Does bride sit on left or right?
Typically, the bride sits on the groom's left, with the best man on the bride's right and the maid of honor on the groom's right. Head table seating is traditionally boy-girl, but you don't have to follow this tradition.
Do you put top table on wedding seating plan?
If you do decide to have a top table, it traditionally needs to seat 8 persons including: the bride and groom, the parents, the maid of honour and the best man. Break with tradition – and have all of your bridesmaids/ushers on the top table, with both sets of parents sat with each other or other guests.
How do you create a table plan in Excel?
Do you use your married name on your table plan and place card? If you're using surnames on your table plan and or place cards, don't forget to use your married name for yourself. If you want to use Bride, Groom or add this to your name too that's also an option.
The head table can be just for the two of you, if you like. Or you can add your maid of honor and best man, or include the entire wedding party. Traditionally the bride sits at the groom's right, with the maid of honor on his left and the best man on the bride's right.
"There's no rule that says the bride and groom's table must be number 1," says Tutera. By numbering tables according to where they fall in the room, you do away with the idea that the table number indicates the rank and fun factor of the people seated there.
Traditionally, the bride and groom's parents sit at the same reception table, sometimes with the officiant and his or her spouse (if they attend the reception) or with your grandparents. If either of your parents is divorced, you'll probably want to have each parent and his or her spouse host their own table.