Historic Home & Sites Reception Venues

Find your "Something Old" at one of Charleston's picturesque historic homes and plantations. These immaculately preserved pieces of Charleston history are sure to take your breath away.

The Gadsden House

Beautiful parlor rooms boast original wood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows + gorgeous crystal chandeliers. Lush garden courtyards + expansive wrap-around piazzas allow for enjoyable outdoor entertaining. On-site bridal suite + groom's quarters allow for all-day relaxation. Perfect for ceremonies + receptions.

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Middleton Place

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.

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The Admiral's House at Riverfront Park

The neoclassical estate was built in 1905 for the Commandant of the Charleston Navy Yard. This majestic estate is available for corporate events, weddings with the additional offering for overnight stays.

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Gibbes Museum of Art

Located in the historic district, the Gibbes Museum of Art offers a setting rich with history and charm. Exchange vows under the opulent glass dome or host your reception in the classical garden. This exceptional venue will transform your special day into a one-of-a-kind celebration.

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William Aiken House

This 1807 National Historic Landmark in the heart of downtown 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.

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Cypress Gardens

Scenic paths and bridges provide the perfect backdrop to capture everlasting images of your special day. Our beautiful 170-acres is a favorite destination for both locals & visitors from around the world. You deserve the wedding of your dreams!

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Lowndes Grove

A BRIDES magazine Best Venue, Downtown Charleston’s last great waterfront estate sits proudly along the oak-lined banks of the Ashley River & boasts 1786-era architecture with period furnishings, expansive piazza, grand lawn and private dock with panoramic sunset views.

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Parcel 32

Built in 1837, Parcel 32’s cuisine, stunning upstairs cocktail lounge, and historic design with modern touches make it the perfect setting for rehearsal dinners and intimate weddings. Situated on Upper King Street, it is within walking distance to several hotels, ideal for out-of-town guests.

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Legare Waring House

Adorned with quintessentially Charleston colors and furnishings, the grandeur of the Legare Waring House is timeless. Celebrate your next special occasion at the Legare Waring House and dance the night away beneath a canopy of moss-draped oaks.

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Quarters K at Riverfront Park

Quarters K was built in 1937 as Charleston Navy Base housing for officers and their families. The distinctive "T" shape living area through the center of the home with large windows throughout the home creates beautiful natural light and is perfect for all events.

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The Parsonage

The Parsonage at St Johannes is a beautifully renovated Circa 1846 residence located in the heart of Historic Charleston. Your wedding week retreat boasts two piazzas, 3 rooms for entertaining, a courtyard garden and 3 guest suites on the second level.

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Governor Thomas Bennett House

Built in 1825, this magnificent home is located in the historic district of Charleston. Exceptional architectural details and elliptical staircase grace this historic home. The large piazza overlooking the formal garden provides an elegant backdrop for your distinctive event.

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Gatekeeper's Inn at Riverfront Park

This venue is called The Gatekeeper's Inn and it is a late Victorian-era cottage constructed in 1898. The home is the oldest quarters in the historic officers housing district. This 4 bedroom, 6 bathroom residence is perfect for events of all kinds and overnight stays.

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