Charleston/Downtown

Waterfront Reception Venues

Imagine smelling the salty marsh air as the setting sun paints the skies in hues of reds and purples just as you step up to share your first dance as newlyweds. In Charleston, we can make your dreams a reality.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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