Seating arrangements are not something I’m looking forward to. I’ve tried a few mock-ups, but since our RSVPs have only just started to roll in, I really have no idea who or even how many who’s to expect.
In a perfect world, I’d have everyone sitting at one giant table ala the Queen's dinner parties, but our venue doesn't exactly allow for this type of setting.
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The traditional head table also includes the Best Man and Maid of Honor along with their dates. If we were to go with this set-up, I'd probably switch the order so that Mr. Rucksack could sit next to his bestie and me next to my cousin.
Next up we have the parental table. This is another oldie but goodie that includes the parents of both the bride and groom in addition to the best man and maid of honor. I'm not opposed to this idea, but with so much family coming in from out of state, I know my mom will want to celebrate with them too.
The next table set-up is something I like to call the 6th Grade Dance Table. In this popular table arrangement, all the groomsmen are on one side and all the bridesmaids are on the other. It certainly makes things easy, but I don't like the idea of completely separating everyone. In our case, it also makes the table ridiculously long. Longer than last supper long.
Right now, I think we'll most likely go with the Scattered VIP Table. I think it's the table arrangement guaranteed to give me the most amount of fun and I think the dates can band together for an hour while we eat dinner. That shouldn't be too hard, right?
What kind of head table will you/did you have? Are there any other alternatives I should consider?