Frequently Asked Questions

 

These are our most frequently asked questions. Please contact us for any questions you may have.

 

        Am I allowed to bring my own food?

 You will choose from venues approved caterer. We have a variety of caterers to choose from. Catering is not included with the rental fee.

  

        How can the venue save me money?

 Providing alcohol for your guests is a huge money saver.  Tables and chairs are provided with the venue. Rentals of tables and chairs along with delivery and pick up f fees can be costly to you.

         May I bring my own alcohol?

 You may provide the alcohol for your guests. This is a great savings for you, Your bartender will be chosen from our approved list of bartenders and/or caterers.     Bartending fees are not included with the rental.

         Will other events take place at the same time?

 No, your event will be the only one for your scheduled time

         How do I reserve the date?

 5o% of the rental fee is required to reserve your date. 60 days before your event, the balance will be paid along with a $500.00 damage deposit

 

         May I use my own vendors?

 Yes, you are welcome to bring any vendor with the exception of caterer and bartender

        How do I schedule a tour of the venue?

 Tours are scheduled by appointment every day of the week with the exception of an event scheduled. You may contact by email

 info@SCsoutherncharmevents.com, call or text 803-329-7143

 

        What method of payment is required?

 We accept cash, check, money order, Zelle, credit-debit card with a fee charged and Venmo

        What is included with the rental?

 We provide tables & Chiavari chairs along with outside ceremony chairs for the pavilion. Decorations and linens are not provided.

         Will a staff member be on site during my event?

 Yes, a Southern Charm Staff member will be on site during the entire event.

         Is parking provided and may we leave our vehicles overnight?

 Yes, there is ample parking. Yes, leaving vehicles overnight is permitted.

         Is host insurance required for weddings?

 Yes, you are required to have day of event host insurance with Southern Charm Events as additional insured. We can provide the source to purchase this.

 

        Is insurance required of my vendors?

 Yes, your caterer, bartender and DJ/Band/Entertainment & Planner are required to have insurance with Southern Charm Events listed as additional insured.

        Am I required to have a Day of Coordinator or Planner for my wedding?

 Yes, you are required to have a Day of Coordinator or Planner that is not a guest.  Southern Charm Events can offer a Day of Coordinator for a fee.

        Is there an area designated for smoking?

 Yes, there is a designated area for your guests to smoke outside. Smoking or vaping is not permitted inside the venue.

        Is there an area for a bride and groom to dress for a wedding? 

 Yes, there are separate rooms for the bride and groom each with a private entrance.

        May I have a live band at the venue?

  Yes, we welcome live music at the venue.

        Do I set up the tables and chairs?

  No, we provide the setting up of our tables and chairs for up to 250 guests.

        Is there a fee for cleaning?

  No, we provide the cleaning of the venue after the event. The client is responsible for removing any items brought in.  The caterer and bartender will clean the

  area they are responsible for.  Trash dumpster is provided.

        Is Ice provided?

  Yes, we provide ice for the caterer and bartender. This will be a savings for you as caterers and bartenders may charge extra to bring ice.

       Is the venue wheelchair accessible?

  Yes, we meet all the ADA regulations for our guests.

       Do you offer a military discount?

  Yes, we are pleased to offer a discount for an active military member. Contact us for more information

       May I have a Micro Wedding?

  Yes, please contact us for pricing. Micro weddings are for 45 days or less from date of ceremony. It is for 20 guests or less.

      Do you offer rehearsal dinner & ceremony package?

   Yes, please contact us for details

     Do you have an area outside for a cocktail hour?

   Yes, we have a spacious patio, perfect for a cocktail hour