The 9 Best Wedding Locations in South Carolina!

South Carolina is a dream destination for newlyweds-to-be. Throughout the state, you’ll find a multitude of places perfectly suited for a wedding. From mountaintop vistas to waterfall views to enchanting gardens and everywhere in between, the Palmetto State is a natural dreamscape primed for the perfect wedding ceremony. If you’re planning to say, “I do,” these 9 best wedding locales in South Carolina can help make all your wedding day dreams come true. 

Fred W. Symmes Chapel aka "Pretty Place", Greenville, SC

Known to locals as “Pretty Place,” this beautiful outdoor locale is part of YMCA Camp Greenville and offers stunning views of surrounding mountains. The site is typically heavily booked on weekends throughout the year, so you’ll need to get your name on the list early for this one.

Boone Hall Plantation, Mt. Pleasant, SC

The gorgeous droops of Spanish moss and luscious gardens make Boone Hall Plantation an ideal place to say, “I do.” The famed Avenue of Oaks make for a beautiful spot for a horse-drawn carriage getaway, while other picturesque opportunities abound at every angle. You can opt for a ceremony in the Cotton Dock, an historical icon that has been frequented by past presidents and celebrities, or other special outdoor locales throughout the plantation.

Magnolia Manor bed Breakfast, Westminster, SC

Don’t be fooled by the tiny front yard—this charming bed and breakfast has a lot going for it. Couples can choose from one of several locations for their ceremony, including a covered outdoor location. The air conditioned on-site reception hall offers plenty of decorating flexibility, including the chance to use the venue’s stock of decorations and embellishments. If you’re looking for a garden-style wedding, this is your place.

Sleepy Hollow, Clemson, SC

This cozy little bed and breakfast features a barn and green space for you to create the wedding of your dreams. Situated on 44 acres of lush greens, forests, farmlands, and creeks, brides and grooms marvel at the variety of options to create their perfect ceremony and reception.  

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Woodburn Historic House, Pendleton, SC

The Victorian carriage house here sets the stage for an elegant outdoor wedding. The spacious lawn can easily accommodate up to 400 attendees to ensure no one is left off your guest list. 

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The Oaks, Anderson, SC

Just a 30-minute ride from downtown Greenville, the Oaks is everything you want from a country estate wedding. Throughout the rolling property you’ll find beautiful scenery you’ll want as the backdrop to your wedding photos. Couples can get married on the shoreline of the Richardson Lake or in the prestigious Grand Oak Hall. The options are endless, helping you create your wedding as formal or casual as you wish.

Chattooga Belle Farm, Long Creek, SC

This idyllic rolling farmland provides a stunning backdrop for weddings. They feature a variety of locales for the ceremony, including their expansive stone patio and event barn. They can also help you take care of the planning, including meals, setup, decorating, and bar service.

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Wedding Chapel By The Sea, Myrtle Beach, SC

South Carolina is a prime destination for beachside weddings. Whether you want to say your vows in the surf or in the sand, this venue offers a variety of options to deliver on your special day. Take your pick from a seaside ceremony or reserve the chapel or gardens. They specialize in intimate weddings, and offer a variety of packages to relieve your stress and give you the wedding you deserve.

Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet, SC

A garden wedding is special, but a ceremony at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet will bring your fairydale dreams to life. Wed among well-maintained shrubs, blooming roses, 250-year-old oak trees, and a variety of other seasonal flowers. For a vibrantly colored and tranquil wedding, Brookgreen Gardens is an excellent choice. 

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