Are you newly engaged or know someone who is? Are you looking to tie the knot with your fiance here in the lovely state of South Carolina? If so, you will want to keep reading! I have been capturing weddings for over 7 years, and I have come across some amazing wedding venues here in South Carolina. I wanted to put together a list including contact information and a photograph from each of the South Carolina Wedding Venues that I have captured with the main focus on the midlands. In alphabetical order:
Aeolian Hill Plantation – 295 Old Number Six Hwy, St Matthews, SC 29135 – (803) 456-0893: This is an old plantation built in the 1800’s now turned into a wedding & events venue. Aeolian Hill Plantation is definitely a gem to check out. Click here to see more at this venue.
City Roots – 1005 Airport Blvd, Columbia, SC 29205 – (803) 254-2302: City Roots is an urban farm that hosts outdoor weddings & events right in the heart of downtown Columbia, South Carolina. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center – 1101 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201 – (803) 545-0181: This large convention center located in downtown Columbia, South Carolina hosts many events throughout the year. They have several options to turn one of their ballrooms into your wedding.
Doubletree by Hilton – 2100 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210 – (803) 731-0300 – This hotel is the perfect space for those couples looking to have their reception right where guests can stay the evening. They have several ballrooms that can become your wedding space.
Lake House at Carolina – 1090 Ballard Dr, Columbia, SC 29229 – (803) 414-3013: This is a private event rental available in the northeast side of Columbia. This is perfect for small events and rehearsal dinners.
Lexington Baptist Church – 308 E Main St, Lexington, SC 29072 – (803) 359-4146: This is large, classic baptist church venue located in the heart of Lexington, South Carolina.
Millstone At Adam’s Pond – 5301 Bluff Rd, Columbia, SC 29209 – (803) 783-5732: This gem is tucked away on the outskirts of downtown Columbia, South Carolina. It offers a great indoor/outdoor space for weddings and receptions.
Mt Tabor Lutheran Church – 1000 B Ave, West Columbia, SC 29169 – (803) 796-5948: This is a Lutheran Church located in West Columbia. There have been many church weddings over the years, so I’m naming a few from each denomination.
Private Beach House – Anywhere you rent – Some clients have chosen to rent homes and host a wedding at that location. This is a great idea, and I’m more than willing to come to your own, private location to capture your wedding!
Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens – 1300 Botanical Pkwy, West Columbia, SC 29169 and 500 Wildlife Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29210 – (803) 779-8717: This is a very popular event venue with two locations. You can either host an event at the garden side or on the animal side. Both are great locations!
Robert Mills House & Gardens – 1616 Blanding St, Columbia, SC 29201 – (803) 252-7742: The Robert Mills House and Gardens is a historic landmark in the heart of Columbia offering a beautiful outdoor event space. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
Saluda River Club Chickawa Outdoor Center – 629 Chickawa Dr, Lexington, SC 29072 – (803) 220-3817: This event space is located in Saluda River Club in Lexington, South Carolina.
Saluda Shoals River Center – 5605 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212 – (803) 772-1228: This is a scenic destination that offers an indoor space for event rentals.
SC Lace House at the Governor’s Mansion – 800 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201 – (803) 737-2235: This home established in 1855 is a beautiful indoor/outdoor event space that offers a stunning backdrop for weddings and bridal portraits. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
SC State Museum – 301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201 – (803) 898-4921 – This is an awesome indoor event space which offers plenty of room to decorate with some event rentals. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
SC State Museum Planetarium – 301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201 – (803) 898-4921 – This is a unique venue offered inside of the SC State Museum where you can get married under the stars! Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
Senate’s End – 316 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201 – (803) 748-4144: There are several options for this location: “The Hall” at 320 Senate Street, “The Manor House” at 316 Senate Street, “300 Senate”, at 300 Senate Street, and an outdoor Wedding Garden.
Springdale House & Gardens – 3150 Platt Springs Rd, West Columbia, SC 29170 – (803) 794-5557: I am highly bias and love this venue because I live near it! The Springdale House and Gardens offers a great indoor/outdoor event space. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
ST Josephs Catholic Church – 3600 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205 – (803) 254-7646: This is the most popular (in my opinion) Catholic church in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
Stone River – 121 Alexander Rd, West Columbia, SC 29169 – (803) 727-8047: Located right on the Congaree River, this indoor/outdoor event space is perfect for a scenic location.
T&S Farm Banquet Hall – 3500 Pond Branch Rd, Leesville, South Carolina 29070 – (803) 532-8135: This indoor/outdoor location is located on the southwest outskirts of Columbia, South Carolina. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
The Capital City Club – 1201 Main St #2500, Columbia, SC 29201 – (803) 256-2000: Want to be on the top of Columbia when you get married? This venue is located at the very top of a downtown building and offers a panoramic view of Columbia, South Carolina. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
The Farm at Ridgeway – 3248 US-21, Ridgeway, SC 29130 – (803) 508-6680: The Farm at Ridgeway is a rustic indoor/outdoor venue located north of Columbia, South Carolina. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
The SC State House – 1100 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29208 – (803) 734-5049: While you cannot get married here (not that I know of anyway), this location is central to Columbia, South Carolina and offers a great location to do formal portraits on wedding days.
The Senate – 1022 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201 – (803) 252-9392: This location is known as a local music venue. I had the honor of being asked to photograph a bridal drop-in to show off the space as a rent-able event venue perfect for weddings and receptions for the unique bride!
The Venue on Main – 1624 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201 – (803) 726-2230: This is an indoor event rental space. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.
USC Horseshoe – 1217 College St, Columbia, SC 29201: Like with the SC State House, this location offers a great central location for portraits on or before the wedding day.
Washington Street United Methodist Church – 1401 Washington St, Columbia, SC 29201: A Methodist church located in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. Click here to see a wedding at this venue.