Capacity Comparisons
Tent Size
Square Footage Approximate Tent Capacity 
Theatre Style
(Standing)
6 sq. ft
Round Tables
(Seating)
12 sq. ft
Rectangular Tables
(Seating)
10 sq. ft
10’ by 10’

100178
10
10' by 20'
20033
1720
10' by 30'
30050
2530
10' by 40' 400673340
15' by 15'
2253819
23
15' by 20'
300502530
20’ by 20’
400
67
3340
20’ by 40’
800
1336780
20’ by 60’
1200
200100
120
30’ by 30’
900
150
7590
30’ by 40’
1200
200100
120
30’ by 50’
1500
250
125150
30’ by 60’
1800
300
150
180
30’ by 80’
2400
400200
240
40’ by 40’
1600
267133
133
40’ by 60’
2400
400
200190
40’ by 80’
3200
533267250
40’ by 100’
4000
667333320
Notes
  • Guests seated at round tables – 12 sq . ft. per person
  • Guests seated at banquet (rectangular) tables – 10 sq. ft. per person
  • Theatre seating or standing – 6 sq. ft. per person
  • Guests standing with some small tables – 8 sq. ft. per person
  • Head Table – 20 sq. ft. per person
  • Buffet Table – 100 sq. ft.
  • 4’ round cake, beverage or guest book table – 50 sq. ft.
  • 5’ round cake or guest book table – 75 sq. ft.
  • Gift Table – 100 sq. ft.
  • Bar – 150 sq. ft.
  • Disc Jockey – 50 sq. ft.
  • Band – 30 sq. ft. per person
  • Dance Floor – 4 sq. ft. per person