Tables, Chairs & Tents – Oh My!

Tables, chairs, and tents are essential elements for many gatherings, whether it’s a family reunion, a wedding, a birthday party, or any other event. Check out our guide to help you navigate these necessities:


Types of Tables: Consider the types of tables you’ll need based on the event. Options include round tables, rectangular tables, cocktail tables, and banquet tables. Round tables encourage conversation and are great for meals, while rectangular tables are more practical for buffet setups or displays.

Seating Capacity: Determine how many guests you expect and plan accordingly. Round tables typically seat 8-10 people, while rectangular banquet tables can accommodate more guests. Ensure there’s enough space between tables for easy movement.

Table Sizes: Choose table sizes that fit your space and layout. Round tables come in various diameters, while rectangular tables vary in length. Consider the dimensions of your venue and the number of guests when selecting table sizes.

Tablecloths and Linens: Dress up your tables with tablecloths and linens that match your event theme or color scheme. Make sure to have extras on hand for spills or replacements.


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Types of Chairs: Select chairs that complement your tables and provide comfort for guests. Options include folding chairs, banquet chairs, chiavari chairs, and padded chairs. Consider the aesthetics, comfort, and durability of each chair type.

Seating Arrangement: Decide on the seating arrangement based on the event format and guest preferences. You can opt for assigned seating for formal events or open seating for more casual gatherings.

Chair Covers and Sashes: Enhance the look of your chairs with chair covers and sashes. These decorative elements can add elegance and sophistication to your event decor.

Quantity: Ensure you have enough chairs for all your guests, plus extras for unexpected attendees or replacements.


Types of Tents: Choose a tent style that suits your event venue and atmosphere. Options include pole tents, frame tents, and inflatable tents. Consider factors such as space, aesthetics, and weather protection.

Size: Determine the size of the tent based on the number of guests, seating arrangement, and additional space requirements for amenities like dance floors or buffet tables. Measure your event area to ensure the tent fits comfortably.

Weather Protection: Tents provide shelter from sun, rain, wind, and other weather elements. Consider adding sidewalls, flooring, and heating or cooling options to ensure guest comfort in any weather conditions.

Permits and Regulations: Check local regulations and obtain any necessary permits for tent installation, especially for larger events or public spaces. Ensure that the tent setup adheres to safety standards and guidelines.

Accessories: Enhance your tent setup with lighting, draping, flooring, and other accessories to create a festive and inviting atmosphere. Work with your SWAG to customize your tent decor to match your event theme.

Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering or a large-scale event, paying attention to the details of tables, chairs, and tents can help create a comfortable and inviting atmosphere for your guests to enjoy.  At SWAG Party Rentals, we love to help you create memories that everyone will be talking about for years to come!  Whether you just need a few chairs or want someone to guide and plan an entire event (and everything in between), we will ensure your event is unforgettable!