The following tent sizing chart is for your convenience in estimating your needs.  Note that the numbers in this chart reflect the maximum that can be put in that tent. 

4ft bar If you are planning a wedding or other event that will require additional equipment under the tent such as a dance floor, cake table, buffet tables, wide aisle or other extras, we recommend you select a tent at least 2 sizes beyond what the chart indicates.

Selecting the proper size tent can be difficult due to the number of variables that affect the final sizing of your tent.

Call our experts and they will be glad to help you select the tent, tables and additional items you need.

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The following table will help you estimate the square footage (SQ) you will need for each item you select.

Tent Size

SQ. FT.

8’ Rec Tables 10 SQ/Person

5’ Round Tables 12 SQ/Person

  Cathedral    5 SQ/Person

     Casual     8 SQ/Person

10x10 100 1=10P 1=8P 20 12
10x20 200 2=16P 2=16P 40 25
20x20 400 5-6=40P 4=32P 80 50
20x30 600 6-8=60P 6=48P 120 75
20x40 800 8-10=80P 8=64P 160 100
30x30 900 9-15=120P 9=72P 180 113
30x40 1200 15-20=160P 12=96P 240 150
30x50 1500 20-24=192P 14=112P 300 183
30x60 1800 21-28=224P 18=144P 360 225
30x75 2250 27-36=288P 21=168P 450 280
40x40 1600 20-25=200P 16=128P 320 200
40x60 2400 28-35=280P 24=192P 480 300
40x80 3200 36-45=360P 32=256P 640 400
40x100 4000 44-55=440P 40=320P 800 500
40x120 4800 52-65=520P 48=384P 960 600
40x140 5600 60-75=600P 56=448P 1120 700
40x160 6400 68-85=680P 64=512P 1280 800
40x180 7200 76-95=760P 72=576P 1440 900

Tent Size

SQ. FT.

8’ Rec Tables 10 SQ/Person

5’ Round Tables 12 SQ/Person

 Cathedral     5 SQ/Person

     Casual      8 SQ/Person


The following list will help you estimate the square footage (SQ) you will need for each item you select.
  • Stand Up Cocktail 8 SQ per person
  • Buffet Dinner: 10 SQ per person
  • Sit Down Dinner:
    • Round Tables of Eight: 12 SQ per person
    • Round Tables of Six or Eight: 12 SQ per person
    • Long Tables of Eight:  10 SQ per person
  • Casual:  8 SQ per person
  • Cathedral Seating: 5-6 SQ per person
  • Dance Area:  9 SQ per couple
  • Bandstand:
    • 10 SQ per person
    • Drums: 20 SQ
    • Piano: (Spinet) 80 SQ
    • Piano: (Grand) 100 SQ
Wedding reception with pink decor and a dance floor.
Call our experts and they will be glad to help you select the tent, tables and additional items you need.
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