Regardless of interest, Charleston is ideal for social gatherings of every type, and is guaranteed to generate good times and fond memories. Check out some of our favorite places to host your one of a kind experience.

Downtown Charleston’s last great waterfront estate boasts two indoor/outdoor venues with expansive grounds framed by live oaks and panoramic Ashley River views: the 1786 Main House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and more intimate River House.

This 1810 National Historic Landmark in the heart of downtown blends Old World charm with modern sophistication. Indoor / outdoor spaces showcase period artwork and antiques, sweeping piazzas and private grounds, accentuated by unparalleled service and cuisine. Two overnight suites.

The Cedar Room, located in downtown’s historic Cigar Factory, is an open and airy space, featuring historic wood columns and hardwood floors that can accommodate parties of up to 550 people standing and 300 people seated.

Opened in 1942 as Charleston‘s premier movie house, The American Theater’s roots are regal Art Deco architecture and timeless Hollywood glamour. This sophisticated 8,000-square-foot event venue showcases a grand ballroom, vintage marquee and state-of-the-art cinema with stadium seating.

Merchants Hall is an exquisite events venue, boasting spectacular views of the City Market. Historic bricks and wood columns provide glimpses into the circa 1856 building’s industrial past. Featuring the highest quality, luxurious finishes.

The Governor Thomas Bennett House, circa 1825, is one of the grandest and most beautiful houses in Charleston, South Carolina. It is available for corporate events, private parties, luncheons, wedding ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners.

Within a historic Charleston home, LEON’S space takes cues from much of the reclaimed, comfortable charm that makes LEON’S so inviting.|Picture reclaimed wood, high ceilings, exposed beams, original brick, and the same lighting featured in the LEON’S dining room, as well as a custom-built community table which seats 24. This intimate space can expand in size, opening onto a private brick patio, beautifully illuminated and landscaped, that can accommodate an additional 36 guests.

Located in Downtown Charleston, The Gadsden House is a perfect space for wedding ceremonies + receptions, rehearsal dinners, welcome parties, social gathering + corporate events. Grand parlor rooms feature original heart pine floors, beautiful fireplaces + crystal chandeliers while large Southern piazzas showcase lush courtyard gardens full of magnolias, crepe myrtles + palm trees.

We welcome parties as many as 150 for corporate functions, charity events, receptions, birthday and anniversary parties, engagement parties, bachelorette and bachelor parties, trade show events and more.

Terrebonne Charleston is the ideal venue for social gatherings, cocktail parties, or offsite events. Featuring waterfront views, private dock, and grand lawn, Terrebonne is the perfect slice of Southern Paradise for you and your guests.

Contemporary architecture and simple classic design offer a versatile backdrop for any style of event. Make your vision come to life – a neutral color palette and clean lines, the Main Hall sets the stage for endless possibilities.

Charleston is a world-class destination, with an easily accessible airport, beautiful beaches, historic surroundings, highly acclaimed restaurants and shopping galore. Check out these unique meetings spaces to host your next experience.

Hotel Bennett is the epitome of warm, upscale Southern hospitality. 12,000 sq ft of unique meeting space, includes a rooftop breakout room and terraced restaurant, among other outdoor and indoor event venues. The Crown Ballroom’s 30 ft ceilings and arched windows are a striking design feature. The hotel offers corporate groups and destination weddings the most luxurious new event spaces in Charleston with meticulous, warm, and gracious service expected in the Holy City.

Echoing Charleston’s historic charm and architectural grace, The Dewberry has become a sought-after event setting for those who appreciate timeless elegance, historic preservation, and artistic collaboration. As with every experience at our Charleston hotel, the venues for meetings and special events are the city’s best in class, acknowledged for both flawless service and unerring decorative style. You’ll feel it the moment your eyes meet the cast brass and crystal palmetto chandelier in the Ballroom or step into our intimate ivy-covered Charleston Walled Garden. This is subtle Charleston glamour at its best.

Discover how you can create an inspirational, creative event in this landmark destination. The Charleston Gaillard Center in the heart of historic, downtown Charleston, South Carolina is comprised of intimate lobby spaces, a uniquely styled Grand Ballroom with a stunning view of the terrace lawn and the Gaillard Center’s park and gardens. The Center boasts beautifully appointed pre-function spaces and salons for smaller meetings and parties.

With grand ballrooms and scalable venues, Belmond Charleston Place was built with groups in mind. More than 40,000 square feet of scalable event space offers a blank canvas for annual sales conferences, board meetings and more.

The Arbor Room transports guests to an urban oasis, using an open and airy concept. Whether a posh wedding ceremony and reception, swanky cocktail party or educational corporate conference, our blank canvas lays a foundation for creativity and allows for individual expression to showcase or commemorate any occasion. Our open floor plan and efficient design accommodate patrons and vendors with ease. Ample parking, accessible loading areas, and ADA compliances create a stress-free environment for guests and event production professionals.

Shipyard Park is a 20-acre facility surrounded by the beautiful Wando River. The perfect space for a large corporate conference, meeting, exhibit, and gala functions.

Enjoy the luxury of flexible meeting spaces that inspire while allowing you to make powerful connections. At The Mills House, exceptional seminars, workshops, small conferences, and intimate socials are the standard.

Founders Hall is an ideal venue for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, retreats, seminars, corporate meetings, family reunions, holiday parties and more. In the gold-level LEED-certified green building, natural light streams through a glass wall that spans the length of the hall, while a landscaped courtyard beckons guests outdoors.

Uniquely inspiring, our Historic District hotel offers a refreshing change from most meeting venues. Starting with our Grand Bohemian Gallery and moving all the way up to stunning views of Charleston from our rooftop restaurant and bar, you’ll find inspiration around every corner.

The Charleston Area Convention Center offers 77,000 sq. ft. of Exhibit Hall space that is divisible into three separate exhibit areas with spacious Prefunction Areas. The layout is a perfect setting for high-energy tradeshows, large conventions and more intimate meetings and events. Located just minutes from the Charleston International Airport and a short shuttle ride to the Historic District, this unique campus offers everything you need to make your event both memorable and successful. The Charleston Area Convention Center campus is owned by the City of North Charleston and includes the North Charleston Coliseum and the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. The Coliseum, Performing Arts Center and Convention Center are managed by ASM Global.|Below is your one-stop shop filled with event resources that will be helpful in planning your event in the Exhibit Halls – ranging from floor plans, service order forms, service contacts and more!

Enjoy the exceptional event menus at the hotel, which are customizable to fit your event. The event space features wireless high-speed Internet & high-tech audiovisual equipment.
Experience a professional level of service at our full-service business center on-site.

Panoramic waterfront views, remarkable animals and an exclusive downtown Charleston location create an unrivaled atmosphere. Your guests may explore the Aquarium’s exhibits while celebrating your special occasion with animal attendees. Our in-house events team is eager to assist you throughout the planning process so that your vision for a perfect evening easily comes to life. At the South Carolina Aquarium, your event is guaranteed to make waves.

The Hyatt Place Charleston Historic District offers inviting and innovative spaces for group gatherings, meetings, and events. Located in the heart of the Upper King Historic District, our hotel offers exclusive access to Sterling Hall, a unique 8,500 square foot space centered around the elegant Grand Magnolia Ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows. Perfect for corporate meetings, training classes, group gatherings, social events, and incentive trips.