12 of Charleston's Best Wedding Venues

Charleston makes for a dreamy destination location for your wedding thanks to its rich history, romantic cobblestone streets, antebellum mansions, and gorgeous coastline. With its wide range of stunning and unexpected wedding venues, you won't have any trouble finding "the one"! From a luxurious waterfront estate to a charming working horse farm to a restored 1920s hotel, here's a look at some of our favorite spots to host a swoon-worthy soiree.


Middleton Place

Charleston, South Carolina

Fab Features: a National Historic Landmark with sweeping views of the Ashley River • exchange vows beneath moss-covered, century-old oak trees • al fresco celebrations surrounded by manicured gardens and sculpted terraces

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Gibbes Museum of Art

Charleston, SC

Fab Features: top-tier museum set in a beautiful Beaux Arts building rich with charm, nestled in the heart of the historic district • exchange vows under the opulent Tiffany-style art glass dome in the rotunda gallery or host your soiree in the classical garden • your guests can enjoy a private viewing of one (or more!) of the galleries

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$
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Trinity Hall Charleston

Charleston, SC

Fab Features: elegant, modern event space located in the heart of Charleston's Westside neighborhood • the Main Hall boasts clean lines, contemporary styling, a sophisticated neutral color palette, and massive windows that flood the space with natural light • celebrate on the velvety lawn, among mature, Spanish moss-draped oaks and thoughtfully landscaped native plantings

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Restoration

Charleston, SC

Fab Features: reimagined historic hotel with a variety of sophisticated, upscale event space • perched atop the main building, the Observatory and its Terrace boast sweeping views of the city and Charleston Harbor • chef-driven cuisine, plush guest rooms, and a rooftop pool enhance the experience

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Emeline

Charleston, SC

Fab Features: a wonderful boutique hotel in the heart of historic Charleston • intimate celebrations inside the courtyard surrounded by lush foliage and backed by a whitewashed brick fireplace • unique receptions inside the stunning Greenhouse or the spacious ballroom where its high, coffered ceilings create vintage-inspired drama

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Cedar Room

Charleston, South Carolina

Fab Features: beautifully restored 1881 former cigar factory • the airy event space boasts historic wood columns, gleaming hardwood floors, and rustic brick walls • exclusive in-house caterer Mercantile and Mash provide a delightful array of options from passed hors d'oeuvres to carving stations and late-night bites

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Charleston Yacht Club

Charleston, SC

Fab Features: lovely yacht club inside the City Marina in historic Charleston • spacious Flag Room is flooded with natural light thanks to a vaulted ceiling, large skylights, and cathedral windows overlooking the waterfront • al fresco events on the deck and wraparound porch

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Merchants Hall

Charleston, SC

Fab Features: former home of J.C.H. Claussen and Company • the interior is designed with wood columns, crystal chandeliers hung from beautiful white ceiling beams, and artfully laid exposed brick • the opulent bridal suite provides a private area to relax and get ready

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Creek Club at I'On

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Fab Features: picturesque waterfront clubhouse exchange vows on the covered porch or on the expansive lawn shaded by towering trees • tall, oversized windows flood the interior with natural light and the high ceiling is accented by the exposed metal beams

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Wild Dunes Resort

Isle of Palms, SC

Fab Features: a beautiful and family-friendly resort on the shore at Isle of Palms • exchange vows on the white sand beach framed by swaying palms • the versatile event space can accommodate everything from formal events in the elegant ballroom to a relaxed fete by the pool or on the croquet lawn

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Hotel Bennett

Charleston, SC

Fab Features: lavish hotel located steps from the culture and class of historic King Street • the alfresco Observatory and Piazza offer expansive skyline views, while the elegant Crown Ballroom mesmerizes with dramatic 30-foot ceilings and arched windows • world-class accommodations alongside a plush spa, elegant dining options, and a rooftop pool with private cabanas

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Governor Thomas Bennett House

Charleston, SC

Fab Features: beautifully restored 19th-century house • designed with architectural details such as stately exterior columns, an elliptical fanlight with carved moldings, a Palladian window, and a stunning cantilevered staircase in the Grand Foyer • ceremonies beneath a 200-year-old oak on the Crescent Lawn, which wraps around a pineapple fountain

Catering: BYO
Price: $$
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