To stay in Charleston is to be swept back to an era of flickering carriage lanterns and cobblestone streets. It is a world of lovingly manicured gardens, spectacular architecture, sophisticated interpretations of Southern cuisine, and soul-stirring coastal landscapes — a fabled setting for your dream wedding. No matter your style, there's a picture-perfect venue for your wedding.
Your Style: Vintage Charm
What's old is new again. Your style inspiration hails from a bygone era; make it uniquely yours by combining vintage and modern elements into your wedding-day style. A historic home is the perfect location for your nuptials. William Aiken House in Charleston, SC, a National Historic Landmark, dates back to 1807 and blends old-world charm with modern sophistication. Indoor/outdoor spaces showcase period artwork and antiques, sweeping piazzas, an elegant pergola, and lush private grounds, accentuated by unparalleled service and cuisine.
Your Style: Garden Party
Your vision of romance involves being enveloped in a beautiful, enchanting garden. Gorgeous flowers and greenery provide breathtaking natural décor for your big day. Consider the historic gardens of Middleton Place in Charleston, SC. Dating back to 1741, the grand gardens are meticulously maintained to this day. For gatherings of all sizes, choose the perfect ceremony location ranging from secluded garden rooms to the iconic Parterre and Butterfly Lakes. Reception locations offer panoramic views of the Greensward with plenty of space for dining, entertainment, and dancing.
Your Style: Free Spirit
Guests should know to expect the unexpected at your wedding. You love to stand out from the crowd. While you adore the sea and sand, a seaside wedding is just a little too predictable for you... instead, try a yacht party! The Carolina Girl is Charleston’s only exclusive special events yacht that serves as a unique waterfront venue. Take in the best views of Charleston while giving your friends and family the most beautiful and memorable experience.
Your Style: Beach
Nothing makes you feel more at home than the sand and the sea. Exchange vows in your happy place with a relaxed ceremony surrounded by the crashing waves. Wild Dunes Resort boasts oceanfront venues with exceptional catering and AAA hotel accommodations and vacation rentals for you and your guests. They host grand events to intimate affairs and offer golf, tennis, spa services, island activities, and more.
Your Style: Classic with a Twist
Your wedding-day fantasies likely involve feeling like a modern-day princess in a grand ballroom, surrounded by your loved ones. But a standard ballroom may feel too traditional for you; consider a unique multi-purpose venue, like The Charleston Gaillard Center, which doubles as a world-class performance hall. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a large ceremony, the Gaillard Center offers quintessential Charleston charm with a complete range of supporting services and amenities.