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Columbia, SC Wedding Photography

Columbia, SC Wedding Photographer

Wedding venues in Columbia, SC and Lexington Irmo Blythewood Chapin Batesburg Little Mountain Downtown Gilbert Peak

Wedding Venues in the Midlands

Columbia - Lexington/Gilbert - Irmo/Chapin - Blythewood

1208 Washington was converted from an old bank building located in downtown Columbia and offers plenty of beautiful space in a convenient location!  There are several spaces including grand ballrooms and private libraries, which can accommodate wedding receptions up to 400 people.  With the hotel right across the street, accommodations for you and your guests are simple and luxurious.  The original bank vaults are iconic and historical, and this is a fantastic choice for your wedding!

1208 Washington

Your guests will enjoy the true southern charm of large rooms boasting original blown glass windows, heart pine floors and a large garden that features the original smoak house and tenant building.

Upstairs, we have turned the main living quartes into a luxurious bridal suite with a private room and bath for the bride. The bridesmaid's room features four built-in vanities for hair and makeup. We also have a room for the Groom located in one of the first floor.

Wedding ceremonies are celebrated in the garden under a vintage pergola and the lighted patio is perfect for dancing or cocktail hour.

Cinnamon Hills House and Farms

Located in 22 acre Doko Meadows Park, the Manor features over 5000 square feet of usable interior event space including a 3240 square foot ballroom, an 700 square foot gallery/lobby, a business conference room, a full catering kitchen, spacious front porches, two picturesque back porches complete with rocking chairs and a beautiful outside pergola bordering a scenic small lake. Doko Manor is truly an undiscovered jewel and we invite you to come visit us and take a tour of our elegant and refined property.

Doko Manor is available to host all of your social and business events including weddings, receptions, parties, corporate retreats, business meetings, educational seminars and workshops, and civic events.

Doko Manor

Jackson's Landing is as unique as it is stunning.  Who knew there were views like this in the Midlands, similar to a view you may find in Asheville.  The ceremony space overlooks gorgeous, rolling hills.  The property is huge, offering plenty of great portrait opportunities.  And the reception space is large, well-lit, and fun to photograph!

Jackson's Landing

Parker Pines Events is a modern rustic venue romantically surrounded by nature. With our over 9,000 square foot reception hall, three picturesque ceremony sites, and a family feel, your wedding dreams will become a reality.

Parker Pines Events

Built in 2011, Rock Bottom Pond has grown into a beautiful, serene escape from the hectic world we live in. Sitting on 30 acres near Ridgeway, SC, and Lake Wateree with two beautiful ponds, Rock Bottom Pond is the perfect place for outdoor weddings and special events. Gorgeous landscaping throughout the grounds delivers seasonal color as plants and flowers bloom year-round. Our spacious reception hall with huge covered patio seats 200 guests for an indoor/outdoor seating arrangement, offers a nicely equipped catering kitchen as well as easy loading and unloading for entertainment vendors. Tables, chairs, linens and event planning services are included to make your wedding day or special event easy and seamless. Elegant yet rustic, Rock Bottom Pond is truly a special place.

Rock Bottom Pond

Lush gardens and Columbia’s oldest building combine for an unprecedented historic event venue in the heart of the Robert Mills Historic District. Multiple spaces with unique character – in the gardens and inside the house – allow flexibility for any type of event. From the most intimate of ceremonies to the grandest of celebrations, the Seibels House and Garden is a venue unlike any other.

Siebels House & Gardens

The Springdale House is in the Cayce / West Columbia area, and features a beautifully renovated house, a separate, spacious and modern indoor reception area that can also hold ceremonies during inclement weather.  The Gardens are gorgeous, and outdoor ceremonies are beautiful and photogenic.  The bridal suite and groom suite are perfect, management is fun and professional, and there's plenty of parking.  Check out the Springdale House to see the charm yourselves!

Springdale House and Gardens

T & S Farm Banquet Facility is a 4500 sq. ft. banquet hall surrounded by beautiful grounds with gourmet catering options provided by Shealy's Bar-B-Que.

T & S Farms

Featuring 2 event spaces with a building capacity of up to 250 to accommodate guests for
weddings, receptions, cocktail parties, seated dinners and more, clients are encouraged to
dream big and utilize all of our gorgeous indoor and outdoor event space to customize their
event making their big day truly memorable.           From the well-lit patio with pergola, custom barn doors, separate event spaces, exquisite décor options for the Bridal suite and Men’s lounge, warming kitchen, 130 parking spaces for ample parking, all inclusive wedding packages, in-house bar services and the talents of Soca Catering makes The Gala 1801 the perfect space for your next event.

The Gala by JW

The Lace House has it all!  A beautiful garden for ceremonies surrounded by a huge, perfectly maintained garden with water features!  A large, historic house with the best bridal suite in town!  Receptions that take place indoors and outdoors in a variety of spaces, with tons of portrait locations everywhere!

The Lace House

The Millstone at Adam's Pond is gorgeous and offers so much space and variety!  The bridal suite and groom suite are both fantastic, ceremonies can overlook the picturesque pond, and receptions can be both indoors and outdoors.  Management is super professional and personable.  The waterfall is iconic and feeds into a stream that is also great for portraits.  We've covered countless weddings here, and every one is unique, gorgeous, and fun!

The Millstone at Adam's Pond

The Venue at West Creek is an event rental business located just outside the town limits of Batesburg, SC.  We have a climate controlled reception hall that can be used for any type of celebration.  We have a covered outdoor ceremony area, in case of rain, on that special day and a separate bridal suite and grooms room.


Reserve your day now! Call us at 803-391-1043 or

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Saturday wedding (up to 12 hours) $2,000

Friday/Sunday wedding (up to 12 hours) $1,500

Friday night rehearsal  (5 hours) $500

Monday-Thursday wedding (up to 12 hours) $1,200


We also offer other events (birthday parties, baby showers, etc...) Rental at the rate of $75 an hour.  Restrictions apply.


Best way to find us is from Old Golf Course Road.

The Venue At West Creek

Twelve Oak Estates is one of the newer venues in the Lexington area, and offers a ton of space, beautiful pastures, a gorgeous driveway lined by twelve oak trees, and a large indoor reception area really make this venue stand out.

Twelve Oak Estates

701 Whaley offers a unique atmosphere in a beautiful, historic location.  There's plenty of space for different size weddings, including the Grand Hall, Olympia and Granby rooms.  The walls are magnificent, and the room is easy to decorate to provide your own theme.  The bridal suite is one of the best, the flexibility of the spaces make planning easier, and the stairs leading into the Grand Hall makes for a grand entrance to the reception!  There's also great portrait locations both inside and outside!

701 Whaley

City Art is one of the most charming venues downtown, perfect for smaller weddings.  Surrounded by art in a beautiful gallery space, City Art is stylish and modern.  Beautiful floors and walls are easy to decorate and photograph.  We love the stairs entering into the reception area, and the abundance of amazing portrait locations around the Vista.

City Art

One of the capital city’s oldest estates, the Hampton-Preston property features three acres of beautiful gardens filled with native and exotic plantings. Magnolias and live oaks tower over garden spaces, including the back lawn and side gardens, while pergolas, a gazebo and a fountain garden provide dynamic settings for creative event designs

Hampton Preston Mansion

Oakbrook Farm is absolutely stunning!  The land is gorgeous and great for weddings, the reception space offers plenty of room in a beautiful environment, and the bridal/groom suites are fantastic!  I highly recommend checking Oakbrook Farm out for your wedding, as it is a photographer's dream!

Oakbrook Farm

The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden offers plenty of variety in an exotic, upscale environment.  Weddings on the Zoo side feature a gorgeous ceremony location in the middle of the zoo.  Receptions take place in the elegant Ndoki lodge.  You can even take portraits with some of the animals!  At the Botanical Gardens, you can have your ceremony overlook the nicest gardens in the Midlands, with superb landscaping and water features.  The receptions are indoors where it's comfortable, and there's plenty of space that's easy to decorate!

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

The State Museum is a one-of-a-kind facility located in the heart of downtown Columbia’s Congaree Vista. The historic building, filled with modern elements and unique features, makes for a beautiful and unforgettable event venue. The possibilities are endless with the vast amount of spaces available throughout. Whether a seated dinner for 50 or a reception for more than 1,000, your guests will be dazzled by all the State Museum has to offer.

SC State Museum

Southern Oaks has it all!  A fantastic bridal suite and groom suite in a beautiful farm house with plenty of charm.  It has a covered ceremony area as well as a big, beautiful field for an outdoor option.  It's very easy to get to, conveniently located on Hwy 378 in the Gilbert/Batesburg area.  Management is personal, professional, and wonderful to work with.  The indoor reception space is large, photogenic, and offers plenty of charm.  Southern Oaks is the perfect venue for your rustic wedding!

Southern Oaks

Stone River is a magnificent venue located directly beside the Gervais St Bridge with a phenomenal view.  The reception area is easy to photograph, with panoramic views of the river and bridge.  The covered ceremony space overlooks the river as well.  The location is convenient and easy to access with plenty of parking.  We love weddings at Stone River!

Stone River

The Corley Mill House is one of Lexington's most iconic wedding venues.  It offers a large, historic house featuring fantastic bridal and groom suites, an attached indoor reception space that is beautiful, and a garden oasis for outdoor ceremonies!  It's easy to see why this venue is so popular, and offers everything for the wedding of your dreams!

The Corley Mill House

The Grove on Augusta is a gorgeous wedding venue in Lexington, and is the old Harmon's Tree Farm turned into a beautiful, rustic event space.  Gorgeous property and a beautifully renovated barn make this a venue to remember!

The Grove on Augusta

Celebrate your wedding with a banquet-style reception in our largest party venue, Capital Ballroom

Our Marriott Certified Wedding Planners tend to every detail of your special day in Columbia

Create a touching slide presentation to show at your wedding reception, using our high-speed Wi-Fi

With our catering options, you can indulge in energizing hors d'oeuvres as you dance the night away

Bring your wedding toasts to life with a wide array of modern audiovisual equipment in your venue

Keep your wedding party together by reserving a block of rooms for your romantic Columbia getaway

The Marriott Columbia

Our barn is located on twelve acres of beautiful land tucked away in the quaint town of Little Mountain amidst a beautiful pasture surrounded by hardwoods. While our location gives you the feel of being out in the countryside, we are just three and a half miles outside of Chapin, conveniently located near stores, hotels and a wide variety of local businesses. Our barn is a 3,200 square foot monitor style barn beautifully crafted in ceiling to floor tongue and groove knotty pine. The barn is equipped with four restrooms (two handicap), a grooms room, a bridal suite, and a caterer prep room.   Our grounds provide multiple locations for ceremonies, including a picturesque front lawn, a beautiful hardwood stand behind the barn and a 2,000 square foot Pavilion.

The Ole Oak Barn

At The Vines, you are surrounded by an amazing natural landscape of muscadine vines and grand oak trees making it a picturesque location for an outdoor wedding or special event.

The Vines

Capital City Club is a Columbia gem, offering exclusive views from the highest-elevated venue in town.  The central location downtown allows for amazing portrait sessions on Main St and the State House.  There's plenty of space, great staff, and phenomenal food!

Capital City Club

The CMA is your South Carolina wedding venue with spaces ideal for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, cocktail hours, parties, and receptions. 

Located in heart of downtown Columbia, the CMA’s close proximity to restaurants, hotels, salons, and more means easier planning and more convenience for you and your guests.

Dedicated event staff and logistics support included at any size event for your best day.

From 40 to 1400, the CMA has ideal spaces for ceremonies, receptions, and more. Art creates a one-of-a-kind backdrop for breathtaking photos and memorable events

Columbia Museum of Art

The Barn at Holly Oak Farms is located in the midlands of South Carolina between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Atlantic ocean!  Once a working farm, Holly Oak Farms has been in the Millender family for four generations.  As a young man working alongside his father and grandfather Marty dreamed of building a big red barn on the property that could be used as a gathering place.  Today, Holly Oak Farms is the perfect destination for couples looking for a rustic, chic country setting for their picture perfect wedding or for anyone looking to have an event out in the country.  The barn is situated among rolling hay fields by a shimmering pond.

Holly Oak Farms

This venue is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Lexington.  It has beautiful grounds, a historic home, and offers amazing discounts for Lexington residents.

Palmetto Collegiate Institute

Named for its famous designer and native South Carolinian, the Robert Mills Carriage House & Gardens display sophisticated architecture on an expansive tree-lined property, just minutes from downtown Columbia. Four spacious garden areas, an indoor Carriage House, and a shaded garden with pergola offer event flexibility. While the entire property is ideal for large events, individual gardens can be rented for small weddings or corporate events.

Robert Mills House

Located in the heart of Columbia's Bullstreet District, Segra Park is a year-round event venue.

Segra Park

Located in Prosperity SC, just minutes from Newberry and Chapin, Southwind Acres offers a beautiful indoor and outdoor ceremony site, including an enclosed Chapel and a spacious barn venue with a beautiful view. Our facility is the best location for any wedding, rehearsal dinner, bridal and baby showers, large events and festivals, fundraisers, photo shoots, or business meetings. We can accommodate both inside and outside reception locations. Our huge Wedding Tent allows for more seating or a wonderful place for your bar. A private bridal suite, with hair and makeup stations, are the exact spot for big day preparations We have magnificently landscaped grounds that are an exquisite backdrop for your stunning photos! We offer a beautiful country setting with all the amenities and elegance including tables and chairs for the reception and ceremony, linens, venue on-site team members, parking attendants and numerous decorations to choose from.​​

Southwind Acres

StoneBridge Gardens is a unique venue located between Columbia and Irmo.  It features a spacious bridal suite, beautiful reception hall, and a garden oasis hidden in an urban environment.  Its location is very convenient, management is superb, and the outdoor ceremony space is stunning!

StoneBridge Gardens

The Farm at Ridgeway is in the Blythewood/Ridgeway area and has to be seen to be believed!  Some of the most stunning views, with plenty of variety and portrait locations!  Management is superb and always adding new areas to keep things fresh!  The perfect venue for rustic weddings, there's several outdoor locations for ceremonies, a great covered space that can be used for covered ceremonies and receptions, a large and elegant bridal suite, and even a separate groom suite building!  Rolling fields, ponds, and fields of flowers decorate the landscape - and it's easy to see why this is one of the most popular venues in Columbia!

The Farm at Ridgeway

Senate's End offers several reception areas for different size weddings, small to big!  It has a great ceremony space hidden right in the heart of downtown Columbia!  The bridal suite is large and very photogenic!  The reception areas are unique and really stand out, and the river is right next door for even more amazing portrait locations!  And the best part may even be the food, as Dupre is one of the most celebrated caterers in the area!  Check out Senate's End for your event, and you're sure to be impressed!

The Hall at Senate's End

The Mercer House Estate Winery is a small vineyard in Lexington that makes hand-crafted wines and is perfect for intimate and small ceremonies and receptions in a beautiful, rustic setting.  Offering custom-labeled wine for your wedding, beautiful outdoor scenes for a ceremony, and a charming tasting room perfect for small receptions.

The Mercer House Estate Winery

The River Road and Jasmine House is so beautiful and conveniently located, it's no wonder it is one of the most popular wedding venues in town!  Management is superb, and the ceremony space and gardens are gorgeous!  With plenty of shade in the ceremony area, it's easy to get amazing wedding photos and video.  The two houses offer plenty of indoor space for a stunning bridal suite, reception seating, and buffet area.  The covered area outside offers additional reception space perfect for dancing the night away.  The food is spectacular, and the owners are great to work with.  We've covered many weddings here, and look forward to many more!

The River Road and Jasmine House

Are you planning a once in a lifetime event?  Tin Roof Farms specializes in weddings, wedding rehearsals, wedding receptions, corporate events and more! We invite you to begin your blissful journey at our scenic venue nestled in Saluda, South Carolina!

Tin Roof Farms

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