique room shapes.

Party Seating and Space Information

Cocktail Parties/Dining
Standing………………………………………………………………5-6 Sq. ft. per person
Partial Seating………………………………………………………….8 sq. ft. per person
Reception (partial seating) ………………………………………..8 sq. ft. per person
Oblong Tables…………………………………………………………..8 sq. ft. per person
Round tables of 10………………………………………………….10 sq. ft. per person
Round tables of 6, 8 or 12………………………………………..12 sq. ft. per person
Cathedral seating (rows)…………………………………………..6 sq. ft. per person

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