Recommended Marquee Capacity Chart

Party Warehouse's Marquee Capacity Planning Chart
 
 
 

Recommended Marquee Capacity

Not sure how large of a marquee you need for you event. We're here to help!

Use the table below to help you plan which size marquee you will require for your next function or event.  Remember, these are our maximum capacities for each type of marquee.

You may want to plan for a few extra people, so as not to make the marquee too cramped for your guests.

Marquee Size Sq M Standing Seated Seated Formal 
3m x 3m 9 10 N/A N/A
4m x 4m 16 15 N/A N/A
3m x 6m 18 20 N/A N/A
5m x 5m 25 25 20 15
3m x 9m 27 25 20 15
4m x 8m 32 30 25 20
3m x 12m 36 35 30 20
6m x 6m 36 35 30 20
6m x 9m 54 50 40 30
6m x 12m 72 65 50 40
9m x 9m 81 85 65 45
6m x 15m 90 95 75 50
10m x 10m 100 110 80 60
9m x 12m 108 115 85 65
9m x 15m 135 140 105 75
12m x 12m 144 150 115 80
10m x 15m 150 160 120 85
9m x 21m 189 200 145 100
10m x 20m 200 220 155 110
12m x 18m 216 230 165 115
9m x 27m 243 260 190 125
10m x 25m 250 270 200 130
12m x 24m 288 310 225 155
10m x 30m 300 330 240 170
12m x 30m 360 390 285 195
12m x 36m 432 460 335 240
12m x 42m 504 550 410 300
12m x 48m 572 650 540 360
12m x 54m 648 740 600 420
12m x 60m 720 830 660 480
 
 
Marquee Wedding in Timaru, New Zealand
 
 

Table Definitions Explained

Standing Marquee Events — Casual marquee functions with no formal seating arrangements. Allows for some tables & chairs, as well as bar & food service area inside the marquee.

Seated Marquee Events — Informal marquee functions e.g. BBQ. Guests seated at trestle tables, with bar & food service area. No dancefloor area has been allowed inside the marquee.

Seated (formal) Marquee Weddings — Formal marquee events with guests seated at round tables. Allows for spacious seating between tables, an uncluttered entrance into the marquee as well as food & bar service areas and a dance floor inside the marquee.