Whether you call it family-style dining, long tables or banquet seating, this style is a gorgeous look for vineyard weddings, outdoor country club affairs or rustic ranch weddings. The classic long-table brings guests together to create a more intimate feeling, and allows you to experiment with long centerpieces. We are mooning over long tables today, get inspired with this sampling of ideas for both indoor and outdoor weddings.
The romance is in the air at this wedding featuring an impossibly long, winding table topped with bistro lights and trees. Photo: Gia Canali
Long tables dotted with large hibiscus trees and pin lighting add drama to this large wedding. Photo: Bellevue Manor
Copper, gold and cream complete these symmetrical long tables done in a Spanish vintage style. Photo: Joielala Photographie. See more of this real wedding in La Jolla
Featuring a much more intimate feel, this family-style seating arrangement coordinates perfectly with the natural surroundings. Photo: Michael and Anna Costa
Dark woods with stone accents work perfectly with a palette of pretty pinks and white. Photo: Laura Murray Photography. See more of this real wedding at Devil’s Thumb Ranch.
Seating for 100 takes on an intimate feel with the guest list split between two long tables. Candles and rich linens create a sumptuous experience. Photo: Studio This Is, Planning & Design: Bliss Weddings & Events
Simple sophistication in this classic ballroom reception. Photo: Jen Lynne Photography
For such an elegant venue a dramatic table setting is required, and this mix of long table and rounds does just that. Photo: Blume Photography
Modern and rectangular tables are offset with the romance of a chandelier and a garden setting. Photo: Jana Morgan, Event Planning: Belle Destination Weddings & Events, Inc., Floral: Bella Bloom Floral Boutique
Fresh, light and modern, this chic pairing of long tables with offset chairs for VIP guests in a different color creates a stunning effect. Photo: Place Settings Melbourne
This small destination wedding takes on the relaxed seaside feeling with an al fresco banquet seating plan. Photo and Event Planner: Colin Cowie Celebrations
There is little more suitable for a farmhouse wedding than long farm tables for joyous dining and conversation on such a happy occasion. Photo: Brickhouse Farm