02 May Venue Feature | Cannon Green | Charleston Wedding Venue
Voted one of the Best Venues in America in 2017, Cannon Green is one of Charleston’s most unique properties and embodies all the elements that has made “The Holy City” an enticing destination for centuries— an air of elegant sophistication, an attitude of warm hospitality, and an atmosphere of welcome. Read on to learn about this notable Charleston venue.
Tell us a bit about yourself and your venue:
I’m the Senior Event Manager at Cannon Green and run our Sales and Events Department.
What is your favorite aspect of your venue?
Our historic features dating back to the 1840’s!
What guest capacity works best at your venue?
For a seated dinner 30-150, for a stationed dinner 80-250.
Describe your venue’s ceremony locations:
The Cannon Green Courtyard is an enchanting jewel box of reflecting pools and statuesque palmettos, a perfect spot for a wedding ceremony or pre-event cocktails. Travertine hardscaping surrounded by lush greenery, a southern portico and an alluring live-planted wall create an inviting ambiance for any type of event.
Tell us about your venue’s reception locations:
Cannon Green’s unique and enticing venue will “wow” your guests by blending Charleston’s rich history – a 19th century Charleston Single House façade and an old Trolley Warehouse –with modern and contemporary architectural touches featuring an alluring, tropical al fresco space.
Cannon Green’s historic Trolley Room is a 3,000 sq. ft. column-free space, created in an historic industrial building. Featuring a vaulted ceiling with original exposed trusses, hardwood floors, and glass doors overlooking the private walled courtyard, the Trolley Room can accommodate weddings and events up to 225 guests. If you book the Trolley Room, the Courtyard is included.
Are any rentals included in the venue rental fee?
Our Event Services Package is a one stop shop to make their experience as turnkey as possible in our indoor/outdoor venue. Their guests will be able to exclusively enjoy our lush Courtyard and our historic Trolley Room for the entirety of their event. Tables, chiavari chairs, linens, silverware, china, glassware, lounge seating, outdoor heaters, catering, bars and bar setup and our professionally trained staff are all included.
What makes your venue unique?
Our large completely private outdoor space located in downtown Charleston.
Is guest parking available?
Yes, 40 spots.
Best piece of advice to someone new in the industry:
Every event should be flawless from your client’s perspective, it will be one of the most important days of their life and that’s the impression they should walk away with!
Are there any trends that you absolutely love or would love to see brides leave behind?
I love a floral installment above a wedding party table.
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Photography by Rachel Red Photography