Southern plantation, water views, blank canvas space. Every couple has a different vision of where their reception will take place. South Carolina has a plethora of options when it comes to reception spaces - from large, industrial, newly renovated warehouses to century old plantation homes, there is a place for everyone!
Let's take a look at a few of our SC favorites!
If you are looking for water views, Charleston offers several great options. Located in the heart of the Old Village in Mount Pleasant, Alhambra Hall offers a stunning view of the Charleston Harbor. Complete with a large bridal suite and tables + chairs, this venue is perfect for a lowcountry wedding and can be dressed up for an elegant affair or kept more casual depending on your style.
Located on the Charleston peninsula on the gorgeous Ashley River, Lowndes Grove Plantation boasts a stately plantation home that offers marsh views spanning the length of the property. Owned by the renowned Patrick Properties Hospitality Group, the iconic venue is one of Charleston's most sought out venues.
In the heart of downtown Charleston on King Street, this bright yellow mansion is sure to catch your eye! Dating back to 1810, the William Aiken House is a National Historic Landmark and can accommodate up to 500 guests in its' first and second floor ballrooms and spacious courtyards. Perfect for the couple looking for a large venue filled with southern charm in the center of bustling downtown Charleston.
Also located downtown, another historic charmer with gorgeous harbor views from the second and third floors is the stunning Gadsden House. Recently renovated, the property boasts several large courtyards and two large piazzas, as well as first and second floor ballrooms to host a variety of wedding events! On the third floor, a luxurious bridal suite comes complete with harbor views and a full size kitchen and bathroom.
A quaint little spot right over the iconic Ravenel Bridge, sits the Cooper River Room. With views of the harbor and bridge, this venue is perfect for a smaller wedding, a rehearsal dinner, engagement party or welcome party! With tables + chairs included in the rental, the Cooper River Room offers an indoor space that opens to a patio and large, grass field (anchored for tenting in case of an afternoon shower!) overlooking the bridge!
Only 20 minutes from downtown Charleston, the Daniel Island Club offers a spacious ballroom and large covered patio with gorgeous marsh views. The rental includes many necessities including tables, chairs, and serving ware. With a large, custom, built-in bar and several flex spaces for gifts, signage and more, the space offers room for a variety of layouts, especially including the outdoor space behind the ballroom - perfect for cocktail hour or an outdoor reception!