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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Located in Downtown Charleston, this popular venue is ideal for wedding ceremonies + receptions, as well as other celebrations. The home's beautiful parlor rooms, featuring crystal chandeliers, pine flooring + expansive windows, complemented by the property's lush courtyard gardens + wrap-around piazzas, provide timeless indoor + outdoor settings for entertaining. Additionally, onsite suites conveniently provide couples with the ideal spots to spend the day getting ready with their nearest + dearest.
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.
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.
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.