Charleston/Downtown

Wedding Venues

A centuries-old church sanctuary, an avenue of ancient oak trees, a storied ballroom or social hall, a sand dune at sunset… where do you want your special day to take place?

The River House at Lowndes Grove

Casual, intimate space on the grounds of Lowndes Grove amid centuries-old live oaks and sweeping views of the Ashley River. An open floor plan showcases French doors opening onto a brick terrace and manicured lawns ideal for daytime celebrations.

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Upstairs at Vincent Chicco's

We serve authentic Italian-American fare, vibrant drinks, and a good time in a classic setting. Offering a private room to host up to 100 guests, our sophisticated space is ideal for your rehearsal, reception, or any private dining event. 

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Upstairs at Virginia's

Experience Southern hospitality in a private event space that specializes in upscale Southern cuisine, inspired by family recipes and regional cooking traditions. Let the classic Charleston influenced interior and the aromas of home cooking inspire your special memories.

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Hotel Bennett

The South’s grandest new wedding venue, Hotel Bennett opens onto Charleston’s iconic Marion Square. It features 179 luxurious guestrooms and suites, a luxury spa, a stunning grand ballroom, sweeping terrace spaces, exceptional dining, and a rooftop pool and bar.

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SpiritLine Cruises

The only way to experience Charleston on the water! Take in Charleston's beauty by water, and treat your guests to an unforgettable experience. SpiritLine's fleet can accommodate functions of all sizes and scope: rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, bridal luncheons, out of town guest dinners and more.

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American Theater

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. VIRTUAL TOUR: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/the-american-theater-charleston-sc-2001286

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The Carolina Girl Yacht

Named one of the South's best wedding venues by Southern Living Magazine! 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!

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The Gadsden House

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.

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Upstairs at Victor's

Tucked away, just off historic King Street, we provide Charleston's ultimate dining experience. Offering steaks and fresh seafood, we specialize in serving locals and visitors alike in our rich and versatile event space, just above our main dining room.Host an intimate celebratory dinner or a large rehearsal affair for groups up to 65 guests!

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The Cedar Room

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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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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Emeline

Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, Gatherings at Emeline are thoughtfully crafted to welcome and inspire in our enchanting Courtyard and intimate Greenhouse setting. Your wedding festivities at Emeline will be marked by layers of experience, thoughtful surprises, and an unmistakable sense of place.

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Francis Marion Hotel

Celebrating over 90 years of unforgettable weddings in a historic setting on legendary King Street. Beautiful grand ballrooms with antique chandeliers, soaring ceilings and monumental windows. Inclusive packages for every taste featuring lowcountry cuisine. Exceptional service since 1924.

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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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Gaillard Center

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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Hyatt Place Charleston - Historic District

Focused on spacious accommodations with sleeper sofas in every room. Daily breakfast in our lobby, free WiFi, and our indoor heated pool. Upgrade your event and choose Sterling Hall. Centered around the Grand Magnolia Ballroom, this unique, 8,500-squre-foot space shows off elegant design and floor-to-ceiling windows, plus customized menus.

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Coast Bar and Grill

Charleston's freshest seafood, with laid back Lowcountry style. Coast's chefs meet daily with local farmers and fisherman to procure the freshest seafood and produce available. Featuring wood-grilled fish, a full raw bar, and a refreshing drink list. Open nightly from 5:30pm. Outdoor seating available.

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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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Historic Rice Mill

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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Cannon Green

Charleston’s premier downtown events venue for weddings, rehearsal dinners, and corporate parties. The classic-meets-cosmopolitan ambiance mirrors our culinary approach: take the ultimate ingredients, whether an architectural treasure or the perfection of just-caught seafood and uplift them with a deft touch of imagination and expertise.

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Oak Steakhouse

Touted as "one of the best and most distinctive steakhouses in America," Oak Steakhouse presents classic steakhouse cuisine alongside locally sourced seafood and produce. The timeless setting artfully complements its classic menu making Oak among the most distinctive dining spaces in the country.

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39 Rue de Jean - Upstairs

Our private event space is located in the heart of Downtown Charleston. Featuring vaulted ceilings, exposed brick, and a private entrance. Let us help you blend a menu of inspired cuisine, design the perfect ambiance, and create memories for a lifetime.

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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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High Cotton Charleston

In the heart of historic downtown Charleston, High Cotton is the ultimate setting for distinctive wedding events. With its blend of Southern style and sophistication, High Cotton takes wedding celebrations, rehearsal dinners, receptions and luncheons to new heights.

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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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Hyatt House Charleston Historic District

Apartment-style suites with conveniences including full kitchens. Enjoy free daily breakfast in our lobby, free WiFi, and indoor heated pool. Upgrade your event and choose Sterling Hall. Centered around the Grand Magnolia Ballroom, this unique, 8,500-square-foot space shows off elegant design and floor-to-ceiling windows, plus customized menus.

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Home Team BBQ - Downtown Charleston

Offering indoor and outdoor private event spaces, Home Team BBQ is the perfect venue for your Lowcountry reception or rehearsal dinner. Work with our catering team to create a custom menu featuring BBQ favorites, elevated Southern cuisine and more!

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Halls Signature Events

Halls Signature Events is a 6,900 square foot grand event space located in the Historic District of downtown Charleston. This property is owned and operated by the Hall family and accommodates all varieties of wedding festivities and events.

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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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The Vendue Hotel

Located in Historic Charleston, The Vendue is at an intersection where friends & family converge for special occasions. A historically rich canvas finished with innovative cuisine, rooftop views, and distinctive spaces make this art hotel an ideal choice for any affair.

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Rudy Royale

Situated on East Bay Street, Rudy Royale offers a seasonal influenced and locally sourced chicken + cocktail menu. While chicken and cocktails are our specialty, we are honored to showcase our diverse menu highlighting our location in the Low Country and its abundant resources. Rudy’s three private event spaces offer an enchanted getaway for any event.

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Stars Rooftop & Grill Room

Located on King Street, Stars Rooftop & Grill Room offers an exceptional menu highlighting local ingredients. With beautiful rooftop views and two spacious private dining rooms, Stars is the perfect spot for any rehearsal dinner or reception.

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Charleston Princess

Make your wedding unforgettable with a cruise aboard the Carolina Queen or Charleston Princess on historic Charleston Harbor – a top-rated wedding venue in Charleston! Imagine your special day on the beautiful, shimmering waters of Charleston Harbor, one of the most majestic settings on the eastern seaboard.

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Charleston Grill

A Charleston classic, the refined, award-winning Charleston Grill is renowned for its unparalleled dining & warm hospitality. Helmed by Chef de Cuisine Suzy Castelloe.

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The Charleston Place

From the sophisticated, garden-like setting of The Palmetto Cafe to the spectacular chandeliers in the elegant Grand Ballroom, The Charleston Place offers more than 40,000 sq. ft. of exquisite on-site event space for your big day.

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Magnolias Upper Level Dining

Magnolias Upper-Level Gallery is an elegant private dining area overlooking Lodge Alley in Charleston’s historic district. Accommodating both intimate and larger format dinners, the celebrated Southern menu and historic charm of Magnolias make it the ideal space for rehearsal dinners.

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82 Queen Restaurant

Every event turns magical when set in one of 82 Queen's six historic dining rooms or jaw-dropping courtyard centered around a sprawling century-old magnolia tree. The restaurant's obsessive attention to detail and eye-catching style sets them apart.

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Camden Room

Located at one of Charleston's most historic addresses, Camden Room makes its home in the circa 1856 Deans Warehouse. Featuring exposed brick, hardwood floors and original beams that accent 30' ceilings, the copper roof and natural light from clerestory windows in our space epitomize Southern Hospitality.

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Oyster House & The Porch at Oyster House

Enjoy delicious Lowcountry favorites at the Oyster House & The Porch at Oyster House. Located in downtown Charleston, we offer indoor and outdoor spaces for your guests to enjoy. We look forward to being a part of your celebration!

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The Mills House

The newly transformed Mills House, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, is located in the heart of Charleston’s Historic District. Couples enjoy indoor/outdoor space, a rooftop swimming pool and terrace, plus direct access to Hibernian Hall.

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Aqua Terrace Rooftop Bar - Charleston Marriott

Our role is to listen to what you tell us. Give you ideas and options. To help with whatever you ask, or find the people who can. And then to follow through, all the way down the aisle and beyond.

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The Crystal Ballroom at Charleston Marriott

Our role is to listen to what you tell us. Give you ideas and options. To help with whatever you ask, or find the people who can. And then to follow through, all the way down the aisle and beyond.

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South Carolina Aquarium

Create your downtown waterfront wedding! This truly unique venue is perfect for any style wedding, whether it's sunset romance overlooking the iconic Ravenel Bridge, upscale glam in front of the deepest tank in North America or anything in between.

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Segra Club at Riley Park

The Segra Club at Riley Park is premier private event space within the confines of Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Ballpark. It boasts unparalleled marsh views along with a turnkey experience, with included furniture rental, on-site parking, and in-house catering.

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The Matador

The Matador, located in historic and charming downtown Charleston, features unique handmade décor, delicious Mexican-inspired cuisine, and an extensive selection of cocktails and spirits. With multiple event spaces, dining rooms, and bars, the Matador is the perfect place to celebrate your engagement or wedding day, or to simply gather with friends and family.

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Courtyard Charleston Historic District

Located in the heart of Charleston’s Historic District, and next to Marion Square and Charleston’s Gaillard Center this hotel incorporates over 7800 sq. ft. of event space.

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Circa 1886

Located in what once housed the stables and carriages on the property of Wentworth Mansion®, Circa 1886 Restaurant offers a stunning backdrop for bridal celebrations in downtown Charleston. The expert staff and beautiful indoor & outdoor event spaces create unique, personalized, and memorable occasions.

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Lamar's Sporting Club

Lamar’s Sporting Club, features an intimate lounge with an upscale ambiance, providing the ideal setting for an evening of indulgence and socializing. Lamar’s is the perfect venue to host your private wedding welcome celebration, afterparty, or farewell brunch for up to 150 guests.

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