Charleston Area
Unique Wedding Venues
Do you buck against tradition? Do you live to stand out from the crowd? You're an individual, celebrating a love that's unparalleled. You deserve a venue that's as unique and unconventional as you are.
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For intimate gatherings or grand affairs, 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.
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Wild Dunes Resort boasts oceanfront venues with exceptional catering and AAA hotel accommodations and vacation rentals for you and your guests. We host grand events to intimate affairs and offer golf, tennis, spa services, island activities and more. 844-775-3358 or MarryatWildDunes.com
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The Charleston Gaillard Center is the perfect romantic destination for unforgettable wedding celebrations. 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.
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No. 5 Faber is a private events facility located in historic downtown Charleston that accommodates up to 225 people. The property provides a commercial kitchen, full bar with granite countertops, attractive lobby with piano, plus an intimate mezzanine lounge area.
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The expansive views of the Ashley River, the ancient live oaks draped in Spanish moss, and the intimate garden walkways set an unforgettable stage for an evening of romance. Visit America's last romantic garden, you will fall in love!
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Located in a historic property in the heart of Downtown, Upstairs at Midtown boasts beautiful exposed brick walls, coffered ceilings, heart pine floors, gorgeous chandeliers + a private rooftop patio. Wedding ceremonies + receptions, rehearsal dinners + welcome parties, engagement parties + bridal luncheons.
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Charleston's premier art museum offers a setting rich with history and charm. The Gibbes' Beaux Arts building boasts impressive architectural detailing and ample rooms with soaring ceilings. This exceptional Charleston venue will transform your special day into a one-of-a-kind celebration.
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Located on the grounds at Boone Hall Plantation is an iconic structure that has a history all of its own. A building which is nestled in a majestic setting on a tidal marsh amongst over three centuries of history, beauty, and grace. This legendary structure sets the stage for celebrating some of life's most special moments…and new beginnings of every kind. Welcome to The Cotton Dock at Boone Hall Plantation.
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Cannon Green is a remarkable space in the heart of downtown Charleston. We designed our venue to give guests indoor/outdoor entertaining options, and are pleased to be able to accommodate varying sizes of rehearsal dinners or wedding day events.
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It's your wedding. Make waves. Transform our world-class Aquarium into your unforgettable wedding venue. With the impressive Great Ocean Tank or the picturesque Charleston Harbor as the backdrop, your unique celebration will leave a lasting impression.
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Stunning panorama. Thanks to its perch on the Cooper River, in the footprint of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, this new event space boasts one particularly breathtaking attribute - the view. Situated amid Mt. Pleasant’s picturesque Memorial Waterfront Park, this venue is paralleled to none.
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The Parsonage is a beautifully renovated Circa 1846 residence located in Charleston’s Ansonborough neighborhood. The space is available for weekly rentals and includes three bedrooms. It is also outfitted with a bridal dressing room and additional space for gatherings and events.
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Nestled between the lulling shores of Sullivan's Island and the cobblestone streets of historic downtown Charleston is Sweetgrass Event Center. With three distinct event spaces, Sweetgrass Event Center embodies the charm, tranquility and hospitality of the Holy City.
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Charleston’s most spectacular waterfront venue featuring versatile indoor and outdoor space and unparalleled sunset views. Built in 1861 and on the National Register of Historic Places, the inside has been extensively remodeled offering, exposed brick, wide plank wood floors, and large windows.
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Imagine your rehearsal dinner guests seeing Charleston from her beautiful waterways while enjoying a dinner that is made to order from local seasonal ingredients. Now, add live music and an amazing sunset – full service bars and dancing to complete the experience. We are quintessentially Charleston!
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A private courtyard for intimate affairs, a sprawling lawn for grand entrances, an oversized fireplace for cozy gatherings and floor-to-ceiling windows that fill the great hall with natural light make this venue easily adaptable to any vision.
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The Carolina Girl is Charleston’s only exclusive special events yacht that serves as a unique waterfront venue. Comfortably seating 150 people, she delivers the perfect pairing of a posh setting and unparalleled views of Charleston Harbor, Historic District and bridges.
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1942 Art Deco gem rooted in regal architecture and timeless Hollywood glamour. Charleston's premier movie house is a stylish and sophisticated 8,000-square-foot event venue on Upper King Street showcasing vintage exterior marquee, grand ballroom and state-of-the-art cinema with stadium seating.
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Nestled in the heart of Downtown, The Gadsden House is Charleston’s newest event venue. This historic property offers spectacular indoor reception space, secluded courtyard gardens + a beautiful on-site bridal suite. Wedding ceremonies + receptions, rehearsal dinners + welcome parties, engagement parties + bridal portraits.
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Let us help you make your special day unforgettable! Dine and dance under stars on one of our 3 beautiful and unique vessels. We can accommodate anywhere from 2-250 for private cruises and provide the perfect venue for you to enjoy the beautiful scenery that Charleston Harbor has to offer.
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Traditional grace. At this 1840s home, the walls whisper of legendary parties attended by governors, international dignitaries, and blushing brides alike. Recently redecorated with quintessentially Charleston colors and furnishings, the grandeur of this home - with its avenue of majestic, moss-draped oak trees—is timeless.
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Located on the beautifully landscaped grounds of Pepper Plantation, this unique and versatile venue is ideal for your special day. Its massive, barn-inspired building and serene surroundings set the mood for a memorable time with family and friends...
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The College Center accommodates groups of all sizes. Our event staff helps you plan and carry out your vision, from room setup to catering. From hors d’oeuvres to full-course banquets, our contracted caterer provides world-class food services.
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We are located in the heart of the restaurant and bar scene in Downtown Charleston. Our 8700 sq.ft building has been completely renovated and customized. Our rustic/vintage atmosphere is the perfect place for any and all events. Rehearsal dinners, engagement parties and other wedding festivities.
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The Cedar Room at Mercantile and Mash, located in the celebrated Cigar Factory, is an open and airy space, featuring historic wood columns, hardwood floors and original elements of the circa 1881 building.
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With over 1900 sqft of event space and on site catering, The Alley is the perfect downtown venue for engagement parties, bridal showers, welcome events, rehearsal dinners & after parties. The Alley offers something unique and different for your next event.
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Dating back to 1705, this plantation site was eventually dubbed Runnymede due to its similarity to Runnymede in England. Both properties have a great oak in the center of the yard while their meadows open up flowing rivers. With proof of the original house still standing in the existing, iconic ruins, this hidden Charleston gem sits quietly on over 180 pristine acres and breathtaking river views that provide the perfect backdrop for any event.
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The Harbour Club sits in the heart of historic Charleston. The 200-year-old building and terrace overlooking the city, offer an atmosphere symbolic of southern hospitality for parties up to 300. Allow us to create a day to carry you through forever.
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Used during the day by the Lowcountry’s finest sweetgrass basket weavers, this unique venue is available for evening rentals. The pavilion boasts a magnificent view of the Cooper River and Bridge which are best enjoyed at sunset.
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The Old Village Post House's private dining rooms welcome guests with their casually elegant style, architectural and interior design details and ready adaptability.
The Citadel Beach Club
Located on the Isle of Palms, The Citadel Beach Club is a premiere oceanfront venue. The indoor ballroom and the outdoor Blue & Grey Pavilion are available for rental for social and corporate events.
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
The Citadel is the perfect place for your upcoming event. Receptions, conferences, meeting spaces, or athletic venues, The Citadel has a variety of spaces, services and locations that will add a touch of history to your next event - no matter the size or occasion.
The Official Charleston Area Visitor Center
Located downtown, a beautifully restored 1856 railroad warehouse. Spacious enough for buffet receptions of 250 yet intimate enough for seated dining of 125. Adjacent to the Visitor Center is the Bus Shed, a long open-air structure with covered roof for medium sized receptions. Contact D. Taylor Harris.
The Stables at Boals Farm
Situated on just under 33 acres right outside Charleston, SC - and just minutes for Mt. Pleasant and Downtown - Boals Farm is an authentic, working horse farm that makes the perfect spot for your big day.
Zero Restaurant + Bar
Zero Restaurant + Bar is available for intimate cocktail receptions for up to 30 guests max. We also offer a Farm Table culinary experience with Chef Vinson Petrillo for parties of 8-12 guests. Please contact the restaurant to inquire.