The fall season in Charleston is a popular time for weddings. The city is a top location for destination weddings and the incredible weather make it downright perfect for fall nuptials. If you’re planning a wedding in Charleston this fall – or any time of the year – you can easily incorporate Charleston’s charm into your special day. Whether it’s the reception venue, the flowers or the favors for your guests, there are plenty of ways to use the city’s unique flavor in your wedding plans.
Here are few of our favorite ideas and we’d love to hear yours!
Hand out favors that have a distinct Charleston flare.
Rewined handcrafts soy candles and places them in repurposed wine bottles. Each fragrance is blended to mimic the aroma of favorite wines.
Shop Gullah Gourmet for a Shrimp & Grits bag, which includes fresh yellow stone ground grits and the sauce packet to make the gravy.
The Carolina Coaster Co. creates coasters with images of iconic Charleston landmarks, restaurants and churches. Select a coaster with your wedding venue for a useful and fun reminder of the big day.
Serve up beverages that are distinctly Charleston.
Fat & Juicy Bloody Mary mix combines the vine-ripened boldness of fat and juicy tomatoes with a signature mix of roasted vegetable purees, fresh horseradish, celery, garlic, and a sultry smoky heat.
Made in the Charleston area, Firefly became the world’s first hand-crafted sweet tea flavored vodka. It is distilled four times, infused with tea grown on the neighboring Charleston Tea Plantation and blended with real Louisiana sugar cane.
Add a touch of Charleston to your wedding décor.
Sweetgrass roses are a lovely addition to your wedding bouquet or centerpieces.
For a beach theme, fill vases with shells collected at a Charleston beach and sand.
Or have some fun with pineapples – a symbol of hospitality here in the Holy City.
Lastly, the Charleston skyline makes an amazing backdrop for a wedding, reception or rehearsal dinner. Come aboard the Carolina Belle for a fun-filled evening of dining and dancing under the stars.
Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive package or a venue where you can bring on the food and entertainment, Charleston Harbor Tours has plenty of options.