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Tuesday Tip from Wedding Reception Venues in Utah – Your Guest List

Wedding Reception Venues in Utah Tip about Your Guests

After you have set a date, the number of guests you anticipate inviting is your next quandary.  You must have a rough idea of your guest list so that as you research and visit the many wedding reception venues in Utah, you’ll make a wise choose that will accommodate your needs.  Depending on what type of event you are envisioning, will depend on how much room you’ll need.  If you want a simple sit down dinner with close family and friends, typically you should plan on about 25-30 square feet per person.  This allows you plenty of space for the dance floor, tables & chairs, cake display, set up for a band, etc.  As you visit the many Utah venues, be sure you inquire how many people they can accommodate for sit-down meals.

sit down dinners at salt lake wedding venues
Sit-down meals are usually a small additional fee to an already booked event at a reception center.

If you are envisioning a flow-through reception, you can invite many more guests.  But still you’ll need to inquire about the capacity of the venue.  Consider parking for you and your guests and the flow of the room and space.  If your venue has a wise event planner, they will be able to make suggestions to you about how to stagger guests arrival as to avoid congestion in the line.

Utah reception centers with flow-through style wedding events
Flow-through style reception line

Many couples are now choosing to wander around the reception venues in Utah rather than stand in a line.  This is a new popular trend that allows the youthful couple to spend more time with their dear friends and family and allows their parents to spend more time with their close friends and family. Every event is different and you can make yours uniquely your own. It’s your day so plan it the way you want!

brides at wedding venues salt lake city
Bride and Groom may wander through their guests at their leisure

Some wedding venues in Utah, like Atrium Weddings at Western Gardens in Sandy, have hosted hundreds of events over the years and are so happy to share tips with you to help you save frustration, time and money.  But no matter the venue you choose, be sure to have in mind before you begin your venue quest a rough estimate of how many guests you anticipate.  Have your guest list in hand and ask about the capacity details.

guest enjoying meal at Utah wedding venue
Your guests will love your event because they love you!