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Reception Help

October 12, 2017 11:19:20 pm

Posted in Charleston, SC, USA
Emptyprofileicon Tammie Rech Wedding date: June 17, 2011 Charleston, SC, USA

We are looking for a reception site, preferably in the historic district, that can seat 150-160 guests with a dance floor. We really liked Alhambra Hall, but it isn't available. The groom doesn't want anything too formal feeling and we don't want it outside. Help! :)

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Emptyprofileicon Erin and Travis Wedding date: October 03, 2009 Charleston, SC, USA

September 01, 2010 8:38:17 am

We had our reception at The Harbour Club and it was beautiful! There is a mix of dark woods and brick so it gives it more of a warm inviting feel. We used the upstairs roof deck for cocktail hour and kept it open during the reception just in case anyone wanted some fresh air. Happy Planning!


Emptyprofileicon Jennifer and Hiep Wedding date: May 03, 2008

September 01, 2010 8:54:10 am

We did Charleston Place hotel. There is a restaurant downstairs that can comfortable seat that many people. It is also connected to a courtyard with beautiful flowers and a fountain that can be used for a cocktail hour. The grand staircase and chandelier make for great photos!


Emptyprofileicon Lindsay Sprung

September 01, 2010 8:57:54 am

We're doing Boone Hall Plantation, which is also out in Mount Pleasant. It was Rachel McAdams' house in the Notebook. I think it fits your requirements perfectly!


Emptyprofileicon Ashley Dewitt Wedding date: October 17, 2009 Charleston, SC, USA

September 01, 2010 10:31:46 am

We had our reception (with a dance floor) at the long room at McCrady's restaurant. We only had 65 guests plus the wedding party, so for your size reception you'd probably need to rent both rooms upstairs. It's right on bay street and was Charleston's first tavern. George Washington actually ate there during his southern tour! at first I didn't know about having my reception in a restaurant but after seeing the place I was sold, it's beautiful, the event coordinator was awesome, and the service was outstanding! We were married last october and people still tell me how great the food was! Also, if you're planning an evening reception with a send off, the alley way at the entrance is a great place for a sparkler send-off. The pictures turned out amazing!


177291 Lauren Smith Wedding date: May 25, 2010 Charleston, SC, USA

September 01, 2010 11:56:52 am

Society Hall on Meeting St may be a place to consider
Also, Tidewater Chapel in Mount Pleasant is a great location. Finally the Creek Club on Ion is a super location


Emptyprofileicon MARTI SEBESTYEN

September 01, 2010 1:42:50 pm


Check out the Rivertowne Country Club in Mt Pleasant. Here is the website and lookfor Lacy.

We had our wedding over there last year July 25. It was amazing, perfect, the staff very friendly, worked with our budget, and they have 3 places to choose from.
I highly recomand them.

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Good luck and congratulations :)


Emptyprofileicon Vicki Bachman Wedding date: July 11, 2009

September 01, 2010 7:59:11 pm

We used the Francis Marion Hotel.Jessica was awesome .There is 3 ballrooms for that size,very Charleston like and hardwood floors for dancing. The parking garage next door works well for guests too.


Emptyprofileicon Ashley and Evan Wedding date: December 19, 2009

September 02, 2010 5:20:16 am

Check out the Wickliffe house! It was perfect for us. We had 50 guests and had the wedding upstairs and seated reception and dancefloor downstairs, but if you are having just the reception there, you can have the dinner upstairs and the dancing downstairs...


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